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Hero, or just 15 minutes of fame?

Hero, or just 15 minutes of fame?
by Zach Hubber The last time I can remember a 16-year-old girl being a national hero was when Joan of Arc lead the French army almost 600 years ago. The Maid of Orléans defeated the English in many victories on French soil, and as...

A ghost or a grinch, which one are you?

A ghost or a grinch, which one are you?
By Olivia Shying In a few weeks it will be October 31. The spookiest night of the year.  People either love this night or hate it. This contentious holiday is Halloween. When I was a young child in the late 90’s, Halloween...

Discourse Goes Large Dissing Teen Pop Starz

Discourse Goes Large Dissing Teen Pop Starz
By Luke Devine I love academic discourse. I love the verbosity and pomposity of it. Undergrad in arts is like learning another language, in English, that only a few people can understand. Back in the day people who understood this...

Wake Up People, the Future of Journalism is Upon Us

Wake Up People, the Future of Journalism is Upon Us
(Image: Flickr/ Ashley Campbell Photography) By Brendan Bale Two news stories that interested me this week may not seem to be intrinsically linked on the surface. But they made me think about the same issue – innovation in news...

Do you fancy a Banksy?

Do you fancy a Banksy?
One of Banksy's rats - Image courtesy of Flickr/Ian Is Here By Andi Yu What would you do if you accidentally bought a $60 piece of art, actually worth $40,000? That’s the situation facing some lucky shoppers who earlier this...

A terrorist attack is not necessarily news

A terrorist attack is not necessarily news
By Eleani Purcell. On 21 September a group of gunmen attacked the upscale Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya. 72 people were killed and 200 were wounded. Between 10 and 15 individuals associated with the Islamist extremist group Al Shabaab...

Snowtown: killing a bad image

Snowtown: killing a bad image
By Georgina Connery South Australia is associated with being the largest state contributor of wine to the national economy. With tens-of-thousands of hectares under vine, the state holds 48% of Australia’s vineyards. Countless...

Digital Thievery?

Digital Thievery?
By Emily Woods The ease and speed of downloading and streaming content for free has almost made owning a TV redundant. I, like many students living away from home, cannot afford pay television. And perhaps I will never need to –...

What’s in a name change?

What's in a name change?
The IHT Office, Paris. Souce: Croquant/Wikimedia Commons By Vanessa Desloires My love of newspapers stems party from reading crumpled copies of the International Herald Tribune. Whenever my father returned from business trips, he invariably...

Elle Magazine slammed for featuring plus size model.

Elle Magazine slammed for featuring plus size model.
JORDAN STRAUSS/JORDAN STRAUSS/INVISION/AP by Clare Antonello I love fashion magazines, but what makes me mad  is the controversy that surrounds the size of the models that feature on their front covers. In the past magazines have...