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‘Bad’ Movies

    “The end of creativity and originality in filmmaking is upon us.” From this statement, you probably feel like I’m just another self-proclaimed film expert, yelling at the unwatched masses from his ivory tower of ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘Pulp Fiction’ – however, I’m definitely not that. Read the rest



Infamous Challenge Club Awakens

Successful and scandalous, the ANU Challenge Club once held boozy parties, ran spectacular ANUSA joke tickets, and issued crazy challenges to students until its disappearance in 1997. Read the rest



A Strange Fight to Pick

Scarborough Howard is a third year PPE/Law Student with a passion for international affairs, politics and economics. He writes about all of these things in such profuse amounts normally, that he felt it best to channel into something constructive, like a Woroni column. Read the rest



Woroni Words’ Time to Shine

In news that made it all the way to The New York Times, the Australian National Dictionary – produced right here on campus at the Australian National Dictionary Centre – recently released its second edition. Read the rest

Arts & Reviews


An Insight into the Creative Process

Yann Martel, author of ‘Life of Pi’, speaks at the 2016 Canberra Writers Festival We appreciate creative works once they are finished, with little regard for the process of creation. Read the rest



Shock horror, as average woman orders average coffee

On Sunday, at 10:53 am, a particular coffee store in the middle of Lonsdale Street began questioning its existence when a Caucasian female, roughly 165 cm tall, in her mid-to-late 20s, ordered a simple, regular-sized Latté. Read the rest



Intellectual Safe Spaces & Tribes on Campus

Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so-called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do not cancel invited speakers because their topics might prove controversial, and we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds with their own. Read the rest



Terrarium Tutorial

Let’s face it, not everyone has green fingers. Many of us are hesitant to take on the responsibility of caring for a little green friend due to concerns about time and money, despite the well-documented benefits of having plants in our everyday lives. Read the rest

Life & Style


Just a little, not too much

I’ve had a few hair struggles as of late. I feel like when you’re in a serious relationship, you ignore the state of your body hair. Read the rest



What is the greatest scientific advancement of all time?

Google Maps Wanting Chen The best scientific advancement to date, I suppose, is Google Maps. As a new resident in this exotic land, I depend on this man made invention to find the right directions to shopping malls, to the university, to my changing accommodation location, etc. Read the rest



The Rise of the Canberra Raiders

Local NRL team, the Canberra Raiders, have certainly put the rest of the competition on notice over the course of the 2016 regular season. Read the rest

Woroni Radio


Woroni Radio Playlists: Time

The relationship between the human experience and time is a recurring theme in music. In this Edition’s Time playlist, artists like Bon Iver, Pink Floyd and Preoccupations ruminate on personal struggles originating from our experience of time, while others like Father John Misty, Noname, and Chance the Rapper choose to reflect on vivid memories and their relationship to their present identities. Read the rest

Why Podcasting?

A while ago I listened to a podcast episode from ‘The Generation Why’ that was wild. It was about a minister (Kevin) who saw angels and demons as parts of everyday life, saw car crashes before they happened, and knew when people were going to die. Read the rest