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Mixtape 008 – Goodbye!

Mixtape 008 – Goodbye!

The final mixtape of 2013

Letter to the Editors: First world problems

Letter to the Editors: First world problems

Last week we published a story on the controversial Corporations Law exam. Now the Dean responds.

Gender Police

Gender Police

Steph Abi-Hanna, Genie Kim and Eleanor Barz were witness to transphobia in women’s bathrooms on campus, and explain why it’s unacceptable.

“Stuff happens”: bomb scare (or not) during Law exam

“Stuff happens”: bomb scare (or not) during Law exam

Andrew Bell reports on the most exciting thing to happen in Corporations Law this year

Caption contest – UNI SHMOONEY

Caption contest – UNI SHMOONEY

A mixtape to celebrate the end of summer. To win a double pass to the Uni Shmooney gig at FBi Social, just send us your wittiest caption idea for the photo above to editors@localhost/honiold.

University redacts majority of information revealed through freedom of information requests

University redacts majority of information revealed through freedom of information requests

Alexi Polden exercised his civic duty and filed a GIPA request relating to the USU’s attempts to remove its VP Tom Raue

Review: Iron(ic) Lady at the Red Rattler

Review: Iron(ic) Lady at the Red Rattler

Shannen Potter enjoyed herself … unironically

UniGate – An Exams Special: SRC Exec, SRC Reps-elect, SRC inquorate, USU shuts down competition, and Peter Fitzsimons copies and pastes

UniGate – An Exams Special: SRC Exec, SRC Reps-elect, SRC inquorate, USU shuts down competition, and Peter Fitzsimons copies and pastes

Senate elections, USU shuts down competition, SRC Exec’s dwindling meetings, SRC representatives-elect

Editorial: SUPRA’s silence

Editorial: SUPRA’s silence

SUPRA’s refusal to explain why its President resigned is troubling.

Vinagret

Vinagret

A Masters of Teaching student’s ode to his Department.

Girl takes hours ordering coffee, everyone cool with it

Girl takes hours ordering coffee, everyone cool with it

The Soin has confirmed that Kaitlin Barr’s lengthy six hundred and forty minutes and twenty-seven seconds coffee order at Taste Baguette was met with patience and tranquility from the sixteen people in line behind her. Barr ordered a “latte … umm … no, maybe a cappuccino … long black – what is that even? People […]

The protest perspective Andrew Bolt was lacking

The protest perspective Andrew Bolt was lacking

The mainstream media failed to adequately portray last week’s student protest. Lot’s Wife editor Matthew Campbell reports for Honi.

Review: USU Public Execution

Review: USU Public Execution

The USU once again proves it is the go-to destination for music, drinks, and public executions.

Bitches Brood

Bitches Brood

United States President, opera composer and rapper Kanye West is a father again! After using the latest development in geriatric fertilisation, his girlfriend Kris Jenner gave birth to bubba Nor Nor on the floor of the United States Capitol’s Rotunda, which our readers will recall President West converted into his private quarters in his first […]

Horrorscopes

Horrorscopes

FIND OUT WHAT YOUR DAY WILL BE LIKE!!!!

Blood on his hands

Blood on his hands

Man kills mosquito with blood in it

R.I.P. The Soin 2013-2013: FUCK YOU AND GOODBYE

R.I.P. The Soin 2013-2013: FUCK YOU AND GOODBYE

Newspaper folds after uncharacteristic status reveals Facebook hacking

Letters from the archives

Letters from the archives

Dear Honi, As you can see from the page hits, last week I only read your articles on porn and naked people and drugs. Please stop publishing such smut. Ashamed and aroused, Tabitha Hollinghorn Science II — Dear Honi, I was disappointed by your biased coverage of the recent incident where police broke the leg […]

There’s nothing impressive about a political hack

There’s nothing impressive about a political hack

Henry Innis is a political hack at Sydney University. He completely accepts how much of a fucking hypocrite he is right now.

