• SFF 2023: Hirokazu Kore-eda finds humanity in Monster’s misconstrued world of perspectives  

    SFF 2023: Hirokazu Kore-eda finds humanity in Monster’s misconstrued world of perspectives  

    This review is part of Tharunka’s continued coverage of the 70th Sydney Film Festival. Read the rest of the reviews here. Hirokazu Kore-eda has built his works on a repeated message: there is inherent goodness in all people that makes them human. Morality has been communicated through unlikely family dynamics in Shoplifters (2018) and Broker…

  • UNSW students launch campaign for Voice to Parliament 

    UNSW students launch campaign for Voice to Parliament 

    Could an on-campus Yes campaign unite Student Politics?  The UNSW campaign for an Indigenous Voice to Parliament is being led by Wiradjuri woman Brydie Zorz, a young First Nations leader who is also part of the Uluru Dialogues Youth Network. The UL holds the mandate of the Uluru Statement of the Heart. It is the…

  • How do you get into the fashion industry through uni?

    How do you get into the fashion industry through uni?

    ‘Runway to Success’ was a careers panel event hosted by the Fashion and Beauty Society of UNSW, aka FABSOC, on the 1st of June.   The event sought to provide an insight into the fashion industry and the possible career paths one could possibly venture into. Aneeqa Khan, Partnerships Director at FABSOC, revealed that the…

  • Actually Autistic: All About Women

    Actually Autistic: All About Women

    Chloé Hayden is an actor, influencer, published author and disability advocate, best known for portraying the beloved autistic character Quinni in the 2022 Heartbreak High reboot, while Grace Tame won Australian of the Year in 2021 and is an advocate for survivors on sexual assault and Dr. Jac Den Houting is a research psychologist who…

  • SFF 2023: Riceboy Sleeps — a moving portrayal of motherhood and immigration

    SFF 2023: Riceboy Sleeps — a moving portrayal of motherhood and immigration

    This review is part of Tharunka’s continued coverage of the 70th Sydney Film Festival. Read the rest of the reviews here. How could they do this to me? How am I going to watch the rest of the SFF films? My first film of the 2023 Sydney Film Festival has set the bar so incredibly high…

  • On the benefits of teen-girl rebellion

    On the benefits of teen-girl rebellion

    The teen girl dystopian protagonist archetype is not only realistic; but has positive real-world consequences.