For & Against

Muggles Playing Quidditch

Muggles playing Quidditch. Passion or appropriation?

25 April 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
For and Against / Masturbation

For: Kitty Chrystal In this article, and just generally in life, I’m of the pro-mazz stance. I consider it a healthy aspect of my sexual practice, something that has helped shape my understanding of my own sexuality; something I do alone and sometimes something I do with a partner. It makes me feel good and […]

19 May 2015
for and against / Beyoncé

Queen Bey. Yay or nay? You decide. Laura Foo and Harvey Duckett battle it off.

3 March 2015
for and against / dogs

Yay or nay for dogs? You decide. Jakob von der Lippe and Gareth Cox-Martin battle it off in a for and against.

27 February 2015
For & Against: The University of Melbourne

University of Melbourne or University of Smellbourne? FOR Words by Jenny van Veldhuisen Ah, Melbourne Uni, the innumerable things I could write about you. The usual clichés are to be expected in my argument: your consistently high world university rankings; your prestige and history that saturates the beautiful old-timey buildings; your notable alumni; and your […]

23 October 2014
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