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The Gambler’s Fallacy

If you’ve already bought your ticket for this year’s UQES Ball, then congratulations on maximising your utility! If not, I’m afraid to inform you that you exhibit signs of being an irrational decision maker. Now, we economists love our models (economics models, that...

How Many Single Guys is too Many?

UQ Love Letters got you feeling down? Anyone else looking for a Harry to their Meghan? Whilst the Pubs team at UQES might not be able to solve your dating woes, you can thank your lucky stars you’re not a single guy living in China! China has one serious bachelor...

The Commonwealth Games: History and Hysteria

Once every four years, we all pretend to understand how diving is scored, or that the reason we watch the beach volleyball is for the score. It is also around this time that many of us find ourselves asking what the point of the Commonwealth Games is if half the world...

6 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Terrible

With the annual UQES pub crawl just around the corner, this year in collaboration with the UQLS, you may be wondering: what is bitcoin? Is it a tangible object I can hold? Is it a gift bestowed upon man by the gods who are in turn leading us to our own salvation?...

The Subjects Fair

Come one, come all, for the Subjects Fair is right around the corner! Coming up on March 7, this is the perfect opportunity for students like yourself to pull your lives together and begin planning out the rest of your degree! We’re going to have lecturers from every...

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