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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: We need our smartphones

COMMENT: We need our smartphones

Andjela Ergic, ECU Reporter

September 3, 2017


Filed under Health and Science

The use of smartphones has become a part of everyday life for people globally. Their computer-like features not only make our lives easier, but also play a key role in various processes such as connecting with friends, staying up to date with the latest news and completing work. However, not everyone...

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...

Local issues a key decider in Canning

Local issues a key decider in Canning

Tamra Carr, Staff reporter

September 18, 2015


Filed under News

Local issues will be crucial in tomorrow's Canning by-election, according to commentators, with the switch in Liberal leadership likely to cement the Liberal candidate's chances of a win. Political commentator, Crikey columnist, and UWA lecturer William Bowe says keeping issues local is important...

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