Friday, February 26, 2021

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

2020 Dux Interviews: Bridget Leibold

First of all, congratulations on your amazing achievements! Thanks so much for agreeing to answer these questions. 😊 What was the biggest challenge you faced during year 12, and how did you overcome it? It was really challenging at times being alone and in lockdown. Especially as the workload increased, we began to lose the sense of community and I came to understand the importance of being able struggle together, when knowing that everyone else understands what you are going through. I quickly realised that the best way to battle this was to engage with friends by doing assignments together on...

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”...

On the Djab Wurrung Country Trees

April 15th of 2020 marked a whole year since the Notre Dame tragically caught fire. For over 800 years, the cathedral has...

“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...

Predictions for the Triple J Hottest 100

It’s coming around to that time of year again; the holidays are drawing to a close, those SNS nails are coming off,...

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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