Tag Archives: Sammi Taylor

INSPIRED BY ABDI

December 22, 2015

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How one man changed the way I think about identity. He writes in big, blue scrawl—teacher’s handwriting—on the whiteboard, one word after the other. Somali. Survivor. Refugee. Australian. The classroom is musty, as most classrooms are, and the fluorescent lights are a little too bright for first thing on a Tuesday morning. However, we’re not […]

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BEWARE OF THE TROLLS

May 18, 2015

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Do you remember the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff? You know, three goats that want to cross the bridge to get to the meadow, but the troll who lives beneath the bridge won’t let them pass, and threatens to gobble them up? You’d be forgiven for thinking that trolls are simply the product […]

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REIGN

May 11, 2015

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The second in our series of reviews of TV shows that are So Bad it’s Good! There’s a new period drama on the block. Described as “Gossip Girl meets Game of Thrones”, Reign is the CW’s newest drama—and it’s sexier than anything teen T.V has seen before. It’s so bad that it’s good, and totally self-aware of […]

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RIDING THE WAVE

April 5, 2015

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Van Badham, writer for The Guardian and award winning playwright, talks feminism and young women with Sammi Taylor. There’s a new wave of feminists on the scene. They’re empowered by Taylor Swift and selfies. They’re passionate about gender equality, incredibly motivated to combat sexism and they’re already putting a few cracks in the glass ceiling. […]

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YEAR OF BALANCE

March 19, 2015

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Students and parents alike are experiencing the familiar feeling that comes with starting a new year of school. The Back-to-School sales (and their awful advertisement counterparts) have finally ceased, and the summer holidays seem like a distant memory. Most are still getting back into the swing of things, but for the Class of 2015, they’re […]

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PROCRASTINATION vs HIBERNATION

December 2, 2014

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5 Ways to Wait for Your ATAR There are less than two weeks til VCE results are released and the nail biting is set to begin. Waiting patiently for your score can be frustrating and make you incredibly anxious, so I’ve compiled a list of ways to pass the time til ATAR day. Veg out […]

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YOUTH FEST – Sunday September 14

September 3, 2014

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For the fifth consecutive year, Banyule’s annual Youth Festival is back with an even bigger and better line-up of bands, activities, performers and endless amounts of fun guaranteed. With over 35 bands and DJs spread out over four huge stages, as well as countless activities, workshops and opportunities to experience all of what Banyule Youth […]

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QandA ‘RIOTERS’ DEFY GEN Y STEREOTYPE

May 9, 2014

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What is lazy, largely unemployed, unmotivated, social media addicted, devoid of communication skills, deeply disinterested in politics and ungrateful for their educational opportunities? Gen Y, of course! And who was it that we saw exhibiting motivation, ambition, fear for the limits of their career opportunities, outstanding communication skills, a burning passion for politics and a […]

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