Time’s Up for Bruce Hall

Photography: Marwan El Hassan Bruce Hall, the once grand monument to modern, co-educational tertiary education, is slowly being devoured at the top of University Avenue by demolition equipment after a last-minute legal attempt by the Bruce Hall Alumni Association was not enough to save the iconic residence hall. Read the rest

Against the Will of The Gods

Photography: Dillon Vibes The ANU has terminated the license with the Gods Cafe and Bar in the Arts Centre and withdrawn an offer of space in the pop-up village, despite the license with the cafe’s management extending until at least 2018. Read the rest

ANU makes Entrance on Interim Theatre Plan

The ANU has accepted there is more to be done to secure access to performance space during the Union Court redevelopment and apologised for a lack of communication about the plans, while giving the go-ahead for bookings in alternative theatre spaces. Read the rest

Likely End to Flagship Fee Deregulation

The federal government looks set to drop plans for university fee deregulation in so-called flagship courses, but the May Budget is likely to include increased fees and a lower HECS repayment threshold, Fairfax Media reported earlier this month. Read the rest

(Actually) Looking at Art

It only took a quarter of an hour for them to start questioning everything. They declared that their heads had started to hurt, brows were visibly furrowed – they scraped their fingers on their scalps looking for answers. Read the rest

Australia Needs ‘Difficult’ Conversation About Race: Marr

Image: ANU College of Law Australia needs to have a ‘difficult’ conversation about the effect of race in its politics, says writer and journalist David Marr, who spoke at the ANU College of Law this week about his new Quarterly Essay. Read the rest

No Applause for ANU’s Clapper Invite

Student activists have criticised the ANU’s decision to invite a former US national security chief as a Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor to discuss the nature of the US-Australia alliance. Read the rest

SRC Votes to Reaccredit with NUS Highlighting ANUSA Divisions

The Student Representative Council voted to reaccredit with the National Union of Students (NUS) on Tuesday night, after a debate which highlighted apparent division in the ANUSA executive. Read the rest