The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

We are Prioritising mental health

We are Prioritising mental health

Ellina G (Year 10), Editor November 30, 2022

I’m gonna be honest with you. This article was mainly written to convince myself.   Academic stress is felt by most, if not all, students throughout Secondary School. No matter whether you’re...

The Evolution of the Ideal Body

The Evolution of the “Ideal Body”

Hope R (Year 8), Chief Contributor November 30, 2022

The 2000s are back. This statement has been confirmed by countless articles, all featuring a plethora of nostalgic fashion trends. From low-rise jeans to baby tees, the y2k look has taken the world by...

Settling the Debate: Barbeque sauce versus Tomato sauce

Settling the Debate: Barbeque sauce versus Tomato sauce

Dimitri N (Year 10), Chief Contributor November 23, 2022

Whilst it is widely accepted that Greek yogurt is the best topping to add to all foods, second place is highly contested. Two of the most popular contestants for that position are Tomato sauce and Barbeque...

The truth behind the Royal Family

The truth behind the Royal Family

Molly B (Year 8) and Ellina G (Year 10) November 23, 2022

I know we have all heard about them. The majesties of England, the most sacred family with the most sacred secrets. They are legend, they are myth, they are the Royal Family. Probably one of the most famous...

Bye, Bye, Branwhite

Bye, Bye, Branwhite

Willy C (Year 0), Contributor November 16, 2022

You would think that, by now, the incoming Year 12’s would have some sense of maturity and the ability to decipher what is right, and what is wrong.   Apparently not.   Recently, for those...

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50 Shades of Colourism: An Insight into South Asian Beauty Standards

Hanan B (Year 12) November 16, 2022

Summer’s coming up, and here in the west, everyone is coming outside to get a nice tan. But summer in South Asia can be a dreaded time for darker skinned people. Instead, we do everything we can to keep...

NESA Says We Need Maths

NESA Says We Need Maths

Beth S (Year 12), Chief Contributor November 9, 2022

Recently, the NSW government announced an important, and extremely impactful, change to the HSC and Preliminary syllabuses. Every person sitting the HSC will be required to take maths, with the new senior...

The Disney Wonder cruise. Is it Worth the Wonder?

The Disney Wonder cruise. Is it Worth the Wonder?

Eliza M (Year 8), Contributor November 2, 2022

Honk, honk! Here comes the Disney Wonder finally paying Australia and New Zealand a visit. On the 28th of October 2023, the Disney Wonder cruise ship will set sail in Australia. None of the Disney Cruise...

Are Schools Turning Us Into Robots?

Are Schools Turning Us Into Robots?

Elaine L. (Year 8), Contributor November 2, 2022

In the 21st century, our world has become increasingly dependent on technology. A key concern that has been raised is that there will no longer be a place for us as technology continues to develop and...

Mans Best Friend

Man’s Best Friend

Nicola D. (Year 8), Contributor November 2, 2022

Today, it is estimated that 62% of households in the world own pets, which is approximately 17.4 million homes owning a pet of any kind. In Australia, two-thirds of the population have at least one pet....

The Problem with the Clean Girl aesthetic

The Problem with the ‘Clean Girl’ aesthetic

Hope R (Year 8) November 2, 2022

Perfect, glowy skin. Minimal makeup. Gold jewellery. Slicked back hair. These are all essential factors of the ‘Clean Girl'. Her hair is always perfect, she wakes up at 5 am to work out, and seems to...

Is Halloween an Australian celebration?

Is Halloween an Australian celebration?

Ananya V (Year 12), Contributor October 26, 2022

The end of October marks one of the few celebratory events on all our calendars: Halloween. Coupled with the "Autumn vibes," and pumpkin spiced lattes that dominate social media feeds as much of the globe...

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