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Have you taken a dip into the Korean Wave?

A Korean Wave? You might ask "I've only ever heard of the Mexican Wave, are they the same thing?" In short, definitely not. However, metaphorically speaking, both waves represent how people can unite together despite differences through the field of entertainment. While the Mexican Wave shows a literal uniting of people, usually over a sports… Continue reading Have you taken a dip into the Korean Wave?

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Break Free of the Stereotypes – Converse with an International Student

Through the media we are constantly shown stereotypes of what an international student looks, acts, and talks like. While some of these stereotypes can hold a degree of truth they most often portray these students in a negative or exaggerated manner. Through these stereotypes Australian students create their own opinions on why international students are… Continue reading Break Free of the Stereotypes – Converse with an International Student

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An Ethical Approach to Globalisation

News Flash. Everything we eat, wear, watch, read or interact with is part of globalisation. Every aspect of one's life is contributed to by people from across the globe. Whether it be the wrapping of your food from today to the authors of a textbook or online resource you just used in class earlier. Our society… Continue reading An Ethical Approach to Globalisation

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The Stark Reality of Having a “Home Away from Home”…

So after a holiday away from uni work and responsibility reality has set in as I receive my first bills, start my second semester and buy shitty home wares that break within a week... Oh the joy of independence. Finally I can buy a packet of waffles every other day and spend all my money… Continue reading The Stark Reality of Having a “Home Away from Home”…

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I Spy with My Little Eye Something Beginning with ‘S’…

Semiotics. Yes it’s a real word and it means the science of signs. Trust me it's much more interesting than it sounds and it could help you, me and everybody to understand one another a little better. Reflecting back on what I learnt about semiotics in my BCM110 subject made me consider my past studies of language… Continue reading I Spy with My Little Eye Something Beginning with ‘S’…

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Constant battle against homelessness in the Shoalhaven finally on an upward curve

The Homeless Hub Shoalhaven finally sees hope for those living rough in the Shoalhaven as the community have united to provide those without a home a place of refuge. The Wesley Centre on Berry Street in Nowra is opening its doors to the homeless community in light of their eviction from the Nowra Showground in… Continue reading Constant battle against homelessness in the Shoalhaven finally on an upward curve

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Don’t Let them Spoon Feed you Fear…

Panic! Panic in the Media... Everywhere and all the Time It seems that there is a growing panic in the media surrounding representation, interpretation and limited portrayal of particular issues. Some believe there are issues including the environment and government that are rarely given enough media attention whilst issues such as over-sexualisation of children or… Continue reading Don’t Let them Spoon Feed you Fear…