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June 5, 2019

Rating the Food Places on Uni as Potential EVP Candidates

Shaky Isles Known for: Bad coffee, sad baristas, 40-min wait times, frequently getting my fucking orders wrong. Policies: Ridiculous election-baiting promises for stuff that will never […]
June 5, 2019

Okay Tories, Let’s Get in Coalition: Theresa May’s Best Moves

Theresa May, beloved dancing queen and the second female prime minister of the United Kingdom is going to step down on June 7th. Theresa May will […]
June 5, 2019

Matariki – A New Year Rises

Tēnā ngā kanohi, kua tīkona e Matariki What is Matariki? Matariki is the Māori name for the group of seven stars that appear every year that […]
June 5, 2019

Craccum Retrospective

It was 10 years ago today that Craccum made a very bad play. It was very much out of style, but it still raised many a […]
May 27, 2019

Abortion Law Reform in New Zealand

In New Zealand, performing or getting an abortion is a criminal offence except in circumstances where statutory requirements are met. Two specially appointed doctors, known as […]
May 27, 2019

My Body, My Pregnancy

The pro-choice movement has reached a large portion of women who understandably want safe and legal reproductive health rights. Seeking the approval for abortions in New […]
May 27, 2019

Alabama – the Issue, the Impact and the Action.

Last Wednesday, the Alabama Senate passed the most restrictive abortion law in the United States. It aims to criminalise abortion. There is an exception for situations […]
May 21, 2019

The Greatest Hits of the AUSA Lost Property Sale

Come one, come all, come rummage through someone’s lost scarves! AUSA held their annual lost property sale last week and the hoards came flooding in. In […]
May 21, 2019

We need to talk about Kevin… and Joe… and Nick.

The world of pop culture was shaken to its core earlier this year, with the reformation of iconic boy band, The Jonas Brothers. Following the release […]
May 21, 2019

Shadows Snack Review #2

Premeal comments: Bailley: I would like to say first off that this is the fastest service I’ve ever gotten at Shadows Shadows Waiter: Is that all? […]
May 15, 2019

“Shitty Pissy Students Shit And Piss Themselves.” Or Psychosomatic Medical Issues From Stress And Anxiety.

Pee girl: There are some problems that seem to be uniquely childhood specific. Malcolm in the Middle not being on TV at the right time. Your […]
May 15, 2019

My Friend ED: The Complex and Challenging World of Treating Eating Disorders

Bulimia. Anorexia.  Purging. Orthorexia. EDNOS. ED.  An eating disorder by any other name still sucks.  Eating Disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric illnesses […]
May 15, 2019

Manning the Front Line

cw: suicide and emotional distress This year, for our Mental Health edition, Craccum talked with second-year psychology student Rodolfo Villanueva, an active volunteer in the Youthline […]
May 6, 2019

Craccum Yarns: Richard Hills

Ko Taratara te maunga Ko Whangaroa te moana No Kaipatiki ahau No Glenfield ahau Ko Ngāpuhi toku iwi Ko Richard Hills toku ingoa. He Kaikaunihera ahau […]
May 6, 2019

Abandoned Dogs Found Alive After Decade of Neglect

As anyone born in the mid-nineties to early 00s will remember, Nintendo’s DS was considered the epitome of cool. The best game on the market – […]