Music, Opinion

Should Celebrities Be Able To Name And Shame?

0 Comments 23 September 2014

A few days ago I had the pleasure to go to a Kanye West concert. I had the ultimate privilege to be able to sit and listen to one of his famous rants. He said: “Tonight I ain’t gonna say your name out loud but I better see them emails in the morning apologising. You […]

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Music, Opinion

The F Word

0 Comments 08 September 2014

“I’m not a feminist, but…” You’ve heard it before. Probably without thinking much of it. The disassociation from an age-old human rights movement that has to occur before a person announces their stance on gender equality. While they consider themselves to be an advocate for social justice, they would never want to be accused of […]

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Film, Opinion, Television

Live Hard, Die Hard

0 Comments 08 September 2014

Celebrities seem to have everything – wealth, power and popularity. But in a world where many of our favourite celebrities die we are left wondering, “Why do their perfect lives end with such bitter tragedies?” Does it ever strike you odd that so many celebrities die young? Think about it, have you ever heard of […]

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Opinion

Happiness Happens

0 Comments 04 September 2014

On the 20th of March 2014, the United Nations declared this day as the national day of happiness, to recognize the relevance of happiness and wellbeing as a universal goal. In recognition of the fundamental importance of happiness to the human condition, this month’s magazine focus will be on ‘Happiness Happens’. Furthermore, what a perfect […]

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Opinion

The VCE (Hunger) Games

0 Comments 02 September 2014

Year 12, the quintessential time for stress, irregular sleeping patterns and exams. A time where you make big life decisions even though you still have to put your hand up to go to the toilet. Most would associate with Year 12 as a year to end it all and to enjoy it while they’re at […]

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Music, Opinion

Why Are Cultured Teens Missing Out On Live Music Events?

1 Comment 02 September 2014

You’re a teenager in high school. Like many people your age, you’re interested in music, and bands/artists play a sizable part in your life. One day you’re listening to the radio, and they announce that your favourite band will be touring Australia. You go straight to your laptop and search for tickets. You finally find […]

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Books & Words, Uncategorized

Series Review – Tales of the Otori

0 Comments 02 September 2014

If you’re one of the millions that idolise the Divergent series by Veronica Roth, or a faithful follower of The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Colins, which opened our eyes to a new world of tasteful Dystopian storytelling, or simply an avid book-o-phile whose nose is intent on snooping everyone’s favourite fives, then bingo, this […]

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Film, Opinion, Television, Uncategorized

The Disney Empire

1 Comment 02 September 2014

During the National Board of Review dinner in January, Meryl Streep stated that Disney was a ‘gender bigot’ and a racist. This has caused controversy and has many people divided. The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest corporations in the world and a leading producer of animation films. It has created over 1000 […]

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Opinion

Is Rolf Harris’ Art Guilty?

0 Comments 02 September 2014

“Objects are not bad themselves- it’s what you associate with them that gives them meaning.” (Guy Abrahams, 2014) Once well respected, now a public disgrace: Rolf Harris’ court case said it all. As a child entertainer and artist from the 1950s all the way up to 2011, no one could have suspected the true harm […]

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Fashion

Fashion: A Mind Of Its Own

1 Comment 02 September 2014

Fashion has individually defined us all. It is one of the few aspects of our lives that expresses such an extension of our personality that it has psychologically developed us to have different clothing likes and dislike based solely on our personality. It has such an incredible effect on onlookers to see different ways that […]

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