Tag: Roundhouse

  • A conversation with Mona Eltahawy: To be ‘savage and dangerous’

    A conversation with Mona Eltahawy: To be ‘savage and dangerous’

    Art: Anh Noel “International women’s day isn’t just one day; it should be every day.”  On International Women’s Day, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Senator, Mehreen Faruqi hosted a conversation with guest speaker Mona Eltahawy at UNSW: Global Feminism. A fierce advocate for women’s rights and one of the world’s most prominent feminists, Eltahawy was…

  • Death Of The Roundie?

    Death Of The Roundie?

    By Stephanie Breen The Roundhouse, aka Sydney’s first ever round building, is set to be closed for another 12 months, undergoing a $25 million renovation which will hopefully bring it back into the 21st century. However, students have raised concerns that the glory days of the Roundhouse are over for good. With live acts such…

  • When culture became a costume at Goldstein College

    When culture became a costume at Goldstein College

    Several students have recently made complaints about Goldstein College’s “El Dorado Week”, held during O-Week this year. Goldstein College students were seen dressed up as Mexicans throughout the week in the celebrations. Common costume items included sombreros, moustaches, ponchos and face paint in tribal styles. All 150 student residents at Goldstein College have been given…

  • New Bar May Cost Roundhouse, Whitehouse

    New Bar May Cost Roundhouse, Whitehouse

    Alongside the Roundhouse, the Whitehouse, Southern Wok, and the staff dining-room AGSM, Bar Navitas is the 5th licensed premise at UNSW, and has been operating since the beginning of this year.  The name Navitas, a Latin word for ‘energy,’ was chosen, according to owner Chris Glastas, because of its location in the Tyee Energy Technologies Building as it “highlights the energy we put into the business” said…

  • Police Confirm Undercover Presence at Roundhouse Parties

    Police Confirm Undercover Presence at Roundhouse Parties

    Eastern Beaches Local Area Command has been sending police officers dressed as students to parties held in the Roundhouse, and the Student Representative Council (SRC) has raised concerns about possible consequences carried by violent incidents with undercover police, including the accidental assault on a police officer, which carries greater punishment than student on student. The…