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The Ups and Downs of Netflix’s “Trump: An American Dream”

Trump: An American Dream is a British-produced episodic documentary that explores the U.S. President’s early days as a tenacious businessman reaching heights his father never dreamed of all the way up to his decision to run for the most powerful office in the world. Originally airing on the UK’S Channel 4 back in 2017, the […]

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Canberra Palm Sunday Refugee Rally Remains Largest, Sees More Student Groups March

On the 25th of March, Australia’s support for refugees was demonstrated in the annual Palm Sunday Rally, with new contingents and larger student turnout. The Palm Sunday Rally sees groups of Australians march to show solidarity with refugees detained by the Australian government. It takes place annually around Australia on the 25th March, also known as ‘Palm Sunday‘, a […]

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Q&A: Jazmeen Avesta, Deputy Director of Change the Frame

  Jazmeen Avesta is a founding member, and Deputy Director of  Change the Frame. It’s a new, youth led, non-government organisation (NGO) tackling issues relating to gender inequality within Australian society. Tessa Grimes met with Jazmeen who explains the work of “Change the Frame”, what it aims to achieve and how it’s different from any other NGO dealing with […]

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I am a survivor

At a time of ongoing hostility towards refugees’ arrival in Australia, it is more important than ever to see the issue through the eyes of those deepest affected. Eliza Walker tells the story of a woman who emigrated from war-torn Slovenia to Australia by boat in the 1950s, recounting her experiences of survival and extensive […]

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The Halal Snack Pack: Religious tolerance in a polystyrene box

In 2015, a delicious phenomenon revolving around the humble little kebab shop began to emerge online. The Halal Snack Pack has become a symbol of the acceptance of Islam in modern Australia. Known as ‘HSP’ for short, it is a simple dish of crispy chips, kebab meat, melted cheese, and drizzled sauce, served in a […]

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BroadAgenda launches at the University of Canberra

On International Women’s Day, 50/50 by 2030 Foundation director, Virginia Haussegger AM, officially launched the foundation’s new blog, BroadAgenda, at the University of Canberra. The launch of BroadAgenda, on March 08, was attended by a mix of University of Canberra students and staff, including Vice Chancellor, Deep Saini, who spoke at the event. BroadAgenda is an […]

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NowUC News Monday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Student anger at lack of UC parking Jobs under threat in the greyhound industry, and Floriade organisers claim success despite criticisms

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NowUC News Thursday

  A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Locals push for a Murrumbateman school Park running takes the Capital by storm, and Tourists flock to Floriade.

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NowUC News Wednesday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Eating disorders increase among young men Rising concern about antibiotic resistance International flights boost tourism in Canberra, and Escape rooms; the latest craze in the Capital.

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NowUC News Tuesday

A television news bulletin produced by second year journalism students at the University of Canberra. In this bulletin: Parking fees causing financial stress for students High rise development changing the face of the capital, and Canberrans giving coffee to those in need

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Q&A with PhD Student Stirling Sharpe

Meet Stirling Sharpe, a third-year PhD student at the University of Canberra. After completing his Bachelor of Sports Management in […]

Q&A with Field Hockey Umpire Nathan Cornish

In sport, we often consider the pressure that players and coaches are under. But rarely do we contemplate the pressure […]

Q&A with Betty Kitchener AM

Betty Kitchener was one of the original founders of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) organisation that teaches community leaders […]

The Autumn Forage Festival 2018

If you love helping local businesses, and great-tasting food is your cup of tea, then you would have been sure […]

Q&A with Co-Creator of StickIt Body Glue

Wardrobe malfunctions… whether it’s a colleague telling you your shirt’s inside out, falling victim to a lazy zipper, or accidentally […]

Isle of Dogs – Movie Review

Stop motion films are something that everyone can enjoy, and the team at Indian Paintbrush and American Empirical Pictures have […]