Words by Kleoniki Cruse Art by Ty Foley
At the end of last semester, I wrote a research essay about how free speech in Western democracies is not a concept available to minorities and yet is allowed to be exercised freely by majorities.
Words by Hannah Schauder Art by Carla J. Romana
When we talk about the assignments we have to do and the uni parties coming up, we tend to hear from fully grown adults that these are the best years of your life. Statements like these can’t help but plant a fear of growing old, a fear that is becoming a lot more common in our generation.
Words by Thiamando Pavlidis Art by Qianjia Lin
For a country that was once a big hot jail for people who stole bread, Australia sure has some crazy stories. Because of our questionable past, some of our history sounds made up. Sometimes it’s even impossible to distinguish between fact and fiction. See if you can figure out what’s true and what’s false!
Words by Lara Shearer Art by Jessie Liu
Here we are: the future. An era where our houses tell us the weather and turn our lights off, cash seems like an antique and we know what our favourite celebrity had for breakfast. At this rate, the world will be ruled by robots and Mark Zuckerberg by 2030.
Words by Maggie Zhou Photography by Navarre Fenwick
The 140-year-old landmark nestled in Melbourne’s heart is the largest open-air market in the Southern hemisphere. Taking up two city blocks, the Queen Victoria Market is not only Heritage-listed, but the instantly recognisable sheds are quintessentially Melbourne.
Written by Paige Athanasopoulos Art by Angharad Neal-Williams
When I was young, I thought that when I got married I’d obviously change my last name. My own surname is 14 letters long and despite it being phonetic, nobody can pronounce it, let alone spell it. I don’t even think I knew how to spell my own surname until I was in school, so I thought I would change my name to my husband’s, even if it was as conventional as Smith.