Students and staff say no to the Robert Menzies Institute

Students gathered on South Lawn yesterday to protest the opening gala of the Liberal-backed think-tank Robert Menzies Institute (RMI).

An open letter to all student politicians

As sleek Facebook frames are slowly being removed from the profile pictures of university students in their early twenties, and social media feeds are returning to normal from constant ‘vote for me’ c

"Please don’t ask if we’ve tried yoga”: Students fighting for disability support

Despite the University’s push to make learning accessible, through programs such as SEDS and Access Melbourne, there have yet to be endorsements from students that these programs are appropriate. Inst

Cinemas Buckle Under the Weight of the Netflix Empire

Will Hollywood blockbuster-type films continue to use Netflix as their outlet, or will they return to their rightful spot on the big screen?

Stop the Liberals, Join the Campaign against the Robert Menzies Institute!

The federal government, led by the Liberal Party, is bludgeoning universities. Since the onset of the pandemic, they have excluded thousands of university workers from JobKeeper, ramped up fees for se



Sweat Stains

<p>A short story by Sarah Peters on the similarities between a person and a sweat shirt.</p>

You ask me,

“Where have you lived?”

As you draw circles

on my stomach

trying to make me whole.


I tell you,

“In the sweat stains

of every shirt I own.”

You look at me

like I’m trying to be poetic.


You can see

the worst and best days

depending on the patch,

tinged slightly brown,

on each of my blue shirts.

No matter how hard

I try and scrub my anxieties

from the places, they seep


I say nothing at all.


Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Three 2021


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