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AuthorPenny Gault

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October 12, 2014

We live in a society where extroverted personalities dominate. Our leaders are those who speak the most and the loudest, not necessarily those who think the most and the hardest.

September 28, 2014

If you’re going to put someone in prison for the rest of their life, you want to be sure they’re responsible for the crime of which they’re accused. But how can you ever be sure? And what happens if you get it wrong?

September 7, 2014

Feature writer Penny Gault investigates what the revelations in Nicky Hager’s Dirty Politics mean for the average student.

August 3, 2014

Feminism is so difficult to talk about that it’s become a bit of a social taboo. Is ‘feminism’ the new F-word

July 20, 2014

#istheobsessionwiththeperfectselfiebodyhealthy? #fitspo #nopainnogain #doyouevenlift #shredding #youmirin?

May 25, 2014

The WINZ experience is far worse for those society views less favourably. What happens when we’re no longer protected by the safety net of a student loan?

May 18, 2014

Despite popular opinion, according to Instagram’s privacy policy and your public profile setting, use of your Instagram posts does not amount in any way to a breach of your privacy.

May 11, 2014

Looking back at the development of music, it appears that tragedy and struggle are inseparable from successful music. R&B stemmed from the struggle of black slaves. Taylor Swift’s most popular hits arise out of her breakups.

April 13, 2014

If porn’s so popular, maybe it’s society that’s fucked.