Days for Girls turn periods into pathways

Days for Girls volunteer Di Fisher

MICAELA ABOODY International organisation Days for Girls is helping stop girls in remote communities and developing countries from taking days off school during menstruation by providing them with reusable sanitary items. The not-for-profit … [Read more...]

Healthy habits key to weight-loss

JORDAN QUINN A Gold Coast-based weight-loss program aims to revolutionise the health and fitness industry by not focusing on diets and training, but through building new mental habits. Launched in August, Sum Sanos - ‘I am Healthy’ in Latin - is … [Read more...]

Hilda finds calm after storms of WWII

TALITHA ORGAN-FLETCHER Flashes of lightning and booms of subtropical thunder, a Queensland summer. For one Gold Coast resident the noise and light trigger traumatic memories unlike most can imagine, memories of a lifetime ago. Hilda Fletcher, ne … [Read more...]

Students showcase dying Polynesian cultures

UQSPIA performing a cultural dance from Kiribati

LUISA AUSAGE The University of Queensland South Pacific Islander Association (UQSPIA) has hosted a special cultural event to showcase the music and dance of some of the many Pacific islander cultures that are present in Australia. Student-led … [Read more...]

Students chose to travel now, pay later

THOM RILEY Every generation is on a journey to find itself; many millennials are banking on making that discovery in Peru. Take-up of the Challenges Abroad program, a federally-subsidised travel grant that enables university students to experience … [Read more...]

Gold Coast in the race for world athletics championships

ELOISE LE GROS The Gold Coast is a possible candidate to host future International Association of Athletics Federations’ world championships, according to its president. IAAF President Sebastian Coe said the federation may be looking to the … [Read more...]

Pararoos Aiming for More Than Just Gold

JACOB IRVINE   In a couple of weeks’ time, Australia will be competing on the world stage in yet another international sporting tournament. It’s not as glamourous as the Olympics, or as well-known as the FIFA World Cup. In fact, it receives almost … [Read more...]

The dangers of hating the Melbourne Cup

THOMAS PITTS Another Melbourne Cup has passed, but the cost to Australia is not only taking the next day off work with a bad hangover, but supporting a day which animal activists say kill thousands of horses and basically tortures them, but there … [Read more...]

Vote Trump, Australia?

THOMAS PITTS America is now in it's final week of a long and fiery presidential campaign which has been depicted by many media outlets as a very tight race, since Trump announced his candidacy there has been a wave of Australian support and a wave … [Read more...]

Horrific CCTV of random attacker punching woman on crowded London Street

TAYLOR ROWE WARNING: This video contains explicit images, some viewers may find disturbing. https://www.thesun.co.uk/video/news/random-attacker-punches-lone-woman-in-the-face-on-busy-street/ Shocking CCTV footage has emerged of a woman being … [Read more...]