Pacific Calling Partnership and Climate Justice

Climate justice is an important expression in the view of a growing ‘minority’ that acknowledges the ethical and political nature of global warming, opposing the opinion that global warming is merely a natural environmental phenomenon. Throughout the boarder discussions of climate change, climate justice is evidently rarely emphasised across Australian media channels. The minimal media …

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South Korean Pop Culture Boom

The global phenomena of the 'Korean Wave’ has quite literally taken the world by storm or more appropriately, Tsunami. The globalisation of culture exemplifies the complexity of cultural hybridization and embodies the significant impact that this notion has on the rest of the world. (Ryoo, 2008) Since booming in the early 2000’s, “South Korea has become the …

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International Students Dwindle in Australia

I am an Australian citizen, attending university within Australia. In the last six months I have met and made many new, incredible, life-time friends, attended copious social events organized by the university and thrived in my studies. Between assessments and exams there is definitely a little stress, however, I am lucky enough to never feel …

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The Plausibility of Cosmopolitanism

I find cosmopolitanism a thought provoking concept. Part of me wants to believe that it is real or has the potential to become tangible in the future. However, I feel as though it would be naïve of me to not look at history as a contradictory example of how cosmopolitanism is potentially unreachable. “Some Westerners …

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Just an Act of Kindness

Kindness has this magical power that leaves all involved with the experience beaming. Someone performing an act of kindness is left feeling self-fulfilled with the positive connotations encompassed within act itself, while those receiving the act obtain an overwhelming feeling that is somewhat indescribable. This begs the question, have you ever been on the receiving …

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Constructing a Social Media Persona

  An 'Online Persona' is something that everyone who has a social media account on any platform will have created for themselves. People often 'show off' the best parts of their lives on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter whichever media platform to create a particular image that they want their friends or followers to see and believe …

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