Editorial: My Mum Talks About Abortion Rights

Abortion rights in the USA are in jeopardy, so I called someone who I knew could talk about this from a place of experience: my mum. The rest of this editorial is a transcript of that call. I’ve experienced all of the reproductive possibilities of what happens when you have a vagina and have sex with someone who has a penis: I’ve had a natural birth, I’ve had an abortion, I’ve had a c-section, and I’ve had a...

Local Produce

With plans to hydrate the world one liquor store at a time, Dunedin locals Anthony Tep, Silas Kemp, Tom Gallagher and Riley Coughlin kicked off the launch of their RTD brand H2yo on Friday the 13th of May at Leith Liquor.   H2yo BLUE is a 5-ingredient alcoholic beverage that mimics the taste and texture of still, flavoured water. Anthony said the idea came to him after a game of basketball. “I was handed another RTD and thought,...

Skuxx Food

Impress your flatties with this easy and flavourful noodle soup to ease you into the colder weather. Swap out the chicken for red meat if you prefer and use any vegetables you like. Or make it fully vegetarian/vegan by swapping meat for tofu and using soy sauce instead of fish sauce! Serves 8 Ingredients:  Half a pumpkin, cut into 3cm cubes  2 chicken breasts, cut into 3cm cubes  Oil for frying 2 onions, diced  4-6...

The Tell-Tale Can

True! I am a thief, but I am not mad, just an alcoholic with a guilty conscience. I found myself out of piss and fairly sober at a party. Across the table from me lay, apparently unattended, an unopened and immaculate DoBro. So ice cold and refreshing, covered in condensation all along its red exterior which pooled on the table beneath it. But I bore no ill will to the hosts of the party, so there was no reason to take it. I was their guest,...

Mr. Worldwide

This week we have a submission from Joe, who asked if he was “safe from Big Government if I ran away into the bush? Or can someone with an internet connection find me?” We’ll find out. We got the last submission correct, Blanford was indeed outside the US Botanical Gardens. First thoughts: Well, this sure looks like Kiwi bush to me. I reckon it’s a hut, hopefully a DoC hut because there’s a registry of those, and...

Horoscopes: Week 12

Aquarius Jan 20 - Feb 18 Pencil some quality time into your schedule, Aquarians. You deserve to do something fun, wholesome and happy this week.  Snack craving: Twisties.   Pisces Feb 19 - Mar 20 Things have been emotionally heavy for you these past few weeks, but brighter days are on the horizon. You are finally stepping into who you are meant to be as a person, and have many opportunities awaiting. Go...

Moaningful Confessions

Sorry OUUC, this isn’t what you think. Take a seat, but watch where you put your ass because this is going to be explosive…  Recently, my friends and I went on a romantic getaway...

Moaningful Confessions

Picture this: it’s a Friday night (or rather Saturday morning), I’ve had a few cheeky beverages and I’m messaging a hot guy on Snapchat. I swiped right on him on a dating app and we...