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August 10, 2020

I Had Sex Because I Felt Like I Had To

I had my first boyfriend when I turned 18. A week in, we kissed for the first time. One month later, he told me I gave […]
August 10, 2020

Love Languages

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the concept of ‘love languages.’ There are a bunch of steamy quizzes you can take online that claim to tell […]
August 10, 2020

Hysteria

While Craccum’s sex issue is usually full of fun, quirky, happy-go-fucky reading, the reality for some is that sex comes with a lot of hurt, shame […]
August 10, 2020

Health Bites: It’s Only Herpes

Patrick Macaskill-Webb explores one of the most common viruses we interact with throughout our sexual experiences, debunking your primary concerns. Is there a way to stop […]
August 10, 2020

Good Vibes

Madeleine Crutchley and Julia Zhu breakdown the bestselling sex toys of lockdown, telling you which ones are getting the most buzz. For the most part, it […]
August 10, 2020

Craccum’s Guide to Keeping it Spicy in the Bedroom

Hey you. We get it! You’ve been going out with your partner for a long time, and you don’t know how to keep things fresh in […]
August 3, 2020

One Direction Affection

On the 23rd of July 2010, the world was blessed by Simon Cowell as he pieced together an extremely corporate boyband on the X-Factor UK. He […]
August 3, 2020

Top Ten Skills Required for your Provost Application

A fortnight ago, Vice-Chancellor Dawn Freshwater confirmed that the university would be hiring for a new Provost role. Essentially filling a ‘deputy’ responsibility to the Vice-Chancellor, […]
August 3, 2020

A Kōrero with Tuākana Arts

Madeleine Crutchley sits down with Mia-Mae Taitimu-Stevens, an administrator for Tuākana Arts, and Alofa So’olefai, a Tuākana tutor, to find out how they managed to navigate […]
July 27, 2020

Vanquishing the Model Minority Myth

Identity is, for the most part, fluid. We construct who we are, and decide who we want to be. However, while it is often believed that […]
July 27, 2020

Everything’s Coming Up Judith

Lachlan Mitchell investigates the impact of Judith ‘Crusher’ Collins’ rise to party leadership, just 58 days out from the increasingly dramatic 2020 election. If nothing else, […]
July 27, 2020

University Culture After COVID-19

The time has finally come. On the 20th of March, every student and staff member at the University of Auckland received an email banishing them from […]
June 8, 2020

Spilling the Green Tea on Sustainable Business

This article was published as a joint venture between Velocity and Craccum, in Issue 13 of Craccum and Newsletter 5 for Velocity. Brian and Komal talk […]
June 8, 2020

What’s In A Name?

Victoria Nicoll considers what it means to be anonymous on social media, asking what the consequences might be when your name is hidden. What’s in a […]
June 8, 2020

The Ugly Truth Behind Fast Fashion

During the long weeks of lockdown, New Zealanders were torn away from their usual shopping environments. All Westfield shopping centres were deserted, sitting silent and empty […]