Thursday, February 25, 2021

Opinion

Where should our sympathies lie?

Death comes about in many ways. For 21-year-old Shania McNeill, it was her own reckless and irresponsible actions that caused her untimely death. So, should...

Why long-distance relationships are so hard yet so worth it

I have been in a long-distance relationship for almost four years. At the beginning, I did not know what to expect. My boyfriend had...

Opinion: India and its unfair obsession with skin colour

As Europeans spend a whooping amount of money and time to achieve a fake tan, Indians are doing the same to get white skin....

Booing debate is just “outrage porn” gone wrong

In an Easter period where the AFL dominated both the front and back pages of all major newspapers - with 18 games in 11...

Opinion: Why Folau has to go

  The Wallabies lost nine of their 13 tests last year and have fallen to a lowly 6th in the world rankings. They could well...

Opinion: The case for a republic

When Australians go to the polls, we vote for politicians that we feel are similar to us - similar views, similar outlook on the...

Behind the scenes: How it feels to be in a play

There is a stereotype of the common theatre person. People automatically think they are overly dramatic, vain and plain annoying.  But as with any stereotype,...

Where is Australia’s consent education?

No means no. And not saying no doesn’t mean yes. Only saying yes actually means yes. Rape culture is well and truly ingrained in our society. A...

Book review: The Tattooist of Auschwitz

The Tattooist of Auschwitz, written by Heather Morris, is a riveting, true story about the struggle of a Jewish man as he fights to...

Homesick: Life begins at the end of your comfort zone

Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to - Edward Pearce (English political journalist,...