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Police use pepper spray on students at ‘Protest against Pyne’

Students were pepper sprayed by the NSW police earlier today during a protest against Education Minister, Christopher Pyne. Student protesters had converged on the Sydney Masonic Centre to make known their continued opposition to the Federal Government’s proposed higher education reforms. Following a number of speeches in the building’s carpark entrance, the protesters attempted to…

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@SydneyUniLibs Twitter account reveals itself as human-fed robot

Justin Pen loves Twitter and hates SULC. His report for the inaugural GronkWatch. Students who took to Twitter to celebrate their admission to the University of Sydney were ambushed by overzealous baby Tories from the Sydney University Liberal Club (SULC) earlier today. Honi can exclusively reveal SULC’s Twitter page contacted at least 19 incoming students. “Congrats! Looking…

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How satire almost sparked a New Year’s Eve terror scare

William Edwards talks to Cam Smith about a comedy article that scared Sydney shitless Satirists have been facing the wrath of a misunderstanding public since Jonathan Swift’s Modest Proposal some 300 years ago, but last week, comedy provoked widespread panic, as satire website The Sauce became “Australia’s most successful terror organisation by accident”. That distinction…