Lost in Juárez

WORDS | Ben Nour They are found in desert gullies, vacant lots or unmarked shallow graves; they number in the hundreds, and their bodies...

In the Shadow of the Football Stadium

WORDS | Nick Wasiliev The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is over. The world has new FIFA champions (Germany) and Brazil has new stadiums, infrastructure,...

The Syrian Situation

WORDS | Alicia Scott Syria has been in a relentless civil war for more than three-and-a-half years now, causing further devastation for a country...

London, New York, Tokyo…Antarctica?

WORDS | Amelia Van der Rijt Antarctica. A freezing desert almost twice the size of Australia, and larger than the European continent. It is...

Duty Or Lovemaking

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos If you guys have watched the TV shows Spartacus, Rome, and Game of Thrones, then you will know history has never been...

Wallumatta: Rediscovering The City Of Ryde

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos At the beginning of every Grapeshot magazine, we humbly acknowledge the Darug Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on...

TEDxMACQUARIEUNIVERSITY

MIA KWOK CHATS WITH TEDxMACQUARIEUNVERSITY’S DIRECTOR AND CO-CURATOR LUCAS BERULLIER ABOUT WHAT MAKES TEDX SUCH A SPECTACULAR EVENT. WORDS | Mia Kwok It is hard to...

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...

The Love Game

  WORDS | Jessica Sheridan There is no denying that finding love in the modern world is a whole other playing field. Most of our parents met...

Self Lovin’ It

WORDS | Cassandra Teo SEX! Sex, sex, sex! You could be having sex, thinking about sex, dreaming of sex, initiating sex, looking for sex, but...

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...