Spiders Can Be Beautiful – An interview with Mariella Herberstein

 By Jennifer Vu In my first semester at Macquarie University, I had this really awesome and interesting Austrian lecturer who would play a random animal noise at...

Grapeshot Chats with Tom Ballard

Tom Ballard chats with Nick O’Sullivan from Grapeshot about being at O-week, Triple J and what’s happening to live Aussie music. Tom, how have you...

Uni made easy

WORDS || Satyajeet Marar (B Laws/ B Arts – 5th year) In a disgraceful state of affairs, students up to 40 points short of the mandated...

The Big Short | Review

Words || Adrian Nguyen He’s well known for unleashing Will Ferrell’s screaming stupidity (Anchorman, Talledega Nights and Step Brothers), but director Adam McKay is no...
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Gay as Fuck: An interview with pop artist Brendan Maclean

Meeting Brendan Maclean at a Sydney pub a few days ahead of the release of his EP, funbang1, was admittedly a bit of a...

Film Review: Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes)

Words | Max Mahood Wild Tales (Spanish: Relatos Salvajes) is a 2014 film from Argentinean director Damian Szifron that tells the stories of six people whose days...

Life On Stage – Interview with Troy Harrison

Grapeshot Presenter Nicholas O’Sullivan spoke with Troy Harrison about love, fidelity, comedy and life. Troy, alongside with John Atkinson, Megan O’Connell, Zoe Trilsbach and...

Film review: Canopy

WORDS | Alessandro Guarrera Shot on location in the Jungles of Singapore and the Australian outback, Canopy tells the tale of Jim (Chittenden), an Australian...

SNAP RALLY: Campaign Against Staff & Student Cuts

Words || Rayna Bland On the 9th of September 2020 at 1pm, a snap rally burst into action at...

Political gaffes and other riff raffs

As Parliament resumes this week, Grapeshot news editor, Emma Vlatko, takes a look back at some of the best gaffes from the six-week winter...

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...