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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

Divestment for Dummies: An UMSU Enviro Guide

Care about the environment but don't know what to do? Don't worry, 2022 UMSU Environment OBs Chelsea Daniel and Zach Matthews are coming to the rescue.

 

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Tinfoil Torso

my tinfoil torso will crumple, my paddle pop ribs, snapping, will pierce my limping heart then, if not dead, crippled, I will let out one last fluttery sigh from my cardiac-cavitied chest

I think there will just be a point where something inside
me will slip and everything that I worried about will
come true and, like a discarded sandwich wrapper, my
tinfoil torso will crumple, my paddle pop ribs, snapping,
will pierce my limping heart then, if not dead, crippled, I
will let out one last fluttery sigh from my cardiac-
cavitied chest that as the air escapes sounds not unlike
a deflating balloon and which, floating in the thin night,
the neighbours might have heard, if only rather than
after, it had happened just a tiny little moment before
the collapse, and if I wasn’t already fainting at the sight
of my blood on the wind I might quite like to have two
seconds of peace to be disappointed by everything I
missed out on but I don’t, so lying there, alone,
just like that
I’m gone

 
Farrago's magazine cover - Edition Three 2021

EDITION THREE 2022 AVAILABLE NOW!

‘After Hours’ will transport you to a land of dizzy dreams and astonishing nightmares... A land where the rules that structure our days are turned on their heads; where stressed students let loose and follow the pull of the moon.

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