top 10 modern anthems for female empowerment

top 10 modern anthems for female empowerment

Author: Molly Davidson I’m sure many of you, like me, are not immune to belting out feminist classics like Helen Reddy’s I Am Woman. Fists clenched; eyes clamped shut as we hit all the high notes with (what we believe to be) precision. When these songs were originally...

COVID-19 Series: #7

COVID-19 Series: #7

Author: Tina Tsironis 2020, for lack of a better metaphor, is an onion. A ridiculously frustrating and repetitive onion, with craploads of layers. Yes – I kind of stole this metaphor from Shrek. Sue me. (Please don’t sue me). Honestly, though – the first few layers,...

COVID-19 Series: #6

COVID-19 Series: #6

Author: Andrew Dopper “I’m not insane!” screams the hysterical man, hair plastered to his head with sweat. A psychiatrist sits him down. Momentarily calmed, the man begins talking, recounting his return to California. “At first glance, everything looked the same,” he...

how to manage your student income during a pandemic

how to manage your student income during a pandemic

Author: Alex Harvey, Money Coach Money can either make you miserable or help support the realisation of your deepest dreams. - Bari Tessler If managing a student income wasn’t hard enough, meet Rona. Rona’s here to shake up what you thought you knew and give you a...

COVID-19 Series: #5

COVID-19 Series: #5

Author: Jananie Pathiraja Content Warning: This article references eating disorders and homophobia.  In the event of a great disaster, humans go through five stages of grief. With denial comes the ignorance of the ongoing global change - until it is shoved right under...

Iso Pet Peeves: Lockdown 2.0

Iso Pet Peeves: Lockdown 2.0

Author: Grace Ashford By now, I’m sure everyone has experienced their fair share of frustration regarding all things corona. But is there anything more irritating, blood boiling and hair-pullingly exasperating than having to go back into lockdown because a security...

COVID-19 Series: #4

COVID-19 Series: #4

Author: Imogen Williams  One thing keeping me entertained during isolation is scouring the weekly TV guide for films showing free-to-air. I have seen great films such as The King’s Speech, and not-so-great films such as Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. One of the...

a fool’s paradise: the lost history of the idiot

a fool’s paradise: the lost history of the idiot

Author: Andrew Dopper  Idiot. The word chatters off the tongue as it hits the roof of your mouth once, then twice, like the flourish at the end of a Spanish dance. Even those with a weaker grasp of the English language know both the word and the meaning. But what does...

COVID-19 Series: #3

COVID-19 Series: #3

Author: Jessica Murdoch  When the stay at home orders were announced, mixed amongst my general concern was a sense of excitement that isolation would provide an excellent opportunity to catch up on reading, and allow me to (finally!) get to all those TV shows people...

a new era of masculinity

a new era of masculinity

Artwork and writing by Belle M.  Stoic, strong, unemotional and dominant are words commonly associated with masculinity. Unsurprisingly, these male stereotypes are further fuelled by the mass media and entertainment industries. Over the last couple of years, however,...

COVID-19 Series: #2

COVID-19 Series: #2

Author: Girish Gupta There are days I just lay on my bed and listen to the same songs on repeat. Days when I fall on the carpet in my room and cry and scream as if there’s no soul who could hear me ever. Days when my muffled crying is too much, as if every brick in...