On My Transition to Male

I stared dejectedly at my nipples in the mirror. I sighed, and noting the toilet paper to my left, I reached for it. Knowing this was not the smartest move I’d ever made, given the…

On Being a Queer Punk: Then And Now

I sing in the BallBusters, a queer doom sludge punk band. My experience of being queer and involved in the punk scene at different points in my life are intertwined. In my tweens, I was…

This Woman Can

From little things, big things grow. Rewind back to when I graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Journalism … if you had of told me that in 2017, I’d be running my…

Having a Girlfriend

You wake up on a Saturday morning to music: something that is too up-beat to be elevator music. She must be on Youtube, watching some kind of tutorial. Either vegan cooking or Halloween zombie make…

Welcome to Melbourne

  Congratulations to all the new students that received offers to study at La Trobe and welcome back to all the old students. La Trobe has a lot to offer, from cultural experiences to clubs…

Perpetual Freshness

“New year, new me”. It’s the tired cliché we see churned out at the start of every year, a manifestation of the fresh start the 1st of January represents. If you are like the majority…

The Quickest Make-Up Tutorial Ever

For when you're running late for the tram and spent all night writing an essay (just kidding, we both know you were on Netflix). Moisturize that face! Chances are that if you had a late…

The Cirque

The thrill surrounding the musically intrinsic live shows hasn’t yet seemed to waver from the days of amphitheatres in the seventeen hundreds. However note, in the twenty-first century its not horses galloping on stage but…