August 15, 2022

Cool Maths Games is Still Cool

Flash may be dead but the internet games of our youth live on Everyone that wasn’t a complete fucking nerd in school knows about Cool Maths […]
August 15, 2022

My Mum Killed My Tamagotchi and I Still Cry About It

Looking at the “Tamagotchi effect” and the impact of our connections with virtual characters Imagine the gentle click-clacking of cheap plastic and the shrill giggle of […]
August 15, 2022

The Real Cost of Snapchat Filters

How Snapchat paved the way for Tiktok’s plastic surgery movement From using the dog filter at the age of 10 to founding first-year halls’ group chats, […]
August 17, 2022

Power Outage on City Campus

A major power outage is affecting parts of the UoA City Campus, in particular buildings in sectors 100 and 200.  Students have been asked not to […]
August 17, 2022

Chrome Dome and Schizo | Dir. Rachael Longshaw-Park

From writer and actor Dan Goodwin, Chrome Dome and Schizo is a new play that’s at once funny, unique, and heartbreaking. Part poem, part prose, and […]
August 11, 2022

KA’A | Pati

Pati, previously known as Disciple Pati, plays HAU Festival with her exciting, emotional, and cheeky show KA’A. The hour-long show is packed with a range of […]
July 28, 2022

Student Guide to NZIFF

The Must-See Films at Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival  The Whānau Mārama: New Zealand International Film Festival has landed on our shores again, and, […]
May 27, 2022

Majority Vote for AUSA to leave NZUSA at Boozy SGM

The University of Auckland Student Association (AUSA) has passed a motion to officially leave the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations at its 2022 SGM. 64 […]
November 22, 2021

Craccum Wins Ten Awards at Aotearoa Student Press Awards

Over the weekend, the team at Craccum and Debate Magazine gathered at an unusual rendition of the Aotearoa Student Press Awards: a physically distanced backyard event, […]

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August 17, 2022
Chrome Dome and Schizo | Dir. Rachael Longshaw-Park
From writer and actor Dan Goodwin, Chrome Dome and Schizo is a new play that’s at once funny, unique, and heartbreaking. Part poem, part prose, and […]
August 15, 2022
Sims 4 | Dev. Maxis (2014)
Any time I think about the Sims games, I think back to my primary school days, where I’d go over to a friend’s house and we’d […]
August 15, 2022
Destroy All Humans! 2 | Dev. Pandemic Studios (2006)
In 2006 Pandemic Studios released a video game following on from Destroy All Humans!, the quirkiest of alien games, called Destroy All Humans! 2. The action-adventure […]
August 15, 2022
SSX 3 | Dev. EA Canada (2003)
I can’t take it anymore. This absurd snowboarding masterpiece from 2003 has topped the one thing humans are designed to enjoy the most: sex. I’ve been […]
August 15, 2022
iPod Touch (2nd Gen)
The moment I had saved up enough pocket and babysitting money to get an iPod touch was truly life changing. It was slim, slick, and shiny, […]