Reimagining the mummification process

Words by Ben Nour In what has been considered by scholars worldwide as groundbreaking work, Dr Jana Jones, a Macquarie University Research Fellow, and her...

Macquarie University 2014: What are we celebrating?

Words by Ben Nour Named after the early colonial Governor, Lachlan Macquarie, Macquarie University was opened to students on 6th of March, 1967. In its...

Being Biracial Shouldn’t be this Complicated

Words || Sheriden Goldie The question of 'Yeah nah, but where are you reeaally from?' follows me everywhere. My mother is Chinese, but she was adopted...

I Don’t Get It: Australia Politics (Auspol101)

Words | Harry Fraser G’day to all the readers who would like to know a bit more about the...

Pop Culture Rewind: Dragons!

Words || Cameron Colwell The basic dichotomy in depictions of dragons is between the West and the East. Known as wyrms in Germany and Scandinavian,...

*No spoilers: Star Wars in Review*

Words || Nicholas Wasiliev 12:05am. I’m waiting at the gate to Macquarie Centre’s Event Cinemas.  There are hundreds of people queuing outside the entrance. A...

Instagram Couture: The entirely unpredicted return of the early 2000’s

Words || Angela Heathcote I have always pioneered some variation of the norm core aesthetic. This was until I bought myself a ticket to Falls...

Q&A: It’s a woman’s world

Grapeshot: Tell us about what you do, and how you got there. Tess: I’m the Breakfast host of 2ser 107.3 FM! I’ve been at the...

The Aussie Accent Embargo

Words || Regina Featherstone Crocodile Dundee has a lot to answer for after convincing the rest of the world we call prawns ‘shrimps’. Paul Hogan’s character...

Kailee Cross- Academic Senate Candidate

My name is Kailee Cross and I’m running for Academic Senate. I’m passionate about making Macquarie University a place that you never...

Features

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...

“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...