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The Anatomy of Hatred

Alex Malouf reflects on the concept of hatred and situates it in the current political climate. Hate. The word ‘hate’ is, at least in English, a very vague concept. You can use it for just about any kind of negative relationship with anything, regardless of how severe it actually is. You hate stubbing your toe…

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Why do we care so much about women smiling?

For International Women’s Day, Gemma Hudson reflects on the social conditioning of gender in society and advocates for substantive change. We like it when people are nice, but we especially like it when women are nice. We like it when they’re accommodating, respectful, diplomatic. We’re told that no matter what happens, there is nothing to…

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Private Schools – Who Needs ‘Em?

Riverview graduate Ed Goodman reflects on his privilege and argues the case for abolishing private schools. Before I proceed, I would like to note that I am incredibly grateful for the opportunities I have had and continue to have due to my privilege, and I can recognise the irony of an ex-private school student tearing…

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