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RISK Editorial

Alex Biernacki

Anthropologist Sandra Gifford wrote in 1986, “Risk perception status, social rules and rewards within particular contexts.� When every risk is so personal and conditional, the social and legal rules own parachute. For those in the upper echelons, risk is code for sophisticated

allow people to decide when or how they die. in Brief consider


CONTENTS

IN BRIEF COMMITTEE Editor in Chief Scott Woodard

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Heads of Committee

SHE FREEZE

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420 MILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING

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Alexandra Storey 4

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COTTESLOE BEACH

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DRIVE INTO THE DUST ONDOY

Laura McPhee-Browne

Arts Editor Alex Biernacki

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LIGHT THE NIGHT Amy Nicholls-Diver

Layout

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YING WANG

A SHORT HISTORY OF DARKNESS AND WHAT DIDN’T FOLLOW Michelle Allan

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ONLY MORTAL SOUNDS Sean Watson

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FISHING Melissah Comber

centrefold

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Marketing Piera Dennerstein Berlin Liew

SEBASTIAN HAEUSLER Feature Artist

ABOUT IN BRIEF

Online Chris Clarke

MARCH ELEVENTH Grace McCarter

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John Moyle 8

KIDS William Stanforth

Jake Dennis 7

DAISY CHAINS William Stanforth

Andrew Katsis Editors Scott Arthurson Ben Gielewsi

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SHE FREEZES Alexandra Storey

hot chocolate, $3.50. Vegetarian focaccia, $9.70. Curried egg

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proof of her ineptitude.

could have the hot chocolate after all

tries to control her two little children who are opening sugar

hands and talk adoringly to each other. But still she fears

she could touch him. sandwich, $4.30.

walks out of the cafe, shaking, and trying not to cry. As soon


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Ying Wang


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420 MILLION YEARS IN THE MAKING Andrew Katsis

ocean depths for food and recreation. Cladoselache for the Conservation of Nature.1,2 Environmental Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.3 federal protection should have precluded the Western

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science. While it is true that shark attacks have slightly C. megalodon than your hands.

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around two fatal attacks, despite the hundreds of thousands our waters.6


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Tegan Iverson

Species. Version 2013.2. <http://www.iucnredlist.org/ details/39372/0> Accessed 24 January 2013. 3

The Guardian

sharks are hounded to extinction, their disappearance will 7

January 2013. 4

Cull Plan. The Age

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Accessed 27 January 2013. West, J.G. 2011. Changing Patterns of Shark Attacks in Australian Waters. Marine and Freshwater Research

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are

electronic tags can give advanced warning when an individual approaches coastal waters. Off the coast of Brazil, the Shark

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Shark Declines in the Ocean. Ecology Letters 8

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References: 1

Galeocerdo cuvier.

<http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/39378/0>. 24 January 2013. 2

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Animal Conservation. Carcharhinus acv.12096.


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COTTESLOE BEACH Jake Dennis

For Lily Chan The Surfer

where water lifts then sinks its teeth.

still lost.

Seagulls cross relentlessly the vast expanse

Ying Wang


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DRIVE INTO THE DUST John Moyle

why?

Waterlily and Cherokee...

tragedy of acid and the point of this utterance. Forlorn visions still relevant and unresolved like any other spirit that died

scented candles and heavenly psychedelics. Acid is all well


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ONDOY Laura McPhee-Browne

hair dancing. is here. *

the Philippines.

its length and strength and want it to stop so we can dry out. *

hospital and get a doctor to see you.


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Ying Wang

* the road and there are hundreds of people waiting inside and

Laura was working in the Philippines when Typhoon Ondoy (international name Ketsana) landed in 2009, with devastating effects. This story


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LIGHT THE NIGHT Amy Nicholls-Diver

nondescript colour.

plaster as they passed. a grin on her face.

Dust and twigs and leaves that were gathered in the corners

sheet of tissue.


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Ying Wang

She turned her face to Bryony, her eyes wide.


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YING WANG


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WILLIAM STANFORTH Feature Writer

called Bad Nostalgia

DAISY CHAINS William Stanforth

online like, â&#x20AC;&#x153;wen we wer out the other nite, did u wanna kiss

conversations every chance he got.


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Tegan Iverson

himself, and it was

teenagers Daisy Chained, let alone any parties at all.

and then the teenage daughter started going into the horrors going at it.

if anything.

clock was ticking and he could no longer listen to the fuzzed Out of desperation, he turned to the television and Erotic Tales

Dr. Phil started

at parties and have group sex.

who had accidentally witnessed one of these events and felt


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KIDS William Stanforth

Tegan Iverson

he said that everything is eventually forgotten so learning new


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MARCH ELEVENTH Grace McCarter

Tegan Iverson

Letâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s go now,


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A SHORT HISTORY OF DARKNESS AND WHAT DIDN’T FOLLOW Michelle Allan

Tegan Iverson

Stay still, Did the rats do it? No, he says, the rain did. I’m clean, I’m clean! Don’t be scared of the sky, he whispers as he pulls at the door,


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ONLY MORTAL SOUNDS Sean Watson

the window.

in his shoulders at their governance, a warning that this is not

shh and go to sleep pauses, standing hipshot, and hears a steady rattle down the


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FISHING Melissah Comber

the river.

it in.”

“Not everyone does that.”

“Ashton, over here now.”

right foot drew stars.


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Ying Wang

Ashton put his head down and kept kicking the rock. When the sun was dipping its head and casting purple hues “Nice to see you.” David followed.

“Sure.”

roots, the ripples, rocks and sand. tripped on his net and fell to the ground. Fingers tangled in


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SEBASTIAN HAEUSLER Feature Artist


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what this career path actually entailed, a rethink occurred. At Visual Arts without ever having studied art or fashion in any

week events are played out on a continuous loop, whilst the


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