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Student grocery hacks

A box of vegetables

You would have heard that the cost of living is on the rise, so I went around and asked some of you what your top tips are for cutting down on food costs.

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I hear a symphony

An orchestra.

A cold Friday night a few weeks ago, Swifties, orchestra goers, and everyone in-between gathered at The Meeting Hall to listen to the Joseph Freer Quartet perform instrumental renditions of Taylor Swift’s greatest hits. 

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Travelling during COVID

A plane flying over a city

Travelling interstate during the pandemic has its host of stresses.

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Semesterly breakdown - tick!

Open books, scrunched paper and pencils scattered on a desk

I had to submit an assignment this week I knew I had not done well in at all, and all I could think about was how dumb I must be compared to my classmates.

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Financial anxiety

A plant shoot sprouting from a pile of coins.

What a familiar feeling!

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Small ways to support friends

Group of people doing a joined high-five

Taking care of ourselves should be among our top priorities, and checking in on our friends can also be pretty important. But sometimes it's hard to know if anything we've done was helpful to them in any way at all.

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Emotional fitness

sunrise landscape, golden colours with trees and cows in background

Winter is truly upon us. Flu season is too, on top of the coronavirus. Apart from ensuring I’m up to date with all my COVID and flu vaccines and generally keeping my body healthy, is there something that can help with my emotional fitness?

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Taking time to rest

Ginger lemon tea

Getting the flu sucks, but what is also challenging is taking the time to rest.

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Dealing with body issues

A blue measuring tap on top of glass scales.

I have been unhealthily obsessed with my weight for a long time.

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Three years of Eid abroad

A bunch of ketupat.

Eid celebrations (or Raya as we call it in Malaysia) began to look a little different to me in 2020.

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