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Volunteering Abroad: The How-To’s

Volunteering abroad is a very rewarding way to spend your gap year or vacation, and it is not difficult to find work as a volunteer abroad and both give and receive benefits for doing so. You will not only find the experience rich and rewarding, but also help those living

Respect

By Emily Wong ‘BECAUSE YOU’RE WORTH IT’ The sweet, lulling slogan whispered so seductively from the lips of the model as she pouts to the camera. One simple phrase. One billion dollars. That’s the amount of money L’oreal might have made had they simply made lipsticks. In actual fact, the total revenue

The Power of Slactivism

Wе knоw thаt tесhnоlоgу is сhаngіng thе way wе соmmunісаtе and раrtісіраtе in ѕосіеtу. Sосіаl mеdіа is аltеrіng hоw thе wоrld соmmunісаtеѕ. Suрроrtеrѕ, dоnоrѕ аnd activists саn participate іn runs, walks оr drіvеѕ аnd garner ѕuрроrt аnd sponsorship іn аdvаnсе. Or, thеу can сhооѕе nоt to lеаvе the comfort оf

Ethical Fashion : Exercise your consumer power

Ethical Fashion

By Natasha Abrahams Dressing well has an uplifting effect on your mood. When you slip into a favourite outfit and behold yourself in front of your mirror, you see your figure looking its best. You see your impeccable fashion sense at work, and you might commend yourself on your bargain hunting

Make a Difference without Spending a Cent

By Samantha Plink Ways to make a difference without spending a cent: 1. Donate your hair Considering going for a drastic new hairdo? Donate your locks to an organisation that creates wigs for patients who experience hair loss when going through medical treatments, such as Locks of Love (http://www.locksoflove.org/donate.html) or Pantene Beautiful Lengths (http://www.beautifullengths.com.au). 2.

Let thy Food be thy Medicine

By Frida Gachagua In Kenya and most African countries, primary education is compulsory and often subsidised by the government. These means that a nation’s future generation has people that can at least read, write and perform simple arithmetic. The attendance of high school is lower by almost a third because most

5 Reasons to Skip Your Next Coffee!

5 Alternatives to your $5 Latte

As we fork over a fiver for the privilege of indulging ourselves in 15 glorious minutes of a designer soy caramel macchiato, we more often than not, fail to entirely comprehend the value of that $5 note. Below are 5 things this $5 note, if donated, could provide the third world. Here's 5 other ways

7 Reasons You Should Donate Blood

Blood donation is no new thing. You might have even donated or will donate blood at some point in life. Although, it is not the idea of blood leaving your body that is moving. In fact, you will truly understand the deepness of this act when you see foreign blood

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