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Star Wars   The Last Jedi

Star Wars the last Jedi is finally here and audiences were not disappointed. The franchise’s eighth film offers strong female leads and characters from diverse cultural backgrounds in an exciting journey across the universe. Reports Abigail Nash with pop-corn in hand.

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Western Sydney community walks in support of anti-domestic violence campaign

The banks of the serene Nepean River at Penrith was the location for the 2017 White Ribbon walk against domestic violence, reports Abigail Nash.

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Seriously cool expedition into op-shopping terrain

Want to reduce the money you spend on clothes and still look good? You can now learn how to find the best pre-loved clothes in your local area by going on an organised op-shop tour, write Nancy Upadhya and Erielle Sudario. Photographs by Erielle Sudario.

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Bankstown, we have a problem! Power blackout shuts down campus

A power cut yesterday afternoon forced the entire Bankstown campus to be closed for the rest of the day and overnight. Emergency services attended and the director of campus security largely saved the day thanks to well-developed protocols, reports Abigail Nash.

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Australian marriage equality survey results are in

After a long wait, Australia has voted to change the definition of marriage to include same sex marriage. In August this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced there would be a postal survey to ask Australians if they believe there needs to be a change to Australia’s marriage laws, and now the results are in, reports Abigail Nash.

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Looking for a great summer read?

The holidays are beginning and it’s a wonderful time to catch up on your reading. There are many books available to read and we have chosen ‘Fangirl’ by Rainbow Rowell as this season’s favourite. It is a beautiful inspirational book for anyone struggling with study and family conflict. Review by Abigail Nash.

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I wander

Western Sydney Uni students are a talented bunch and W’SUP provides you with a platform for showing off your work. Whether it is factual reporting or creative work, such as poetry or photography, send it in to us for possible publication. Just recently Kainaz Mehta sent us a beautiful poem titled “I wander.” Read it to give yourself a break from the mundanities of every day life.

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Exploitation and wasted time: The reality of unpaid internships

Unpaid internships. The bane of existence for most communications/art students. Can’t afford to live off them, can’t get a job in the real world without them. And yet at their core, it is a serious form of exploitation that is not only accepted – but encouraged – in Australia. Story by Hannah Gee.

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When was the last time you asked someone ‘R U OK?’

Words by: Georgina Bell, Mental Health and Wellbeing Student Ambassador “Are you ok?” This simple question can help make a difference to someone’s life. You may have noticed a lot of stories and conversations in the media recently about the impacts of mental illness on young Australians. According to the ABS, one in four young […]

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EXCLUSIVE: WSU to develop Bankstown CBD Campus

Michael Wright Western Sydney Uni has today announced they will commence development on a new campus in the Bankstown CBD. Vice Chancellor and President, Prof. Barney Glover announced the development to over 100 students and staff at the existing Bankstown Campus at Milperra. Current courses based at Milperra will begin to move to the university’s […]

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