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peter drew real australians say welcome poster
Profiles //

Taking Back From Bigots Through Art

You may have seen posters along King St proudly stating, ‘Real Australians Say Welcome’. Katie Davern spoke to the man behind the message, Peter Drew, about his street art, targeted at long-overdue political and social change.

Tom Raue's head on a dead horse
Letters //

Students Speak Out in Response to Motions against D’Souza and Raue

UPDATE: The board has voted to pursue costs against Tom Raue. More information here. The following letters were received in response to two motions proposed for Friday’s Union Board meeting. One motion proposes to censure Vice President Bebe D’Souza, the other, to pursue former Vice President Tom Raue for $50,000 of legal fees. These letters have been included…

Woman of colour looking sad with caption for text of person out of frame "I know this nose piercing is pretty out there, I just wanted something DIFFERENT"
Perspective //

The Power of the Hashtag

Social media continues to play an enormous role in empowering minorities by giving them direct access to online communities, publicity and freedom of speech. On March 6 2015, #BlackOutDay was trending on Twitter after it was launched by creators T’von, Marissa and Nukirk. They started this social media campaign to encourage Black people to upload…