No.2 Vol. 61 (2015)

O Captain My Captain

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Sam Moran investigates Australia’s crisis of leadership. Walt Whitman’s poem, made famous by the unforgettable scenes of “A Dead Poet’s Society”, reverberates through our hearts and minds as Robin Williams’ students express their gratitude and support for him, his humility and his compassion, in direct contrast to the authoritative teacher …

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Risky Business

            By Annastasia Robertson The Science Theatre was buzzing on Thursday evening when some of the country’s most prominent names sat down in front of an audience to discuss risk management in life, politics, business, climate change and medicine. It was also buzzing with police …

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Staff and students demonstrate over working conditions

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Alicia D’Arcy Members of UNSW staff were on strike today with support from students, picketing all 14 gates of campus over bargaining disputes. Striking members from the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) were peacefully handing out flyers and talking to incoming students alongside members of the Student Representative Council (SRC) …

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Put Your Hands Up for Detroit

Laneway in Detroit? Inspired or insane? Adrian Pedic gives his verdict. When you think of St Jerome’s Laneway Festival (or just Laneway), there are a multitude of first impressions you could have. If you haven’t yet been, maybe it’s a solid line-up, or the pictures that flooded Facebook a few …

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