News: Culture

Wellbeing in culture

A group of students sitting together on the lawn.

I’ve always found culture to be a fascinating thing.

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My break thus far

Girl on a road trip.

How I spend my break as an international student. 

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New food & a new perspective

Thai desserts

Trying a steamed Thai pandan-coconut cake opened my mind up to new ways to make delicious desserts.

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Conquering public speaking

A microphone

"The top two things that scare people are death and public speaking, we're going to be tackling one of those today". These were the words of my instructor for a recent stand up comedy workshop event I participated in.

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Australian 2032 Olympics

Olympic rings

It is exciting news! Australia will host the 2032 Olympics in the Brisbane region. Even though it is still far away, I am already excited.

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Cinema at a standstill

Empty cinema hall

Since the outbreak of Covid-19, the film industry in Hollywood has revised its business model, and within that time, the concept of cinema has radically changed.

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Is it irresponsible to limit your news intake?

Stack of newspapers

In this new COVID-19 age, we’re surrounded by a near-constant influx of pandemic-related news. As the situation continues to escalate, we each have to manage how we cope day-to-day, and that might mean limiting the amount of news you ingest. But is it irresponsible to do so?

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Movies and TV shows about women aren't just for women

retro TV

There's an accepted falsehood that films and TV shows about men are for everyone, while films and TV shows about women are for women only. Finally, that's starting to change. 

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How I missed Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones keychains

When it comes time to admit to people that I didn't watch Game of Thrones, I’m met with a variety of reactions, usually shock, sometimes disgust. How could I possibly have missed out?

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NAIDOC week 2021: Heal Country!

This week, 4 to 11 July, is NAIDOC Week. It is an annual occasion that celebrates and honours the history, culture, contribution, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.  

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