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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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Manly West Explosion

Manly West Explosion

Taylah C (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 30, 2022

At about 1pm on Monday the 21st of November, eleven 10-year-old children and one adult was rushed to hospital after a science experiment went wrong in Manly West Public School.   The experiment,...

1000 Days of Covid

1000 Days of Covid

Elaine L (Year 8), Chief Contributor November 30, 2022

Celebrating? The A Thousand Day Anniversary of COVID-19  On October 20th 2023, Australia “celebrated” the 1000-day mark since authorities confirmed Australia’s first ever COVID-19 case.    Let’s...

Its a Hackers World

It’s a Hacker’s World

Shikka Shah (Year 8), Chief Contributor November 23, 2022

The 21st century is an unpredictable place. In a world where murders and kidnappings preoccupy our world, who would have thought that our biggest threat lies within the screen of your phone?   In...

The G20 Summit for Dummies

The G20 Summit for Dummies

Ananya V (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 23, 2022

Every year the G20 meets, and every year, we read the news, staring at images of “family photos” of the world leaders. But what even is the G20, and why do William Clarke students even have to bother...

Its Going South for Kanye West

It’s Going South for Kanye West

Dimitri N (Year 10), Chief Contributor November 9, 2022

In Kanye’s song Last Call, he raps “And I was almost famous, now everybody loves Kanye”. Recent events have suggested that these lyrics have aged like milk. Lately, things have been looking quite...

Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter

Elon Musk Takes Over Twitter

Ananya V (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 9, 2022

Elon Musk is here, to save the Twittersphere. October 27, 2022, marked the most significant change to one of the most used social media platforms. Elon Musk, founder and CEO of SpaceX, CEO of Tesla, and...

The truth behind the 2016 Killer Clown Craze

The truth behind the 2016 Killer Clown Craze

Lucy B (Year 12) and Olivia S (Year 12) October 26, 2022

In late 2016, social media once again proved it is capable of creating trends that can go from kooky to dangerous. After the Halloween release of Stephen King's, It, the virality of killer clowns transformed...

A military trainer with Ukraine’s 112th Territorial Defense Brigade works with civilians during a military exercise outside Kyiv on February 5. The Ministry of Defense created defense brigades in Ukraine’s main cities because of the risk of invasion by Russia, which is amassing troops at the border.

Russo-Ukrainian War: An update

Shari E (Year 12) October 19, 2022

  You’re jolted awake by a heart-rattling explosion that leaves you with a ringing headache. You trip out of bed and towards your window, ripping open your blinds and glaring out onto the streets.  Below...

“Abolish the Monarchy!”: Protests in Australia

Ellina G (Year 10), Editor October 13, 2022

On Thursday September 22nd,  thousands of protestors rallied on the streets of Australia to oppose the National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth and “racist colonial imperialism”. The Anti-Monarchy...

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...

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...

A New Perspective of Space

A New Perspective of Space

Janice H (Year 9) and Liv S (Year 12) September 2, 2022

Since its launch on Christmas day, NASA has been eagerly waiting for the new James Webb Telescope to take more sensitive images in deep space, for new implications of the universe. Yet, astronomers had...

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