Topic: news

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    June 12, 2015 Wessley Armstrong Joins The Team

    Wessley Armstrong is a Year 12 student at Kotara High School in Newcastle, NSW. He has attended two of our Summer Programs and will soon come to the Winter Program to help prepare for his final exams. His interest in video production inspired A•STAR to send me along to work on skills so that he can independently produce a video series. The first […]

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    June 5, 2015 The NBA Finals Start Today!

    The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will tip-off the NBA Finals today. Fans around the world have rejoiced as the two most exciting teams made it through the Playoffs to compete for the Championship. Let’s take a look at five interesting things to watch out for as the season reaches its climax. 1. Stephen […]

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    Good On Adam Goodes

    The Swans thumped Carlton by 10 goals last Friday night, winning 19.8 (122) to 9.8 (62) to cement their spot in the top three on the AFL ladder, but all anybody seems to be talking about is Adam Goodes’ post-goal celebration in the second quarter. Having received boos from some of the Carlton faithful for much […]

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    March 31, 2015 We need to have a chat: Freedom of speech on the Internet

    Freedom of speech is a tricky thing. Although it seems obvious to say that most people believe in the freedom of speech – most people in the developed world, anyway – it’s also pretty obvious that we don’t actually think that speech should be entirely free. You might be appalled at this idea. “But Ryan, […]

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    March 23, 2015 From little things, big things grow

    Fifty years ago, a small group of students from the University of Sydney, led by Charlie Perkins, embarked upon what became known as the Freedom Rides. What followed became one of the most significant moments in the history of civil rights for Indigenous Australians. In celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the Rides, last Friday […]