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Editorial: Semester 1, Week 13

By the time Honi Soit returns to stands in Semester Two we will have a new federal government. Past editions that also directly preceded an election read heavy with hopelessness. Similarly, this semester of Honi Soit rings loudly with the voices of students that have been let down by the institutions that claim to represent…

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Editorial: Semester 2, Week 10

My mother was a student here in the mid-nineties, from the February four months before I was born to the June when I was three. She was an Economics postgrad, a single mother, and eventually, a tutor and lecturer. She was a student with a child, who took me to class and sat in the…

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Editorial: Semester 1, Week 10

I’ve always thought that to read Honi Soit is to take part in a kind of collective delusion. As a concept, Honi is the middle dot in a Venn diagram of bad wagers: that students would read a print publication in the year 2016; that amateurs would break national news ahead of salaried grown-ups; that…

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Editorial: Semester 2, Week 1

Striving for pure objectivity in any journalism seems outdated, but striving for it while editing Honi Soit is simply impossible. The editors are part-politician from the outset, having been elected alongside your SRC and NUS representatives. Sometimes ballot box deals are done between these groups. Our office is in the SRC and the pro-union bumper…

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Editorial: Semester 1, Week 2

If you have a spare few hours in these early weeks of semester, head down to the rare books section of Fisher Level 1, and ask to see the old copies of Honi Soit. Their yellowed pages are filled with names, many of which you might just recognise: Kirbys, and Abbotts, and Greers. (Oh my!)…