Drew Rooke was at the opening of Sydney’s most colourful fortnight: the Vivid Sydney festival of lights.
The first contested SUPRA election in six years will take place in late May. As Kira Spucys-Tahar found, there is no shortage of intrigue and impropriety among the grown-ups either.
Around 1300 students gathered in support of Sydney University staff facing the axe. Honi Soit’s James O’Doherty reports on a momentum-shifting march.
Not all is kosher in the ICT department, writes Madeleine King.
Sydney faces competing development pressures, writes Hannah Bruce
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) has taken the University of Sydney to Fair Work Australia over the decision to cut more than one hundred academic staff. The University has been asked to stop the job cuts process until the case is heard. If the hearing is successful, the University of Sydney may have to…
“I’ve been called a “faggot”, a “whore”, a “bitch”. I’ve been told to “take it off you slut”. Some guy even tried to push me off the stage. That incident was actually quite entertaining though because I pushed him right back! He fell off the stage and was escorted out.”
Honi Soit editor Bebe D’Souza meets Melbourne-born burlesque performer Raven.
Max Chalmers reports on the backlash against staff cuts.
‘It is clear that staff and students must look beyond any idealized perceptions of the ‘University’ to the purpose of the university as a business’, writes Catrina Yu.
Max Chalmers investigates why your lecturers might be missing.