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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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Killer Mushrooms?

Annmary J (Year 10), Chief Contributor November 29, 2023

Mushrooms that caused the death of 3 and the near death of 1. A story of an Australian mother’s mushroom filled meal that caused her to be charged with 3 murders.   Erin Patterson, 49,...

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Lilie James: Another Wake Up Call To Violence Against Women

Jess S (Year 11), Editor November 15, 2023

Over the past few weeks, the murder of Lilie James has been a prevalent story within Australian media, one which has confronted many with the reality of just how common domestic violence is within New...

Taken from Unsplash by Rodion Kutsaiev

Do We Really Need a Digital ID?

Ananya V (Year 12) August 30, 2023

In the past few years, we watched the news announcing numerous data leaks from companies and corporations. While we know that we need to give our information to companies to verify that we are who we say...

The Internet’s Newest Rivalry  - Threads vs ‘X’

The Internet’s Newest Rivalry – Threads vs ‘X’

Max B (Year 11) August 23, 2023

In the modern age of social media, the world was shocked when they saw Elon Musk finally purchased Twitter, now named ‘X’, and thought he had a monopoly over the mini-blogging concept. All of a sudden,...

Taken from Daniel Eledut, Unsplash.

The History of the Airbus

Tyler J (Year 7) August 23, 2023

An executive meeting between France, West Germany and Britain in July 1967 begin talks about advancing the cooperation in the aviation technology field for Europe. The Airbus A300 milestone deal was settled...

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Are Some Tragedies More Tragic Than Others?

James H (Year 11) July 26, 2023

5 vs 1. A simple hypothetical. Consider this philosophical problem of a train, hurtling towards 5 people, helplessly tied to the track in front of them. If nothing is done, the train will carry on...

The Law v Trump (2023)

The Law v Trump (2023)

Ananya V (Year 12), Chief Contributor May 24, 2023

Over 2 years after Biden took Trump’s chair in the Oval Office, the media is still Donald devoted.   Anyone even remotely familiar with American politics, or politics in general, will be familiar...

The 2023 Australian Budget for Dummies

The 2023 Australian Budget for Dummies

Anson L (Year 11) and James H (Year 11) May 24, 2023

Emails: such a wonderful form of communication. Wonderful, right until your parent walks into your room and passionately declares that they got “an email from your economics teacher”.  A sentence...

Free student texting during class image, public domain CC0 photo.

NSW Labor Government Sends Schools Back to the Stone Age

Ananya V (Year 12) May 17, 2023

School. An integral part of every child’s life and something that people remember as a large part of their developmental years. Needless to say, when something happens in schools, everyone takes notice,...

The Horror of Heatwaves

The Horror of Heatwaves

Elaine L (Year 9), Chief Contributor March 15, 2023

Heatwaves been Freaking me out!!    Summer has come early. Except it hasn’t, it just finished. So why is it so stinking hot? Well, we were only a few days into autumn when the hottest day in two...

World War III? The Russia-Ukraine War has gone Nuclear

World War III? The Russia-Ukraine War has gone Nuclear

Ananya V (Year 12), Chief Contributor March 8, 2023

The Russia-Ukraine War. It’s been a primary news topic since just over a year ago and for people in Australia, it’s been a distant example of what could potentially happen in the coming years.   We’ve...

Photo from Flickr, Edited by Alexandra S (Yr12)

Social Media Detectives: The role of TikTok in the Disappearance of Madeleine McCann

Shikha S (Year 9) March 8, 2023

A 21-year-old by the name of Julia Faustyna has claimed to be Madeleine McCann, a three-year-old girl who went missing from a family holiday in Portugal in 2007. Fifteen years on from her disappearance,...

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