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The Anti-Princess Movement

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 […]

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True love: Dogs and their humans

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 […]

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Two ladies and a Hijab

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 […]

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Mel’s vegan smoothie bowls

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”. […]

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Technology in the classroom

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.