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Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Perils of Buying Online Tickets to a Game

Bradley Jones, Staff reporter

June 17, 2017


Filed under Slideshow, Sport and Lifestyle

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...

Anstiss Named in National Youth Squad

Oliver Skelton, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2017


Filed under Slideshow, Sport and Lifestyle

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 20-year-old will compete alongside 13 others representing Australia at the 2017 Netball World Youth Cup held in Gaborone,...

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Students Sleep Out to Tackle Homelessness

Mollie Homer, Reporter

June 6, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, News, Slideshow

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 more than a cardboard box, sleeping bag and the clothes they were wearing to protect them from the night, the students were given...

Let’s Talk About Sex – For Teens

Yvonne Ardley, Staff

June 6, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Showcase, Slideshow

“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 of three months when she tried to break up with him. Emily’s boyfriend, who had also taken a photo up her skirt without her consent,...

Maggot Farms the Future of Environmental Aquaculture

Maggot Farms the Future of Environmental Aquaculture

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Reporter

May 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Slideshow

A Western Australian company is embracing environmental sustainability by providing fish farmers with a maggot feast as an alternative to current fish food. The company has a focus on environmental sustainability. This year, it has started to produce a new range of fish-food for aquaculture farmers,...

Film: Get Out

Film: Get Out

Blair Jackson

May 30, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Slideshow

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 written a script which slowing but surely reveals itself, whilst constantly reminding you of the underlying race tensions in America. Daniel...

Yoga Helping to Relieve Depression: Study

Yoga Helping to Relieve Depression: Study

Claudia Haines-Cappeau, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Slideshow

Yoga can be effective in treating depression, according to a study conducted by American research psychologist Lisa Uebelacker. The study, carried out by Ms Uebelacker, from Butler Hospital, Rhode Island, concluded that, in addition to anti-depressants, yoga was a superior health mechanism in relieving...

Sharapova’s Denied Wildcard Sparks Debate

Sharapova’s Denied Wildcard Sparks Debate

Elodie Bouttier, Reporter

May 30, 2017


Filed under Slideshow, Sport and Lifestyle

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 tennis tournament after failing a drug test for last year’s Australian Open. Professor Greg Haff, an ECU expert in the study...

Lack of Sleep May Cause Weight Gain

Lack of Sleep May Cause Weight Gain

Jack Cooksey, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Science, Slideshow

Lack of sleep may cause weight gain, according to research presented at the European Congress of Endocrinology in Lisbon. According to Dr Christian Bennett, a Neuroscientist from Sweden’s Uppsala University, sleep habits and weight may be linked. “The study suggests that sleep loss leads t...

Perth Public Transport Second Most Expensive in Australia

Perth Public Transport Second Most Expensive in Australia

May 30, 2017


Filed under News, Slideshow

  Perth’s struggling university students may think it is rent, phone bills, textbooks and the occasional splurge on a box of Krispy Kremes eating a whole in their pocket. But new research, showing the city’s bus and train fares are the second most expensive in Australia, says public transport...

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