The F Word – Feminism

Angie Norman questions the lack of understanding about what feminism is and laments its current use as a derogatory slur. Forget 'freak', 'fucker', 'fatso', 'flaccid',...

The Cost of Student Living

WORDS Michelle Zirkzee The clichés of broke students are abundant: Images of ramshackle housing and instant noodles for dinner are just the first to spring...

Lunch for Productivity

WORDS Jessica Oxford Constantly checking the clock – the change in time seems minimal – and sleep plaguing your thoughts, you find your attention dwindling...

Past, Present and Project Futures

WORDS Adrian Hizo Stephanie Lorenzo organised a 500-kilometre bike ride across Cambodia to raise money for the Somaly Mam Foundation (SMF) in 2007. While on...

An Experience of Ecogasm in Switzerland

WORDS & PHOTOGRAPHS Anna Glen I’ve always been a city person. I grew up in the city and love its aura of chaos; I can hear...

Can you hear the strangers slowing?

Inspired by David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis, Erin Corderoy captures the moments of action and comtemplation in life ‘Travelling along the road of life’ sounds rather cliché,...

Student Interview: Jay Fuller

Jay Fuller is one of Ubar’s longest-lasting bartenders. He has met a lot of faces and witnessed a lot of changes to Macquarie during...

Play Time’s Over

Elise Cullen takes a trip back to child playground, and realises not much changed. Being a part time nanny to two seven year olds, in...

Conception Day!

            Just like actual conception, Conception Day at Macquarie University is a sacred event. Now in its 43rd year, you may wonder how this day can...

Winter Warmth

WORDS Jessica Oxford As May blitzes past, the diligent cold weather reminds us that winter is coming. It is the time for lugging out the...

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EXCLUSIVE: Vandals paint poorly-executed murals in Student HQ office

Words || Nikita Jones  We definitely did not break in and finger-paint a bunch of anti-establishment murals in a foreclosed section of the Macquarie hub......

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...

Best of Grapeshot News Pieces 2017

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