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  • Perth Pot Plant PhD Study
  • WA State Library Commemorates Indigenous Struggle
  • Scientists Extract DNA From Ancient Caves
  • Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

    Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

    Kimberley McGivern, Reporter

    May 30, 2017

    Do you love the idea of  owning indoor plants, but can’t even be trusted with a cactus? Then PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe, of ECU, has an offer for you. Ms Larcombe is calling on Perth citizens to participate in her PhD study, that will explore the possible relationships between the microbiota...

    Danica-Lea Larcombe will be gathering quite a collection of pot plants for her PhD. Photo Credit: Kimberley McGivern

  • WA State Library Commemorates Indigenous Struggle

    WA State Library Commemorates Indigenous Struggle

    Blair Jackson

    May 30, 2017

    The WA State Library is holding an exhibition to commemorate 50 years since the historic 1967 citizenship referendum for Indigenous Australians. The referendum changed the constitution to count Aboriginal people as full citizens. Damien Webb, Indigenous Special Curator at the State Library, told...

    Labour Day procession, Perth, 1966. State Library of Western Australia, 381895PD.

  • Scientists Extract DNA From Ancient Caves

    Scientists Extract DNA From Ancient Caves

    Elliot Turner, Reporter

    May 30, 2017

    Scientists have developed a technique for extracting human DNA from ancient caves that could shape the way we view human evolution. European researchers are working with the University of Wollongong on advanced extraction methods of human sediment. Hominins are a group consisting of modern humans,...

    Scientists are extracting DNA from caves

Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Bradley Jones, Staff reporter

A patron was denied entry into the Western Derby at Domain Stadium recently after his ticket was not recognised as coming from authorised seller.   The ticket...

June 17, 2017

Anstiss Named in National Youth Squad

June 17, 2017

West Coast Fever Centre Jessica Anstiss has been awarded selection in the National Youth Team after a...

Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

June 6, 2017

Orangutangs are set to become extinct within years, due to deforestation wiping out their habitat, all...

Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

June 6, 2017

Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” premiered on May 17 to audiences around Perth. The...

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

June 6, 2017

More than 100 Year Ten students from Sacred Heart College braved the cold for a Friday night sleepout...

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Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

Film Review: Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur

Elliot Turner, Staff Reporter

Guy Ritchie’s “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” premiered on May 17 to audiences around Perth. The film has received vastly negative and critical reviews, not meeting...

June 6, 2017

Film: Get Out

Film: Get Out

May 30, 2017

Get Out is an enthralling journey that leads you recklessly through each scene, lurching into the unknown of what’s to come. In his directorial debut, Jordan Peele has...

The Modern Day Bride

The Modern Day Bride

May 30, 2017

sIf Sex and the City’s, Carrie Bradshaw didn't teach you that weddings were no longer about tradition but fun and fashion, Prince Harry's girlfriend, and Suits star Meaghan...

Glass Art Exhibition Reaching New Heights

May 9, 2017

  A Luminous Celebration: The Tom Malone Prize 2017 is currently celebrating its 15th year. The exhibition, which will showcase a range of of contemporary glass arti...

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Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

Orangutangs Pushed to the Limits by Palm Oil Consumption

Mollie Homer, Reporter

"An area the equivalent size of 300 football fields of rainforest is cleared each hour to make way for palm oil production." - WWF

June 6, 2017

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

June 6, 2017

More than 100 Year Ten students from Sacred Heart College braved the cold for a Friday night sleepout recently. to raise awareness and funds for homelessness. With nothing...

Let’s Talk About Sex – For Teens

June 6, 2017

“I’m going to make your life that much of a living hell you’re going to want to kill yourself.” These were the words texted to 16-year-old Emily* by her boyfriend...

Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

May 30, 2017

Do you love the idea of  owning indoor plants, but can’t even be trusted with a cactus? Then PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe, of ECU, has an offer for you. Ms...

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Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Bradley Jones, Staff reporter

A patron was denied entry into the Western Derby at Domain Stadium recently after his ticket was not recognised as coming from authorised seller.   The ticket was purchased through a resale ticket company for twice its original price.   The patron, an American tourist who did not...

June 17, 2017

Anstiss Named in National Youth Squad

June 17, 2017

West Coast Fever Centre Jessica Anstiss has been awarded selection in the National Youth Team after a stunning debut season in the Suncorp Super Netball League this year.   The...

Sharapova’s Denied Wildcard Sparks Debate

Sharapova’s Denied Wildcard Sparks Debate

May 30, 2017

In the wake of Maria Sharapova being denied a wildcard to the French Open, experts argue the ban is unfair. The Russian player, 30, was suspended from competing in any...

Perth Gloves Up for Charity

May 23, 2017

 Friday night saw the 10th annual Royal Queensbury Corporate Challenge (RQCC) at the Crown Tower Ballroom.   The annual charity event raises money for WA's children's...

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Featuring the best student journalism and broadcasting @ ECU.
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