Iran investigates 900 schoolgirls’ poisoning
After nationwide protests erupted last year, resistance to Iran’s mandatory hijab law has exploded across the country. Women uncovering their hair an inch at a time. 900 schoolgirls have been poisoned by toxic gas on the 2nd of March 2023, in what many believe is a deliberate attempt to force their schools to shut. No girls have […]
Over $107.8 million wage theft at Australian universities
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has released a report that revealed wage theft of over $107.8 million across 22 Australian universities since 2020. Initially, the report estimated the amount of wage theft to be $83.4 million. However, as of February 12th, the figure has increased to $107.8 million as the University of Melbourne was […]
Inside the Disability & Higher Education Report: Where’s UNSW?
In November, The National Union of Students (NUS), the Australian Law Students’ Association and the Australian Medical Students’ Association released a joint statement calling for an urgent reform of disabilities legislation and standards within the higher education sector. The report demonstrates significant concerns regarding the systemic neglect of disabled students and staff. Citing the changes […]
First-year wants to know where the free plants are
“I PROMISE I’LL TAKE CARE OF IT”: wide-eyed young psychology student Emma Brandt only had one place to go amid the endless stalls of O-Week. “I don’t remember what it (the stall) was called,” she explained, “but they have sunflowers this year and they’re so cute. “You get nothing like this back home in Walcha.” […]
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The end of Penny Lane
There beneath suburban skies lies a ripped-out sign with five holes and two wires sticking out of it. After five years, UNSW’s beloved café, Penny Lane, has closed its doors. The disappearance of Penny Lane came so quietly it was almost a whisper. It appears most students did not even notice. After all, there were […]