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October 23, 2019

It’s time to say our Goodbyes

These pages are where Craccum gets a bit teary for a moment and says goodbye Claudia I have mixed feelings about the year being (almost) over, […]
October 23, 2019

As prestigious as the Oscars or the Nobel Prize. Craccum this week presents the Craccum Awards.

Most mentions of ‘William “Billiam” Grant Guilford” Cameron Leakey for “Victoria University of Wellington Name Change” Most Terrifying Cover Tie. Daphne Zheng for “Grimace” and unidentified […]
October 23, 2019

Craccum Kind of An Alright Student Magazine, Says ‘Experts’

Craccum absolutely cleaned up (i.e. did okay) in this year’s Aotearoa Student Press Awards. The awards, which aim to celebrate the work of aspiring young writers, […]
October 23, 2019

Festival Pill Testing in Aotearoa

In light of recent news coverage of pill testing at festivals following the announcement that NZ First had vetoed any changes to legislation, we decided it […]
October 15, 2019

Craccum Presents: Top Ten 2019 themed halloween costumes you’ll see at the Halloween party this year

Right before exams start, you’re definitely going to get invited to a Halloween party hosted by a friend who has given up on their exams and […]
October 15, 2019

Craccum’s Zomato Gold Reviews

The restaurant scene in Auckland is heating up with the recent introduction of Zomato Gold. With the purchase of a long-term subscription, users are able to […]
October 15, 2019

Sobering Up: Why It’s so Hard to Talk Honestly About Drinking

I think the term “Alcoholism” makes people really uncomfortable. Especially when its talked about in a real, open, and vulnerable way. We’ve all seen the “wine […]
October 6, 2019

Which UoA Faculty are You?

You might feel aligned to a certain faculty at UoA by virtue of being enrolled with them already, but this simple quiz will enlighten you as […]
October 6, 2019

Where Are You From? A Discussion

“Where are you from?”  For some, it’s a question that embraces diversity and culture. For others, it’s one that hurts their sense of belonging. In some […]
October 6, 2019

Racism, Drug Policy, and the Upcoming Cannabis Referendum

On a Monday night in the Auckland Town Hall, people from all walks of life came together to connect over drug policy in Aotearoa. Though the […]
October 2, 2019

Legends & Icons

‘What becomes a legend most?’ is a famous tagline for Blackglama, a collective of Americans mink fur farmers that desperately needed a rebrand. Fur was starting […]
October 2, 2019

Jonathan Van Ness, We Salute You

This week, Fabio Pizzeria sends an ode to Jonathan Van Ness for his fierce bravery.  The article appeared on my newsfeed. Last weekend. “Jonathan Van Ness […]
October 2, 2019

Why gender identity matters for transgenders and those with non-conforming gender identities

“I’m the boy that was born as a girl, and has to prove myself that I’m man enough for the world” – The words of an […]
October 2, 2019

‘How much do you want it to define your campaign?’: Just how gay is Pete Buttigieg?

Pete Buttigieg currently remains in the well overpacked field of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate hopefuls. I first visited his candidacy in a Semester One essay, however […]
September 29, 2019

An Unofficial Review of the Budgy Meals on Campus

Budgy Meals are a UoA institution. Thanks to the endeavours of AUSA, most food outlets on campus provide a $6.50 option, which means that as a […]