My Top 10 Films of 2014

My Top 10 Films of 2014

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a Friday night in, watching a good film. Topped with a friend and some chocolate, and the best part is, I can wear my pyjamas whilst doing so! So I get a bit excited whenever I see a good film because I feel that the world needs to [...]

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The Liebster Award: Nominated!

Leibster Award? What is a Leibster Award?! That is exactly what I asked myself when I was nominated. After some research, I discovered that LEIBSTER is German for 'beloved.' It's a way for bloggers (professional or amateur like myself) to discover new blogs, get involved in the blogging community and be discovered by more people. How sweet! So [...]

Climate Change and Media Reporting: Where fairness, isn’t fair at all

'One issues that will define the contours of this century more dramatically than any other, and that is the urgent and growing threat of a changing climate' - delivered by President Barack Obama at the 2014 Climate Summit where the Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, failed to attend.  Climate Change is an phenomenon which effects [...]

Is this really news?

We see it in newspapers, magazines, Facebook, Twitter... News. It's everywhere. According to the free dictionary, news is defined as, 'Information about noteworthy recent events or happenings, especially as reported by newspapers, periodicals, radio, or television' (the free dictionary). Whilst this definition is widely accepted, there are flaws which should be addressed. News is not justified [...]

Feminism is not Fallacious

Feminism is not Fallacious

'For the record, feminism, by definition, is the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities. It is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.' - Emma Watson Recently, there has been a big hype around the dreaded or welcomed word - FEMINISM. Especially after actress, Emma Watson, [...]

Television: Look at Moiye vs. Check it out y’all

What makes something funny? Is it someone slipping on a banana peel? Babies laughing? Or maybe the millions of cat videos on Youtube? Comedy and humour are heavily dependent on cultural references. The iconic Australian comedy T.V show, Kath & Kim, reflects Australian ideologies, ways of life and values, making the show relatable and understandable to Australian [...]

Reaching New Heights – UOW Skydiving Club’s 2nd Tandem Event

On Friday the 12th of September, the UOW Skydiving Club held their second tandem skydiving event, with six brave individuals taking on the challenge. We met at 9:30am at Northfields Avenue where the Sydney Skydivers bus picked us up. Once we clarified numbers we were on our way. We chatted with students from across the [...]