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

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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...

Galentines vs Valentines
Galentines vs Valentines
Mahina A (Year 11), Chief Contributor • February 14, 2024

Yes, it’s that time of year. Heart-shaped absolutely everything. You want chocolates, or how about a pendant? Oh, wait there is no choice it...

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Valentine's Day: The Hallmark Holiday That's Lost it's Meaning
Savanna S (Year 10), Chief Contributor • February 14, 2024

Valentine's Day, often painted with hues of romance and adorned with symbols of affection, such as giving roses, chocolates or doing other romantic...

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The Importance of Keeping an Open Mind
Jake M (Year 11), Chief Contributor • November 29, 2023

I’m sure that most people have feared the dark at some point in their life. The idea that something may be lurking within the shadows, or just...

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What Your Choice of Favourites Says About You
Jack D (Year 11), Chief Contributor • November 29, 2023

The Favourites box is a collection of different Cadbury chocolates, which is enjoyed by millions of people year round during celebrations, shared...

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How Old is too Old for Politics?
Grace C (Year 11), Editor in Chief • November 8, 2023

If I asked you to close your eyes right now and imagine a stereotypical politician, what would you see? I doubt you’d be imagining a bright,...

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The Voice Denied: What Happened?
Robert H (Year 12) November 1, 2023

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The Truth Is Dead
Dimitri N (Year 11), Media Editor • November 1, 2023

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Studying the Right Way
Dimitri N (Year 11) September 13, 2023

I’m writing this less than two days after surviving my final year 11 preliminary exam. Ask any year 11 and you’ll quickly realise that prelims...

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What's the Point?
Cameron F (Year 12) September 13, 2023

Sitting in a dark greasy room with 200 other students, I seem to lose track of anything important. The folded-down red chair is enticing me to...

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Society Hates Ageing
Susannah E (Year 11) September 6, 2023

The current world that you and I live in is obsessed with this superficial ideology of beauty, youth and a ‘wrinkle-free face’. Cosmetic...

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A Modern Moon Landing
Ananya V (Year 12) September 6, 2023

“One small step for man; one giant leap for mankind.” Those words have been quoted again and again in memory of the first moon landing...

The Barbie movie was cool… We liked it too :)
The Barbie movie was cool… We liked it too :)
Shari E (Year 12) and Rowen M (Year 10) September 6, 2023

Okay… So, we’ve recently watched the Barbie movie and were quite disheartened to see people missing the message that we and a few other women...