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  • The Recent Student Election Scandal Shows Us Why the Humanities are Needed More Than Ever

    The Recent Student Election Scandal Shows Us Why the Humanities are Needed More Than Ever

    By Arleen Wilcox The exposé of a controversial UNSW Council candidate has given students lots to talk about this past fortnight. Both inside and outside the UNSW Discussion Group, where the initial revealing posts were made, the UNSW student community erupted in debate, both for and against the candidate. (In case you’re not up to […]

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  • Here’s All the Undergraduate Candidates for the 2020 UNSW Council

    Here’s All the Undergraduate Candidates for the 2020 UNSW Council

    By Jo Bradley Voting for the UNSW Council ends tomorrow (Monday the 29th, at 4pm). If you’re a UNSW student, you are probably vaguely aware of the elections because of the scandalous outing of then-candidate Claudia McDonnell’s racist social media posts via the UNSW Discussion Group (McDonnell has since exited the election after receiving widespread […]

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  • Noodle House Yarns – Arc Board Elections

    By David Bailey-Mckay I write this article during Arc Board and university council elections. At the same time, the Bunyip Aristocracy has handed down a budget worthy of Ancien Régime. This article, however, will not be lambasting the federal Coalition – read SRC OB reports for that. Instead, I’ll focus on why people who have […]

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  • Noodle House Yarn

    I remember the first time someone tapped me. It was in was in the spring of 2011, I was young and naive and someone wanted me to be a club president. At the time I was a bit over-whelmed, someone had more confidence in me than I did. However soon I too would learn the […]

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  • Dear Student, love A.Hack

    Dear Student, I hope the first few weeks of university find you well. I am writing this letter to inform you of perhaps the most amazing and fulfilling university experience open to you. You may be pondering, dear Student, what is this great opportunity I speak of? Why, it is none other than the incredibly […]

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  • Noodle House Yarns #3

    Democracy is fun. Participating in the democratic process is fun. And there is a lot to be said about controlling the democratic process. In factional politics, controlling such a process becomes the lifeblood of politics. So from the time the likes of Richo, Clarke and Gramoski put on their Huggies First Stack, the democratic process […]

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