Opinion, Television

Historically Inaccurate

No Comments 17 April 2015

Does it really matter if historical fiction is a little bit fictional? Swash buckling heroes defeating the terrible and evil British. Using their brains and brawn, they seek out justice and morality. The Sons of Liberty is a fun interpretation of the American Revolution. It starts from the first sparks of the Revolution and how […]

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Opinion

Lack of Scandal Causes Alarm

No Comments 17 April 2015

Reporters shocked to hear that alarmist news stories are taking a cut: no more shocks? No more freak-accidents and crime?  No more boyerism? A truely terrifying tale for readers and reporters alike. That made you click on the article, didn’t it? That catchy one-liner suggesting a thrill or a shock – sorry folks.  I’ve fooled […]

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Art, Opinion, Special Events

The beauty of the craft market

No Comments 12 December 2014

Many have heard of the classic “great success” story of a small or local business. Think small ideas, items and clothing that make the home just that little bit more individual. And where are most of these things found? In a little wonder known as the craft market. Many artists have a great longing to […]

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Music, Opinion, Uncategorized

A new Taylor Swift?

No Comments 12 December 2014

Taylor Swift once said “If you are lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change.” However, the terms change and Taylor Swift are quite controversial at the moment due to the singer songwriter’s recent transformation. Born in Reading, Pennsylvania on December 13, 1989, Swift was singing before she could walk. Beginning to craft songs at […]

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Music, Opinion, Special Events, Uncategorized

Kwave Festival 2014: Battle of the Fans Edition

No Comments 01 December 2014

Brought to Korean culture lovers by SQ Entertainment, the Kwave Festival took place at Fed Square. It started at 12pm and boasted 8 hours of non stop kpop, with plenty of giveaways, dance battles, food stalls and performances.  The event kicked off with an opening speech from the City of Melbourne and from that, performances, battle of […]

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Music, Opinion

Katy’s Hot & Cold Visit

2 Comments 01 December 2014

Exam day. A stressful day in the Loreto school calendar. All the work you have done for the entire semester is proven by one 60 minute exam. During this time, the teenagers are forced to crawl into their pit of isolation, most commonly referred to as their bed room, and sit there staring at a […]

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Art, Opinion

Art Beginnings

No Comments 26 November 2014

Bring up street art, or graffiti (as it is better known), and you are sure to get a wide multitude of opinions and responses ranging from the strongly against to openly advocating. Sure, some really is just mindless scribble, but what about the important stuff; what’s the true meaning behind this “scribble”? To put the […]

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Opinion, Social Media

Trying the “Anti-Facebook”

No Comments 26 November 2014

Over the last few years, people of the world underwent a revolution in how they spoke to one another – due to the rise of social media such as Facebook and MySpace. Over these years, Facebook became the pivotal medium in this ‘revolution’ in terms of revenue, communication and culture.  In response, competition has sprouted […]

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Fashion, Opinion, Uncategorized

Outfitted With Judgement

1 Comment 26 November 2014

Unfortunately, it seems that as humans we are naturally predisposed to be judgmental. No matter how much we may try to avoid this tendency, no matter how open minded we think we are – we still end up judging other people (and often ourselves as well). The point is that it’s not something we can […]

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Film, Opinion, Uncategorized

A Film That Was Way Way Too Underappreciated

No Comments 23 November 2014

The Way Way Back tells the story of one remarkable summer through the eyes of an awkward and insecure 14 year old boy named Duncan. Co-written and directed by Nat Faxon and Jim Rash (both of whom play supporting roles in the film), this movie incorporates seamless cinematic techniques with screenplay that is equal parts […]

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