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  • The Royal Show returns
  • Languages falling silent
  • Prevention better than cure
  • Spirit Walker snubbed by Turnbull.
  • The Royal Show returns

    The Royal Show returns

    Vanessa Vlajkovic

    September 18, 2017

    Showbags, rides, animals and an abundance of food – the IGA Perth Royal Show is about to open its royal gates to excited crowds. Held from 23 to 30 September this year, the event will feature rides for thrill-seekers and for those less brave; it will also have a variety of animals on display and...

  • Languages falling silent

    Languages falling silent

    Kelly Mari Smith, ECU Daily Reporter

    September 18, 2017

    By the turn of the next century more than half of the known 7,000 languages spoken on earth may disappear, taking with them a wealth of knowledge about culture, history, the environment and the human brain, according to linguist Anthony Woodbury. Many of these are spoken by small groups of Indige...

  • Prevention better than cure

    Prevention better than cure

    Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

    September 18, 2017

    Western Australia’s recent state budget has promised an allocation of $61.7 million to help boost mental health prevention and treatment services to better support WA communities. In a statement WA’s Mental Health minister, Roger Cook, announced, "Our focus is on building strong communities, safer...

  • Spirit Walker snubbed by Turnbull.

    Spirit Walker snubbed by Turnbull.

    Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

    September 18, 2017

    Clinton Pryor ’s most immediate goal is to “rest and get back into normal life.” He was disappointed by the reception he received from PM Malcolm Turnbull  after he completed his Walk for Justice from Perth to Canberra. The 27-year-old embarked on the journey just over a year ago from Matagarup/Heirisson...

    Spirit Walker Clinton Pryor

    Lydia Shaw

News

WAAPA showcase a whopper

WAAPA showcase a whopper

The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, better known as WAAPA will be holding its annual Post Graduate Showcase on September 23. At 7:30pm the music auditorium...

Students not reporting sexual harassment & assault

Students not reporting sexual harassment & assault

September 18, 2017

*The following article discusses themes of sexual harassment and assault. Reader discretion is advised...

COMMENT: Faith in an Institution of Lies

COMMENT: Faith in an Institution of Lies

September 18, 2017

The Catholic Church has lost the bearings on its moral compass. Growing up, the Catholic faith was...

Hedonism and the Dark Triad

Hedonism and the Dark Triad

September 18, 2017

We all indulge in pleasures throughout our lives. Even if we try to suppress these desires, in the end...

Touch: the least used sense

Touch: the least used sense

September 18, 2017

This year marked the ninth European Deafblind International Conference, held in Aalborg, Denmark, over...

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Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary

Harry Potter’s 20th anniversary

Kate Smith, ECU Reporter

Perth Potter fans have been invited to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter at Badlands Bar in Northbridge on 30 September. The event is enticing muggles with Bu...

September 18, 2017

Cirque’s Toruk is Avatar history

Cirque’s Toruk is Avatar history

September 18, 2017

Cirque du Soleil’s Toruk, inspired by and set in the world of James Cameron’s Avatar, is coming to Perth in November. Set thousands of years before the events of Avatar...

The Royal Show returns

The Royal Show returns

September 18, 2017

Showbags, rides, animals and an abundance of food – the IGA Perth Royal Show is about to open its royal gates to excited crowds. Held from 23 to 30 September this year,...

What’s On: Oktoberfest

What’s On: Oktoberfest

September 18, 2017

It's time to don your lederhosen again! Oktoberfest is just around the corner. Originating from the world's largest beer festival, held annually in Munich, Germany, Oktoberfest...

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Can you tell what’s real or fake?

Can you tell what’s real or fake?

Mari Spanja, Reporter

New research by the University of Warwick raises questions about how observant we must be before we can trust a picture’s authenticity and the science behind it. In the study, researchers took photos of real world scenes and edited them in different ways. They then showed 659 participants a mix of...

September 18, 2017

Languages falling silent

Languages falling silent

September 18, 2017

By the turn of the next century more than half of the known 7,000 languages spoken on earth may disappear, taking with them a wealth of knowledge about culture, history, th...

Prevention better than cure

Prevention better than cure

September 18, 2017

Western Australia’s recent state budget has promised an allocation of $61.7 million to help boost mental health prevention and treatment services to better support WA communities. In...

Diet and exercise can relieve asthma symptoms

Diet and exercise can relieve asthma symptoms

September 17, 2017

A balanced diet and regular exercise may be able to lower asthma symptoms in non-obese patients, according to new Danish research. Asthma is a chronic lung condition which...

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COMMENT: Do the Eagles have an X factor?

COMMENT: Do the Eagles have an X factor?

Jackson Lavell-Lee, Reporter

The West Coast Eagles chose to limit risks by not selecting ruck ace Nic Naitanui for the AFL Semi-Final against the GWS Giants on Saturday night at Spotless Stadium. The Eagles were eventually outclassed 19.11.125 to 9.4.58. The big dreaded All-Australian was left to watch on as his teammates were...

September 18, 2017

Silent healthy eating

Silent healthy eating

September 17, 2017

Thanks to new research, supermarkets could soon be helping their customers consume less calories without impacting on product selection or taste. Researchers at the University...

Jumping to awareness

Jumping to awareness

September 17, 2017

Women being dissatisfied with their bodies is a common occurrence, and a common topic of conversation in the the media, but what about men? Doctor Alison Field from the Boston Children...

Why a stranger should select your profile picture

Why a stranger should select your profile picture

September 17, 2017

When you click on someone’s social media account one of the first things you’ll notice is a person’s profile picture. It can be a stranger’s first impression of...

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Quality journalism by ECU students
Quality journalism by ECU students