True crime of the Deep South: John Safran’s new book ‘Murder in Mississippi’

True crime of the Deep South: John Safran’s new book ‘Murder in Mississippi’

Katie Hryce interviewed John Safran on the South, writing, and his first book.

Mature age rep revived as cyborg

Mature age rep revived as cyborg

Reports Honi Soit’s resident big mouth Hoe Jildebrand

SULS floats shares; takes over planet Earth

SULS floats shares; takes over planet Earth

Reports Honi Soit’s resident big mouth Hoe Jildebrand

Multiculturalism a success now that everyone is racist

Multiculturalism a success now that everyone is racist

Honi Soit is proud to report that multiculturalism has been declared an undeniable national success in the wake of consecutive waves of immigrants self-identifying as “racist”. The United Nations issued a statement today congratulating the Australian government for its efforts in effectively eradicating systemic racial prejudice. In fact, the recent federal election saw poster boy […]

StarGate: O-Week 2044

StarGate: O-Week 2044

All the goss from here, to the centre of the earth, where there is no light

A history of Honi in the 21st century

A history of Honi in the 21st century

Check out what happened in the last 44 years of Honi!

Fish People Invade!

Fish People Invade!

“Be with the people you love,” says U.N.

London’s Uploading

London’s Uploading

Andrej Trbojevic reflects on the rise of the digital essay, alongside Michael Stone’s haunting photographs of Sydney.

Arts faculty approves 30-year-old honours application

Arts faculty approves 30-year-old honours application

Nicholas Upington reports on the efficiency of one of the largest faculties on campus

SRC Reports 2044

SRC Reports 2044

If our wriiting doesn’t convince you that education is underfunded, nothing will!

GLAMOUR + DECAY = BAZ

GLAMOUR + DECAY = BAZ

Ingrid Umbria thinks ‘Decay’ is de gray-test

2044 USYD campus map

Fast and Furious 42: Going Places

Fast and Furious 42: Going Places

Rafael Lee likes it quick and dirty

Rockin’ Dubstep Fusion Platinum Deluxe Greatest Hits or 500 Licks by The Rolling Stones (Universal Music)

Rockin’ Dubstep Fusion Platinum Deluxe Greatest Hits or 500 Licks by The Rolling Stones (Universal Music)

Michelle Pedro knows the old saying “rolling stones gather no moths”

Doctored receipts led to spending cap breach in SULS election

Doctored receipts led to spending cap breach in SULS election

Honi Soit reports on the reasons for Fetch for SULS’ spending cap breach.

Podcast 003: Soin radio 29th October

Listen to our SURG FM show all over again!

Is the golden age of cinema over?

Is the golden age of cinema over?

Sophie Gallagher looks at the death of cinema and the dominance of downloads

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band: Gordi

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band: Gordi

We spoke to Gordi, a 20-year-old singer songwriter studying Medicine full-time at Sydney University

United States Studies Centre academics respond to Tim Anderson

United States Studies Centre academics respond to Tim Anderson

USYD academics argue that the US Studies Centre encourages debate rather than indoctrination

Dramatic end to SULS election as ticket disqualified for spending cap breach

Dramatic end to SULS election as ticket disqualified for spending cap breach

Cameron Caccamo reports on the surprising developments in the SULS election

Cheap stuff for students! (Also theatre and culture)

Cheap stuff for students! (Also theatre and culture)

Katie Hryce lets you know about student theatre deals

Strictly no adults allowed

Strictly no adults allowed

Peter Walsh wonders what a pedophile looks like in pop culture

Ashes to ashes: aftermath of a bushfire

Ashes to ashes: aftermath of a bushfire

Drew Rooke reports from the frontline in the Blue Mountains

Breaking the cycle of victim blaming

Breaking the cycle of victim blaming

Anonymous tells a private tale of suffering at the hands of a culture that turns a blind eye

Unigate Presents…The 2013 Awards for Sydney University Excellence

Unigate Presents…The 2013 Awards for Sydney University Excellence

Honi Soit awards the best and worst of 2013 – something for the whole family!

