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YOU'RE ALL A BUNCH OF VANDALS

YOU'RE ALL A BUNCH OF VANDALS

He's at it again. Proving that dinosaurs are not extinct, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has likened social media to "electronic graffiti". Consider yourself a vandal.

THE HARD LESSONS OF PRIVATE SCHOOL

THE HARD LESSONS OF PRIVATE SCHOOL

Alice Pung's new book Laurinda explores a working-class student's struggle to fit in at an elite private girls' school. It's a theme all too familiar to ERIN STEWART.

IS THIS WHAT 'REAL' AUSTRALIA DAY IS LIKE?

IS THIS WHAT 'REAL' AUSTRALIA DAY IS LIKE?

We have the opportunity in Australia to shape the identity of our nation, says Young Australian of the Year finalist, YASSMIN ABDEL-MAGIED. Let's make it count.


CAN YOU GIVE US A TWIRL?

CAN YOU GIVE US A TWIRL?

The beauty contest that is women's sport

By Thea Halpin on January 23 2015 - News

Would Bernard Tomic get asked to twirl around like a dingbat and yammer on about his outfit? Not a chance. THEA HALPIN laments the beauty contest that...

NEW BEAUTY PRODUCTS TO LOOK OUT FOR

NEW BEAUTY PRODUCTS TO LOOK OUT FOR

By Catherine Bouris on January 22 2015 - Style

Anticipating the release of new beauty products can be just as exciting as buying said products. Here are CATHERINE BOURIS's top 12 new products to look...

BIRDEE MIXTAPE // FIFTY-TWO

BIRDEE MIXTAPE // FIFTY-TWO

Hottest 100!

By Taylor Yates on January 23 2015 - Tunes & Tele

Australia Day is just moments away. For music nuts, that means only one thing: Triple J's Hottest 100! TAYLOR YATES prepares a mixtape to mark the occasion.

THE SUN PUTS ITS BOOBS AWAY

THE SUN PUTS ITS BOOBS AWAY

By Birdee on January 21 2015 - News

No More Page Three! In what is being heralded as a 'win for feminists', Britain's The Sun newspaper has finally decided to scrap topless women from its...

MTV STARTS 'THE TALK' ABOUT RACISM

MTV STARTS 'THE TALK' ABOUT RACISM

#TheTalk

By Alexandra Coulton on January 20 2015 - News

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MTV wants us to have The Talk about racism. ALI COULTON wonders why we aren't having the same conversation in Australia.

WHY DON'T WE CARE ABOUT NIGERIA?

WHY DON'T WE CARE ABOUT NIGERIA?

#BagaTogether

By Birdee on January 13 2015 - News

As the world's gaze remained fixed on Paris after the Charlie Hebdo attacks last week, 2,000 people were massacred in Nigeria - but hardly anyone looked...