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Comment: #metoo

Comment: #metoo

Danielle Blanch, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Here are some stats which should concern you: Over 12 million people on Facebook have taken part in the #metoo campaign in the past week. Research by the Australia Institute in 2015 found nine out of 10 women have been harassed in public. In 2016 the Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that the ...

COMMENT: Stop the stigma on homelessness

COMMENT: Stop the stigma on homelessness

Andjela Ergic, ECU Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under News

Imagine coming home from a day of work and having the sidewalk of some run down street be your couch. Imagine the cold, winter night and the fear of what lies in the dark consuming your thoughts, while you lie on a thin blanket praying that you will make it through the night. This is the reality that...

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...

COMMENT: Respect for the triggered

COMMENT: Respect for the triggered

Holly Ferguson, ECU Reporter and Dircksey Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under News

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. But, I have learnt that the topic of trigger warnings is very divisive and controversial. This y...

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

COMMENT: Turnbull bets the farm on ‘yes’ postal vote

Paul Van Lieshout Hunt, Political Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under News

Proverbs 29:18: ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish.’ And so, with Malcolm Turnbull at the helm, the Federal Liberal Party will proceed to its demise. The Federal Government is not a united front. Had the Prime Minister rallied the forces and acted like a leader should, the wedge of Mar...

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