UniGate Week 12

UniGate Week 12

All the rumours, hearsay, and downright slander from the world of student
politics and culture

Playing with the boys

Playing with the boys

Matilda Surtees objects to sexism in electronic music

Damascus is burning

Damascus is burning

Alex Downie investigates the impact of the Syria conflict – there and in Australia

Letters: Week Twelve

Letters: Week Twelve

  Correction Last week, we wrote that the USU had passed on “the personal details of members to the USUAF”. We have been informed that this is not true, rather, the USUAF sent the USU the email, which was then distributed on their behalf through the member mail. Honi Soit sincerely apologises for the mistake. […]

Korma Police Victim’s Report: Victim cooks with father

Korma Police Victim’s Report: Victim cooks with father

  STATEMENT: The other day I was in my kitchen helping myself to a glass of water when my dad, who was cooking dinner said, “Excuse me, Isobel, how many potatoes do we have?” Usually he would look himself, but recently his retina detached so currently he can only see out of one eye. I […]

Top 5 Walking Dead characters who need to die

Top 5 Walking Dead characters who need to die

Shannen Potter gives you her hit list

The fun police

The fun police

Daniel Swain asks whether order is being maintained, or defined

Faces behind the rhetoric

Faces behind the rhetoric

Astha Rajvanshi had a poignant meeting with two refugees

Kip off the old block

Kip off the old block

Sean O’Grady profiles USYD alumnus and dramaturge Kip Williams

The kindness of strangers

The kindness of strangers

Those two litttle words (or one if you spell it ‘thankyou’) aren’t that hard to say, writes Patrick Horton.

Letters to the Editors – Week 11

Letters to the Editors – Week 11

In defence of SULS Dear Honi, I write in response to last week’s article on SULS’ tax debt to clarify SULS’ position on some of the issues raised. SULS receives annual sponsorship from corporate law firms as its main source of income. We receive around $160 000 each year, rather than the $350 000 claimed […]

Untying the strings: Lucy Watson and Bryant Apolonio

Untying the strings: Lucy Watson and Bryant Apolonio

Bryant Apolonio and Lucy Watson ride a rollercoaster

Reporter Awards!

Reporter Awards!

Honi Soit celebrates the published works that defined the paper this year, and the reporters who made them possible

The first meet

The first meet

Anonymous met a lot of creepy people. And then joined them.

News in Revue: Faceless Bill’s Face

A review of this week’s news, in the form of a revue

Forget Froyo, gelato has the Klout

Forget Froyo, gelato has the Klout

Matilda Surtees has the scoop on Gelato Messina

NETIQUETTE: Love 2.0

NETIQUETTE: Love 2.0

When it comes to relationships on Facebook, it’s not all that complicated, writes Thomas Murphy.

US Government shutdown continues to fuck everything

US Government shutdown continues to fuck everything

Tensions have risen dramatically after the recent U.S. Federal Government shutdown that has left thousands of government workers furloughed and many public services unfunded.

UniGate Week 11 – USU and courts, student athletes gone wild, glitter banned from Glitter Gala, Senate election, USU spam

UniGate Week 11 – USU and courts, student athletes gone wild, glitter banned from Glitter Gala, Senate election, USU spam

Sue me? Sue the USU! Raue v Morris wasn’t the only court proceeding concerning the USU last Thursday. A keen-eyed Twitter follower (@Apolden) noticed that at the same time Justice Button heard Raue’s application for an injunction, Acting Justice Windeyer of the Equity Division of the Supreme Court was hearing Shakespearean Mark Anthony Productions (NSW) […]

Look after yourself: World Mental Health Day

Look after yourself: World Mental Health Day

Matthew Watson highlights the importance of looking after your mental health

Elderly Caucasian males march in annual Old White Men Walk

Elderly Caucasian males march in annual Old White Men Walk

On Saturday morning hundreds of old white men in Christmas sweaters and high-waisted trousers took to the streets of Sydney’s CBD to protest in the annual Old White Men Walk. The event, in its third year, was originally sparked by comments from a Vancouver police officer who suggested that old white men try to disguise […]

