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Canberra Basketballer Making a Splash in California- A Q&A with Chima Moneke

Chima Moneke may only be 21, but the UC Davis junior forward who has now lived in five continents throughout his lifetime, is making a big difference for his college basketball team. Moneke has been lighting up social media in Australia and in the States after his recent performances on the Division 1 college stage in […]

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The Duke of Canberra Crowned Champ

Mixed Martial Arts is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Fighters like Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey have become house hold names and have developed a massive supporter base from participating in the top tier of MMA called the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). But everyone has to start off somewhere. For keen […]

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Backyard Ashes is the little Australian film that could!

Backyard Ashes follows the story of a stereotypical Australian larrikin named Dougie Waters (Andrew S. Gilbert) coming to terms with his new next-door neighbour and boss, an entitled Englishman, Edward Lords (Felix Williamson). Set in the regional town of Wagga Wagga, the hostility between the two neighbours peaks during one fateful backyard cricket match. Dougie […]

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Bitter rivalry in the nation’s capital

One of the newest rivalries that been ignited in the rugby league world is between the Canberra Raiders and the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks. In round 2 of the 2017 NRL season, the Canberra Raiders were out to even the score against the reigning Premiers, Cronulla Sharks. Rugby league fans gathered at GIO Stadium, which hosted three entertaining matches […]

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Q&A with Daniel Moulis

Daniel Moulis, 56, runs a successful law firm called Moulis Legal, situated right across from Canberra’s airport terminal. However, pre briefcase days Moulis was actually a well-regarded football player. On the opening day of the National Soccer League in 1977 he was the youngest player in the entire league, at just 16 years of age. Later […]

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Canberra Residents March to Raise Awareness for Melanoma

More than 400 Canberran’s flocked to Weston Park on Sunday the 19th of March to participate in the capital’s third instalment of the Melanoma Institute of Australia’s Melanoma March. The event attracted twice as many participants as last year and aims to promote awareness of one of Australia’s most common diseases while raising funds for further […]

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Q & A with amateur Muay Thai fighter Danielle Curtis

  Stretching the body out after sparring yesterday. It’s an important time for me at the end of training to reflect on what I’ve just learnt/drilled and to self check to see how my body is feeling. Never forget to stretch. #timetostretchthelegs #nosuchthingasalazysunday #stretching #fitness #fun #actionpacked #4daystogo #fightready #combatready #muaythai #dropbear A post shared […]

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Grizzlies Welcome Women’s League Team

Grizzlies Welcome Women’s League Team

The University Of Canberra Grizzlies Rugby League team is one of the most successful clubs within the Belconnen region. Now supporting a women’s team, I sat down with co-president Dylan Barton, to find out why the sudden move to add a female team and why other women should join. Q. Why now add women to the team? […]

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Mitchell Johnson’s Autobiography ‘Resilience’ Review

Mitchell Johnson’s autobiography, Resilient, details the cricketer’s journey from a scrawny boy from Townsville to becoming one of Australia’s greatest fast bowlers in history. The compelling read explores all the highs and lows of Johnson’s career, from the pitiless tour of South Africa in 2011 in which he wished to get injured in order to […]

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American Football Making Play Down Under: A Q&A

  It’s something most Aussies dream about – playing sport for their country. And sometimes, those dreams take a trip overseas. One of America’s great national sports, the National Football League (NFL) has seen many of our great sporting heroes head over to the states with a dream to make it in the big league. […]

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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 Ryan Fennis, a local who made it onto the Groovin’ The Moo line-up

I sat at a table out the front of a bustling cafe in the city waiting for my latte and scrolling through […]

Six YouTube Series to Procrastinate with

It’s getting near exam time here at UC, and that means it’s also procrastination time. When I procrastinate, I go […]

This Is Us: A guaranteed binge watch

A gripping and intensely emotional TV drama has hit Australian screens. The award-winning series  “This Is Us” bounces through different […]

Colossal Film Review

Colossal, the latest work from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo, hit the box office in early April 2017. The film centres around […]

Q & A: Will Huang, Lead Actor in Canberra Philharmonic Society’s Production of Chicago

On March 26, the curtains closed on Canberra Philharmonic Society’s production of Chicago. I sat down with lead actor, Will Huang […]

Greek Cafés and Milk Bars of Australia – A Book Review.

It is 1942 and just after midnight in the sleepy NSW town of Gundagai and brothers Jack and Vic Castrission […]