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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

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The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

Hundreds of activists have rallied in Australia to denounce the destructive effect of British colonisation on Indigenous peoples, as the country held a public holiday to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II. “Abolish the Monarchy” demonstrators gathered in cities, including Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra, on Thursday, protesting against the persecution of Indigenous people since the British landed in Australia more than two centuries ago.
Photographer: Joel Carrett/ EPN
“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...

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...

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,...

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,...

The Pride Jersey
The Pride Jersey
Shreya M (Year 10) September 2, 2022

In late July 2022, 7 players refused to play for ‘Manly’ against ‘The Roosters’ in an NRL game after the revealing of a ‘Pride Jersey’....

Budyari Mullinawul
Budyari Mullinawul
Anson L (Year 10), Chief Contributor • August 2, 2022

When did your ancestors move to Australia? Some of us may have been born in another country and moved to Australia. Some of our parents or grandparents...

Wheres the water?
Where's the water?
Sophia W (Year 12), Editor • July 27, 2022

For centuries, water has been thought of as a substance mainly exclusive to Earth in a dry and barren solar system. Yet, in recent years, scientists...