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Islamophobic Attack at Macquarie University

Semaa Alamudi, a Muslim woman who was preparing to celebrate her completion of a medical science degree at Macquarie University with her husband Ramzy Alamudi,...

Lulu Jemimah: An example of how immigration laws work against Australia’s...

Words || Angela Heathcote Lulu Jemimah’s favourite saying is "regret nothing". She doesn’t usually take notice of tacky quotes scribbled on the back of bathroom...

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Grapeshot’s Review of La La Land

Words || Alexander Basto Mia (Emma Stone) is a young, wide-eyed aspiring actress struggling to make...

The Grape-Witch Project

Words || Lhillip Peason This year has seen me do some strange and awful things for...

The Ovipositor: The Infamous Egg-Laying Dildo

Interview || Emma Jackson & Annie Tong Kinky sex toys are by no means a new...

Monday Night Q&A: Asylum Seeker Ban

Under the proposed changes to The Migration Act, announced by Malcolm Turnbull and Peter Dutton...

Grapeshot Calendar: Halloween Edition

Ubar Halloween Party Get your fangs on for Ubar's final party for the year, complete with an...

Monday Q&A: The ‘touring tax’ endangering our music festivals

The Department of Immigration and Border Protections has announced that they are uncapping visa prices for large...

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First Date: A Short Story

Words || Anastas Miller-Csapo 'See, I think it all started back when I was a kid,' he says, fiddling with some loose change on the...

DRAMAC’s The Yellow Wallpaper: Early Feminist Literature Takes to Stage

In 1887, Charlotte Perkins Gilman was prescribed the ‘rest treatment’ for a mental illness that we’d now recognise as post-partum depression. Under the treatment,...

Features

‘Where there’s a pill, there’s a way’

Words || Sarah Basford There are over two thousand students dancing violently to the tunes curated by the DJ on stage. Hues of purple, blue...

From Prank Calling Joh Bjelke-Petersen to Cracking the Panama Papers

Our Editor-in-Chief, Angela chats with Four Corners reporter, Marian Wilkinson about her days at 4.ZZZ FM and her career as an investigative journalist. If you...

Shop Art Theft: How can the Indies take back the Internet?

Words || Angela Heathcote “It’s Capitalism, really.” Arabella Peterson is cutthroat when it comes to determining why big brands are so reluctant to pay artists. “People...

The People and Art on Melbourne’s Streets

Words & Photos || Hans Lee In Melbourne on vacation, I pick up my camera to do some grunge shooting - I'm here for the...

Aint No Damsel in Distress: Clementine Ford Talks Fighting like a Girl

Words || Nikita Jones There’s a gratifying anger that comes out of feminist writing which has been my jam since I learned how to be...

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Spectre | REVIEW

We sent a writer to review the latest Bond film to see what the fuss was about. As expected, not much has changed. WORDS ||...

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Student Advocacy: The HECS Debate

  We got two students to debate their opposing opinions on the possibility of the privitisation of HECS. Here's what they have to say: FOR PRIVATISATION WORDS...