Student Life

Surviving the HSC

BY ERIC RIBEIRO @LobEric15 “Adopting the right attitude can convert a negative stress into a positive one.” – Hans Selye Teenagers will be feeling the effects of stress as the Higher School Certificate (HSC) draws nearer, a test which many believe will determine their future. Some students will have to fight their parent’s expectations and their educational system […]

Student Life

Sofa away from home

BY JUSTIN LUND “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”- Mark Twain After travelling for six months in South America, Felicia Verkerk is another victim of a serious illness: the one inflicted by the voracious travel bug. “I can’t stay in one place too long,” said Felicia, known to her friends as ‘Flip’. “Once […]