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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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An Open Letter To My White Friends

Nina Friars reflects on her heritage and her story in an emotional and poignant letter to her friends for the Drew’s News Lockdown Writing Competition. “Cradled in one culture, sandwiched between two cultures, straddling all three cultures and their value systems, undergoes a struggle of flesh, a struggle of borders, an inner war.”  - Gloria…

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Lessons

Jack Lynch reflects on the impact of his parents for Drew’s News’ ‘My Story’ writing competition. “Young men think old men are fools, but old men know young men are fools.” - George Chapman, All Fools. A person is moulded by the influence of others in the same fashion as a sculptor moulds his sculpture.…

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Lockdown Writing Comp – Drew's News