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Editorial Address: Truth

Henry Fake news. Post-truth. Alternative facts. In this fourth issue of Tharunka, Truth, we discover that these contagions are far closer to home than we might like to admit. It’s hard to escape the cognitive dissonance when the Twitter feed of UNSW’s Chief Communications Officer, a former journalist turned spin-doctor, …

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SRC President’s Report: Truth Issue

By Manu Risoldi Hey UNSW! Welcome back and happy T3! I hope you’re well-rested after the holidays and ready to get into another jam-packed trimester. Despite just coming back from a short holiday break the SRC has continued to work incredibly hard in various areas of uni life to maximise …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #8

a digital image with a grey background, reading 'Tharunka' in rainbow letters; below it says 'procrastination corner' in all caps; and below them three black and white icons, of music headphones, a pile of books, and a television screen.

Every month the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’ve been living for my hour of recreational reading each morning, and that has largely been because of Sabriel by Garth Nix (an Australian! scandal!), the first installment …

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Del and Aglat #4: It’s a Long Way to the Top

A digital drawing showing a young woman and an elfen creature from behind. The young woman has long brown hair and is wearing a pointed black witches hat. Above the figures is the title 'Del and Aglat' in white cursive font, with the author's name, Nina Greenhill, below it.

by Nina Greenhill She didn’t want to look at the notice board, with all the ugly mugs plastered on it.  She sighed. They weren’t ugly. That was her trying to hate the people she was going to try and capture. She figured if she hated them, it might make the …

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