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Trash-happy editor resigns from UNSW rag <em>Tharunka</em>

Trash-happy editor resigns from UNSW rag Tharunka

Editor Brendan Byron has tendered his resignation to student magazine Tharunka after it was revealed he had unilaterally deleted four articles from the magazine's website.

Media briefs: <em>Crikey</em> and pictures … <em>Tharunka</em> prank … hand-drawn newspapers …

Media briefs: Crikey and pictures … Tharunka prank … hand-drawn newspapers …

Tharunka's prank landed a big fish, and other media tidbits of the day.

Cops crack down on Master Shang’s group after OS student queries

Cops crack down on Master Shang’s group after OS student queries

Police and universities are distancing themselves from a private international students' group and its chief, the mysterious Chinese venture capitalist Master Shang.

Daft punk’d: university tasks students with planting fake stories

Daft punk’d: university tasks students with planting fake stories

Sydney University tasked students with planting stories in rival student paper Tharunka as part of an assignment, leaving students outraged.

Is this sunset for the Sun King? Shi Zhengrong sidelined

Is this sunset for the Sun King? Shi Zhengrong sidelined

Solar baron Shi Zhengrong has been sensationally sacked as chairman of the Chinese firm he set up. So what does this have to do with the University of NSW -- and does Dr Shi still call Australia home?

UNSW board backs naming decision, students want backdown

UNSW board backs naming decision, students want backdown

The University of NSW academic board have overwhelmingly voted to endorse a decision to bestow the naming rights of a College of Fine Arts school to Dr Gene and Brian Sherman. But students are now calling for the Shermans to personally reject the university's decision.

What’s in a name? UNSW fracas over school naming rights

What’s in a name? UNSW fracas over school naming rights

A storm is brewing at UNSW over the decision to bequeath the naming rights of a school to a private benefactor, after the university announced last month that it would name a College of Fine Arts facility and gallery after two arts patrons.

AGSM: A highly ranked management shambles?

AGSM: A highly ranked management shambles?

There might be some rumblings of discontent about the Australian Graduate School of Management, recently renamed the Australian School of Business, but it has kept its ranking as providing the best MBA course in Australia in the just released survey by London's Financial Times, writes Richard Farmer.