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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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Column: M. Night Shyamalan and the Ableist Myth

Director M. Night Shyamalan has become something of a joke among film fans. Following the smash success of The Sixth SenRead Article

Mon 11 Jul 2022
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Column: The Tiny Blue Car

Round white headlights. An even rounder exterior. Metallic blue doors and black rubber tires. Scratched but intact side Read Article

Mon 11 Jul 2022
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The Ironies of the ‘Public House’

My interest in the contemporary Melbournian pub began with an expensive Northcote parmigiana.  As I tapped my card toRead Article

Wed 06 Jul 2022
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The LinkedIn Industrial Complex

I have attempted to make a LinkedIn profile twice in my life.Read Article

Wed 18 May 2022
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The Cost of Space Travel

I am named after the first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova. This is usually my go-to “fun fact about myself” I haveRead Article

Wed 18 May 2022
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The Comforts and Criticisms of Cottagecore

What comes to mind when you read the word “Cottagecore”? Is it images of flowing streams, thatched roofs and knitted carRead Article

Wed 04 May 2022
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Gender Hiring Quotas in Australia’s Workforce

The pay gap between men and women in Australia’s workforce averages 14.2 per cent, according to the 2021 Census. This fiRead Article

Wed 04 May 2022
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No One is Above the Law

Novak Djokovic. World No. 1 tennis player. His whole saga about trying to enter Australia without being vaccinated made Read Article

Wed 04 May 2022
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Staff Writer Film Recommendations: The Criminally Underrated Films You Would Die For

We all have those films that we watch and think, ‘why doesn’t everyone watch this movie all the time?!’ Perhaps it’s falRead Article

Wed 04 May 2022
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The Myth of Cisyphus

They keep words from children, so I had no name for what I was until puberty had finished with me. This language is narrRead Article

Wed 04 May 2022
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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 sRead Article

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Gender and Self-Expression in the Time of the Plague

An underreported side effect of the pandemic has been the effect of widespread insecurity on people’s sense of self. In Read Article

Thu 28 Apr 2022
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Hot Cocoa and Hot Cannibals: Snuggling Up with the Slasher

“That’s sweet,” a friend of mine said when I told her. “It is,” I replied. “It’s the kind of sweetness you sometimes Read Article

Thu 28 Apr 2022
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Getting Versed in the Metaverse

In an hour-long video released in October 2021, Mark Zuckerberg expounded about what the rebrand of Facebook Inc. envisiRead Article

Thu 07 Apr 2022
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The Dark Side of New Religious Movements

Jane, whose name has been changed to maintain her anonymity, was raised in the spiritual tradition of Falun Gong. It is Read Article

Thu 07 Apr 2022
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The Feminist Wave Construct

Where do we learn to be feminists? How do we learn to be feminists? For many of us, it’s not as simple as picking up a bRead Article

Fri 01 Apr 2022
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Crypto-masculinities

I encounter the bitcoin boy far later than most others. His devotion to the world of bitcoin makes him easy to poke fun Read Article

Fri 01 Apr 2022
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Will The DJ Be Automated?

The late music industry lecturer Ed Montano wrote in 2010 that “the DJ will always have a role in club culture”. More thRead Article

Sun 20 Mar 2022
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A Viet-Aus. Experience: Why The @#$! Was My Grandmother Talking About Donald Trump?

I know, I know. We’re literally a whole year and an ocean away from the Trump administration. Really, this is something Read Article

Sun 20 Mar 2022
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Never See Your Favourite Artists Live

Never See Your Favourite Artists Live: A Concert Review of Lisa Mitchell’s ‘Zombie’ Single Launch at the Corner Hotel Read Article

Sat 19 Mar 2022
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In the Deep End: Public Swimming Pools in Colonial Australia

Australia is a hot place. Semi-tropical New South Wales is especially so. In 1965, very few people could afford to buildRead Article

Sat 19 Mar 2022
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EDITION FOUR 2022 AVAILABLE NOW!

Saddle up! Farrago’s brand spanking new edition is here! It’s jam-packed with art, photography, news, non-fiction and creatice writing; and it calls on you to “be the cowboy.” “But what does that mean?” you ask. Well, let the wise words of Mitski guide you… ”What would a swaggering cowboy riding into town do in this situation?”

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