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Kip off the old block

Kip off the old block

Sean O’Grady profiles USYD alumnus and dramaturge Kip Williams

An Australian in New York

An Australian in New York

Hannah Ryan hopes all the facts in this article about a New Yorker editor are correct.

Liberty and Vita Weets: David Leyonhjelm

Liberty and Vita Weets: David Leyonhjelm

When David Leyonhjelm ran in John Howard’s seat of Bennelong in 2007 he won just 89 of the 92 700 votes cast in the seat. Expressed as a percentage, around 0.1%, it’s startlingly close to zero.  Just six years later he is set to take a NSW Senate seat and his party will receive well […]

A conversation with Karpovsky

A conversation with Karpovsky

Hannah Ryan interviewed Ray, but not Shoshanna

I was at uni and ye came unto me

I was at uni and ye came unto me

Benedict Brunker looks at the intersection of secular academia and Christian apologetics as envisioned by the Evangelical Union and by William Lane Craig

Australia First, minorities second

Australia First, minorities second

Max Weber interviewed Victor Waterson – the Australia First Party candidate for Bennelong

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

Profits of Doom: Interview with Antony Loewenstein

Profits of Doom: Interview with Antony Loewenstein

Andrej Trbojevic asks Antony Loewenstein about vulture capitalism and his new book

Mohsen Kadivar: politely revolutionary

Mohsen Kadivar: politely revolutionary

Georgia Behrens discusses prison, politics and religion with a prominent Iranian academic and dissident

Palmer & Co.

Palmer & Co.

Rafi Alam met the big man himself.

Profile: Julian Assange

Profile: Julian Assange

Imprisoned in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, the awkward activist gave Avani Dias a call

The Brothers Kebabazov

The Brothers Kebabazov

Lucinda Bradshaw sat down for a meet, greet, and a meat box, with Nuri and Henry from Uni Bros

Profile: Jonathan Moylan

Profile: Jonathan Moylan

Hannah Ryan hangs out with a hoaxer.

Land of the Greens: Hall Greenland

Land of the Greens: Hall Greenland

Dominic Bowes profiles an inner west legend

“Let’s do this!”

“Let’s do this!”

Lane Sainty has a laugh with a word-Smith

Jack of all trades: Dan Schreiber

Jack of all trades: Dan Schreiber

Honi Soit this week hunts down an Aussie expat that has worked with Jimmy Carr, on QI, has recorded with Paul McCartney and was once invited to meet the Queen. Reporter Cameron Smith took up the task of finding out just what the hell is in this man’s coffee. If I asked you to describe […]

Watch this face…

Watch this face…

Being totes Gen Y ‘n’ that, before I interviewed comedian Matt Okine I posted on Facebook to see if there was anything people would like to me to ask him. Aside from the usual pseudo-witticisms of social media, one question stood out: “ask him who the fuck he is”. Winner of the prestigious Best Newcomer […]

And so it goes…

And so it goes…

Michael Koziol and Bob Ellis talk the power of the printed word, the pitfalls of feminism, and the state of modern politics.

From child-star to Fellow of Senate

From child-star to Fellow of Senate

Kira Spucys-Tahar meets the new undergraduate Fellow of Senate, Patrick Massarani, and charts his Reagan-like trajectory

“Foolish and Lucky”

“Foolish and Lucky”

A combination of hard work and pure chance brought Annamarie Jagose to the University of Sydney, writes Lane Sainty.

Being Marie Bashir

Being Marie Bashir

On the eve of her retirement as Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Kira Spucys-Tahar sat down with the Governor of New South Wales Marie Bashir.

Getting to know your EO

Getting to know your EO

Connie Ye sat down with veteran SRC Electorial Officer Paulene Graham.

Swimming with sharks: Madison Stewart

Swimming with sharks: Madison Stewart

Connie Ye speaks to the young shark conservationist and filmmaker on why these fish are friends, not food.

Legal Eagle

Legal Eagle

Nicholas Cowdery is a distinguished legal mind. The Director of Public Prosecutions in New South Wales for a record sixteen-and-a-half years, Cowdery was considered a public crusader by some, public nuisance to others. In person, he is genuine, funny and passionate about the law, writes Kira Spucys-Tahar

Profile: Tom Switzer

Profile: Tom Switzer

How does a staunch conservative marry his twin lives as an irreverent journalist and dispassionate academic? Michael Koziol talks to Tom Switzer, research associate at the United States Studies Centre and editor of the Spectator Australia.

The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

In between rehearsals for the Australian Ballet Company’s upcoming production, Onegin, senior artist Reiko Hombo spoke with Kira Spucys-Tahar.

Dro Carey

Dro Carey

Dan Zwi delves into the music and depression of Sydney producer Dro Carey.

Bluejuice

Bluejuice

Avani Dias chats with vocalist Stav Yiannoukas about the unexpected path of music, groupies and his Greek mum.

The Politics of Freedom: General Aung Gyi

The Politics of Freedom: General Aung Gyi

Drew Rooke speaks to retired General Aung Gyi about economic policy, solitary confinement and the future of Burmese democracy.

Profile: The Stenmark twins

Profile: The Stenmark twins

David Mack chats with the modelling brothers from Sydney Uni about what goes on behind the catwalk, their rise in the industry, and Zoolander.

Running the numbers: Honi Soit meets Antony Green

Running the numbers: Honi Soit meets Antony Green

The know-it-all guru of Australian politics was created through mere coincidence, writes Dominic Wilcox.

Profile: George Newhouse

Profile: George Newhouse

Hannah Ryan talks to George Newhouse, human rights lawyer and asylum seeker advocate.

Profile: Christine Assange

Profile: Christine Assange

While the Wikileaks founder fights a Swedish extradition order in the UK, in Sydney, James O’Doherty speaks to the woman whose son changed the world.

Profile: Brad Crowder

Profile: Brad Crowder

Bradley Crowder was twenty-three years old when he was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment for possessing an unauthorised firearm. That firearm was a Molotov cocktail, which he and his childhood friend David McKay made from ingredients they purchased at a Minnesota supermarket. The occasion was the 2008 Republican National Convention in Minnesota, where John McCain […]

Profile: USU President Sibella Matthews

Profile: USU President Sibella Matthews

Few multi-million dollar businesses would trust students to manage their operation. Fewer still would let students fill their board of directors. But the University of Sydney Union is a business like few others. It manages all clubs, bars, shops, festivals and entertainment held at USyd; it fights a constant struggle for solvency in the wake […]