Danger and Freedom of the Press

When you think of Australia what is the first thing that comes to mind?  For me, it is the sunny skies, beaches and kangaroos.  Australia is country that includes many positive ideals.  Another highlight of the country is its freedom of the press and journalist safety.  So far, in 2018 there has not been a single… Continue reading Danger and Freedom of the Press

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Young journalists and the desire to protect our planet’s beauty

Since journalism's birth, it has morphed and changed with time.  As different needs have to be met, media shifts and evaluates what is wanted by the public.  Australian media revolves around national news, keeping the interest of the readers and informing them of what they want to know. Visual journalism has changed the way people… Continue reading Young journalists and the desire to protect our planet’s beauty

What is Newsworthy: outlets choice of stories voice what is deemed important

International news headlines have been made in the past week.  With North and South Korea coming to an agreement to end their war, the world is rejoicing.  The fear of nuclear war is dwindling as tensions are slowly lifting. © Korea Summit Press Pool/UPI Photo Australian news outlets have not failed to recognize this incredible… Continue reading What is Newsworthy: outlets choice of stories voice what is deemed important

All time high of news with world lows

In the past week, the influx of news has hit a high.  Nationally and globally, with subjects ranging from war to technology, it is clear our world is reaching an all time high of newsworthiness.  These six stories however, are the highlights I've noticed and considered to be of upmost importance. Ballistic missiles cause tension,… Continue reading All time high of news with world lows

Take a hike

The stress of college can often times be overwhelming. In a recent study done by the Associated Press, 8 in 10 college students experience stress daily; this statistic showed an increase in 20% from a previous study. There are many distractions and discouragements that you may face which can lead you down a path of… Continue reading Take a hike

Who’s your daddy? Understanding the new way college students are living lavish lifestyles

As a college student, my wants are many, but my dollars are few. This goes for almost any college student out there, except the one's with daddy's credit card. A whole new world opens up before you where you're forced to pick between food, festivals, and fun – just to name a few. In response,… Continue reading Who’s your daddy? Understanding the new way college students are living lavish lifestyles

Sexual assault survivors use sorority platform to educate and fight back

Sexual assault on college campuses is a threat which cannot go unnoticed.  On our campus it is reported that 1 in 4 women will be sexually assaulted in college. What's worse is that 80% of assaults will go unreported by the victims. Unfortunately three of my sisters have been victims of assault. However, they have… Continue reading Sexual assault survivors use sorority platform to educate and fight back

Could 13 Reasons Why start a wave of suicide contagion among young adults?

On March 31, a long awaited show was released exclusively on Netflix. Since airing, 13 Reasons Why has maintained its spotlight, receiving reviews from both ends of the spectrum  While many rave and suggest their friends watch the show, mental health professionals beg to differ. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JebwYGn5Z3E The Netflix series is the story of Hannah Baker,… Continue reading Could 13 Reasons Why start a wave of suicide contagion among young adults?