Pop Culture Rewind: Gay Coding and Super (Sassy) Villains

Words || Nikita Jones Queer coding, the method by which composers (consciously or otherwise) use stereotypes to hint at LGBT identities, has - for various...

Unveil Jesus of Nazareth: Why Do We Think He Was White?

WORDS | Claire Catacouzinos Art history over the years has depicted Jesus as white, blue eyed, with long shoulder length hair and a long beard. Where...

Advice from Fake Kath & Kim

Words || Regina Featherstone   Hi Kath & Kim, I need your advice! Uni is so stressful and I’m thinking of deferring or just dropping out. What...
Skateboard

Building a DIY Skatepark

Words || Jack Wills The amorphous world of skateboarding is maintained by the equally evolving cultures and industries that are a part of it. Come...

Shame Your Unit: PICT311 – Cyber-security in practice

Words || Squishy You know your heart drops when you hear it’s the first time your lecturer is convening this unit. Not only that, but...

The Challenge: Stand naked in a room full of strangers (and a few people...

Words || Phillip Leason ‘Okay, whenever you’re ready, undress and we’ll start with some one minute poses.’ There are close to 20 people squished inside Parliament...

Pop Culture Rewind: No Thank You, Don’t Come Again

Words || James Booth From a plastic, dollar-shop “bindi” on the forehead of a girl three pingas deep at Defqon, to how much your friend...

Worm Sex

Words || Freya Wadlow Content warning: may contain the literal word ‘moist’. Not to kinkshame Mother Nature, but reproduction in the animal kingdom is WILD. From...

Parking, Parking, Parking

WORDS | Kieren Ash Is the cost of parking taking you for a ride? If anybody knows the value of a dollar, it’s us – the...

Satirist Rising: Julie Koh’s ‘Portable Curiosities.

Words || Cameron Colwell “Now is not the time for realistic fiction.” - Margaret Atwood  Like Murakami with more edge, or Kurt Vonnegut but less sentimental, Julie...

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...