“Shame on you, Duncan!”: Students and staff rally against casualisation at Melbourne University

University of Melbourne staff and students rallied outside Vice-Chancellor Duncan Maskell’s Parkville mansion yesterday in opposition to the University’s growing casualisation of teaching staff.

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?



I Think the Stars are Screaming

<p>I think the stars are screaming honey.</p>

I think the stars are screaming
honey. They’re melting
into lemon drops you
dissolve on the edge of
your tongue.

I want more than that.
Can’t we string them in a row
down caverns? (Let us glow.)
You do not see me,
as more than somewhere
to hang your keys when you
hold her hand and whisper
little loves.

I could tear each fingernail
from their home,
(carry these hands with you)
so that you know how my
words feel when I scream them,

I am not much more,
than a freckle on your thumb
(play with me, and press me right).
But if there’s nothing in the sky,
were our atoms meant to join?

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