Witches and Faggots, Dykes and Poofters: A Review

In celebration of the 25th Mardi Gras Film Festival and the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the National Film and Sound Archive (NSFA) recently showcased the restored 1980 documentary Witches and Faggots, Dykes and Poofters. Director Digby Duncan tells the history of the very first Mardi Gras, which occurred on the evening of the 24th of June 1978. […]

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Shaking up politics: founder of Flux, Nathan Spataro

Founder of Flux, Nathan Spataro recently visited UC to speak to students about the party that is here to change up politics.              Flux touched down in UC for the first time last year, starting its own club for supporters here on campus. The unique party aims to elect members who will place their vote in parliament based solely on the […]

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Film Review: The Fate of the Furious

I was pleasantly surprised after walking out of the eighth – and staggeringly, not the last – instalment of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise. For a series with pretty much the same plot line in every film, the filmmakers have somehow made #8 feel different. Once again, it’s a film full of nice cars and insane stunts, but this […]

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American Media Pulls Out of White House Correspondents Dinner

American financial journal Bloomberg announced today they will not be attending the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Bloomberg are only the latest addition to a growing list of media outlets who won’t be attending the event in protest of President Trump’s treatment of the media. Earlier this year, both the New Yorker and Vanity Fair […]

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UCSA Election Results

Results are now in for the UC student elections. 1. UCSA PRESIDENT Following a count of votes I declare Mr Darcy EGAN elected. 2. UCSA EDUCATION VICE-PRESIDENT Following a count of votes I declare Mr Will REDMOND elected. 3. UCSA WELFARE OFFICER Following a count of votes I declare Mr Luke CATANIA elected. 4. UCSA […]

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UCSA Election Date Finally Confirmed

The dates for the UCSA general election have been set. This year’s election will be held from Monday, October 31 to Friday, November 4 with the results expected to be announced the following week. These dates are almost two weeks after the proposed original dates. Yesterday, Curieux suggested the UCSA was “disorganised” due to the fact […]

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