Grapeshot Travel Story: Liam Gets Pursued Through Budapest

Words || Liam Dalton Budapest is a city that leaves you awestruck upon approach. Gothic, deco and modern architecture meshes together so beautifully that you...

Abuse, Sexual Exploration and Curiosity: A Look At ‘Spring Awakening’

INTERVIEW Ben Nour We spoke to director Jo Finnis about Macquarie Musical Society’s latest theatre production, the Tony Award winning musical ‘Spring Awakening’. Jo talks...

The Week That Was in Australian Politics 2

WORDS Sarah Basford We’re already on to week two of the election period and weeping and groans can be heard from apolitical Australians all over...

The Highs and Lows of the Job Market

WORDS Todd Newton Many students enter university with the expectation that a degree will earn you first priority in the job market. Unfortunately, the job market...

Monday Night Q&A: Simpsons Against the Liberals

Monday nights are usually dedicated to a feisty debate between the Macquarie Liberal and Labor clubs, but today we're swapping out the serious stuff for Simpsons-themed...

The People and Art on Melbourne’s Streets

Words & Photos || Hans Lee In Melbourne on vacation, I pick up my camera to do some grunge shooting - I'm here for the...

Q&A with Jasmine Noud, 2017 President of the Macquarie University Women’s Collective

Words || Angela Heathcote When did you first decide you were a feminist? It was during high school; I always knew I believed in equality, and that...

EXCLUSIVE: Images of sexual misconduct uncovered on secret Macquarie University Village Facebook page

Words || Maia Bilyk, Mshari Alsayyari, Tarun Freestone & Taylor Cohen Closed social media group, 'Village Party Central 2016' had over 900 members who contributed, followed...

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...

Q&A with Luke Dubber from Hermitude

WORDS | Sharmaine Spencer  Sharmaine: Tell us something unique about yourself as a musical group? And how did Hermitude get started? Luke Dubber: Well, we...

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...