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Two ladies and a Hijab

Joumana Nasour (L) and Kathryn Yuen.  BY JOUMANA NASOUR @joumananasour In a country as multicultural as Australia, many questions arise in people’s minds. One of these questions is, “What is that piece of cloth on her head?” This cloth is called a Hijab, a religious head covering donned by women of the Muslim religion. Joumana […]

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Mel’s vegan smoothie bowls

Manager at Egg of the Universe wholefood cafe and vegan Mel Rosina. Photo: Adrian Martinez BY ADRIAN MARTINEZ @amartinez0010 Mel Rosina, 27,  is the manager at Rozelle cafe Egg Of The Universe, where the menu is “ruled by taste, led by the seasons, governed by instinct, influenced by nutritional science and nurtured by traditional wisdom”. […]

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Technology in the classroom

iPads are now an important part of learning in primary schools. Photo: Brad Flickinger/CC/Flickr BY BRIM GARRETT @iusecomicsans Technology is an important part of teaching in schools, starting as early as kindergarten. Brim spoke with primary school teacher Michelle, who teaches at Stanmore Public School, about the ways teachers integrate apps and programs in their classrooms.

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Upcycling food: Hidden Harvest

Hidden Harvest is a community-based not-for-profit organisation that raises awareness about food waste and its related environmental and social problems by “upcycling” food that would not normally reach the consumer’s plate. REMI DASKEY @remidaskey interviewed Berbel Transe, the driving force behind Hidden Harvest, to discuss the bigger issue on everyone’s plates.

Culture

Quong Tart and the suffragettes

BY CATHERINE TURNER @mscatherinet In this audio story Catherine interviews City of Sydney Historian, Dr Lisa Murray, about the story of the Loong Shan Tea Rooms at 137 King St, Sydney. Quong Tart’s King Street Tea Rooms were one of the first venues to welcome women in the late 19th Century. Chinese-born Sydney businessman Quong […]