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Who Owns Castle Street? A Critic Investigation

Posted 6:07pm Sunday 11th August 2019 by Esme Hall

Most student flats in the stretch of Castle Street from Dundas to Duke and Brook Street are owned by Dunedin locals, a Critic investigation found after trawling through a lot boring information. Of the sixty-three flats whose owners’ information was publicly available, forty-three had local Read more...

Critic Gets Street Sign Spelling Error Corrected

Posted 6:14pm Thursday 25th July 2019 by Esme Hall

Critic corrected a spelling mistake not in our magazine, but in real life. We’re cool, promise.  Since 26 April, the street sign on Ethel McMillan Pl has read “Ethel McMillian Pl”. Critic’s intrepid reporter stared at the sign for weeks wondering if they’d Read more...

North Dunedin to Get Two More “Barnes Dance” Crossings

Posted 3:20am Friday 19th July 2019 by Wyatt Ryder

Two more ‘Barnes Dance Crossings’ are being installed in North Dunedin in the next three weeks. Barnes Dance is a really lame name for those crossings that let you cross in any direction and have a flashing countdown that lets you challenge yourself to see if you can run across with Read more...

DCC VERSUS DCC: WHO WILL WIN?

Posted 9:59pm Thursday 18th July 2019 by Sinead Gill

One bold, annonymous Dunedin local has perfected community outreach by launching a ‘Dunedin City Council - DCC’ Facebook page that people actually engage with. Overnight they became a city-wide hit and quickly superseeded the 1k-follower mark. While unfortunately their posts are just Read more...

ORC Oligarchs Condemn East Dundas Residents to Three More Months Behind Wall

Posted 1:38pm Monday 8th July 2019 by Charlie O’Mannin

The Otago Regional Council has confirmed the Dundas Street Bridge construction will be postponed for another three months, opening in October instead of August. This delay is apparently because it is very mysterious “what happens underground and where” and apparently there was no way for Read more...

Enrolment Numbers Are Slightly Up

Posted 4:21pm Tuesday 9th April 2019 by Sinead Gill

It’s April, baby, and you know what this means: the University can now confirm how many students have enrolled at Otago for 2019. Yeet. Critic may only be reporting on it to beat the ODT to it but pettiness aside, here are some facts. Otago has seen a rise in 166 equivalent-full-time Read more...

Two Muslim Chaplains Added to Chaplaincy Team

Posted 9:55pm Thursday 28th March 2019 by Esme Hall

The University Chaplaincy Services are welcoming two part-time volunteer Muslim chaplains, one man and one woman, onto their team as of Monday 1st April. University Chaplain Reverend Greg Hughson said that the role of the new chaplains, Najib Lafraie and Hajjah Salmah Kassin, will be to offer Read more...

Uni Replaces Health Sci Papers with Anatomy and Physiology for Physical Education Students

Posted 9:52pm Thursday 28th March 2019 by Esme Hall

The University has introduced Anatomy and Physiology papers into the first year Physical Education curriculum, replacing PHSE191 and PHSE192, which were based on Health Sci papers HUBS191 and HUBS192. The change is part of the School of Physical Education Sport and Exercise Sciences major Read more...

Radio One FM to Clean up Their Frequency

Posted 9:51pm Thursday 28th March 2019 by Sinead Gill

In last week’s OUSA executive meeting there was an announcement that shocked all except Radio One staff and boomers; Radio One is going to scrub their station of naughty words. This isn’t necessarily because the word “fuck” is pissing people off, but because it’s Read more...

Display Name Spoofing Scam Hits University Staff

Posted 9:49pm Thursday 28th March 2019 by Esme Hall

The University has issued a warning that its staff be careful after a spate of ‘display name spoofing’ scams. University staff have been receiving emails where the display name is made out to be that of a senior staff member, while the actual email address has no relationship to the Read more...

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