Aussie Musician Harry Marshall Is Your New Crush

When I first met Indie-Rock artist Harry Marshall, he was a scruffy little blond Australian busking the streets of Paris outside the Shakespeare and Company bookshop. I kicked the Australian flag tag he had hooked to his guitar case, and we’ve been friends ever since. What drew me to him first and foremost was his voice. Powerful, warm, and tireless, he can belt a note to make you melt on the spot. Since then, Harry has release three...

The Ten Commandments of Fuck Buddies

Friends with benefits can be the ultimate situation, if you do it right. The idea is tempting to most – you get to hang out with a mate and also have regular sex. What’s not to love? But the fear that one of you will catch feelings and it will all end in an awkward sort of breakup and the end of a friendship is a valid concern. The reality is that most people just aren’t cut out for the savagery that is required to keep it...

The Revue Review

Every year a bunch of law students and a bunch of med students get together and try to be funny. Critic reviews how successful they were.   Med Revue Med Revue, despite being punishingly long at well over three hours and punishingly full of puns, wasn’t as shit as I was expecting. Some of the jokes were legitimately funny, particularly the ones that weren’t just repeating a generic med in-joke, like how people who...

Entropy

Seagulls circle side the Lake How high how low how high They go Red beaks Red feet White Wings Cast shadows Cross open water Our slit eyes Shell pebbled shore line & squat beat bach Sentinel Set back, the scrappy bush Adrift us Shimmering through warm air Rising Seagulls circling See This is today tomorrow as If only yesterday The Light, the Sky, Water, Burnt Macrocarpa Raw Cicada...

OUSA Art Week Student Exhibition Winners

Art Zone Painting Winner: Kowhai/Yellow by Tom Normeier         This particular painting has thoughtful use of colour and extreme detail, from the soft focus in the background to the pollen on the bird’s beak. The eye of the bird draws the viewer in and through the painting. We loved that the name was Kowhai, for the native tree the tui sits in, not the bird itself, moving the attention from the bird...