Diatribe | Issue 19

Posted 4:49pm Sunday 5th August 2012

Now this is the story all about how My gay marriage views got flipped, turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute just sit right there I’ll tell you how I came to advocate a position that’s fair. In rural Philippines I was born and raised, Observing Catholicism was how I Read more...

Oreo Nom Nom Nom-ness

Posted 8:39pm Sunday 3rd June 2012

Are those late night adventures to the 2-4 not doing it for you? Do their cupcakes feel a little worse for wear? Are you tired of the nacho cheese-chicken cordon bleu combination? Finding yourself wanting something a little more Nigella Lawson or Julia Child? There is nothing more comforting and Read more...

Up in Smoke

Posted 7:08pm Sunday 13th May 2012

The Ministry of Health recently issued a paper calling for $100 packets of cigarettes, in an effort to make NZ smoke free by 2025. Combined with moves to plain packaging, and a massive and continuing advertising campaign to get smokers to quit, it appears smokers are under siege in the land Read more...

No Fringe, No Indie | Issue 10

Posted 12:51am Monday 7th May 2012

This week’s style commentary will feature the satire created by political commentator Chris Trotter but with an Otago University twist. Without further ado, introducing the “Waitakere Jock”: The Waitakere jock tends to enjoy the odd pint while watching a good game of rugby with the lads. Read more...

Thousands of Invisible activists invisibly paint the night

Posted 4:56pm Sunday 29th April 2012

Invisible Children’s much-anticipated “Cover the Night” event “took place” on April 20. Despite this, the citizens of Dunedin were surprised to wake up on April 21 to find that global injustice and international human rights abuses continued around the world. Online documentary KONY 2012 Read more...

No Fringe, No Indie. | Issue 8

Posted 5:04pm Sunday 22nd April 2012

Dearest Friends, Foes and Fancies, You are cordially invited to a European party hosted by Master William John Darling III of Roslyn, Dunedin. Beverages shall include: Pinot Gris, Pinot Noir, possibly Vodka (for Pushkin lovers), soy milk, loose leaf teas and disgustingly black and Read more...

Mirror Mirror

Posted 3:53pm Sunday 15th April 2012

What better way to engage an audience who are afflicted by today’s frightful economic climate than to present a storyline based around a financially burdened kingdom thanks to the follies of a beauty-obsessed queen? In one sense Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror affirms issues of violence, Read more...

No Fringe, No Indie. | Issue 6

Posted 7:07pm Sunday 1st April 2012

“No Fringe, No Indie” aims to sketch the trials and tribulations of different sub-cultures at Otago University. This week, ladies and gentlemen, we are going to look at that strange breed that generally congregates around the Sale/Black House, otherwise known as the “Heavy Metaller”. Read more...

Castaway’s ‘Wilson’ makes tragic real life appearance in Southland

Posted 4:26pm Sunday 25th March 2012

Invercargill locals are in shock over what has been described as New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster since the Wahine in 1968. An 11-metre fishing boat, the Easy Rider, capsized in Foveaux Strait on Wednesday March 14 with nine people on board. Only one person is thought to have survived, with Read more...

No Fringe, No Indie. | Issue 4

Posted 4:27pm Sunday 18th March 2012

No Fringe, No Indie explores the styles and cultures that are so unique to Dunedin, and how you too can embody the style of your choice. The style exposition of the week is ‘mainstream’. Think normal, think average, think generic. Being ‘mainstream’ at Otago involves everything but Read more...

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