Petition Started to Protest Closure of Macquarie University Train Station

Words || Tess Connery The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has launched a petition protesting the closure of the Epping to Chatswood train line, which...

Good Universities Guide: How Macquarie University Stacks Up

Words || Tess Connery The Good Universities Guide has released its 2018 Institutions Rating Report, ranking Australian universities on criteria such as graduate employment, starting...

SRC Selection Panel Under Fire

Words || Angus Dalton A student has raised concerns about the selection process of the Equity and Diversity representatives on the SRC after revealing that...

Ally Network at MQ

Words || Amber Loomis In the days of the postal survey, tensions are running high. In the midst of the ‘debate’ surrounding marriage equality, it...

The Long Commute

Words || Belinda Ramsay In August, the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) released its landmark ‘Change the Course’ report into sexual harassment and sexual assault...

Next In Line: A Q&A with Jordon Steele-John

Words || Tess Connery When Deputy Greens leader, Scott Ludlam, resigned earlier this year over his dual Australian and New Zealand citizenship, he left rather...

Plant Powered Pop: An interview with Montaigne

Words || Angus Dalton Montaigne, the ARIA award-winning singer songwriter who once took to stage wearing an outfit made entirely of thousands of abandoned Groovin...

Every Inch: On student activism and sexual violence

Warning: This article includes discussions of sexual harassment and assault. For support please visit www.mq.edu.au/respect. Words || Angus Dalton The other day I opened an issue of...

Bawurra Foundation: The Macquarie Uni students striving for Indigenous literacy and cultural survival

On a visit to the Indigenous community of Tingha in northern New South Wales, members of the Bawurra Foundation pile into a rickety bus,...

State of the Space: On the Future of Macquarie University’s Queer Space

Words || Cameron Colwell Macquarie University’s Queer Collective is in something of a quiet crisis. After a brief discussion with current interim secretary Paul Russell,...

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EXCLUSIVE: Vandals paint poorly-executed murals in Student HQ office

Words || Nikita Jones  We definitely did not break in and finger-paint a bunch of anti-establishment murals in a foreclosed section of the Macquarie hub......

Best of Grapeshot Features & Regulars 2017

Our Features and Regulars pages were graced by brilliant and gutsy content this year, and every writer who appeared in Grapeshot deserves a bit of torn-up...

Best of Grapeshot News Pieces 2017

Warning: This article includes discussions of sexual harassment and assault. For support please visit www.mq.edu.au/respect. Between an SRC election, human shit smeared on the walls of...