Student Life

Sofa away from home

BY JUSTIN LUND “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”- Mark Twain After travelling for six months in South America, Felicia Verkerk is another victim of a serious illness: the one inflicted by the voracious travel bug. “I can’t stay in one place too long,” said Felicia, known to her friends as ‘Flip’. “Once […]


Urban playground under siege

By Amanda Parkinson Skaters and local council have united to push for a skate park in the $6 billion Barangaroo redevelopment, but local opposition has forced the proposal to be refused twice now amidst fears it would spark antisocial behaviour and noise complaints. Locals fear their community will be ‘tagged’ with graffiti and become a local […]


New chic, Sherlock

Review by Sian Lee Dabin The last twelve months have brought us a steady stream of movies and television shows based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series. However, none of them are quite the same as the BBC series Sherlock, created by Mark Gattis and Stephen Moffat, executive producer of Doctor Who. Sherlock gives […]