Singerís Assault Comments Under Fire

Posted 11:19am Sunday 6th September 2015

Rock singer Chrissie Hynde is under fire after claiming in a Sunday Times interview that provocatively dressed women should take responsibility if they are sexually assaulted. The Pretenders frontliner revealed that when she was 21 years old, she was sexually assaulted by members of a motorcycle Read more...

By-Election Nominations

Posted 10:56am Sunday 3rd May 2015

Education Officer Zachariah Roy Al-Alami Hi, my name is Zachariah. I am running for the position of Education Officer. - Let’s be honest, nobody really understands the bureaucracy that plagues the University; so, I want to keep it short and simple on what I am advocating for: - Read more...

Bouncing off the Halls

Posted 6:33pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

Toroa College gets us off to a terrific start, with rampant stories of debauchery echoing from every dingy corner. One night in the “party unit” and things quickly got out of hand, with a few frothing freshers punching holes in the roof and just generally tearing up the place. With what Read more...

By-Election Nominations

Posted 6:33pm Sunday 22nd March 2015

Following the departure of the OUSA Postgraduate Office Claire Mitchell last month, and OUSAís International Officer vacancy for over a year, a by-election is being held for the two positions. Nominations closed last Thursday and the competition is fierce. We wish all candidates the best of luck Read more...

Bouncing off the halls | Issue 1

Posted 4:35pm Sunday 22nd February 2015

F or those Critic newbies, Bouncing off the Halls follows the lives and times of our wee freshers as they embark on the voyage of ďself-discoveryĒ in Dunedinís illustrious halls. Here, disgusting deeds are exposed and every saucy secret is thrust into the open. Please be aware, this column is Read more...

Exams are just two weeks away

Posted 1:49pm Sunday 5th October 2014

The time is near, the assignments are (mostly) over and now itís time to put all that information into your brain. You probably should have started studying for exams a while ago, but realistically this guide has just got you thinking, ďAh, I should go and pick up my course reader/ open that Read more...

Bouncing off the halls | Issue 24

Posted 3:00pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Let’s crack into it, shall we? We begin with breaking news: an underground, black-market nightclub has sprung up at the very heart of one of Dunedin’s most prestigious halls. At Studholme – okay, I lied about the prestigious part – one student turned his bedroom into a Read more...

Bouncing off the Halls | Issue 22

Posted 11:52pm Sunday 7th September 2014

This week begins with some shocking behaviour from Cumberland College, earning its reputation for being the most disgusting and depraved dungeon of degenerates Dunedin has ever seen. Cumberland residents are continuing to make reports of human faeces “smeared” around the toilet block Read more...

Bouncing off the halls | Chronicles of Castle

Posted 12:53am Monday 18th August 2014

Due to the great success and controversy of last week’s Bouncing Off the Halls, Critic is back with more stories of booze, boobs and bodily fluids. This time we’re moving away from the stomping grounds of Dunedin’s filthiest freshers to the drunk, disorderly, disgusting and Read more...

Bouncing off the halls | Issue 18

Posted 9:43pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

Itís been a while, but Critic has decided to return with a full lowdown of shenanigans going on at your favourite Halls of Residence. To kick off, a Senior Resident at Selwyn has lost his job after beginning relations with a fresher. The 24-year-old was given an ultimatum to either break off Read more...

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