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Mobile kitchen pops up at ECU

Mobile kitchen pops up at ECU

Marley Amphlett and Vesh Arumugam

October 22, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

For several weeks, the presence of a large vehicle in the car park has puzzled students at Edith Cowan University in Mt Lawley. ECU Daily saw this as an opportunity to investigate and educate. Kristy Clark, Arts and Communications student, said: “It's been in the car park for a while, I haven't...

Margaret River Ag Show is back

Margaret River Ag Show is back

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

October 9, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Held on October 13 and 14 the Margaret River Agricultural Show is back for its 88th year, bringing with it an assortment of rides, food, music and entertainment. The first show in 1929 was held in a paddock belonging to Mr T. Higgins and ever since 1934, with the exception of the WWII years, it ha...

Kids worried about next meals

Kids worried about next meals

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

October 2, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

Children in remote Western Australia worry about getting enough food, according to a new study conducted by researchers at Edith Cowan University.

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WA scientists saving African cassava crops

WA scientists saving African cassava crops

Ashleigh Melanko, ECU Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

Researchers from UWA have teamed up with local farmers and British company Oxford Nanopore Technologies, to use portable DNA sequencing help farmers in East Africa eradicate crop disease. “Crop disease affects crops differently depending on the type of disease. Diseases are caused by plant pathogens...

What’s On: Twilight dining

What’s On: Twilight dining

Brigid Dix, ECU Reporter

September 10, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Spring has officially begun which means warmer weather and the awaited return of the twilight markets. By twilight markets we are not referring to vampire and werewolf themed markets, instead markets that are held in the evening usually from 5-9pm and have a variety of food and drink stalls and carts,...

Feast your eyes

Feast your eyes

Megan Birch, ECU Reporter

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

We love to share our food, not physically, but digitally. Food photography on social media is becoming so more and more popular. So much so that Perth Photographer Danica Zuks is holding a food photography workshop to teach people “how to capture drool worthy images of their food and spruik up their...

Food.Arts.Divinity

Food.Arts.Divinity

Vesh Arumugam, ECU Reporter

August 28, 2017


Filed under Sport and Lifestyle

Walking around the Bell Tower and Barrack Street Jetty on the Swan River can be a multisensory experience, especially when the breeze disseminates the scintillating fragrance of mixed Indian spices from Annalakshmi, the riverside restaurant that serves Indian vegetarian cuisine with a “pay what you...

The protein shake up

The protein shake up

Vesh Arumugam, Reporter

August 21, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

Diet is an essential element for everyone who wants to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and there is a lot of hype around about protein shakes. But are they actually good for us? Proper diet along with a constant workout will optimise health. But, things are a little different with bodybuilders. Bodybuilders...

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

Artificial Wonder Causes Artificial Blunder

Reney Omar, ECU Reporter

August 14, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

It is only human to crave sweets. The only factor that holds people back from over-consuming is the calories that come with the great taste. Artificial sweeteners have been modified over decades to provide the same and more intense sweetness with the guarantee of little to no calories. Is it too good...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Reporter

August 13, 2017


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The Made Local Winter Market has had great success, coming back to Stackwood Creative Venue and Concept Store for a second year. The event, held over the August 11 to 13 weekend, was host to more than 20 stalls, selling locally made gifts, clothes and food. The market proved to not only satisfy...

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