Author Archive: Zoe Reid

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Why We Should Care About Occupy Wall Street

Why We Should Care About Occupy Wall Street

by / 10/10/11 / [ 2 Comments ]

‘Occupy Wall St’ is the name given to the demonstrators congregating on Wall St in New York City, in the USA, and has spread worldwide with various demonstrations occurring around the globe. Somewhat confusingly for many, it has no leaders and no single list of demands or requests. What they do all have in common [...]

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Freeganism

Freeganism

by / 25/09/11 / [ 2 Comments ]

If there is any one way you can definitively impact the world, it is through freeganism. Everyone, every single one of us has something which we do not value at all, which another one of us would be eternally grateful for. We can all make a positive difference directly to everyone in our lives in [...]

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It’s not as Simple as just Boys and Girls

It’s not as Simple as just Boys and Girls

by / 19/09/11 / No Comments

The biggest problem with dealing with gender and identity, is that most of us will never really need to consider it. So why should anyone else? Much like sexuality and race, gender is only a sensitive topic for a minority of people—those directly affected by it. Cisgendered people are born identifying with the sex they [...]

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Young Mama – Pumpkin and Beet Pie

Young Mama – Pumpkin and Beet Pie

by / 16/09/11 / 1 Comment

So I have to share this utterly bizarre recipe which is amazing deliciousness: Pumpkin, Beetroot, potato and cottage cheese pie So I had all of the above ingredients, with a hefty helping of pastry from Cafe Mamba, a cafe in the CBD that seem to love me enough to donate rad stuff to the family [...]

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Should i drop out of Uni?

Should i drop out of Uni?

by / 12/09/11 / No Comments

Often it seems like opinion falls into one of two camps. Either university is vital for success, or it is irrelevant to it. We’ve all heard the stories of how a business degree didn’t mean that Jimmy had a step ahead in his new job, or how the law graduate still had no working idea [...]

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CBT: Teaching Old Cogs New Tricks

CBT: Teaching Old Cogs New Tricks

by / 05/09/11 / 1 Comment

Cognitive behaviour therapy is based on the idea that people will progress better in therapy if they change their beliefs and responses to their environment. It has a large number of variants, but the generalised term is CBT or CT (Cognitive Therapy). This article focuses on this umbrella concept as a whole rather than any [...]

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Dr Sketchy. Yes, Dr Sketchy.

by / 08/08/11 / [ 17 Comments ]

The international Dr Sketchy movement was founded in 2005 by artists Molly Crabapple and A.V. Phibes. Both were Art School dropouts who had a passion for art, founding Dr. Sketchy, effectively a live drawing class where the shows have a distinct lack of boring naked 50 year olds, with a whole lot more bouncing burlesque [...]

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Young Mama – How to make, and keep, hair an extreme colour

Young Mama – How to make, and keep, hair an extreme colour

by / 08/08/11 / [ 2 Comments ]

Firstly, accept that your hair will need bleach. I’d say bleach it about 2 shades lighter than your hair colour, and no more unless going white. Why? Because you have to deal with upkeep and regrowth – if you lighten it any more, it will only take 2 weeks before your hair is obviously in [...]

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Wrangling With The Law

Wrangling With The Law

by / 01/08/11 / No Comments

The legal system can be terrifying. Many of us have encountered the ‘wrong’ end of the law in the form of police, and a night in the cells can be a huge culture shock. Beyond deciding that one’s situation is bad enough to require legal action, knowing that one then has to organise legal action [...]

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First-Year Flatting

by / 25/07/11 / [ 5 Comments ]

There is a huge variety of ways to live your first year at uni. Most of us make the decision without really considering the options, or feeling that there aren’t many options. And all options, lets face it, afforded us all equal chances to screw up. I hit the streets and asked around for the [...]

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