The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

2022 FIFA World Cup Preview

2022 FIFA World Cup Preview

Luka S (Year 12) September 14, 2022

4 years in the making...   Ladies and gentlemen, the time has come. The time when all football fans worldwide unite for, as Ricky Martin called it in ’98, the Cup of Life. The very best players...

What makes a great leader? 

What makes a great leader? 

Connor M (Year 12) September 14, 2022

I understand that for many people, there is a burning desire to be a leader. Whether you are shy or bold, you can’t deny that the thought of having authority is constantly tugging at your mind – it’s...

Leave No Stone Unturned

‘Leave No Stone Unturned’

Jazz D (Year 12), Editor in Chief September 13, 2022

In the spirit of the upcoming Year 12 Concert and the long tradition of 'confessions' I thought it was only right to share a confession with the audience of We Are.   For half of Year 10, I walked...

Chinese Presence in the Pacific 

Chinese Presence in the Pacific 

Grace C (Year 10), Chief Contributor September 7, 2022

Geopolitical tensions are high with China, making agreements with many Pacific nations. These agreements are with places such as Vanuatu, the Soloman Islands and Tonga, and range from security agreements...

Is Our School That Bad?

Is Our School That Bad?

Dimitri N (Year 10) September 7, 2022

It was a couple YGM’s ago when Mr Macourt spoke and mentioned one thing that really got me thinking. He said that doing a tour of the college allowed students to realise all the good things about the...

Justice at Last - Chris Dawson Trial

Justice at Last – Chris Dawson Trial

Aidan G (Year 12), Chief Contributor September 7, 2022

Friday January 8, 1982, 33-year-old nurse Lynette Dawson finished talking to her mother on the phone, she was never seen or heard from again, and her body has never been found.   Last week, on August...

ComicCon - Let’s Nerd Out

ComicCon – Let’s Nerd Out

Marcellus S (Year 12), Designer September 7, 2022

Well, it’s that time of year once more! Oz ComicCon is just around the corner, and here is how you can get excited about one of the biggest events for nerds in Sydney!   For those who are unfamiliar...

The VMAs

The VMA’s

Mia A (Year 12), Editor September 7, 2022

Everything you need to know! The MTV Video Music Awards 2022 was a star-studded event, with some new faces to the public arena, such as former Disney Chanel actor, Dove Cameron, and the Italian 2021 Eurovision...

The Wondrous World of Sport Officiating 

The Wondrous World of Sport Officiating 

James H (Year 10), Chief Contributor September 7, 2022

Sweat trickles down your forehead as you sprint towards the goal.   Adrenaline rushing through you as you look to achieve glory for your team.  Your leg cocks back as you begin to strike the ball.  Sharp...

The Return of the Singing Comp!

The Return of the Singing Comp!

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor September 7, 2022

Everyone's favorite house competition was finally back after 2 years of being canceled. Secondary School united together in houses on the sports centre stage and sang their hearts out – the air in the...

Why Emptying Metaphoric Dams are so Important

Why Emptying Metaphoric Dams are so Important

Suzannah S (Year 9)   August 31, 2022

Ok, I know what you’re thinking: that title is ridiculous and nonsensical! But trust me, continue reading and you might just learn something …   Emotions are at the core of our human experience...

The Line in the Sand

‘The Line’ in the Sand

Helayna C (Year 10) August 24, 2022

Edited by Grace C (Year 10)   When you think of the future, what do you see? Spacecrafts? Time machines? Holograms and flying cars? Over the years humans have taken these fantastical ideas and poured...

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