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Why the Left Sucks: An Inquiry into Campus’s Most Hated Political Group

It is no exaggeration to say that The University of Melbourne is one of the largest breeding grounds for leftist thought in the country. For those of us who have been on campus–walked past the columns

Hey hey hey, it’s time to recap the Kooyong Leaders Debate piece

Poor Selina, she had to watch the whole debate.

The Aesthetics of Poverty – Why students at UniMelb are so keen to appear poor.

The discourse accusing this so-called ‘student aesthetic’ of fetishising poorness has surfaced within the past year on social media (especially TikTok) and in conversations between students on and off

Satire: Farrago Shuts Down; Honi Soit Now Australia's Oldest Student Publication

As of today, Farrago Magazine, Australia’s oldest student publication, will cease operations under the current four editors.

VCA Students Demand UniMelb to Commit to “Zero Tolerance” Policy

Students at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) are calling on the University of Melbourne to “commit to stronger policies and actions when it comes to sexual assault”, after the University ignore

 
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Labor’s latest climate bomb shows we need to fight for climate justice

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“We won’t go back”: Thousands in Melbourne Protest in solidarity against overturned Roe v Wade

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Joss Whedon: Fuck you

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How Micro-Trends Are Ruining Our Consumption Habits

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The War on Misinformation: TikTok Edition

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How Australia’s Welfare State Fails Students

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Bon Appétit and Me: A Breakup Story

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Capitalism and the Crisis

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An Obituary To My White Canvas Sneakers

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Baby Botox, Social Media and Our Fear of Ageing

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Under the Apple and the Pear: Of Edwardian Arts and Kusama Yayoi

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Dear Diary: The PM's Retrospective Journal

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A WIP Around the Workshop: Modern Mythology—Creating Our Own Lore

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A WIP Around the Workshop: Modern Mythology—Creating Our Own Lore

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A Name for a Monster

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Jan 27 (Hardly Working)

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Dear Diary: The PM's Retrospective Journal

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Satire-in-Brief: Edition One 2022

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Films for the Directionless Twenty-Something Year-Old

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Review: Six the Musical; Production, Creative Direction & Legacy

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Staff Writer Film Recommendations: The Criminally Underrated Films You Would Die For

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Review: Operation Mincemeat (2020)

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Review: Dice Paper Role 'Myths & Legends', MICF 2022

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Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Five 2022

2022 EDITION FIVE 'VOULEZ-VOUS' AVAILABLE NOW!

Edition 5 is all dolled up, adorned with student art, pretty words and scandelous hot-takes. Read it now!

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