Tag: Sydney

  • ‘The Party’ is as much a celebration as it is a memorial

    ‘The Party’ is as much a celebration as it is a memorial

    It’s hard to tell exactly what feeling permeates the ground floor of UNSW Galleries on this rainy Thursday. On Sydney World Pride’s website, The Party’s stated purpose is to “celebrate LGBTQIA+ nightlife and party culture in Sydney from 1973 to 2002.” Still, each person who shakes off their umbrella and enters the gallery space carries…

  • Advertise with Pride: a deep dive into rainbow capitalism

    Advertise with Pride: a deep dive into rainbow capitalism

    Standfirst: Stand with Pride! Ride with Pride! Be bold. Be proud. Be you. Let love shine!  If you’ve noticed an absolute deluge of rainbow or pride-themed advertising during Sydney World Pride, you’re not alone. During a pride event of international significance that is estimated to have brought over 78,000 tourists to Sydney, it’s understandable that…

  • A Review: Fleet Foxes, Sydney Opera House

    A Review: Fleet Foxes, Sydney Opera House

    By Eric Qian Don’t let the masses of 30-somethings politely head-bobbing throw you off – Fleet Foxes delivers a rousing set. It’s also one well suited to the Opera House, as the band have some tremendous songs that you can’t really dance to, but require the space and majesty the venue affords. There’s so much…

  • Get Your Shit Together UNSW: A Note From The Managing Editor On Public Transport “Safety”

    Get Your Shit Together UNSW: A Note From The Managing Editor On Public Transport “Safety”

    By Brittney Rigby, Managing Editor   When I began my tenure as Managing Editor, I subconsciously made the decision not to be “over-the-top” in asserting my opinions in Tharunka. Yes, I would write my editorial each issue (and those editorials may often be guided by personal experience and my own views), but beyond that, it…

  • Not the Church, Not the State, We Will Decide Our Fate: Reflecting on Sunday’s “Day of the Unborn Child” Counter Protest

    Not the Church, Not the State, We Will Decide Our Fate: Reflecting on Sunday’s “Day of the Unborn Child” Counter Protest

    By Courtney Thompson On Sunday, I attended what was probably my most intense rally-going experience yet. While “pro-life”, anti-choice group, Family Life Australia, and its supporters attended mass within St Mary’s cathedral for its “Day of the Unborn Child” (read: day an unborn, undeveloped foetus means more than the physical, psychological and emotional safety of…

  • Agony Ibis (Issue 1)

    Agony Ibis (Issue 1)

    Illustration by Amy Ge Dear Agony Ibis,   All of my friends went on amazing holidays to exotic and expensive locations over the break, and I’m very jealous. How can I fit in with all the new friends I’m planning on making, especially given my Insta game has been so sub-par?!   Kind regards, Stuck…