Lennon Wall

Tensions at Hong Kong Solidarity Display

August 2, 2019 Anthony Lotric 1

By Anthony Lotric The tunnel which many students pass through everyday as they enter the Copland Courtyard from Kingsley St has become host to a ‘Lennon Wall’, a political display in support of the pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong. Since

The ACT Law Courts

Ophel Found Not Guilty Due to Mental Impairment

March 27, 2019 Eliza Croft 0

By Jessica Whiting and Eliza Croft Content warning: this article contains discussion and description of violence, mental illness, and serious injuries. Today a jury found Alex Ophel not guilty due to mental impairment on five counts of attempted murder. The

The ACT Supreme Court

Ophel Re-Trial Commences

March 4, 2019 Jessica Whiting 1

Content warning: this article contains discussion of violence and mental illness, and references to terrorist acts. The re-trial of Alex Ophel commenced today, after an earlier trial resulted in a discharged jury. After three weeks and 21 hours of deliberation,

The ACT Magistrate's Court

Alleged Copland Attacker Denied Bail

February 11, 2018 Eliza Croft 0

Content warning: this article contains descriptions of violence. Alex Ophel, who allegedly attacked students and a staff member with a baseball bat in August, was refused bail by the ACT Magistrate’s Court in December. Ophel, an ANU student at the