By Maddy Turner Look, sometimes life can become overwhelming, so we turn to social media for escape and distraction. This can (more often than not) make us feel worse about ourselves – I mean, it’s basically full of people making themselves look near-perfect with Facetune, Photoshop – heck, most people purely show themselves with a […]
By Peter Tzannes Exploring the beauty of the TAFE Ultimo and UTS campuses through an immersive gallery, highlighting techniques including colour, silhouette, shadows, reflections, unique angle, simplicity, and shapes.
Kat Vella interviews random passers-by about the discussions they are having (or not having) with people in their lives about potentially divisive issues.
By Maddy Turner I don’t know about you, but pets just seem to make the world a little brighter and happier to me. I might be having a crappy day at work, but by golly, if I see a little pup walking around with its owner, tail wagging, tongue dopily hanging out, something inside me […]
Australia has a well-established Chilean expat community who came here following the military coup in the 1970’s. The violent coup which saw the death and disappearance of thousands of Chilean citizens overthrew the democratically elected government and established a dictatorship for nearly thirty years. I spoke to two Chilean students who organised, together with other […]
By Erin Hughes A report has come out of the George Institute for Global Health in Melbourne this week, stating that many meat alternative products are incredibly high in sodium, fats, and sugars, in order to make them taste better. Senior public health nutritionist Clare Farrand, who conducted the research, has stated that although […]
BY JEN DAVIDSON Narrabeen locals are preparing for up to eight weeks of swoops and swipes from the notorious ‘Woollies magpie’. Between September and October, the male of the nest, which is fiercely protective of its eggs and fledglings, springs upon unsuspecting victims between the lake walkway on Wellington Street and the village car park. […]
BY ERIN GRANT As we colour our eyelids, massage in moisturiser, ruby up our lips and even wash our hair, some of us are completely oblivious to the manufacturing process of our cosmetic products. There is a dark side to our daily routines; many companies choose to test their products on animals. By using them […]
BY HEATHER MIDDLETON There is no such thing as a singular “Indigenous” identity. The diversity of life experiences and negotiation of identities can result in people of Aboriginal heritage having different degrees of engagement with our dominant western culture for families or individuals. The result is a mosaic. Engagement with one culture or another can […]
Described as a modernising leader, former-Prime minister Bob Hawke, born Robert James Lee Hawke, passed away at home on Thursday night aged 89. Although infamous in Australian now for his 1983 America’s Cup interview, Bob Hawke was instrumental in shepherding Australia into a new age with significant economic and social reforms. Bob Hawke was born […]