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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 – […]
April 29, 2019

Bitch Better Have My Money

I’m sure by this stage of being a university student you feel totally unequipped to deal with which bank you should be with – and fair […]
April 29, 2019

UoA’s Favourite Kiwi Songs

New Zealand Music. From Ben Lummis beating Michael Murphy on New Zealand Idol, to Dave Dobbyn playing at Rhythm and Vines, Kiwi’s have a long and […]
April 29, 2019

Craccum Investigates: The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

For perhaps what is the most ambitious project that the Craccum team have ever undertaken, we booked flights to Portugal in order to aid the investigation […]
April 29, 2019

The Top Ten Walks You Do During Uni Besides Your Graduation Walk

Just before Easter weekend, many future graduands received an email from the ever lovely and well liked Vice Chancellor, Stuart McCutcheon, informing students that due to […]
April 9, 2019

Climate Change: Reasons to Hope for our Generation

I opened my news reader today to two headlines: “When storms hit, low income areas are hit first,” and, “Council resists pleas to sign climate change […]
April 9, 2019

Did you know that the University of Auckland is funding climate change?

Each year, the University of Auckland Foundation sends funds entrusted to it for specific educational charitable purposes into investment pools that, right now, could include the […]
April 9, 2019

A Constitution For The Ages

The AUSA Executive wants to change the AUSA Constitution. George Barton, AUSA’s Education Vice-President writes for Craccum about the changes:  Craccum Disclaimer: This article is written […]
April 9, 2019

The Dangers of Linking Extremism to Mental Illness

When a mass shooting occurs in the Western world, some journalists and political figures are quick to label the perpetrator as mentally ill. This is particularly […]
April 9, 2019

You probably have an STI

Okay, I should rephrase that; you ‘could have’ an STI. But seriously, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are something that you should be concerned about. Regardless of […]
April 9, 2019

Craccum Taste Tests Flavoured Condoms

Flavoured Condoms: like regular condoms but with a taste. Flavoured condoms are designed to spice up  oral sex by adding flavor while also promoting safe oral […]