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Just In: O-Week 2017

Just In: O-Week 2017

We rounded up the top three news stories for the week. #alternativefacts Instagram upgrades server in lieu of university students’ return from Europe As one year dawns, and another comes in its place, we face the cyclical beauty of nature. In light of their annual homebound migration from Europe, the native …

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Why Should You Watch: Mr. Robot ?

    Number 1: The Hacking isn’t People Slamming the Keyboard Now you may be asking what this means. In films like Hackers, or the Matrix, or Swordfish, when people want to hack any regards, all you see is a flurry of hand movements, cheesy lines like “Aaaaaaaaand we’re in”, and lines …

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Why Should You Watch: Vinyl ?

Number 1: It’s Created by Scorsese & Jagger Now, if you don’t know who Martin Scorsese or Mick Jagger is, I give you full permission to leave. No, I actually recommend you leave. Good, so let’s talk about these two guys. One if one of the most incredible directors of our …

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Review: Where To Invade Next

Hint: It’s not Australia Where To Invade Next is the latest film from acclaimed documentary filmmaker Michael Moore. You may have seen his documentaries such as Bowling For Columbine, Fahrenheit 9/11 or Roger & Me, all ace films in my opinion. Alternatively you may have seen him spoofed in The …

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Australian Fashion Designers Took on NYFW

New York Fashion Week (NYFW), is the beginning of the fashion calendar and sets the bar for the rest of the year in fashion. With designers showcasing AW16 collections, the pressure was on to deliver and our Australian designers came through! Tome left the audience in awe, capturing the hearts of …

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In Other News…

It’s the end of Semester guys! Yay! And more ‘yay’ for me as I don’t have exams! (#artstudentlyf #winwin) So I thought, in the spirit of nostalgia at the conclusion of another year, I would throw-back to some of my favourite news pieces from this Sem-though it was kind of …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH ‘It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.’ So begins George Orwell’s seminal (and suddenly foretelling) novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. It may have taken another 30 odd years, but turns out Orwell was right …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff ‘NO ES-CAP-EY’ SAYS DORY A Perth man made headlines last week for the wild and totally irrational ending to his two-hour police chase across sand dunes near Two Rocks in Western Australia. It wasn’t an expected ending, like the man’s car getting sanded-in, or police actually catching up …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff NASA HAS A FREAK OUT, SO DOES EVERYONE ELSE Last week NASA made the HUGE announcement that evidence of flowing water had been discovered on Earth’s closest neighbour: Mars. ALL SCIENTISTS ARE EXCITED. I AM EXCITED. MATT DAMON IS EXCITED FOR THE ADDITIONAL PRESS FOR HIS MOVIE THE …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff BUT FIRST, LET ME TAKE A SELFIE The world is a rapidly-changing place, ladies and gentlemen. Cars are able to phone people, phones have become personal TVs, and monkeys are on their way to achieving copyright. Yes, you heard/read correctly. Remember Naruto, the crested macaque from the Indonesian …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff BORDER FARCE RETURNS By now I’m sure we’ve all heard about the Australian Border Forces’ attempt to conduct ‘Operation Fortitude’ in Melbourne a few weeks ago. Well, ladies and gentlemen, the ABF has now evolved from random street-side visa checks to their new, greater purpose: purchasing $15 000 …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff GUESS WHAT, THE END IS NIGH – AGAIN (AGAIN!) Whilst Australia was recently subject to imminent dam failure and flash flooding (read: Armageddon), the US is now also experiencing its own end-of-the-world disaster.  It’s a big one, guys. The Bubonic Plague has returned. Yes, you heard me (read …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff THE END IS NIGH – AGAIN Armageddon, decimation, apocalypse, the end of the world–whatever you’d like to call it, is here again, ladies and gentlemen. Wild weather has ravaged NSW, and is causing widespread panic in the Jerrara Dam area (near Wollongong), where residents are being told by …

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