Yes I Will Help Myself, Thanks

96.3 per cent of the time, New Years Eve is a disappointment. A flop. After all the built-up excitement and expectations, you usually spend the...

From Here to Mars

I’m starting to write this 20 hours shy of my flight. In my high-rise hotel room sitting in the heart of Hanoi, I see...

Raw

You probably wouldn’t be surprised to know that I was infected. Not the kind of infected that denotes HIV or chlamydia or syphilis or the...

The Kizuna Project

In December 2012, three students from Macquarie University, Emily Maitland, Karl Roman-Miller, and Lisa Inglis, were selected to be among 100 Australian and New...

University Survival Guide

The first year of study at university can be a very daunting and challenging experience. Where do you go? What do you need? Who...

Cooking with The Smiling Chef: Breakfast

WORDS Brendon D’Souza a.k.a. ‘The Smiling Chef’  Rise and shine sleepy-heads. Session One has begun and whether you’re starting your first year here at Macquarie or...

O! What a Week it will be

The start of every university year is set aside for celebrating all that is good about campus life. Some Macquarie students think that previous...

Touch Down

Macquarie University attempts to break the world record for longest touch football match. Yep. That’s right. Australian Touch Football and the Guinness World Records are...

Welcome to Issue 1 ‘Reboot’ – New Year! New Look! New Grapeshot!

By Nathan Li Celebrate a new beginning shall we? Take a look at the first issue of Grapeshot Magazine for 2013! It was a phenomenal and turbulent...

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,...

Features

“You’se closed mate?” Reflections of a Non-Essential Essential Hospitality Worker

Words || Navishkar Ram The shutter doors were mostly closed, and the lights were just about to be switched...

Payments Taking Their Toll: A Love Letter to Transurban & Sydney’s...

Words || Navishkar Ram  Our unique complication Western Sydney has been hard-done by. It’s a vast...

Capitalism for Social Good? The Complexities of Entrepreneurship Culture

Words || Shinae Taylor Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have noticed the recent trend celebrating...

Spotlight on Tiny Businesses

Words || Sara Zarriello In our current predicament, we’ve been forced the opportunity (if you will) of getting to...

Why Dick Smith Matters

Words || Joel Karanikas There are many reasons we should be talking about Dick Smith. For any true Australian...