The resurgence of film photography

Every person carrying a smartphone has a good quality camera in their pocket, yet film photography is making a comeback. Hatch’s Thomas Tobler finds out why.

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Yoga is child’s play

It’s not footy, nor is it netball. It turns out yoga is the most popular sport in Australia. Research done by Roy Morgan Research shows that one in ten Australians aged 14 and over are now participating at some level.

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Review: Turnover at the Corner Hotel

There’s something supernatural about Turnover’s Good Nature tour. On Saturday 10th of March, the Corner Hotel in Richmond hosted a stellar lineup of punk alternative bands as a part of Turnover’s Australian tour. While I personally arrived late and missed

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Review: The Wasp Factory

There is a strong disconnect between people and a good novel these days. People lack the time and attention span to sit and allow themselves to be immersed in a thrilling novel. Especially one where the core point, the pivotal

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Manipulated, uncomfortable and anxious – what it’s really like to be a contestant on The Voice

It’s marketed as the reality TV show that focuses on the talent rather than the look, but ex-contestant Lexi Clark says that The Voice producers didn’t give her a chance to be herself. Lexi competed on The Voice in 2016,

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The story of a transgender YouTuber

After the platform has hidden LGBT+ content from viewers and hosted a video containing a dead body, it’s fair to say that YouTube has had a tough time in the media over the last year. However, not all of the

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PODCAST: LGBT representation within Disney

Did you know that Ursula’s appearance from The Little Mermaid was inspired after a drag queen? Or have you ever thought that Li Shang from Mulan was pansexual? LGBT representation has been growing throughout Disney over the past few years, with the

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The life and times of a budding fashion designer

It started with piecing scraps of material together to fit the contours of a barbie doll, now Xiangqiao Sheng has ambitions to combine technology and fashion design. “This question literally creates resonance in my heart,” she said.“Time progresses and fashion

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J. Cole: KOD Album Review

Everything about J. Cole’s fifth studio album KOD is brave – from its brutally honest storytelling to its contrarian content in the face of modern Hip-Hop. The veteran rapper, as he has done with previous projects, elects to explore a

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Splendour in the Grass: Hatch’s Top 5

This July, Splendour in the Grass will be returning to North Byron Parklands

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