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Raue v Morris heard in NSW Supreme Court

Raue, Morris, and members of the USU staff faced tough questions and cross-examination

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

USU Vice-President likely to be removed from Board

USU Vice-President likely to be removed from Board

After leaking information to this newspaper, the VP finds himself on the verge of losing his job, reports Max Chalmers

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 […]

USYD student organisations respond to the Coalition’s demolition of SSAF

USYD student organisations respond to the Coalition’s demolition of SSAF

USYD student organisations widely condemn the Coalition’s plans to scrap the SSAF

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 […]

Indigenous society to take over USU’s Indigenous Festival

Indigenous society to take over USU’s Indigenous Festival

Sydney Uni’s new Indigenous society Wirriga aims to promote cross-cultural awareness, writes Lucy Hughes Jones.

An interview with your new USU executive

An interview with your new USU executive

Adam Chalmers had a chat to Hannah Morris and Tom Raue, the president and vice-president of the University of Sydney Union

USU elects new Executive

USU elects new Executive

The USU has a new President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer.

USU Executive may be decided by unelected Director and/or hat

USU Executive may be decided by unelected Director and/or hat

The vote of Senate-appointed Board Director may leave Directors’ fortunes to chance

Top 5 ridiculous USU candidate promises

Top 5 ridiculous USU candidate promises

This shit actually happened, writes Mariana Podesta-Diverio

USU consults members

USU consults members

John Gooding reports on the USU’s most recent members meeting

LifeChoice “educational” pamphlet debunked

LifeChoice “educational” pamphlet debunked

Harry Stratton reads between the lines.

USU money brings the candidates to the yard

USU money brings the candidates to the yard

Efforts are being made to ensure the bumper crop of USU candidates do not break spending regulations

Indigenous students: don’t go to Indigenous festival

Indigenous students: don’t go to Indigenous festival

This year’s Indigenous festival has been undermined by a lack of consultation with Indigenous students, reports Madeleine King

UniGate: S1 W4 2013

UniGate: S1 W4 2013

A new Board candidate emerges, an offensive USU stall, and an angry phone call from the St John’s Rector. It’s all in this week’s UniGate

USU’s new coffee supplier not “fair trade” but socially responsible

USU’s new coffee supplier not “fair trade” but socially responsible

Kira Spucys-Tahar gets her caffeine hit from ethical sources.

Pressure on as SSAF deadline nears

Pressure on as SSAF deadline nears

A deal is close to being struck, reports Michael Koziol.

Fostering student ideas with Incubate

Fostering student ideas with Incubate

Students are hatching entrepreneurial plans, writes Erin Rooney

Union Board to review Queerspace

Union Board to review Queerspace

The autonomy issue surrounding the Holme Building Queerspace just won’t go away, reports Lane Sainty.

Liberal Club in damage control as Jones apologises

Liberal Club in damage control as Jones apologises

Alan Jones is a good friend of SULC President Alex Dore, and endorsed his unsuccessful preselection for the seat of Reid, reports Michael Koziol.

Small Government Society IGM leads to Union Board infighting

Small Government Society IGM leads to Union Board infighting

Kira Spucys-Tahar attended this farcical meeting so you didn’t have to.

The Cool Makers of Manning

The Cool Makers of Manning

Studying for a PhD in Chemistry, and in his eighth year at Sydney Uni, Jehan Kanga reflects on the changes at Manning Bar.

Censure motion stifles speech

Censure motion stifles speech

USU board members must express their views, writes Tim Scriven.

Glass Warfare

Glass Warfare

The New Law building faced a sticky situation last week when ‘anarchists’ papered over its glass walls with secular signs and posters, in protest against the University of Sydney Union’s funding of Interfaith Week. Photo Credits – Connie Ye

USU Board censures Tom Raue

USU Board censures Tom Raue

USU Director Tom Raue will have to watch his back after the Board passed a motion of censure against him, reports Adam Chalmers.

Setting the bar higher: a new Manning?

Setting the bar higher: a new Manning?

The iconic building is due for major changes, writes Michael Koziol.

Keeping the faith: is Interfaith Week “a slap in the face to secularism”?

Keeping the faith: is Interfaith Week  “a slap in the face to secularism”?

The religious festival has its detractors, but the university’s chaplains have backed this year’s inclusive approach, reports Cale Hubble.

Pro-choice society remains in utero

Pro-choice society remains in utero

LifeChoice opponents fail for now, reports Phoebe Moloney

Snowball fails to gather momentum

Snowball fails to gather momentum

The annual University of Sydney Union party received a frosty reception, writes Kira Spucys-Tahar.

Why Queerspace Autonomy?

Why Queerspace Autonomy?

The autonomy debate rages on, but the voices of those who need it most still aren’t being heard, writes Anonymous.

Board questions Queerspace autonomy [updated]

Board questions Queerspace autonomy [updated]

The USU will discuss the future of the space, reports Michael Koziol.

A happier union: USU and university work together again

A happier union: USU and university work together again

Adam Chalmers talks to USU President Astha Rajvanshi about repairing the relationship with Spence

Hermes: A writer’s odyssey

Hermes: A writer’s odyssey

Two youths in their prime, Arcadian singers both of them, And equally keen to make up a verse, or match one. Such is the epigraph to The Ilex Tree, a collection of poems written by Les Murray and Geoffrey Lehmann. The collection was published in 1965, only a few years after the duo had finished […]

Campus feminism faces radical rethink of priorities

Campus feminism faces radical rethink of priorities

When women’s issues are played out via Clubs & Societies, how do we know progress when we see it, asks Connie Ye.

USU Board approves pro-life society

USU Board approves pro-life society

Adam Chalmers reports on the new club – LifeChoices Sydney – which has student politics in a spin.

Uninspiring candidates – we’ve seen it all before

Uninspiring candidates – we’ve seen it all before

There is a distinct lack of original policy in this USU board election campaign, writes Cameron Caccamo.