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Graduation Caps, Tradition, and Equality

It seems like too small an issue to even matter at first. Women wear graduation hats, men don’t, big deal. I hadn’t taken too much notice of it until last year when, as a final-year student living on campus, I had my own graduation on the brain at the same time as witnessing droves of students tripping around Front Square in robes followed by beaming parents. 1,336 more words

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Tech Talk: Baden controls spin with new microfiber ball

Controlling the spin in volleyball plays a pivotal role in controlling the point. Baden went scientific with their effort to do that, unveiling a new microfiber volleyball that I had looked at exclusively first for Sports Illustrated. 10 more words

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I’m a Chocoholic, GET ME OUTTA’ HERE!

I am a chocoholic. There can be no doubt in the truthfulness of this statement. I crave it when I am hungry, desire it when I am happy, and need it when I am sad. 527 more words

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Treating a Growing HIV and AIDS Epidemic in Indonesia

Yayasan Kasih Suwitno at Ruang Carlo Community Centre: Non-discriminatory, friendly and free services for people with HIV and AIDS in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

World Aids Day took place on 1 December 2014 and according to UNAIDS, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) in Indonesia is one of the fastest growing epidemics in Asia, due to the lack of awareness, lack of education and health services, not to mention the social stigmas attached to having HIV or AIDS. 1,073 more words

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A Week in the Life

Here is a link to a guest post I wrote I while back, for The Professional Hobo; a website run by Nora Dunn, who decided eight years ago to realise her dream of being a full-time traveller and is still going strong. 86 more words


Christmas Wishes

1. jewelcitizens.com is a treasure trove of lustworthy pieces that are actually very affordable. These earrings are my current sparkle-porn, and the best part is I’ll probably still have enough left after Christmas shopping to treat myself… So glamorous, so Bond Girl, so sophisticated. 290 more words