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The Five Kinds of Footwear you see on Campus

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#ShameYourUnit: ECON204, where the questions … don’t really have answers

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None Of My Friends Will Leave Me Alone

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In celebration of our latest issue, Boots, here are the shoes that best represent our Grapeshot Team. From classy ballet pointes all the way through...

Misconceptions, Talking Tough Topics and Diversity in Young Adult Fiction

Words || Alexander Basto Young adult fiction has become somewhat of a phenomenon in the literary sphere. It is a market that is worth millions...

Exam Advice from People Who Actually Know What the Hell We’re Talking About

End-of-session exams are almost over, so if you’re not done revising you’re almost certainly going to fail and live out the rest of your...

Half Pipe Dream: Emma Harvey meets the skateboarding pro who lost it all

Words || Emma Harvey When I first meet Jamie he is mid-conversation with the automated voice over the train loudspeaker. ‘This train will stop at Hawksbury...

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