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...

o-week x depop

o-week x depop

SSU O-Week: Secrets to Success on Depop Thank you to the Depop team who put together this video just for our Swinburne Digital O-Week! We know some of you weren't able to attend our live viewing session, so we're making it available here. Watch the video below and...

COVID-19 Series: #1

COVID-19 Series: #1

Author: Millie Spencer In the first week of semester 1, my Global Media Industries lecturer began his lecture by telling us that 70% of people meet their life partner at university…so if we didn’t want to die alone, we should turn up to class. Looking around the room...

interview with o-week folk-pop performers parkville

interview with o-week folk-pop performers parkville

Author: Tina Tsironis Swinburne students won’t be enjoying a regular O-Week anytime soon - that much is clear. But thanks to the beauty of Zoom and social media, events we would normally attend face-to-face will next week be streamed directly to our living rooms. One...