Respect Is… 2020 winning submission

To me, gaining respect starts with defiance. I am a woman, but who does that make me? I am told to dress moderately, but not like a prude, don’t be too loud,…

UQ leadership to appear before parliamentary inquiry

It was announced on March 16 that top executives from The University of Queensland including Chancellor Peter Varghese will front the Parliamentary Inquiry into national security risks affecting the Australian higher education and…

UQ, the Union, and You

During most people’s introduction to university the UQ administration is their friend, and the student union is their smaller, much poorer friend. Over time however, if they pay attention, students will typically…

LGBT+ rights – rapidly growing e-petition

An e-petition started on the 15th of February by Esther Vale and sponsored by Michael Berkman, the Greens MP for Maiwar, has seen remarkably large number of signatures with it being one…

Studying from home

These past few semesters have been very different from the norm with the coronavirus pandemic leading to all UQ courses being offered via flexible delivery, and most students taking their courses online,…

Sexuality and identities

In response to the anonymous love letters I have received enquiring about my sexuality. Performance in accordance with sexualities entails the fulfilment of the requisite coordinates on a multiplexed system which consists…

Facebook hides Semper content

On February 18 Australian students visiting the Semper Floreat Facebook page discovered a lack of content as Facebook blocked Australian’s from viewing news on Facebook in response to the Australian Government’s attempts…

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