University of Melbourne Students Go To The Games

The University of Melbourne is well known for its academic credentials, but fewer people are aware of the athletic prowess it boasts. Earlier this year, University of Melbourne students and alumni won one gold, two silver and one bronze at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

14 August 2018
The End Of History?

History is more than just the study of great men, great ideas and great events. Race, gender and class are not reductive categories in the study of history, and many of those crucial events they laud the study of cannot be properly understood without these lenses.

14 August 2018
Candidates for UMSU Elections Announced

The presidential candidates from major factions, More! and Stand Up!, are Callum Simpson and Molly Willmott, respectively.

11 August 2018
The Students Have Their Say: Results of the Safety on Campus Survey

Content warning: sexual violence, racist attacks, murder

10 August 2018
Fodder Feature: Radio Fodder Station Managers

When I first applied to host a show on Radio Fodder in 2016, the station had only been around for a year or so. At this stage, it was run by the media officers with the help of some dedicated volunteers. Being split between a bunch of different obligations, the Farrago editors didn’t always have the time to help us out. Realising this, this year’s editors created positions for two station managers to help nurture Radio Fodder and its roster of talent.

9 August 2018
Fodder Feature: A Few of My Favourite Things

I first met Jen Balcomb doing German in first year. German 5 was a bit of a train wreck, but what I loved most about the class was that I made so many friends out of it. We were all like newly born deer stumbling around UniMelb, struggling to find our feet after we bust out from the placenta that is high school. Our cohort quickly bonded over not knowing what the hell was going on. There’s something about late classes, old German literature and a very scary tutor that really fosters new friendships.

8 August 2018
Campus News Briefing: 1 August, Boycotts, Creswick

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7 August 2018
Finding Love on Campus

Alex Epstein can’t find love—so he decided to find out, with scientific rigour, the best spots on campus to fall in love with a stranger.

7 August 2018
Rally Against Sexual Violence In Pictures

On 1 August, students rallied at the University of Melbourne against sexual violence for the first anniversary of the nation-wide survey into sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian Universities.

2 August 2018
Motion of No Confidence In NUS LGBTI Officer Passes At National Queer Conference

There is pressure on Jasmine Duff, one of the two queer/LGBTI officers at the National Union of Students (NUS), to resign, after a motion of no confidence in her was passed at the Queer Collaborations conference last month.

27 July 2018
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