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...

burning home

burning home

Author: Girish Gupta  Featured image by Jen Theodore, courtesy of Unsplash CW: this poem includes references to self-harm and suicide.  I see these walls burn, as the heat scorches through my skin and I wonder to myself, is this the hottest it could have been?  ...

textile recycling from your front door

textile recycling from your front door

Author: Millie Spencer Photo supplied.  Australian charities spend $13 million on waste management each year, sending 60,000 tonnes of unusable or unrecyclable donations to landfill, according to the National Association of Charitable Recycling Organisations. To...

stains

stains

 Author: Andrew Dopper Featured image by anja, courtesy of Unsplash.            The first of them arrived in 1963, soon after I came to be. They were so proud. They were a young couple who drove me from Sydney to Melbourne. He worked as a butcher and she had just...

the rant: edition 2

the rant: edition 2

Author: Grace Ashford Artwork: Rachel Lloyd-Owens Having spent more time than ever before in the comfort of our own homes (who knows what day it is anymore?), it’s safe to say that things are starting to get grizzly - if they haven’t already.  Maybe it’s the fact...