UniGate Week 10 – Post-election wrap up

UniGate Week 10 – Post-election wrap up

The enemy of my enemy is my friend… but also still my enemy For the first time since Belinda Neal’s presidency in 1984, the University of Sydney SRC will be led by a Unity (Labor Right) President. Jennifer Light was 244 votes clear of the Grassroots candidate Amelie Vanderstock after preferences were distributed from the […]

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band: Okin Osan

These chicks don’t even know the name of my band: Okin Osan

Meet the band that took out third place in this year’s band comp

Diana the hunter: a tale of vigilante justice

Matilda Surtees follows a narrative of vengeance on the mean streets of Mexico

Letters to the Editors – Week 10

Letters to the Editors – Week 10

What is the USU? The situation surrounding Tom Raue poses an interesting question for [USU] Board Directors: who do you represent? Funnily enough, the answer is not students, but the Union itself. Union Board Directors, upon being elected face a dual mandate; they have to represent the students who elected them, whilst concurrently running the […]

A statement from the 2013 Editors of Honi Soit on the USU Board’s plan to expel Tom Raue

A few weeks ago, we published an article about collaboration between police and the University at this year’s strikes. That article included a sentence from a confidential USU report. The sentence was something a USU staff member recalled a police officer saying. It was leaked to us by Tom Raue, the USU’s Vice President. As […]

All the world’s a stage: The Fifth Estate

All the world’s a stage: The Fifth Estate

Bernadette Anvia scrutinises the ethics behind releasing a Hollywood biopic about a wanted man.

Mixtape 007 – Best post-haircut songs

Mixtape 007 – Best post-haircut songs

Haircuts make you a better person.

Top Five worst bus experiences, by route

Top Five worst bus experiences, by route

Max Schintler’s list

History will be kind to Julia and cruel to Kevin

History will be kind to Julia and cruel to Kevin

Zachary Thompson reflects on the former Labor leaders after Gillard’s interview with Anne Summers on Monday night

Kids that don’t hate homework: SPARK refugee tutoring program

Kids that don’t hate homework: SPARK refugee tutoring program

Andrew Bell speaks to Aishu Balaji about a program that’s helping refugee children enjoy life and school in Australia

The absurdity of federal politics: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

The absurdity of federal politics: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead

Katie Hryce hopes our federal politicians don’t meet the same fate as Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

MADSOC’s latest performance was MAGNETIC

MADSOC’s latest performance was MAGNETIC

Justin Pen reviews the latest offering from the Movement and Dance Society

UniGate Week 9 – Silence about SUPRA Pres, SRC sucks, Cumbo to relocate, SULS tickets

UniGate Week 9 – Silence about SUPRA Pres, SRC sucks, Cumbo to relocate, SULS tickets

SUPRA no longer so super No explanation has been given as to why Angelus Morningstar stepped down as SUPRA President several months on. Given that SUPRA is funded by SSAF money, a level of transparency is to be expected from the organisation. The meeting where Morningstar’s resignation was discussed was held in camera, meaning that […]

Nullifying terra nullius

Nullifying terra nullius

Forget what you know about terra nullius

Zoe’s law: a woman’s choice

Zoe’s law: a woman’s choice

A group of NSW parliamentarians are fighting a bill they believe will erode a woman’s right to choose, writes Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Science Revue: How We Built a Time Machine and Ruined Everything (Nina Hallas)

“Quite a feat, considering I went in buzzing with synthetic spirits of a different kind.”

