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For & Against: Friends

FOR: FRIENDS Words by Caleb Triscari The fact that I have to argue a pro-friends stance is absurd, but I’ll play along. As someone with the “emotional range of a teaspoon” (Rowling, 2003), friends play an important role as the decoders of my many uninterpretable attitudes. I get the warm and fuzzies when a pal […]

5 May 2017
For & Against: The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs

FOR by Jasper MacCuspie The dinosaurs sucked. I’m sorry, I know it’s not a particularly popular thought, but it’s true. They weren’t the cool, scaly lizards of Jurassic Park; no, they were covered in feathers, none of them spat acid, and perhaps for the better, none of them could speak in weird dream sequences. Apparently […]

20 February 2017
For & Against: Goodbyes

This edition’s for & against is on goodbyes.

4 October 2016
For & Against: Student Elections

Every year for a few weeks in the middle of Semester Two, the campus becomes a battleground.

29 August 2016
For & Against: The Olympics

Citius, Altius, Fortius?

8 August 2016
For & Against: Winter

Winter is here.

19 July 2016
For & Against: Pineapple on Pizza

Pineapple on pizza?

16 May 2016

This edition’s battle is all about avocado. Who will come out on top?

21 March 2016
For and Against: Kanye West

Kan-yay or Kan-nay? Tyson Holloway-Clarke and Rose Doole take on the ultimate debate: Is Kanye West a genius or a douchebag?

25 February 2016
For and Against / An Australian Republic

For: What do you want your country to value? This is the central question of the debate of Australia’s constitutional future: the debate between remaining a monarchy and becoming a republic. Should we value tradition, with the stability it offers, and accept the hierarchy, religiosity and the stagnation of our national culture that come with […]

10 August 2015
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