Semester Reflection: Where I’ve Come

It feels like only yesterday that I ventured onto the UOW campus for the first time, but I’m five semesters in to my degree, with four more to go (plus Honours, hopefully!), so I’ve officially passed the halfway point. It’s been an interesting semester for a few reasons. I began my public relations major, which […]

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In the Blink of an Eye: Digital Narrative

Underlying Research Binge drinking, the consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol in a relatively short time-frame (Drug Free World 2017), is generally known to be a dangerous activity yet it still occurs on an alarmingly regular basis, particularly with teenagers and young adults. Excessive alcohol consumption can cause an impaired ability to make decisions and maintain […]

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13 Reasons Why the Suicide Conversation Needed to Happen

*SPOILERS* 13 Reasons Why has sparked an intense internet debate since it was released on Netflix at the end of March. It’s the story of a teenage girl who commits suicide and leaves voice-recorded tapes behind for her peers to explain why she left and why they are to blame. Initially the television adaptation of […]

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I’m not a stalker

After stalking the twitter hashtags for the digital media subjects I am studying this coming semester (there was literally nothing, where’s the banter at??) I hopped aboard a train of some deep-ish thought – well, as deep as a stressed, exhausted, it’s-8pm-and-I’ve-worked-all-day, Nanna-says-I-lack-vitamin-D kind of person can go. A few days ago I had a […]

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