Why We Could Lose The Postal Survey

Words || Cameron Colwell For me, it has become impossible to escape the marriage equality postal survey. The other day, I woke up to ‘Vote...

Get Your Costume Inspiration from this Insta Hallowqueen

If you're struggling for inspo as the Halloweekend edges nearer, you've clicked on the right bait. Design graduate and self-taught makeup artist Claudia Hallett...

Behind the Screams: Meet the makeup artist who put the horror in PROM NIGHT

Our last issue of the year, PROM NIGHT, delves into all things horrifying and bizarre, like zombeavers, alien dildos, and heinously overpriced tampons. We spend...

Actually Fine: An Interview with comedian Rhys Nicholson

Words || Isaac Nellist Rhys Nicholson is an award winning comedian who is a permanent fixture on the local Sydney comedy scene. He has headlined...

Meet The Editors: The ‘Daddy’ Issue

To celebrate the release of the 'Daddy' issue, Grapeshot thought we'd kick off the university year with a bang by having the team answer...

“It should just be wild”: Q&A with Bluejuice’s Jake Stone

Sydney band Bluejuice have been kicking around the Australian music scene for a decade now, flooring audiences with their unique brand of frenetic energy...

Society Spree: Meet the Macquarie Uni Labor & Liberal Clubs

Amongst the chaos of flinging magazines and vagina shaped cookies at every wide-eyed student who happens to wander past our O-week stall, we've being doing the...

Advance Australia Fair?

WORDS Olivia Whenman No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government...

Marxism OR Catholicism

WORDS | Jordan Heckendorf On Thursday 16 October at Macquarie University,  I attended a lecture entitled “Pope Francis versus Capitalism: Where does Marxism end and...

Spectre | REVIEW

We sent a writer to review the latest Bond film to see what the fuss was about. As expected, not much has changed. WORDS ||...

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...