For & Against

For & Against: Sci-Fi

FOR BY JEFFREY PULLIN Science fiction opens a portal through which we can glimpse the previously unimaginable. It shows us both fantastical worlds, and futures that we can strive towards. Without science fiction humanity would be cut off from the boundless possibilities of both the future, and the here and now. Science fiction has the […]

7 June 2017
For & Against: Vodka Cruisers

FOR BY Ashleigh Barraclough If euphoria were a beverage, it would undoubtedly be the Vodka Cruiser. The luscious, fruity notes of everyone’s favourite drink literally taste like that time in Year 11 when you got absolutely plastered in some guy’s yard while his parents were sleeping inside. So if you’re feeling fed up with the […]

11 May 2017
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
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