The Seacret Controversy

From stalls in shopping malls around Adelaide, cosmetic company Seacret distributes skin and spa products. Seacret’s website claims that their products are “extracted from the ancient, and some say mystical, salts and minerals found only in one place on earth, – the Dead Sea.” […]


Hipster Hate

Yours truly, who would probably be accurately classed by the hipster crowd as a wog, bogan, or better yet, wogan, has never really understood the fascination with being a hipster. […]

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Fifty Shades of Submission

I’m a 25-year-old microbiologist, bad movie aficionado, occasional writer and card-carrying feminist. You see, despite what you might have read to the contrary, my sexual urges do not overshadow every other aspect of my life. […]

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On the Outside, Looking Inward

There is no such thing as ‘outside’ society as long as there are still other people to engage with. And if nerds and geeks wish to truly live up to many of the socially progressive ideals that they would like to extoll, they have to perform the same kind of critical engagement within their communities as people have been doing in mainstream society for decades. […]

University News

UniLife Referendum

Late last year, your current UniLife student reps held a meeting to discuss changes to our university’s constitution. Nine months and fourteen redrafts later, the board unanimously passed numerous constitutional amendments, and on August 20 a list of these proposed changes were released to students. […]