They are the new toy craze hitting schools everywhere, but are these tri-pronged spinning devices a good idea in classrooms? The fidget spinner is taking the toy world by storm, currently occupying the top spot on Amazon’s best seller list. Fidget spinners are small, hand held devices which have proven popular amongst school-aged children. They […]Read More Spinning out of control: are fidget spinners a good or bad idea in the classroom?
The summer sunshine glistening on your skin. The long days spent lazing by the pool. The turquoise ocean waves crashing gently on the beach shore. The sound of an ibis gawking at you for your last chip. This is the Gold Coast. Known for its surf, sand and sunshine, the Gold Coast is one of […]Read More Gold Coast will make a great location for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
A sea of pink flowed through city streets on Sunday, with the annual Mother’s Day Classic fun run or walk being held at Melbourne’s famous ‘Tan’ running track. Thousands of women and men took part, joining their sisters, wives, mothers, daughters and friends, to help raise funds for breast cancer research. Crowds participated in free […]Read More Mother’s Day Classic 2017 paints Melbourne pink
Melbourne-based architecture firm, Hayball, is set to build “Victoria’s first vertical school”. South Melbourne Primary School will be five storeys tall and have no formal classrooms for its prospective 525 students to learn in. The building’s sustainable design will incorporate a number of energy efficient elements which aim to reduce its environmental footprint. North-facing windows […]Read More Victoria’s first vertical school coming soon to Melbourne.
Melbourne’s rising median house prices have made owning a home impossible for many young Australians and homelessness a potential reality. Youth Homelessness Matters Day will be held on April 5, raising awareness and supporting young Australians who experience or are at risk of homelessness. The combination of low youth allowance payments, rising rent and a […]Read More YOUTH WEEK: Median house prices making homelessness a potential reality for young people
On the weekend, I, along with many other food lovers, went to the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival’s ‘River Graze’ event. On offer at River Graze were a variety of free and ticketed events, including Buzz on the Yarra, Fed in French, Food Truck Stop, Little Foodies and Southgate Cider Orchard. The Festival’s opening weekend […]Read More River Graze, food fun for days.
Name: Emily Park Studying: 2nd Year Journalism student Question: Are you concerned about personal safety on campus? On campus construction is causing students to feel unsafe at university, according to Journalism student Emily Park. “You never know what’s going to fall,” Ms Park said. “It’s loud, noisy, it feels very close.” Monash University’s Caulfield […]Read More Practice of Journalism: Interviewing students at Monash University