By Siyuan He The so-called “trimonster” came into being under the University of Technology Sydney (UTS)’s policy of reducing its traditional 14-week semester to 11 weeks and adding a summer semester. Another university, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has implemented trimesters in 2019. The move has been met with opposition. “Come on out and […]
‘Mumble rap’: The word on the streets of hip-hop
By taking on the ‘skip-hop’ culture of Aussie rap, Lanstan went viral, now he talks to us about his inspiration and merging music styles in the digital age. by Sameera Pillai and Alex Molchanoff ‘Holden Commie got it locked down’, ‘Call up my boy he’s a tradie’ and ‘Going on a Maccas run’ are some […]
Alternative to the major banks: a look into the rise of neobanks
By Sophie Dicalfas and Albert Thai Exhausted after a full day at university, 22-year-old IT student Connor Rendoth wants a quick consultation with his bank. Waiting in the bank queue to speak to someone, he is approaching hour two. “Thank you for your patience,” the floor manager bellows across the branch for the sixth time […]
The Wolves of Western Sydney
By Jelena Zaric and Lawson Tanner Meet the group of young people sharing their knowledge on investment and trading with their peers… while making a few thousand dollars a week in the process. It’s a Thursday night in a dimly lit meeting room at Carnavon Golf Club in the Western Sydney suburb of Lidcombe. While […]
20 YEAR OLD TAMIR VIGDER’S JOURNEY FROM HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT TO MULTI-MILLIONAIRE CEO
Tamir Vigder left Year 12 to pursue his business ventures using growth hacking to help small startups and well-known brands increase their digital reach. By Ethan Morgan and Andrea Velechovsky On the 21st floor of a Westfield corporate tower in Bondi junction, some might find it odd to see a 20 year old in a […]
Haus of Dizzy, the one-stop pit shop for bold, stylish political and feminist jewellery.
By Meghana Rao and Sze Ching Lam Meet the Aboriginal indie jewellery designer, Kristy Dickinson, who delivers messages with her feminist and political jewellery to a world of fashionable activists. Surrounded by excited murmurs and sweaty bodies, engulfed by deep purple smoke that covers the base of the stage, Kristy Dickinson’s heart is racing in […]
Sustainability is the New Black
Surrounded by paint brushes and thrifted clothes, Samantha Galan’s home studio is lit with dim artificial light. After a full day of working at a shop, her smile is fatigued as she prepares to start her real work – making a difference one jacket at a time. Samantha is one example of the homegrown millennials […]
“Capitalism isn’t providing a future”: would a socialist society put an end to climate change?
By Anna Nash and Siyuan He According to the UN, the human race has only 12 years to limit the catastrophic impacts of climate change. Meet a group of millennials who are willing to overthrow capitalism to save the environment. “Stop Adani! Stop – stop Adani!” Stepping out of Town Hall station, first, you’ll hear […]