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Gender trouble

Three weeks ago we launched an online survey to learn more about Honi Soit’s demographics and what our readers wanted. One of the questions we asked was: “What is your gender identity?” We provided fifty-seven different options, including cis male and cis female, trans*, gender nonconforming, bi-gender and intersex. Though we recognise these options were…

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As journalists, as activists

“As the only editors in the world covering the ongoing saga of Tom Raue’s potential expulsion from the USU Board in depth, we find ourselves questioning what exactly it is we’re supposed to be doing.”

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Well, we tried

“If you missed it, last week we expressed concern about the Senate-appointed directors voting in the election of the USU executive. It frightens us that the vote of these directors, neither elected nor students, could swing a close election. We think this would be anti-democratic: taking control of the student union out of student hands.”

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Back into the swing of things

“You’ve also probably already resorted to using the word “hegemony” where it isn’t really applicable, drunk more alcohol than you’ve eaten fruit, and pretended to discover god multiple times in order to snag a snag off the EU three times in one week. In short: it’s week three and you’re back into the swing of things.”

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Hijacked is the antithesis of student journalism

Student media is fluid. Each year, Honi Soit receives an editorial shake up, with seismic ramifications for the rag’s ideology and aesthetic. The campus is littered with a litany of publications read, written and edited by students. It’s hard to define it when it comes in zines, in journals, in almanacs and in newspapers. The…