Tag Archives: Youth

MEET JADE ALICE

February 22, 2017

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Although her career has only just begun, Jade Alice has already achieved so much. Taking out the Melbourne Music Bank prize in 2015, performing at the State Schools Spectacular and a residency at the Workman’s Club, one can only wonder what Jade Alice’s future has in store for her. Jade Alice grew up in a […]

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2016 BANYULE YOUTH SUMMIT

May 23, 2016

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High school students often find themselves stuck in an ‘in-between’ stage of life. On one hand, you’re forming political and social opinions every day—through the information you’re learning at school, online and in your social circles. But you’re still too young to vote in elections, and have your opinions and views heard loud and clear […]

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SKATEBOARDING IN TODAY’S SOCIETY

April 7, 2015

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Skateboarding it today’s society is unfair. I’m a 16 year old skateboarder and I experience abuse nearly every day when I skate. The skateboarder’s fake image these days is a drug taking – parent hating – street urchin. I have a group of friends that I go and skate with as much as I can […]

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HOW MANY FRIENDS DO YOU REALLY HAVE?

December 16, 2014

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As the world matures, and as we develop technology further, there are various social networking tools that are being brought to our attention. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are only a few of the possibilities. I think that these ideas are genius but there are a few downfalls to them. There is a certain amount of […]

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FIGHT FOR THE YOUTHFUL ‘LOSERS’ OF THE BUDGET 2014

May 15, 2014

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From a young age, we are taught that in life, there can be winners or losers defined by an act of good or bad luck. The power of luck deal ups and downs, with rights and wrongs coming our way in life. Luck works beyond the control of the mass society, the cards it draws […]

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YOUNG BUT NOT SO FOOLISH

April 23, 2014

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I have watched far too much of the news lately, and what do I hear when anything is mentioned of today’s young people? I hear fear-Mongering rubbish designed to scare the average middle age parent. I hear energy drinks are as dangerous as cocaine; that anyone with a social media account is doomed to suicide […]

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THE HUMBLE SELFIE

October 9, 2013

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We all do it, no matter what age or generation everyone takes a sneaky selfie from time to time. In simpler terms, a selfie is defined in the online Oxford Dictionary as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.” […]

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WTFB!

March 4, 2013

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How our generation has made a turn for the worst with the assistance of Social Media. For years now the newest generation in our streams, the Millennial or often better known as Gen Y -made up of those aged 26 and under- has made news both negatively and positively impacted by Social Media. It is […]

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