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UNSWAD & USYD Merge No More

By Carla Zuniga-Navarro The University of Sydney’s Vice Chancellor, Dr Michael Spence, announced on Thursday that he decided to terminate the Heads of Agreements, concerning the proposed merger between the university’s art school and University of New South Wales Art & Design. In statement emailed out to the Sydney College of …

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Letter #1 2016

On 27 May 2016, at 9:27 AM, Flynn Malnic wrote: To Natalie Sekulovska and the editors of Tharunka, My name is Flynn, I am a second year Mining Engineering student and I must say, your May edition of Tharunka – the “environment issue” – disappoints me. In it, the Environment …

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SCA X UNSWAD Collage Not Pretty

By Emma-Kate Wilson On June 20, The Daily Telegraph published an article detailing the closure of the Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) – something that didn’t quite come as a surprise to those who have been following the future of USyd’s art school over the past few years, or in fact anyone aware of the continual cuts …

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Radioactive decision-making

By Breana Macpherson-Rice We live in a country that prides itself on democracy. But as I sat on cold red desert sand, 1800km from home, under the intense glare of police floodlights on election night, I couldn’t help but wonder. How can we make democratic decisions about issues that affect …

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Honey, I’m home!

  By Charlotte Goodsir When my grandmother died she left me a treasure trove of reading material. From first edition classics, to some that were supposed to resemble soft porn. However my favourite book was a “How to” guide, a pocket sized book from the 1950’s with several pictures on …

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