The IPL is Cancelled!

It was starting to seem inevitable. And today, the Board of Control for Cricket in India announced that the Indian Premier League for 2021 has been suspended. Indian cricket authorities held an emergency meeting to discuss what options were available for the competition after the tournament’s biosecure bubble was exposed over the last few days.…

Let’s Get Legal: Lost in Translation

Hello and welcome back to Let’s Get Legal! Today’s article is written by Daniel and delves into the issue of language and the law! We hope you enjoy! Introduction The inability to understand the language of the region that you are in may seem like a far-fetched idea in contemporary times. It has been more…

The Sports Roundup Week 19: Upcoming Sporting Predictions 2!

Hello and welcome back to the Sports Roundup! Many sporting leagues worldwide are in the middle of their seasons, with teams either focusing on the looming final series, or consolidating their strong starts. For individual sports, this period is full of activity as they prepare for a high-intensity winter (in the Southern Hemisphere) or summer…

What’s Happening in INDIA?

Complacency breeds failure. Just because things are going well now doesn’t mean they can’t suddenly go horribly wrong. This is the reality in India, as they battle a new wave of COVID-19 which is more destructive than any previous variant of the virus. The nation relaxed in its partial success and now have to deal…

2 Years of Blogging

‘Informed youth are powerful youth, and powerful youth can create meaningful and lasting change.’ Throughout my journey on this blog, the reality of the above phrase has only grown in my mind. Youth are more informed than ever and are unbelievably passionate about what they stand for. I've been able to talk to many young…

Time’s Running out Albo

I appreciated your backseat approach to the initial outbreak of the virus. I appreciated your willingness to cooperate on issues of national concern to ensure positive outcomes for the Australian public. However, a spectator in the grandstands is never going to win the Dally M Medal. There must come a time for action, leadership and…

A Forgotten Crisis: The Exploitation of Refugees

No global disaster has been intentionally misreported and distorted like the refugee crisis. The media's failure to report accurately on refugees extended to the definition of the word 'refugee' itself. The term has been used for a decade to instil fear into civilian populations about the risk of 'foreigners' stealing their livelihood. Yet, this definition…

Derek Chauvin Guilty

‘This isn’t justice; this is accountability.’ Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd. Almost a year ago, videos emerged of George Floyd crying out for help as he was pinned to the ground by a Minneapolis police officer. Floyd died soon after the incident, resulting in weeks of protests, initially in Minnesota…

The Music Roundup Week 46: What is SHOEGAZE?

Hello and welcome to Week 46 of the Music Roundup! This week's article will take you through some review of the latest albums, including Lana Del Ray and Justin Bieber! We will also take a deep dive into shoegaze and the highlights of the genre! 10 Songs on Repeat: 1. Farewell Transmission by Songs: Ohia…

What’s Happening in MYANMAR?

A military coup causing widespread chaos, violence and death, all in the name of a ‘true and disciplined democracy’. A humanitarian and political disaster is unfolding in Myanmar as we speak, and we must talk about it. Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is a country in Southeast Asia, bordering Thailand, Laos, China, India and Bangladesh.…