Student Advocacy: The Fair Trade Coffee Debate

  How fair is Fair Trade and does it sell more coffee than regular label coffee? We got two students to debate their opposing opinions. Here's...

Shame your unit: LAWS259

Words || I.S Disclaimer: This unit was 2 years ago and to this day I will be telling my first child about this. LAWS259 is an...

#ShameYourUnit: MAS202 Screenwriting – An Introduction

Words || Bohdi Biles MAS202 Screenwriting: An Introduction was a required unit as part of my writing major. Truth be told, I’d thought about screenwriting...

#ShameYourUnit: ECON204, where the questions … don’t really have answers

Words || Hans Lee You ever had that moment when the answers are just not coming to you? Don’t lie – we all have. Especially...

The Real Ibises of Macquarie University

Illustrations || James Booth IAN Ian divides his days between strutting the main courtyard and digging through the JR Richards bins out the back of the...

Advice Column: I Think I’m In Love With My Cat

WORDS | Manisha Josephraja Q: My kitty is such a sweetie and recently I’ve become really close to him. He always smells really good, he has...

Book Review: Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s ‘The Lebs’

Words || Ilhan Abdi I’m beginning to think critics and publishers of the literary world have incredibly low standards for the quality of writing coming...

The Challenge: True Blue Aussie

Words || Phillip Leason I’m devoutly un-patriotic, but I haven’t always been. When I was in primary school I wanted nothing more than a pair...

Monday Q&A: The ‘touring tax’ endangering our music festivals

The Department of Immigration and Border Protections has announced that they are uncapping visa prices for large touring parties coming to Australia, and fees for incoming bands will increase...

Review: Richard Sharp’s ‘Dracula’ by DRAMAC

Words || Erin Christie “I mean, I was attracted to him, but then again, I’ve always been into vampires,” says my friend on our drive...

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...