Friday, April 30, 2021

The official student newspaper of Methodist Ladies' College, est. 2020

Korean Wave Going Mainstream

On May 10, 2020, Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s film Parasite took home three Oscar Awards from the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony. As the first ever nomination and win of a South Korean film at an international film festival, this achievement marked a pivotal point for Korean films, representing hope in the Korean entertainment industry to gain a new hold and influence on global media. In a speech given by producer Kwak Sin-ae, he commented on the night as “a very opportune moment in history”. South Korea is notably one of the only countries in the world that has a dedicated goal to become...

This one’s for the runners (or walkers)!

Longstanding COVID-19 lockdowns last year prompted thousands of Australians to hit the paths running. A study commissioned by global shoe brand ASICS,...

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness; Hope for America?

Though we have long been aware of the progressive and egalitarian vision of US President Joe Biden, I hope that this article...

Week in Review (7-13th February )

COVID-19 COVID, as always, dominated news headlines this week. Melbourne’s Holiday Inn cluster has grown to 13 cases and...

The Ethics of No-platforming

According to the Oxford Dictionary of Languages, no-platforming is defined as ‘the action or practice of preventing someone holding views regarded as...

Landmark inquiry reveals war crimes and a culture of impunity

A landmark investigation into the conduct of Australian soldiers in the Afghanistan war has found “credible” evidence of “criminal or unlawful misconduct”...

Korean Wave Going Mainstream

On May 10, 2020, Korean director Bong Joon Ho’s film Parasite took home three Oscar Awards from the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony....

“Soul” – A Rumination of Existence and Purpose

I was skimming through movies on my friend’s Disney Plus account one night, when I chanced upon a vaguely familiar-looking poster. It...

Luxuries.

February Horoscopes 2021!

Welcome back everyone to another school year! I hope that you have all had a wonderful summer doing things you enjoy, whether it be basking in the sun at the beach or staying inside chipping away at ‘splendid’ holiday homework. Yet regardless...

Week in review 7/9 -13/9

In this article: the latest on the coronavirus in Victoria and the Oxford vaccine trials; a new theory on Jupiter's moons and tidal heating; Australia's journalists return from China; the US is set ablaze and the Yellow Vest movement in France.
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