The debate continues: Deregulation and government funding cuts

Words by Kristina Cavanna The debate over deregulation continues, with the Federal Government announcing that proposed reforms will “for the first time, enable competition amongst...

Changes to University Fees: What Is The Purpose Of University?

WORDS | Ellen Kirkpatrick The Federal Government’s review of funding for universities, whilst supporting the current demand-driven framework, has also suggested a move toward government funding...

The Young And The Restless

WORDS | Cassandra Teo How many people actually pay attention to the campaigners on campus during election time? Most of the leaflets handed out during...

Book Review: The Railway Man

WORDS | Ben Nour Recently adapted into a film, The Railway Man is a powerful and confronting autobiography by former British prisoner of war, Eric...

The Unstoppable Ebola Virus

Words by Ingrid Pazderski The Ebola Virus has put the world on high alert, and unfortunately, it’s showing no signs of slowing down. The global death...

The Price of Freedom?

Words by Neha Babu Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison’s agreement with Cambodian Interior Minister Sar Kheng to relocate asylum seekers from Nauru into the developing...

The question of pre-natal tests for Down syndrome

Words by Amelia van der Rijt We all remember the story of baby Gammy, born with Down syndrome to a surrogate mother and then allegedly...

Myf Warhurst – Interview

When it comes to music journalism, Myf Warhurst has done it all. Starting out as a voulnteer gig review writer, Myf became a household...

No Mo’ Hair raises over $10,000 [NSFW]

A group of nine Macquarie University students have banded together to raise money for The World's Greatest Shave. Together the students have managed to break...

Federal And State Politicians Could Learn A Thing Or Two From Macquarie University Student...

WORDS | Ben McCarthy From the very first time you step foot in just about any university around the country, students’ exhibits of countless political and...

Features

“You’se closed mate?” Reflections of a Non-Essential Essential Hospitality Worker

Words || Navishkar Ram The shutter doors were mostly closed, and the lights were just about to be switched...

Payments Taking Their Toll: A Love Letter to Transurban & Sydney’s...

Words || Navishkar Ram  Our unique complication Western Sydney has been hard-done by. It’s a vast...

Capitalism for Social Good? The Complexities of Entrepreneurship Culture

Words || Shinae Taylor Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the recent trend celebrating...

Spotlight on Tiny Businesses

Words || Sara Zarriello In our current predicament, we’ve been forced the opportunity (if you will) of getting to...

Why Dick Smith Matters

Words || Joel Karanikas There are many reasons we should be talking about Dick Smith. For any true Australian...