Jane Goodall’s Five Reasons For Hope

Words || Ursula Huxtable It was my mother who first introduced me, quite literally, to Jane Goodall in 2006. I was in year five and...

Am I A Bad Person For Using My Applicator Tampon?

Words | Ella Scott In modern society, it often comes to question how environmentally friendly your choices are. Plastic...

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...

Opening the Door to Connection: How Loneliness Led Me Back To My Roots

Words || Deana Stepanian As COVID-19 swept our world, I found myself voluntarily confined to my bedroom. I was...

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...

SHARK WEEK SHARK FACTS, FUCK YEAH

Words || Georgia Drewe I’m gonna preface this article by letting you in on a secret: I really, really, like sharks. Sharks are the greatest....

A Frosty Reception: My complex yet one-sided relationship with Dylan Frost and Sticky Fingers

Words || Erin Christie September 2014: I successfully snuck my underage best friend into the Metro so we could attend our first Sticky Fingers concert...

Alexa, Are You Secretly Recording Me?

Words || Gabrielle Edwards Over the last few years, reports of digital devices listening into conversations, collecting user data...

Soul of Sirius: Meet the 90 year-old fighting for one of Sydney’s most iconic...

Words || Emma Harvey To commuters on trains crossing the Harbour Bridge, the Sirius Building is instantly recognisable. The chunky concrete structure stands stoically at...

Monday Night Q&A: Free speech

After Milo Yiannopoulos sent abusive tweets to Ghostbuster's actress Leslie Jones and later posted fake tweets that made out as if Jones had called him a...

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...