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State Electorate Profile: Brunswick

Abbey Saxon gives you the political rundown on Melbourne's most (in)famous inner-northern suburb.

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

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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Who's who in the stupol zoo? NatCon '22: Explained

For the next four days, Josh Davis and Joel Duggan will be bringing you all the shouting, scabbing, and paper-scoffing fRead Article

Mon 12 Dec 2022
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Cults on Campus: How They’re Targeting Students

Running into cults isn’t uncommon in Melbourne.Read Article

Tue 29 Nov 2022
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Farrago State Election Policy Comparisons #5: Arts and Events

What do the parties and candidates say about arts and events in Victoria?Read Article

Sat 26 Nov 2022
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Farrago State Election Policy Comparisons #4: Policing and Legal Reform

What do the parties and candidates say about policing and legal reform in Victoria?Read Article

Sat 26 Nov 2022
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Farrago State Election Policy Comparisons #3: Housing

What do the parties and candidates say about housing in Victoria?Read Article

Sat 26 Nov 2022
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State Electorate Profile: Melton

Dominique Jones gives you the rundown on one of the most interesting contests in this election.Read Article

Fri 25 Nov 2022
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A Very Condensed Impression of the Victorian Minor Parties: #1

Herein lies a list of the parties you might not have heard of running for seats in the Victorian State Election.Read Article

Tue 22 Nov 2022
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Farrago State Election Policy Comparisons #2: Energy

What do the parties and candidates say about energy in Victoria?Read Article

Tue 22 Nov 2022
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Farrago State Election Policy Comparisons #1: Health

What do the parties and candidates say about healthcare in Victoria? Farrago's resident policy wonk Benjamin Cronshaw reRead Article

Mon 21 Nov 2022
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Group Ticket Voting in the Victorian State Election – Whose Preference is it?

Above-the-line voting? Below-the-line voting? Group voting tickets? Preference-whispering? Abbey Saxon breaks it down.Read Article

Sun 20 Nov 2022
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State Electorate Profile: Brunswick

Abbey Saxon gives you the political rundown on Melbourne's most (in)famous inner-northern suburb.Read Article

Fri 18 Nov 2022
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Wow, it’s the Victorian State Election! Wait, what are we voting for again?

Two elections? In one year? Thalia Blackney is here to let you know what you're voting for on the 26th, and how the VictRead Article

Fri 18 Nov 2022
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University of Melbourne Farmers’ Market Closes for Rest of 2022

University of Melbourne students are devastated by the cancellation of their beloved Wednesday Farmers’ Market.Read Article

Tue 11 Oct 2022
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"VCA & MCM pay your staff": Chalk Protests Splashed at Open House Tour

Chalk protests reading “VCA & MCM pay your staff” were splashed with water during an Open House Melbourne tour.Read Article

Sun 09 Oct 2022
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UMSU’s SSAF Funding up in the Air as University Imposes Hefty Rental Charges

The University of Melbourne Student Union will be required to pay the University almost $400,000 in property outgoings.Read Article

Sun 09 Oct 2022
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Presidential Candidate Profile: Hibatallah (Hiba) Adam

Meet Hibatallah (Hiba) Adam (she/they), a second-year Juris Doctor student, and the UMSU presidential candidate for ‘ComRead Article

Fri 09 Sep 2022
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The Motivation Behind World Leaders’ Public Congratulations for Prime Minister Albanese

As the news of Prime Minster Albanese’s election spread across the world Saturday night, the customary congratulations fRead Article

Tue 30 Aug 2022
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Students' Council Round Up: 10(22) + 11(22)

While everyone was in Europe, I was in council.Read Article

Wed 03 Aug 2022
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Labor’s latest climate bomb shows we need to fight for climate justice

The media have adopted a wait-and-see approach towards the new Labor government, particularly concerning the climate.Read Article

Wed 20 Jul 2022
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“We won’t go back”: Thousands in Melbourne Protest in solidarity against overturned Roe v Wade

Thousands of people took to the streets of Melbourne’s CBD on Saturday, protesting in solidarity against the overturningRead Article

Mon 04 Jul 2022
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Australian Election Breakdown #2: By the Issues

Ben's back: electric boogaloo.Read Article

Sat 02 Jul 2022
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EDITION SIX 'RETROFUTURISM' AVAILABLE NOW!

Our last print edition of 2022 is here! This wild, visionary edition is filled with burning nostalgia, glittering hope, and tantalising visions of the future, past, and present.

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