The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

The Student Media Site of William Clarke College

We Are

My many Problems with NESA
My many Problems with NESA
Jake M (Year 11), Chief Contributor • June 5, 2024

As many will know The New South Wales Education Standards Authority, or NESA, is the organisation that’s responsible for supervising the entire...

Why Harrison Butker Was Right
Why Harrison Butker Was Right
Anonymous Unwed Female May 28, 2024

Let’s talk about the real "Speech of the Century." No, I’m not referring to Barack Obama’s hopeful "Yes We Can" or Greta Thunberg’s fiery...

May the Odds be Ever in Your Favour
May the Odds be Ever in Your Favour
Dayna E (Year 11) and Annmary J (Year 11) May 22, 2024

May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favour     In recent years, the tributes for the Hunger Games have ditched the chariot rides and have...

What About Me?
"What About Me?"
Carli S (Year 11), Chief Contributor • May 15, 2024

As the growth of TikTok continues, its online culture starts to leak into our lives. One of the most annoying things that continually starts...

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"Boys will be Boys"
Carli S (Year 11), Chief Contributor • May 8, 2024

 When growing up with my three brothers I have learnt a lot. One of the things I learned is that boys can be excused for things under the pretence...

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Why are Concerts so Expensive?
Carli S (Year 11), Chief Contributor • May 8, 2024

I am a concert lover. The night before starting this article I was at a Niall Horan concert. I have about 6 different concerts that I have already...

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The Joys of having Sibling(s) at your School
Savanna S (Year 11), Chief Contributor • May 8, 2024

Siblings are… amazing. We love them, we hate them. We go through a rollercoaster of emotions and feelings towards them throughout life. Sometimes,...

‘Old’ is Not a Rude Word
‘Old’ is Not a Rude Word
Mrs Kroll April 10, 2024

Old’ is not a rude word. If age is just a number, then age can also be levels in the game of life. (Imagine the Super Mario theme music as...

Shack Life
Shack Life
Mr Arthur April 10, 2024

When asked to write for the ‘Staff Takeover’ of We Are I was briefed with the task of writing about something that I am passionate about....

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Separating Art from the Artist
Nathan R (Year 11) March 27, 2024

On February 10th of this year, Kanye West released his much-anticipated collaborative studio album with Ty Dolla Sign: Vultures 1. Ye, an artist...

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Selling Insecurities
Adam D (Year 11) March 6, 2024

In a society where meticulously edited photos and unachievable beauty standards are ubiquitous, many young people struggle with negative body...

Body Shaming and Media Blaming
Body Shaming and Media Blaming
Dayna E (Year 11), Chief Contributor • March 6, 2024

Personally, I’ve never understood body shaming, or even body positivity. Celebrities get asked all the time in interviews, “Are you body...

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1400 Years Old and Still Trendy - The Comeback of Chess
Daniel W (Year 12), Chief Contributor • February 28, 2024

Chess, the ancient game of strategy and skill, which came into existence around 600 AD, is currently enjoying a new wave of popularity amongst...

You Are Never too Old to Watch Cartoons
You Are Never too Old to Watch Cartoons
Jake M (Year 11), Chief Contributor • February 28, 2024

In media, cartoons are often depicted as content that is meant for kids. Companies such as Cartoon Network and Disney have often marketed their...

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Usher's Half-Time Show
Carli S (Year 9), Chief Contributor • February 21, 2024

Imagine a stage surrounded in the glow of a million spotlights, a stage so iconic it draws in viewers from all corners of the globe, creating...