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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Ending Hath Been Writ

Mrs Brown April 10, 2024

There is nothing like a comment that begins, “As a ‘insert label’, you must ‘insert assumption’”. I had one such sentence levelled at me recently.   “As an English teacher, you...

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2024’s Forgotten Oscars Nomination

Ellis K (Year 12), Multimedia Editor April 3, 2024

After 4 strange, uncertain, scary, covid-filled years, it feels like theatrical films are truly back. Gone are the days of weird same-day streaming and uneventful Academy Award events and doubtful best...

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Separating Art from the Artist

Nathan R (Year 11) March 27, 2024

On February 10th of this year, Kanye West released his much-anticipated collaborative studio album with Ty Dolla Sign: Vultures 1. Ye, an artist who precedes their own reputation, has returned to music...

Denis Villeneuve in the Liwa desert while filming Dune. Photo: Chiabella James

Dune: The Journey to Arrakis

Ellis K (Year 12) March 13, 2024

“For me, the process is more important than the outcome. I enjoy the journey of making a film.”   If you’re someone who actually goes outside a lot, you probably won’t know that’s...

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Tyler, the Creator’s Discography Ranked

Zachary C (Year 11) March 13, 2024

An Introduction to Tyler: Tyler Gregory Okonma, more famously known as “Tyler, the Creator”, is one of the most influential rappers of our generation. His label as a “Creator” isn’t limited...

Regina George, the Most Underrated Villain of All Time

Regina George, the Most Underrated Villain of All Time

Jake M (Year 11), Chief Contributor March 6, 2024

Often when thinking about the greatest movie villains people think of characters such as Darth Vader, Heath Ledger’s, Joker or Thanos. However, there’s another villain that I think is severely underrated....

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La Reina: Shakira

Dimitri N (Year 12), Multimedia Editor March 6, 2024

Tsamina-mina eh eh Waka Waka eh eh Tsamina mina zangalewa This time for Africa. You recognise those lyrics don’t you? Of course you do, it’s likely one of the most recognisable songs worldwide....

Appreciating Female Celebrities

Appreciating Female Celebrities

Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor March 6, 2024

In the world of Hollywood, the spotlight often shines brightest on a select few. These are the stars whose faces appear on magazine covers, whose names drive headlines, and whose skills shine on our screens....

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Taylor Swift In Her Aussie Era

Sophia F (Year 8) February 28, 2024

As many of us know and have dealt with the constant talk of Taylor Swift for the past year we all know about the Eras tour. Maybe you went or maybe you didn’t? Maybe you can’t stand her music or maybe...

Madame Web - Her Web Redefines Cinema

Madame Web – Her Web Redefines Cinema

Ellis K (Year 11), Multimedia Editor February 21, 2024

It has been 691 days since the release of the genre-defining, thought-provoking, dissection of the very human condition experience known as Morbius graced our beloved cinema screens. And for 691 days the...

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500 Days of Summer: The Anti-Romcom

Ellis K (Year 11), Multimedia Editor February 14, 2024

Last Valentine’s Day, Hope R wrote a wonderfully insightful article about the rom-com genre, criticising their misogynistic tendencies and outdated tropes. It’s one you should certainly read before...

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Megamind: The Ultimate Romance Movie

Carli S (Year 11), Chief Contributor February 14, 2024

A movie made by one of the best animation companies ever, containing unexpected plot twists, enemies to love, a trope where the villain gets the girl and based on a play written in 1897. Sounds like the...

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