WAYJO honours Mace Francis

WAYJO honours Mace Francis

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Journalist

October 22, 2017

West Australian Youth Jazz Orchestra - also known as WAYJO - is the premier youth jazz orchestra in Australia, nurturing young emerging jazz artists aged 14- 25 through programs that seek to develop life skills, like self-confidence and collaboration. What was once a single 18-piece ensemble has grown...

New York style love on screen

New York style love on screen

Apanda Anyuon, ECU Reporter

September 10, 2017

This month Luna Cinemas will be screening a much acclaimed and intriguing psychological mystery family drama called, The Only Living Boy in New York. Titled after the 1970 song by Simon & Garfunkel, The Only Living Boy in New York tells the tangled story of a young college graduate who engages...

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Markets encourage wholesome way of living

Kelly Marie Smith, ECU Reporter

August 13, 2017

The Made Local Winter Market has had great success, coming back to Stackwood Creative Venue and Concept Store for a second year. The event, held over the August 11 to 13 weekend, was host to more than 20 stalls, selling locally made gifts, clothes and food. The market proved to not only satisfy...

Mother’s Day Market Spectacular

Pompoms, pot plants and puffer fish! Some of the unique items found at the Perth Makers Market. Photo courtesy of Erin MAdeley and Perth Makers Market.

Kimberley McGivern, Reporter

May 9, 2017

Perth Makers Market, held at Heathcote Cultural Precinct, will boast a Mother’s Day Market Spectacular on Sunday, 14 May. The event will feature 150 unique stalls that include an artist studio open day, museum, gallery, live music, food and charity stalls. The market will also offer mini-manicures,...

WAAPA Gospel Choir Wraps Up Triumphant Tour

WAAPA Gospel Choir. Courtesy of Matt Allen, choir director.

Venine Palm, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2017

The Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) Gospel Choir will be performing at Christ Church Claremont on 17 May, as a wrap-up to their South West Tour. The choir has been touring the South West performing in various locations across Bunbury, Albany, and Margaret River. The choir is...

Greece Is Coming To ECU!

Credit: ECU Parties and Events

Tayla Damir

April 21, 2017

Grab your toga and get ready to party! Edith Cowan University 's Joondalup tavern will host the fourth Annual Toga Party on 21 April 2017.   ECU Parties and Events,  an ECU run group founded by ex ECU student Trent Barron, will host the toga party.   Jason Duffin, President of...

Review: Angry Birds – just as bad as you might expect

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Entertainment

Alex Warner, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016

While it's possible to adapt video games into amazing films, The Angry Birds Movie is not among them. Although there are some okay moments, and some of the cast deliver a few good vocal performances, it is a film I would not recommend. The film is directed by first time directors Fergal Reilly and Clay...

Happy birthday #Twitter10Years

The old days ...

Tillara Casey, Staff reporter

March 23, 2016

Twitter celebrated its 10th birthday this week, and many happy returns, we say. Twitter was founded on the 21st March 2006 and has 320 million monthly active users and sometimes will get up to 1 billion visits monthly. But how has Twitter lasted 10 years? Catherine Archer, lecturer in t...

‘Panic on the streets of London:’ Morrissey for mayor

‘Panic on the streets of London:’ Morrissey for mayor

Tillara Casey, Staff reporter

March 10, 2016

A simple ham and cheese toasty might be off the menu for the citizens of London if mayor hopeful Morrissey is elected. The Smiths former frontman is said to be seriously considering running for Mayor of London. Steven Patrick Morrissey was approached by the Animal Welfare Party to be their candidate...

Australia takes home Oscars gold

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Dana Alhuneidi, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2016

The Oscars is Hollywood’s night of nights, but that didn't stop Australia dominating the evening and taking home six of the prized golden statues. Australia is still celebrating after last night’s Oscars wins, with Mad Max: Fury Road pulling six Academy Awards, the most for the evening for any ...

Review: The Intern just doesn’t work out

The Intern fails to capture.

Shannon Smith, Staff reporter

October 14, 2015

The Intern might be the newest comedy to hit cinemas, but it left me had me checking my watch countless times to see whether it was time to leave yet. The movie follows Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a 70-year-old retired senior who interns for Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway), the boss of a successful...

No one man should have all that power … Especially Kanye.

Kanye West is running for US President in 2020

Tiffany Warne, Staff reporter

September 2, 2015

After Kanye West announced his plan to run for president in 2020 at this week's Video Music Awards, we started wondering what other potential celebrity presidential candidates could offer. Kanye himself certainly has enough self-confidence to rally, previously telling the New York Times that...

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