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March 16, 2020

Debate: Should You Max Out Your Student Loan?

Affirmative: Quick query. How much is a dollar worth? You must be thinking, “wow Daniel, that’s a stupid question. O’Week must have totally fried your brain.” […]
March 16, 2020

Goodbye Stingy Stuart

The man. The myth. The legend. Stuart McCutcheon, our, eh… steamed Vice Chancellor has handed off his dark robes, removed his Joker face paint, and finally […]
March 16, 2020

New Spending Opportunities Dawn on Freshwater

UoA’s new vice-chancellor Dawn Freshwater hit the headlines last year, before she was even able to assume her new position, after it was reported the university […]
March 8, 2020

Sober* and Serious for O’Week

I was accepted for a writing position at Craccum, much to my surprise given my lack of professionalism and basic spelling skills. So I decided (as […]
March 8, 2020

My Beef with Veganism

Trigger warning: Food and anxiety. Over the past few years there has been a major growth in the popularity of meat-free diets, such as veganism and […]
March 8, 2020

In Defence of JAFAs

The first-year of uni, I lived on the corner of Queen Street and K’Road – where we were woken by drunken domestics, smashed glass, and some […]
March 1, 2020

Ned’s Uni Survival Guide – Declassified

It’s not high school anymore Ned Bigby, and to prepare you for the (semi) real world, your friendly UniGuides are here to arm you with some […]
March 1, 2020

UOA Legends of First-Year

It’s often said that the University of Auckland has no culture. There isn’t an obvious identity like the Otago couch burner living on Castle Street, or […]
March 1, 2020

Craccum’s Bad Uni Habits

It’s a new decade, a new year, and a new semester. The perfect excuse to reinvent ourselves and be absolutely delusional in our resolutions. University is […]
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 […]