BY LILY GOBRAN @lilygobran
Certificate IV Journalism students turn their mobile cameras on Sydney’s Chinatown for their class in Mobile Photography (affectionately known as MoPho). Photography by Belinda Palmada, Lily Gobran and Ruth Griffin. Music by Chan Wai Fat via CC on the Free Music Archive.
CELINE SALAMEH speaks with some strong young women in western Sydney about what being a “princess” really means. The Anti-Princess Movement was originally a blog created by parents who want more for their daughters than the mindless idolisation of princesses that has swept the nations. It was made in the belief that young girls around the […]
Embed from Getty Images BY JACK CLIFTON @ontheballaus “Get ready for a broken F*&$!@% arm!” barks Aussie skipper Michael Clarke at bemused English bowler James Anderson in the latter part of the first Ashes test in 2015. With those aggressive and crushing words a fire was lit between two of the longest standing rivals in cricket […]
Lentil’s survival depends on patrons’ generosity. Photo: Adrian Martinez BY ADRIAN MARTINEZ @amartinez0010 An inner west charitable restaurant has found a unique and unusual way to try to keep itself afloat, hosting community garage sales every month.
Daniel with his canine friend Smithers in Camperdown Rest Park. Photo: Maya Ophir-Verheyden BY MAYA OPHIR-VERHEYDEN @mayaverheyden There is definitely a unique bond between dogs and their humans. Human and canine alike appreciate the loyalty, unconditional love and acceptance this connection offers. We delight in their animated greetings, the warmth they bring us as we […]
Joumana Nasour (L) and Kathryn Yuen. BY JOUMANA NASOUR @joumananasour In a country as multicultural as Australia, many questions arise in people’s minds. One of these questions is, “What is that piece of cloth on her head?” This cloth is called a Hijab, a religious head covering donned by women of the Muslim religion. Joumana […]
BY JOUMANA NASOUR @joumananasour Mental illness is a vexed issue in the Arabic community due to the attitudes of older generations. Culturally speaking, if you say “I am going to see a mental health doctor because I have depression or some mental health issue”, you are immediately judged. Joumana interviews psychologist Dr. Hind Saab, who works […]
Manager at Egg of the Universe wholefood cafe and vegan Mel Rosina. Photo: Adrian Martinez BY ADRIAN MARTINEZ @amartinez0010 Mel Rosina, 27, is the manager at Rozelle cafe Egg Of The Universe, where the menu is “ruled by taste, led by the seasons, governed by instinct, influenced by nutritional science and nurtured by traditional wisdom”. […]
iPads are now an important part of learning in primary schools. Photo: Brad Flickinger/CC/Flickr BY BRIM GARRETT @iusecomicsans Technology is an important part of teaching in schools, starting as early as kindergarten. Brim spoke with primary school teacher Michelle, who teaches at Stanmore Public School, about the ways teachers integrate apps and programs in their classrooms.