News

Sydney supports Manning at Mardi Gras

By Shayne Hunter Sydney Activists will launch a Chelsea Manning float towards the front of world famous Sydney Mardi Gras this Saturday. Chelsea Manning is world famous for releasing the Iraq war logs to the world, revealing how the US military murdered innocent civilians in the Iraq war. The US government imprisoned Manning for whistle blowing. […]

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Breaking news | February 28

I’m still President: Viktor Yanukovich. Photo: abolotnov/flickr   BY YVETTE JURD AND MOHAMMAD AL-AZAR   Morwell Mine Fire: Speculation Premier will announce evacuation of town   Residents from the Victorian town of Morwell may soon be evacuated due to the toxic smoke emanating from the Hazelwood Coal Mine. Victorian Premier Denis Napthine did not comment […]

Sport

Seeya, Fergo

By Sam Alexander Surprise, surprise. Blake Ferguson has found himself embroiled in media speculation yet again. Controversial figure Ferguson, has now been linked with a cross-code switch to rival sport Rugby Union, a move in which he feels will re-invent his hiccup-prone career. Following the NRL’s decision to refuse the registering of his contract, Ferguson’s time […]

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Breaking news | February 25

  Qantas will confirm on Thursday whether speculation about job cuts is correct. Photo: Graham Cook/flickr   BY CASSIE DePEDRO   Qantas job cuts Qantas is still silent on cutting up to 5,000 jobs in an effort to restructure their finances. If the figure is correct it will be significantly more devastating than the previous reported […]

Arts

Q&A: Lime Cordiale’s Louis and Oli

Louis (L) and Oli Leimbach of Lime Cordiale. Photo: Laura-Mae Williams     Northern Beaches brothers, Oli and Louis Leimbach are on their rise to fame. With an upcoming tour of the U.S and various festival appearances, Lime Cordiale is working up a storm. Known for their chilled out personalities and unique beach pop music, […]

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Breaking news | February 24

Protesters throw Molotov cocktails at troops in Kiev, January 19, 2014. Photo: Mstyslav Chernov/unframe   BY CHLOE TAYLOR AND HUGH WIDJAYA   Ukraine government unrest The Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych has fled and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed from prison after anti-government protests ended the Putin-backed leaders reign. The protests, which began two weeks […]

Culture

Yoko: Revolution never rests

STORY AND PHOTO BY JASMINE VASARHELYI Her vision inspired generations, her voice speaks when the fearful were silent, and it is her originality that has established Yoko Ono – Japanese-American artist and wife of the late John Lennon – as a legend in her own right. This summer at Sydney’s Modern Contemporary Art Yoko’s exhibition […]

Sport

Burgess goes home to Bath

BY S.J. ALEXANDER In what is the biggest rugby league story of the off-season, Rabbitohs sensation Sam Burgess has signed with English rugby union club Bath. Burgess, one of the biggest names in rugby league at the moment, has made the big money switch (to a salary worth more than $900,000) in which he describes as […]