Marina’s Positive Mantras and the Restorative Power of Music

Ever since it's release on June 11th, Marina's fifth album 'Ancient Dreams in A Modern Land' has been the soundtrack to Arleen's Sunday runs and work breaks. There's much more to this album than just the music though; it abounds with positive, restorative mantras.

Godard’s 1966 film ‘Masculin Feminin’ is a Postmodern Masterpiece

"One of the most intellectually exciting and insightful films of the 20th century"

Lana Del Rey and the Dreams of a Generation

Pop artist Lana del Rey is familiar to many, but the woman herself is a slippery figure. Even if her persona is fabricated, her music has something to say about authenticity. Shinae examines Lana's lamentations.

Dear ‘Golden Girls’

Jessica Lees on the cultural significance of 'The Golden Girls' as a beacon of sexual empowerment and agency, particularly for ageing women.

‘Dance Moms’: Entertainment or Exploitation?

Making children cry for the sake of money-making television sounds like something out of a fictional dystopian world - like 'The Hunger Games' or 'Divergent'. But, as Helena reveals, it's happening right in front of us.

Medical Misinformation on TikTok

Until she began to use TikTok, Shinae had never given much thought to medical rumours. Although it can represent an irresistible world of music and dance, there is a dark medical underworld to the wildly popular social media platform.

FREEMAN: Cathy’s Story, Twenty Years On

Cathy Freeman may be a household name in Australia, but it wasn't until watching the ABC's recent documentary 'FREEMAN', that Caitlin fully realised the strength of Cathy's story - or her importance as a woman, a sporting figure, and an Indigenous Australian.

‘Sex Education’ Teaches Us About So Much More Than Sex

Caitlin would like to broadcast the following PSA: we need to listen to the teenage girls in Netflix's 'Sex Education' - they teach us about much more than just sex. Content warning: this article mentions sexual assault.

Philosophical Insights from ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

Givenchy, high fashion, and the iconic little black dress are just a few things that spring to mind when referring to the classic 60s movie. However, beyond this, the elegant, stylish and luxurious world of Holly Golightly also offers some interesting philosophical insights.

The X-Files Continues to Inspire Women in STEM

After binge-watching The X-Files series in its entirety, Caitlin realised the ongoing relevance of the show for women in STEM. Introducing, the Scully Effect.