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I tried to rip bongs through household ingedients: A heartwarming tale of overcoming oppression

Posted 1:02am Friday 13th September 2019 by Thor Elley

Why are we still exclusively ripping bongs through water when there’s a whole world of exotic bong rips out there. Here’re some of the hottest new bong trends for when you feel like spicing your life up:   Day 1: Mandarin Slices in syrup, $1.30 from Countdown. Difficulty: Read more...

A Line About Lines

Posted 12:38am Friday 13th September 2019 by Critic

We asked students to share their best or worst experiences on drugs in ten words or less.   “So drunk, I cummed while completely soft” “Inhaled Diethyl Ether, convinced I was a garage door opener” “Made grilled cheese but with butter instead of Read more...

Students to Watch: Ben Paanakker and Flynn Robson, aka Breatha Science

Posted 12:22am Friday 13th September 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

“Vaccinate your kids, be aware of hidden water, global warming is not a myth, and fuck Donald Trump.” These are the mottos of local students Ben Paanakker and Flynn Robson. Ben and Flynn seem like the average breatha. Living on Queen, loving a cheeky Wednesday night appearance at Pint Read more...

Get Your Own: An ADHD Opinion on Study Drugs

Posted 11:52pm Thursday 12th September 2019 by Sophia Carter Peters

I was 15 when I got my first Ritalin prescription and it changed my life. My grades improved, my relationships improved and I didn’t get comments on my report saying “needs to talk less in class”. ADHD is a chronic disorder that generally involves hyperactivity, inattentiveness, Read more...

Students to Watch | Te Hau Ariki Gardiner-Toi and Karamea Pewhairangi

Posted 1:03am Friday 6th September 2019 by Sinead Gill

For Te Hau and Karamea, every week is Te Wiki o te Reo Māori. As far as any officially themed week goes, though, Māori language week is this week, and you’ll see a bunch of institutions making an effort to include te reo in their social media posts and the likes.  But on top Read more...

In order to heal

Posted 11:59pm Thursday 5th September 2019 by Māori Mermaid

In order to heal We do it together.   I let you thread the stitches into my skin A perfect weave of earth and wind, We bathe each other several times a week, Then plant our antibiotics deep And gently bandage our backs with dirt, We wash our wounds, expel some Read more...

Te Huinga Tauira

Posted 11:55pm Thursday 5th September 2019 by Taylor Terekia

Whakatau mai rā e te huinga tauira, e te huinga tāngata ki tōku whare wānanga e! Nau mai rā e ngā mana, e ngā waka ki te tumu herenga waka, ki Te Tumu ki Ōtākou. Nō mātou o Te Roopū Māori te maringanui ki te whakahaere i Te Huinga Read more...

An Interview with Ant Timpson, Director of Come to Daddy

Posted 11:11pm Thursday 29th August 2019 by Wyatt Ryder

At 57, veteran New Zealand film maker Ant Timpson has made his directorial debut with his film Come To Daddy - a hybrid of a thriller and dark comedy. Timpson started in the film industry writing and sending letters to various film production companies, trying to help any way he could. “We Read more...

Students to Watch | James Fletcher

Posted 11:07pm Thursday 29th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

“Even the most confident and socially accepted people have negative thoughts. It’s just part of life. I think that being aware that these things can come and go like the tide is important in maintaining a healthy mind.” James Fletcher is a 22-year-old Law and Commerce student. Read more...

Students to Watch | Eva Cambourn

Posted 9:34pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

“We want to encourage people to do the right thing and just do what they can. If we can keep that momentum going, keep that fire burning, we feel like we might be able to point humanity in the right direction.” At only 24, Eva Cambourn works as the director and designer of her own Read more...

I Am The Girl

Posted 9:30pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Theodora Morris

I am the girl who never called the police Never said a word didn’t cry didn’t scream A good little girl taught to keep the peace, Told staying silent was best for me Society made sure my tongue stayed tied Just stay silent, run and hide. Who would believe what I had to Read more...

Best Dressed Couple On Campus

Posted 9:14pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

The gay paradise ducks that hang out on Union Lawn (fuck the heterosexual paradise ducks that live by the Leith) are inspirational. These good boys love to waddle around the food trucks, eat grass, and serve luuks. After months trying to book an interview, Samuel L Quackson and Quackie Chan sat down Read more...

The Tree that Smells Like Cum

Posted 9:00pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Nina Minogue

There are two things I’ve learnt in this life. One, that some things demand to be felt and two, that some things demand to be smelt. Dunedin has a tree that smells like cum. Officially called Pyrus calleryana, this Cum Tree is a species of pear tree native to China and Vietnam. There might Read more...

OPINION: Let a Man Walk Through Uni in Cowboy Boots and a Tank Top in Peace

Posted 8:59pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Oscar German

Whether it be a pair of cowboy boots or a shirt with seven sleeves (a tad excessive possibly), since I started uni I have gradually descended further and further into the black hole of fashion. At this point, the more outlandish the better. Now some might label this as ‘a cry for Read more...

Why We Wear Black

Posted 8:54pm Saturday 17th August 2019 by Sinead Gill

Content warning: Sexual violence   Thursdays in Black is an international campaign against sexual violence and standing up for survivors of sexual violence, whose stories are often swept under the rug because of shitty social conventions against talking about awful or awkward things. The Read more...

Students to Watch Thibaut Espirit

Posted 5:07pm Sunday 11th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

“Growing up in New Caledonia, I did not have any sex education, and no safe queer spaces for my young questioning self. I really wanted to be able to provide something I wish I had back in the days.” Thibaut (Tee) Espirit is originally from New Caledonia, which he describes as “a Read more...

Nightmare at the Museum: a Comprehensive Guide of Items to Heist at Otago Museum

Posted 5:04pm Sunday 11th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

When I was a kid, I was terrified of the Otago Museum; the giant Moa that used to light up and make noises whenever you’d walk past or donate to it, the scary rotting taxidermy animal faces in Animal Attic, the dude covered in Puffer Fish skin, and even just the general dimly lit aura used to Read more...

Bring the Noise

Posted 4:59pm Sunday 11th August 2019 by Henessey Griffiths

OUSA’s annual ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition is back and fresher than ever. Channelling their inner Public Enemy, the Bring The Noise competition is being hosted over three weeks, showcasing the best local musical talent we have to offer. Thirteen acts will compete, but only one Read more...

Students to Watch | Georgie Northcoat

Posted 8:29pm Sunday 4th August 2019 by Nina Minogue

Georgie Northcoat is a third-year Bachelor of Applied Sciences Student. Majoring in Marketing and Clothing and Textile Sciences she’s also working part-time as a media analyst at Meltwater, doing research for F&P, working on start-up initiatives in the Dunedin community to reduce waste, Read more...

Mia Jay: What Its Like to Build Your Own EP

Posted 8:27pm Sunday 4th August 2019 by Erin Gourley

Mia Jay is a singer-songwriter and student. This year, as well as playing gigs around Dunedin and studying a full-time double degree in Music and Commerce, she independently released her first EP. No label or funding or manager; just her songs, her band, and a studio in Port Chalmers. Plus a Read more...


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