I don’t exactly know how it came about, but suddenly our beloved Generation Y is the newest cultural fad. I recently ventured to Frances Ha, the latest in this influx of discourse surrounding the horror/terror/awkward that is being in your twenties and having no idea what comes next. Read More
2013 September 06
FOR - Carly Cassella
After spending a semester separated by thin walls, it doesn’t surprise me that Isaac Martin gets a thrill from the government tying him up and forcing his will. I’m here to persuade you, however, that voting should not be mandatory. Read More
The Garma and Bawaka experience is something that one person can’t really summarise because it’s such a personal experience. So rather than getting one of us to describe our personal highs and lows of the trip, we have banded together to bring you some short messages, photos and memories. Whether this program strikes you as realistic, tokenistic, positive, intellectually stimulating or simply stupid, know that it will challenge you. You will leave with more questions than answers and the realization that reconciliation is one hell of a job. Read More
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Dubbed ‘the feel good movie of the year’*, Amour explores the extraordinary suffering that love can inflict. Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) suffers a stroke and attempts to hold on to her dignity and grace as her body degenerates in front of her enduring and loving husband, Georges. Read More
The sun is low in the sky. It’s just rising. The morning is cold but not as cold as your fingers. You breathe in the smell of fresh grass and take a good look at the red Sherrin in your hands.
Ahhh. Footy training with the girls. Read More
I do not write to you today to merely apply for the position of ‘Master of the Gong’. I will not even indulge in such nonsense. I am writing to you today to sell you a dream.
I must admit to you today, my dear GC, I have been living a lie. You have come to know me as Joel Paterson. But this has been a façade to cover my true intentions in coming to Ormond College. Read More
A super man lives in the city of Metropolis. He has many interests, some of which are explored in illustrated comical books, but his real talent lies in saving the world –
One article at a time.
CLARK KENT: THE REAL HERO Read More
When I emigrated to Australia with my family in 2008, what immediately struck me was how different it was to how I remembered. I’d visited the continent once before, a trip that had been a rollicking, sun-drenched sojourn through the Australian tropes and terrain every foreign tourist imagines to define Australia. Read More
Just imagine a selection of Melbourne’s most passionate and enthusiastic artists congregated in Australia’s cultural capital with a shared vision of creating innovative art. I’m talking about contemporary performers, composers, dancers, actors, painters, and sculptors harvesting their creations nine til five each day of the week. Inspired yet? Read More
I’ve wanted to write an Ormondian article since early on in semester one. BUT, if you’re going to write something worth reading, it’s best to be excited by what you’re writing – right?
So… Google “interesting discussion points.” Enter. Click. Read More