A day among the vineyards

The average university student may not bother to take the 40-minute trip out to Murrumbateman. But, hidden among the hills and dusty backroads is a delightful day out.Continue readingA day among the vineyards

‘Six: The Musical’ – Henry VIII’s wives, the pop group you never knew you needed

A blend of Spice Girls and Tudor history, ‘Six: The Musical’ is the best pop group since Little Mix, and it just so happens to be a musical too. A musical that was so good, The Owl’s Celeste Gibbs saw it three times.Continue reading‘Six: The Musical’ – Henry VIII’s wives, the pop group you never knew you needed

Why ‘On Reckoning’ is a must read this election season

On the cusp of a federal election, it’s easy to get swept up in the many policy updates, promises, and scandals that have shaped this tumultuous election period. One of these is Parliament’s turbulent history with sexual assault and harassment. The desperate need for systemic change – highlighted by the likes of Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame, cannot be ignored. Amy Remeikis’ ‘On Reckoning’ is an integral read for this election season – and a powerful one at that. Women are angry. We were angry during 2021, when sexual assault and harassment allegations rocked Parliament to its core, and that anger has not dissipated.Continue readingWhy ‘On Reckoning’ is a must read this election season

Move aside Jurassic Park, meet the man who is running the ‘de-extinction’ of the Tassie Tiger

A Jurassic Park-esque revival of the Tasmanian Tiger may no longer be fantasy, as a philanthropic donation of $5 million to the University of Melbourne will fund new groundbreaking research. TheOwlUC’s Celeste Gibbs caught up with bioscience Professor Andrew Pask, who is leading the research team, to see what it involves.Continue readingMove aside Jurassic Park, meet the man who is running the ‘de-extinction’ of the Tassie Tiger