What is a Hackathon?

Is it just a bunch of nerds sitting in a dark room trying to hack into MI6? Absolutely not. Well who knows, I’m not ruling that out as a possibility. A hackathon is where people from all walks of life get together in a common place over a certain period of time to work on a project. They often get a theme or topic to work with, and will be required to present or pitch their project at the end of the hackathon. The idea is to build, or “hack”,  everything from scratch over a short period of time. The beauty of a hackathon is you can go in knowing absolutely nobody, and within 2 hours you’re working with a likeminded, yet diverse, team to solve a problem you  may never have even realised existed. In a world where weekends are often filled with the regular cycle of get...

February Fire

February is upon us and we are down to the last month of summer. With 2016 in full swing February is shaping up to having some huge drops from some of the most consistent sneaker brands. Fuckbois worldwide will once again erect as the adidas Yeezy 350 Boost “Pirate Black” makes it return on the 19th of February. Whether your stuck on what to get your loved one for Valentines day or you are looking forward to making a cliché remark about how this year is a leap year, make sure you tune into SneakerFeature February edition to learn about the upcoming heat you could wear on your feet.   BAIT x Saucony Shadow 5500 “Giant Leaps” Date: 06/02/2016 Price: $200 AUD Purchase from: Saucony retailers, Up there store (Melbourne only). BAIT and Saucony CruelWorld branding is featured wi...

O-Week from a 5th year

Alright so your summer bender is over, and the time’s come to start facing reality again. Good news is, it actually hasn’t; o-week is where the bender continues. Here’s a few you should definitely do on o-week.   1. Sign up to a camp As nerdy as they sound, camp’s are notoriously notorious for plenty of booze and nudity. You’ll make a bunch of friends of friends at the time, and you might even remember some. Especially when they walk into the first lecture and you have a faint memory of grinding with them at the toga party but you’re both not sure if it actually happened or you’re just imagining it so you avoid making eye contact. Camps: thumbs up.     2. Free food There’s a shitload of clubs trying to get you to sign up. Clubs...

Girls on Film Festival – Jufl’s Top 3 Picks

Girls on Film Festival is a feminism extravaganza screening nonstop gal power gems this weekend in Brunswick East and, as promised, the 2015 program is a seriously respectable array from which to choose.

REVIEW: Outsiders (Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015)

As part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, Hobo Playhouse presents Outsiders, a social commentary on the homeless people of Melbourne’s streets, featuring brilliant young slam-poet Sam Hassel and the cast of the award winning comedy/drama Bums.

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