Microwave Magic

Campus Life has recently refurbished the microwave hub below the Atrium into a kitchenette. I guess it was to provide resources for students who...

Pumpkin Risotto

WORDS Brendon D'Souza (a.k.a The Smiling Chef) We grow Queensland blue pumpkins in our backyard. They creep along the side fence and stretch out amongst the...

Chocolate Obsession

WORDS Brendon D'Souza (a.k.a. The Smiling Chef) Gluttony. Stuffing your face. Pigging-out. Complete indulgence in your favourite food. I must confess I am definitely a glutton...

Risotto with Mushroom and Spinach

By Brendon D'Souza (The Smiling Chef) You may have seen my recipe for Pumpkin Risotto in the latest issue of Grapeshot Magazine. In continuing with this...

Cooking with the Smiling Chef: Farfalle with Smoked Salmon and Greens

By Brendon D’Souza (The Smiling Chef) I seem to be cooking with fish a lot these days. Of course I absolutely love the stuff. However...

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...

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...