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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rachel Gunawan- The Northwood Howler
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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

The Ghosts of Halloweens Past
The Ghosts of Halloween's Past
Shari E (Year 12) October 26, 2022

A night for tricking and treating and dressing up with friends, Halloween is widely regarded as an intensely American holiday. But the origin...

What makes someone attractive?
What makes someone attractive?
James H (Year 10), Assistant Editor-in-Chief • October 19, 2022

Well, here you are again. Thinking about them.  It’s been months and they still manage to pester your mind daily.  It might be their face,...

Oh, the places well go
Oh, the places we'll go
Anson L (Year 10), Assistant Editor-In-Chief • October 13, 2022

“So, for one last time, thank you… and goodbye” The final line of Liv and Jazz’s address to the school. One expressing thankfulness,...