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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 they ultimately drive us. Hedonism, put simply, is the pursuit of self-indulgence. For a more detailed...

Touch: the least used sense

September 18, 2017

This year marked the ninth European Deafblind International Conference, held in Aalborg, Denmark, over September 5 to 8. The conference attracted 500 participants from over 30 countries, with a large...

Baclofen ‘cure’ not all it seems

Baclofen ‘cure’ not all it seems

September 18, 2017

A Perth researcher will use pharmaceutical drug Baclofen as an attempt to cure methamphetamine addiction in a world first trial. The trial follows a study by Dr Amanda Stafford, who found that Baclofen,...

Spirit Walker snubbed by Turnbull.

Spirit Walker snubbed by Turnbull.

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...

Sexual Violence on campus

Sexual Violence on campus

September 11, 2017

A report by the Australian Human Rights Commission on sexual assault and sexual harassment at Australian universities shows that over half (51%) of students reported being sexually harassed on at least...

The fight for Horizontal Falls

The fight for Horizontal Falls

September 11, 2017

Environmental conservation companies in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia are worried about the future of the land surrounding the Horizontal Falls. Last month a Rio Tinto exploration camp and...

COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

COMMENT: Coal or Coral?

September 11, 2017

When people think of Australia, I guarantee you that one of the first things that comes to mind is the Great Barrier Reef. Now in its second year of serious coral bleaching, I would think our Government...

Sea Shepherd ends Southern Ocean Mission

September 11, 2017

Anti-whaling and marine environment conservation organization Sea Shepherd has announced it will no longer fight Japanese whaling fleets in the Southern Ocean. Founder Captain Paul Watson has accused...

COMMENT: Respect for the triggered

COMMENT: Respect for the triggered

September 10, 2017

As the editor of a student magazine, I always strive to ensure that I, my section editors and our contributors consider the thoughts and feelings of readers and provide trigger warnings where necessary. ...

Sexism blamed for gender pay gap

September 10, 2017

Sexism is the most likely reason behind the gender pay gap according to a study conducted by Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust. The study examined 50% of the working population in New Zealand from 2001 to 2011 and looked at key areas; productivity, willingness to bargai...

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