Features

On Islamophobia, Athletic Worship and Banner Phraseology

During the second quarter of Friday's Collingwood v. Richmond match on Friday, a banner was unfurled displaying an Islamophobic message at the back of the stands. Failing as it did to even properly communicate its propaganda of hate, Harry Peter Sanderson reflects upon an appropriate reaction to the offending material, to which United Patriots Front have proudly taken credit. He comes up with a mixture of condemnation, contempt and humour.

Miss Engineering

Founder of Engineers Without Borders, State Finalist for Young Australian of the Year in 2011 and mechanical engineer, Muslim Australian Yassmin Abdel-Magied embodies a driving force for progressive change within typically male-dominated industries of work. After talking to Abdel-Magied, Sam Goerling reflects upon her story, and the story of young female Australians everywhere seeking equal opportunity and equal pay.

Does Paul Johnson Know What a Meme Is

"Although there is a valid argument for free university education this dynamic felt uncomfortable: a group largely middle class UWA students yelling for free education at a group of working class university employees". Hugh Manning covers the 'UWA Uncut’ demonstration, which rallied against the university's decision on Tuesday to roll through with the December proposal to lay off up to 300 of its staff.

Interview: Rolf de Heer on Miles Davis & “Dingo” (1991)

"Yeah, he did see a final print. He sat in the back corner of the theatrette, with his jacket over his head, and gradually and gradually he peeked out from under it, and by the end, half his face was exposed. So he was sort of looking at it by then. He was very, very nervous about his own performance." Jaymes Durante interviews Dutch Australian filmmaker Rolf de Heer on his 1991 film 'Dingo', starring Miles Davis and Colin Friels.