Medicine Revue: Med Men (Patrick Morrow)

Medicine Revue: Med Men (Patrick Morrow)

Patrick Morrow follows up his 2012 review of Med Revue with his 2013 review of Med Revue

The lesser of two evils

Are Labor and the Liberals distinguishable on Indigenous policy? Kyol Blakeney investigates

Obama inspires millions with indecisiveness

Obama inspires millions with indecisiveness

President Obama inspired millions this week on the eve of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s march on Washington, delivering a historic and momentous speech to the thousands who had gathered at the Lincoln Memorial. Amidst increasingly bloody turmoil abroad, and a continuing slow economic recovery domestically, the President took the opportunity to thank […]

UniGate Week 6 – Class action filed against Lynch, PolSoc stacked, USU hosts cultural sensitivity forum

UniGate Week 6 – Class action filed against Lynch, PolSoc stacked, USU hosts cultural sensitivity forum

Shurat up a ya face The Australian Human Rights Commission has terminated a class action filed against Sydney University academic, Professor Jake Lynch, for his involvement in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement on campus.  The action was filed by Israeli based civil rights group, Shurat HaDin, who stated that Lynch’s involvement in the BDS […]

Going to North Korea for 15 minutes

Going to North Korea for 15 minutes

North Korea’s a pretty odd place, writes Nick Gowland

Letters – Week 6, Semester 2

Letters – Week 6, Semester 2

Witness the sound and fury.

Podcast 002: Honi on the Air 3rd September

Avani Dias and Mariana Podesta-Diverio talk about the news of the week: federal elections, SRC elections, Little Devil Bakery, and more. Music is from the 6th Mixtape, Spring Disco. Honi on the Air 3rd September by Honisoit on Mixcloud

Funeral Etiquette 101

Funeral Etiquette 101

Blythe S Worthy explains the social niceties of ritualised grieving

Like father, like daughter?

Like father, like daughter?

Matilda Surtees explores the dynamic between male politicians and their daughters as a vehicle for policy

Education and Social Work revue: Waiting for Gonski (Max Schintler)

Education and Social Work revue: Waiting for Gonski (Max Schintler)

Max Schintler went to school to learn, girl, not listen to hecklers

Arts Revue: On the eighth day, God created the Arts Revue (and flightless birds) (Sean O’Grady)

Arts Revue: On the eighth day, God created the Arts Revue (and flightless birds) (Sean O’Grady)

Sean O’Grady saw the face of God, at the York Theatre

Little Devil Cakes & Bakery

Little Devil Cakes & Bakery

Little Devil Cakes & Bakery is a tiny shop on Broadway, Glebe that sells below average cakes for very little amounts of money. You walk in and the first thing you notice is that there is a festive red sign hanging from the ceiling which reads ‘We love chicken’. Hanging adjacent to this sign is […]

Pornsourcing

Pornsourcing

The internet grows curious crops: one of the latest is adult entertainment crowd-funding websites. A handful of sites dedicated to allowing users to fund whichever X-rated project piques their interest have emerged over the past year.

Honi soit qui mal y penis

Honi soit qui mal y penis

Liberty, equality, fraternity

News in Revue: Vagina Soit

News in Revue: Vagina Soit

Olivia Fay visually interprets the week that was

The Tasmanian test

The Tasmanian test

Should deals come before values? Stella Ktenas on animal rights, fossil fuels, and Andrew Wilkie

UniGate Week 5 – Hacks fight over shirts, Liberals meet a picket, SULS elections, and Ed Officer moves on

UniGate Week 5 – Hacks fight over shirts, Liberals meet a picket, SULS elections, and Ed Officer moves on

The Colour Purple Following the grand bargains and betrayals of the last few weeks, negotiations between factions leading up to the SRC election have taken a turn for the petty. With Sydney Labor Students’ (SLS) split from the national Labor Left faction, there has been a significant amount of squabbling over branding and colours during […]

Student concerns rise with SUV rent

Student concerns rise with SUV rent

SUV has again opted to increase its rental prices sparking accusations it is taking advantage of students’ desperation for housing, reports Ada Lee

Moore than a career

Moore than a career

The clergy is more than old white guys in robes and funny collars. Bronwyn Cowell spoke with a woman who isn’t your typical minister-in-training

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