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Arleen Wilcox

Arleen Wilcox
Arleen is an International Studies/Media (Journalism) 2nd-year student. She likes Thai food, feminist prose and angry girl music of the indie rock persuasion... as well as making pop culture references every time she can. Her patronus is most likely Margarita Man from Jurassic World.

The Mystery Behind The FINS1612 Papers

UNSW and the mystery of the FINS1612 papers

It’s the news that almost every student dreams of hearing, “Your exam papers have gone missing”. It’s the unearthly fantasy that lives in the buried unconscious of students and haunts them the night before any exam. But you know what they say, “be careful what you wish for” because those …

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Halloween: America vs. Australia

Halloween: America vs. Australia

It is almost the end of October and that can only mean one thing, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The skeleton war is on, Halloweentown is on repeat, and you can buy 10 bags of candy without anyone judging you! HALLOWEEN IS HEREEEEEE!!! Let’s get spookin’ folks. …

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Things That Were Cool In 2007 But Make You Cringe Now

7 things that were cool in 2007 but make you cringe now

Have you ever looked at pictures of your parents from the 70s and physically felt second-hand embarrassment because of how awful they look? And every time that you cringed/laughed at them, they would say things like, “Hey, it was the fashion back then.” Thankfully you would NEVER be like them. You are just …

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15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

Let’s be honest, life is hard. Now that uni is back on with all of its pressures and deadlines, it’s time to take a step back and remember all of the good things that still exist in life. So, if you’re having a bad day (or even if you’re not and …

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New Years Resolutions Take 2

New Years Resolutions Take 2

It’s been quite a while since the year started, and by now you’ve probably completely forgotten that you ever had hopes and dreams. We get it – uni, work, and life in general weights you down and limits your potential. You know, the one your Year Eight teacher kept saying …

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Review: Baywatch

Review: Baywatch

The name Baywatch might evoke a lot of memories of the iconic lifesavers, Pamela Anderson and David Hasselhoff, running in slow motion through the beach. And although that level of hotness sounds hard to match, the upcoming Baywatch remake does justice to its eye-candy ancestors. A movie about life savers …

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What’s Next For Riverdale?

What's Next for Riverdale? Best season finale conspiracies

Warning: this article contains spoilers for ep. 13 of Riverdale and crazy tumblr conspiracy theories, proceed at your own risk.  Season 1 of Riverdale was full of moments that left us #SHOOKETH, from finding out about the crazy Blossom third-cousin-action to finally discovering who killed Jason, it’s been a wild ride. …

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Millennial Meltdown – The Quarter Life Crisis Is Real

Millennial Meltdown - The quarter life crisis is real

Unless you were one of the lucky ones to be genetically gifted, we can all agree that puberty sucked. Being an awkward teenager can feel like a nightmare that’s only relieved when you daydream in class about what it’s gonna be like when it’s all over. You know, having clear …

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You Know You’re A UNSW Student When…

You Know You're A UNSW Student When...

Love ’em or hate ’em, no one can deny that these things are what makes UNSW truly #iconic. The Basser Steps are part of your daily workout UNSW really goes above and beyond when it comes to delivering World Class™ services to students. Who needs to go to the gym when you …

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The History of Internet Memes

More than often, it feels like the world is falling apart giving us only despair and suffering. In our world of chaos, there are only a couple of things that are good and free. And memes are definitely on top of that list. We are so used to the never …

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Things To Do While Waiting For The 891

5 Things To Do While You Wait For The 891

15 minutes into waiting and chill and there are no buses on the horizon. You’ve already switched between all your apps, watched every single story, and scrolled down on your feed, for what feels like a kilometre. There’s just no way around it, you have to wait, but that doesn’t …

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