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October 6, 2020

Breaking down the Cannabis Referendum

At this year’s General Election, New Zealanders will have the opportunity to vote in the Cannabis Legalisation and Control referendum.Voters will be asked whether they support […]
October 6, 2020

In Memoriam: Overheard @ UoA

Madeleine Crutchley mourns the loss of the famous Overheard @ UOA Facebook page, revisiting the glory days and celebrating what once was. When did it all […]
October 6, 2020

You’re a Fantastic Fuck: Showgirls at 25

For its 25th anniversary, Maddy and Lachlan have an overly long conversation about what is often seen as the last great cult classic bad movie, Showgirls. […]
September 28, 2020

Dating Disney Princesses

Hear ye, hear ye. The year is 2002. A tiny, bisexual Zoë stares up at Ariel’s cleavage on a grainy VCR. Somewhere in the background, her […]
September 28, 2020

Disclosure

This week, Cameron Leakey delves into disclosing your sexuality and takes stock of how far things have come, and where they have to go. There’s a […]
September 28, 2020

Shaping a Safe Space

A kōrero with Shannon Novak, founder and director of the Safe Space Alliance (and University of Auckland Elam alumni), who discusses the importance of safe physical […]
September 28, 2020

Whatever Team You Play For

One of my favourite photos is of Swedish footballer Magdalena Eriksson, kissing her girlfriend, Danish footballer Pernille Harder, at the World Cup. A few days later, […]
September 16, 2020

Return to University FAQ

A lot of students have questions about how the university will operate when we return to campus next week. Craccum have poured through all the university’s […]
September 1, 2020

How Has Abortion Access Changed Since the Abortion Law Reform?

On 18th March 2020, the Abortion Legislation Act 2020 was passed in New Zealand. The bill, sponsored by Andrew Little, brought about long needed changes to […]
September 1, 2020

Tackling Youth Drinking: An Interview With Sober House Project

Where were you when you felt pressured to drink? It’s a question that shouldn’t have to be asked, but is one that almost everyone has an […]
September 1, 2020

Sharing the Load

Trigger warning: Includes mentions of abuse, suicidal thoughts, alcohol During the first semester of 2020, remote learning forced the Tuākana Arts programme online. In order to […]
September 1, 2020

Student Response to Remote Learning 2.0

In a less than ideal turn of events, the re-emergence of COVID in Auckland pushed UOA campuses back into remote learning mode. After a couple of […]
August 24, 2020

What Politician Does Your University Magazine Resemble?

Earlier this week, actress and writer Michelle Langstone tweeted that Chris Hipkins looked “studious and slightly snappy … like he edits Craccum or something”. The tweet […]
August 24, 2020

Cartoon Crushes

We went apeshit when the glorious Sky box started to make its way into suburban living rooms. No longer were we restricted to channels 1 and […]
August 24, 2020

Top Ten Disney Channel Original Movies

This week, Cameron Leakey gets some popcorn out and cracks into some Disney Channel Original Movies. Disney Channel Original Movies were the bomb. They may not […]