Market Day Cut Short Due to “Extreme Conditions”

February 14, 2018 Jason Pover 0

ANUSA today ended Market Day early, citing “safety concerns” and “extreme conditions” in the face of high winds. According to eyewitness reports, students were hit by falling marquees, with at least one student reportedly injured. At around 2:15pm, volunteers from

Student Leaves Ursula Hall Due to Homophobic Threats

February 11, 2018 Michael Turvey 0

Content Warning: This article contains homophobic language, mention of threats of violence, coarse language, and discussions of harassment. Throughout 2017, a series of notes containing threats and homophobic messages were placed under and on the door of a queer* resident

The ACT Magistrate's Court

Alleged Copland Attacker Denied Bail

February 11, 2018 Eliza Croft 0

Content warning: this article contains descriptions of violence. Alex Ophel, who allegedly attacked students and a staff member with a baseball bat in August, was refused bail by the ACT Magistrate’s Court in December. Ophel, an ANU student at the

Friday Night Party Moved to Botanic Gardens

February 1, 2018 Jason Pover 0

Organisers have revealed that this year’s Friday Night Party will be held in the Botanic Gardens, fulfilling previous hints of “waterfalls… flora and fauna”. The event is billed as ANUSA’s “biggest party of the year” and is typically a highlight

Unity’s Day of Power: Natcon 2017 Opens.

December 11, 2017 Michael Turvey 0

The 2017 National Conference of the NUS has formally opened. Traditionally a political circus of screaming chants, factional warfare and highly questionable voting procedures, this year’s Conference promises new drama, with an unprecedented proportion of conference held by the Labor