Ask Penny! (July)

Ask Penny! (July)

Having problems with your housemates? Looking for a high-profit, low-effort career to keep you in the lap of luxury? Penny has all your answers.

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TEDxSydney 2018 Report

TEDxSydney 2018 Report

While NUPSA ran an all-day live stream of this year’s TEDxSydney event here at Callaghan, Susan Grimes was able to attend in person. Here are her thoughts from the day.

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A Taste of Philippine Culture

A Taste of Philippine Culture

The Philippine Association of Students UON (PINAS) recently hosted a Cheap Chewsday event for UON students and staff, as well as the local community. Here is their report.

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Imitation is Limitation

Imitation is Limitation

It’s better to fail at originality than succeed at imitation, Igbayemi Daniel Akeremale writes. Comparison is a sure path to frustration.

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Albums for Thesis Writing

Albums for Thesis Writing

Listening to music while studying can be amazingly useful, but you have to find the right balance of catchy and unobtrusive. To get you started, Barrie Shannon has a top 5 album list for postgrad students (with Spotify plugins!).

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Budget Blues

Budget Blues

For this month’s ‘Behind-the-Scenes’, Ash McIntyre and Barrie Shannon discuss the newly released Federal Budget, and what it means for postgraduate students.

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More Geek Me

More Geek Me

NUPSA President Ash McIntyre once read the third Harry Potter novel 22 times in a row to win a schoolyard contest. #proudgeek

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Queer Life Goes On After Marriage Equality

Queer Life Goes On After Marriage Equality

Marriage equality was a significant achievement for Australian society, and a cause for great celebration. But the road to equality was ugly and exhausting, and we still have a long way to go, writes Barrie Shannon.

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My Life as a Sorceress

My Life as a Sorceress

Stepping into someone else’s shoes can be intensely rewarding, writes NUPSA Project Officer Hugh Milligan. Especially if that person can shoot fireballs from their fingertips.

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Furniture Geek

Furniture Geek

From the highly collectible to the utterly cringe-worthy, Amber Sauni has a fascination with furniture.

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

Mindfulness is an important skill to practise, but it’s not the sort of meditation most people assume it to be. Anything can be done mindfully, writes UON Counsellor Phoebe Sanders.

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