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University: A Grade Too Far?

If there is one thing our race has learnt it’s that intellect plays an important part in success, or as Michel Foucault put it simply; knowledge is power. The very role of university institutions is to provide the public with necessary experience and information to complete essential tasks within society and help our fellow citizens. Typically speaking, the reason students are willing to pay thousands upon thousands of dollars of money for a tertiary education is firstly to study a topic of pure interest, perhaps secondly, to be awarded a job at the end of their academia that will both entice them and pay a competitive sum of money. Otherwise, why would we spend all these sleepless nights and be working as diligently as many of us do?

Wrapping Up Homelessness Week 2018

Home means very different things to different people. If you asked me, home means comfortable living with both my parents and my brother under a roof with four walls. Others might say it’s living in a little apartment in the city, or out on a farm in the Wheatbelt. But there are some, more than we may like to think, that think of home as…nothing. If they’re lucky, they might have an overpass to shield themselves from the weather. But some don’t even have that.