2016 Tharunka - Sub Editor

Spotlight On: Caspar Hardaker

By Jayden Rathsam Hua Name, degree & favourite plant  My name’s Caspar. I’m 21. Just finished my Arts degree in Theatre and Performance Studies and Creative Writing. My favourite plants are wattles (die hard Aussie patriot clearly). You’re a member of the duo known as Flip the Script – How …

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By Brittney Rigby Last night, it felt like you and I had come apart, like Nothing was forever and hope had tiptoed From our hearts And hidden itself But tonight, our lips brought us back together We breathed every: I’m sorry, I’ll be better into one another without saying a …

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Thinking in Black & White

By Zara Khan You developed these abstract thoughts In my mind Of a life that was so divine Like a photograph, that I could not call mine Maybe you are right. Maybe This is the Grand Design – Eating away at walls, until one beckons Thee And everything falls.

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By Charlotte Goodsir Let me see. Alas, poor Twenty Fifteen I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest; of more plot twists than Game of Thrones. He hath told me mine Anaconda want not a thousand times and now how abhorred in my imagination it is, my Hotline Bling! …

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Falling

By Toby Walmsley Allie was a man who in his youth nearly drowned in the stream by the town. It was a small but vivid stream. It was at chest height for an average man standing, but was only seven metres across. He was collecting smooth river stones to bring …

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Wealthy Elite Bring Destruction to the table

By Gene Brownlie Earlier this year, Oxfam released a report, An Economy for the 1%, which found that the richest 62 individuals in the world own more wealth than the bottom 50% of the global population. Figures cited in the report also showed that wealth inequality has been accelerating rapidly. …

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