2013 August 05

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Stop The Boats

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In a controversial statement, Chair of the Ormond College Students’ Club (OCSC), Jesse Poulton, has ordered that Ormond “Stop the Boats”. In keeping with common political rhetoric, Mr Poulton has veered to the centre in an attempt to shore up his seat in the 2014 election campaign. His unusual aspiration to be Chair for two terms left many guessing, as he declared his entry into the 2014 race. Read More

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What You Take With You

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I remember moving into Ormond. It was Saturday, the 19th of February 2011. Ripped and Admiral helped me move into Picken C2, and as we ascended the stairs I stopped and looked at a poster full of pictures of the people I would soon regard as the most important people in my life.

That was two and a half years ago now, and for those of you out there who are also recalling that warm February day in 2011, you’re a third-year. And if that’s the case, this is probably your last semester at Ormond. A semester of lasts – it sounds so solemn. Read More

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The Winning Mentality

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We’re all winners. We’re high-achievers. We’re the fucking best by far, right? And we know it so well that we freely drop these phrases into conversation. I’ve heard it. You’ve heard it. I’ve said it. Anywhere else such egotism would be ridiculed. But of course, we say it with good reason. We are really good at what we do. It’s undeniable. Naturally, we feel these phrases are permissible. Read More

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The Land of High Passes

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Ladakh, also known as ‘the land of high passes’, is a remote trans-Himalayan region of India which is tucked between Kashmir and the Chinese border. The landscape is mesmerising – arid, rocky mountains interspersed with lush green valleys and tiny villages nestled in between. Chortens, or stupas, dot the desert and traditional houses are built into the steep faces of the mountain ridge. Read More

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I Am Tegan Leach

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Are you a young woman? Do you have sex with men? Do you use contraception? If you fell pregnant tomorrow, would you deem yourself too young to be a parent? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you are Tegan Leach.

Are you a young man? Do you have sex with women? Do you use contraception? If your partner fell pregnant tomorrow, would you deem yourself too young to be a parent? If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, you are Sergie Brennan. Read More