Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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

What’s Brewing – your monthly pop culture update, complete with movies, shows and books for all!

Disney Villain Redemptions These past few weeks have seen quite the redemption for two famed villains in Disney history. Devious, diabolical, and Dalmatian obsessed Cruella de Vil, infamous from the 1961 animated film One Hundred and One Dalmatians, has received a star-studded prequel story. The crime comedy, Cruella, released 27 May 2021 and featuring Emma Stone as Estella Miller, has garnered praise for its performances and costume design. Another former villain who has recently taken centre stage is Loki, God of Mischief, who first appeared in the 2011 film Thor. The long-awaited Disney Plus series debuted on June 9th and explores...

Rainbow Realisation or Rain-Maker – Why Aren’t There any Gay People in the AFL?

To date, every major sport in Australia has had an LGBTQIA person represented on the sporting field. Every sport – except men’s AFL.

Evelyn Yang, wife of NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, decries ‘racist’ New York Daily...

At a press conference in Queens, Evelyn Yang, wife of New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, slams a New York Daily...

India Travel Ban

As should be common knowledge by now, on May 1st, 2021, Health Minister Greg Hunt declared a temporary complete travel ban on...

U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan

When the world witnessed the deadliest terrorist act on U.S. soil nearly twenty years ago, no-one had anticipated the subsequent war that...

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,...

What’s Brewing – your monthly pop culture update, complete with movies, shows and books for all!

Disney Villain Redemptions These past few weeks have seen quite the redemption for two famed villains in Disney history....

Old Movie Recommendations

Catch Me if You Can (2002) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-7pyIxz8Qg When it comes...

The Antithetical

Luxuries.

Bibliophile Babble

Book: Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.” As we settle into the holidays and inevitably ignore the pile of homework...

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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