Do we take skin cancer in sport seriously enough?

Do we take skin cancer in sport seriously enough?

AFL Hawthorn Hawks player Jarryd Roughead has been sidelined indefinitely after he told teammates yesterday that his melanoma is back. The 29-year-old first faced melanoma in mid July last year. Teammate Jordan Lewis said the situation was “extremely serious” and that...
News flash: quick news for you

News flash: quick news for you

Are you a time-poor student who still somewhat fosters an interest in the news? Can you sometimes not be bothered to sift through the endless stream of media to find what matters to you? Well then, we have the thing for you! Here’s what’s trending:...
When veggies bite back!

When veggies bite back!

This week on When Veggies Bite Back, unsuspecting victims bought veggies thinking they’d be doing themselves some good only to get a nasty—and sometimes deadly—surprise. Yesterday, a Queensland woman found a red back spider in her broccoli, and that inspired...
Led Zeppelin not the first to climb stairway to court

Led Zeppelin not the first to climb stairway to court

Led Zeppelin isn’t the first band to be put through the litigation ringer—but they are the latest. The US District Court of California ruled last Friday the band’s hit song Stairway to Heaven had “substantial similarities” to Spirit’s Taurus. It’s claimed...
Should UOW be smoke-free?

Should UOW be smoke-free?

Reported support for the University of Wollongong’s smoke-free policy has been questioned and members of the Wollongong Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) have called for it to be reviewed. The draft policy, which endorses a smoking ban on campus for...