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Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

Accused killer’s charismatic police interivew

Holly Ferguson, ECU Daily Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A recorded police interview with Jemma Victoria Lilley (26), accused of murdering Aaron Pajich, shows her confidentially speaking with officers about her knowledge of the then missing 18-year-old. The video played in The Supreme Court, showed Ms Lilley in questioning a week following Mr Pajich’s...

The silent tragedy of SIDS

The silent tragedy of SIDS

Marley Amphlett, ECU Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

Amber Campbell was 20 when she gave birth to her daughter, Jacinta Joyce “JJ” Franks. JJ was born in Bunbury on 5 May 2017. She was a healthy weight at 6 pounds and 8oz, and was instantly adored by Miss Campbell and her partner Kayne Franks (26). Nobody could have predicted that their joy...

Suspension of disbelief

Suspension of disbelief

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

Sometimes we need pain to contrast the pleasures in life. Without it we wouldn’t have anything to measure our happiness against. But what if pain could bring pleasure? While most people don’t even have their ears pierced, some are willing to be hung from the ceiling by sharp hooks. Body suspension...

New ECU Guild President

New ECU Guild President

Apanda Anyuon, Reporter

October 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

After an intense three days of voting, Stewart Lee has been elected President of the ECU Student Guild for 2018. Mr Lee from the LIFT Group and Aqila Burhani from the INSPIRE Group were the two nominees chosen to run for the position of Guild President. The ECU Student Guild is a student union run...

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

COMMENT: Think twice about Afterpay

Mari Spanja, Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

This year Afterpay has recently appeared in many stores I shop at around Perth. The digital service makes it possible for a consumer to buy something now and take it home while paying it off later in four equal instalments. So far 31,000 stores including Big W, Cotton On and Myer have used the...

Weapons cache at murder house

Weapons cache at murder house

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Supreme Court has heard evidence of a weapons stockpile on the property where 18-year-old Aaron Pajich was brutally murdered in 2016. Police witnesses say they found sets of hunting knives, a garrote, surgical saw, machete, a sabre, scalpels, meat cleavers and military style knives, throughout...

EXPLAINER: Elon Musk’s Mars Plan

EXPLAINER: Elon Musk’s Mars Plan

Andjela Ergic, ECU Reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

As children, many of us dreamed of becoming astronauts and visiting Mars, but those dreams were quickly tarnished when we were told that our generation may never get to see the red planet. However, a new hope has emerged promising to send humans to Mars in five short years. Elon Musk, entrepreneur,...

What does Perth sound like?

What does Perth sound like?

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

October 8, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Dave Warner, the musician behind the 1978 song Suburban Boy, once said that "Whatever Seattle was to the US, Perth was to Australia." The city of Seattle, which fostered the likes of Nirvana and Soundgarden, shares a common theme with Perth, being far away from the larger cities of its nation that...

Space mining in 10,9,8…

Space mining in 10,9,8…

Kate Smith, ECU Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Showcase

Space experts, academics and government officials attended the third Off-Earth Mining Forum at the University of New South Wales in Sydney last week. Head researchers on space mining from around the world gathered to discuss the future of mining and colonisation Off-Earth. According to Associate...

WA wrestling the world

WA wrestling the world

Kristy Clark, ECU Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sport and Lifestyle

If you were asked to imagine wrestling, the first thing that might come to your brain is WWE’s John Cena, or maybe Netflix’s new series GLOW, perhaps even Hulk Hogan if you’re a little older. What you might not know is that Perth has its own wrestling scene and it’s as exciting as hell. ECU...

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