Feminism Column: Be ***Flawless

WORDS | Josephine Clark-Wroe The close of 2013 saw many lists, gifs and videos filled with either: how far feminism has come, or how far...

Book Review: The Book Thief

WORDS | Raelee Lancaster The Book Thief is the fifth novel to come from Australian author, Markus Zusak. The narrator is Death, which gives a...

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...

Cooking with The Smiling Chef

WORDS | Brendon D'Souza Orecchiete Pasta with English Spinach, Mushrooms and Eggs Serves 4 Continuing with the pasta trend, I put together this number the other day for...

Fair Work Commission gives 20 year olds a pay rise

Words | Emma Vlatko The "Junior rate" may soon be a thing of the past after a decision by the Fair Work Commission found in...

Advice Column: I Think I’m In Love With My Cat

WORDS | Manisha Josephraja Q: My kitty is such a sweetie and recently I’ve become really close to him. He always smells really good, he has...

Did The Ancient World Ever Have Clean Slates?

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos Ha, there was never such a thing! If you thrust your sword at the wrong guy, and miss, you’re dead, or if...

Environment Column: Dredging Actions Inside The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

  WORDS | Emma Vlatko Environment Minister Greg Hunt, on 11 December 2013, stated that he was “drawing a line in the sand,” when it came to...

Simple, fair, affordable?

Words | Avery Phillips We’ve all been there. The deadly flu rendering us bed ridden days before an assessment is due or waking up after...

Teacher of the year

Words | Claire Catacouzinos Late last year, while Macquarie University students were busy with exams, Professor John Croucher was being crowned Australian University Teacher of...

Features

Diving off the Fertility Cliff

Words || Eleanor Taylor What is common knowledge about fertility now? If you have a uterus,...

Perfect, Pretty and Poised: The Hidden yet Visible World of the...

Words || Aylish Dowsett Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, or so the saying goes. Attractiveness is...

Preach Nasty

Words || Anonymous Let me chronicle my experience as a woman for you. I grew up...

Exploring the Artifice of Influencers

Words || Shinae Taylor “Is this caption okay?” It’s the summer of 2017 and I’m sitting...

The Balancing Act of a Brown Feminist

Words ||Sara Choudhry Almost anyone who calls themselves a feminist in the year of Miss Rona 2020 is familiar...