opinion.

October 6, 2019

The Death Penalty in Context: The Execution of Larry Swearingen

CW: Death penalty, sexual assault, true crime. “Most people approve of capital punishment, but most wouldn’t do the hangman’s job.” – George Orwell, The Road to […]
August 13, 2019

New Zealand, Please Stand with Hong Kong

This is an opinion article by political group We Are Hong Kongers Who are we? We are a group of students studying in New Zealand who […]
August 13, 2019

MAD About You: An Obituary

There were several moments in my life that violently shook me to the fact that I probably needed to grow up. That awful 1970s puberty video […]
July 29, 2019

Harry Styles Fanfiction: The New Frontier?

Does it feel to you like we’ve entered an entertainment time loop? I feel like I’m waking up in my own Groundhog Day universe at the […]
July 29, 2019

Disney is Dumb

Like many kids born in the late 90’s, I have felt the Walt Disney Company as an ever-present force of media in my life. The brand […]
May 21, 2019

Opinion: Human Rights Emergency – Pre-trial Detention in Madagascar

“But I’m not guilty…there’s been a mistake. How is it even possible for someone to be guilty? We’re all human beings here, like the other”. “That […]
May 6, 2019

Why the Capital Gains Tax Needs to Stay on the Political Agenda

When I heard that the proposed Capital Gains Tax had collapsed, my first thought was that Jordan Williams would be popping the cork on some champagne. […]
June 5, 2018

Opinion: Following Fairy-Dust

Bailley Verry discusses the new National’s leadership, Gen X’ers and Jacindamania. After slugging it out behind closed party doors, National Party have named their new leader […]
June 5, 2018

Opinion: The necessary evolution of curiosity

I want to preface this by saying that I wouldn’t want to live at any other point in time but now. That being said, we live […]