Will 891s Be Cancelled Once The Light Rail Is Built?
By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor Construction of the South East Light Rail has meant mayhem for UNSW students relying on the public transport system to travel to and from campus, especially when it comes to the 891 bus lines. Hell, even Buzzfeed has covered the drama. But amongst present day concerns about the 891, we […]
It’s 2017 and I Can’t Believe We’re Still… Pinning Our Hopes On Ethical Consumption
By Breana Macpherson-Rice A response to “It’s 2017 and I Can’t Believe We’re Still Debating… Veganism” by Lara Robertson, published in Issue 2, CULTURE. I agree with Robertson – as she says in her article, it’s too easy to hate on vegans. In fact, it’s too easy to hate on anyone who disrupts the status […]
Is Selfie-Shaming Dangerous?
By Mikaela O’Neil Selfies. One of the most polarising topics facing millennials; you’re either a selfie-taker or a selfie-hater, the two camps separated by an ideological expanse the size of Apple’s headquarters. Let me preface this article by saying that I am not a selfie-taker, but I recently ventured out of my selfie-hating camp to […]
The Aesthetic of Isolation
By Jack George Mangos Recently, I was thinking about why I enjoy drinking alcohol. I’m convinced, and perhaps by the end of this essay, you will be too, that there’s an extra layer to our enjoyment of drinking that isn’t often touched upon. Of course, all of the usual reasons still apply: I’m a little […]
A (Cultural) Tug Of War
By Casey D’Souza My life is a constant oscillation: feeling like I belong to multiple cultures or feeling like I don’t belong to any culture at all. As a second-generation immigrant, I was raised by the ebb and flow of cultural overlap: my parents’ background pushed up against stereotypes of Sydney’s Western Suburbs. Attempting to […]
The Deputy Vice Chancellor of Education Sends Out (Another) Email To Students & Staff: “Why Does Nobody Read My Emails?”
By Stephen Brannon Deputy Vice Chancellor Merlin Crossley has blasted students and staff in an email sent late last night. “If you are receiving this email, it is because you did not open and read my last one,” the email began. “My only question is: why not? Is the content not riveting enough for you? […]