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Words || Laura Neil I am six years old, playing a game of driveway basketball with my sister. Dribbling the ball, preparing to shoot, and...

You Are Here: A brief history of Epping

Words || Sarah Joseph A lot of you may know Epping from the traffic monstrosity that is Epping Road, looming apartment buildings and dizzying cranes....

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You Are Here: A brief history of Epping

Words || Sarah Joseph A lot of you may know Epping from the traffic monstrosity that...

Q&A: Say it loud

Words || Ilhan Abdi Say It Loud is a webseries that features a group of millennial...

Illustrated: Aussie Anti-Cocktails

Illustrations || Daniel LimThe Stealin’ Stalin Are you one of those meme communists? Are you also stingy...

Ask an X-Pert: Catherine Lumby

Words || Erin Christie Content warning: This article discusses sexual violence. The National Rugby League is the...

Challenge: How to get away with murder

Words || Nathaniel Keesing The scene is in London, and I’m walking into a fancy French...

Shame your unit: LAWS259

Words || I.S Disclaimer: This unit was 2 years ago and to this day I will...

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Macquarie’s Queer Love Stories

Art by Emma Rssx. Having your rights thrown around by a bunch of people who should, actually, have zero sway over how you live your...

The Hard Part

Words || Cameron Colwell We set a time: 7:30, before dinner, but when Tom has had enough time to recover after work — we’re like...

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Toad wars

Words || Laura Neil I am six years old, playing a game of driveway basketball with my sister. Dribbling the ball, preparing to shoot, and...

Trans-parency: On trans visibility

Words || Ashton Love  Today marks the 10th International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV), which is held on the 31st March each year. Founded in...

The XX Men

Words || Ashton Love  Content warning: brief and undetailed mention of suicide We can all agree that puberty sucks. Between changing bodies and surging emotions, our...

C**** and Karl Marx: A report from the E7B Male Bathroom

Words || Lachlan Marnoch The public toilet stall is a time-honoured avenue for self-expression. Cubicle doors plastered with solicitations for a ‘good time’, dubious phone numbers,...

Best of Grapeshot Features & Regulars 2017

Our Features and Regulars pages were graced by brilliant and gutsy content this year, and every writer who appeared in Grapeshot deserves a bit of torn-up...

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It’s Just Another Graceless Night: On Melodrama

Words || Lydia Jupp There’s always been something about Lorde. I’m fourteen years old and listening to Buzzcut Season. It’s the perfect combination of suburban teenage...

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From Lemmings to Grand Theft Auto V

WORDS Sarah Basford Let’s take a look at the much hyped GTA series. Do the pill popping, gun wielding worlds of San Andreas, Liberty City...