Nanny Dogs, Not Nuisances

Bundy is a four year old mixed bully breed with a lot of love for his human friends. He attends obedience classes twice a week and easily wins over even the most cautious guests in…

A University Student’s Guide to Self-Care

Are you struggling to pay attention during lectures? Tired? Overwhelmed? Do you find yourself counting down the days until mid-year break? This is a guide to taking care of yourself while you’re studying at university,…

The Top 8

“Change pen colour for each new topic,” says Nina. “Your notes become colour-coded to help you visually separate and recall the details of one topic from another. 1. Preview for the big picture Review your…

The Independent SHE

Being a mother is a wonderful job. I want to congratulate every mother, including myself, who are successfully handling this responsibility. I want to thank my husband, too, for taking on that role in my…

Aurora Internship

I like to joke that I ‘bloomed late,’ starting University at the tender age of 30. For the first year I was in awe of the fact that I was finally here at university. I…

LGBTI Dance Club

Once a month the Fitzroy Town Hall throws opens its doors to Elders from the LGTBI community. The activity of choice, dancing. Don’t stress if dancing isn’t your forte, you aren’t alone, luckily it isn’t…

On My Transition to Male

I stared dejectedly at my nipples in the mirror. I sighed, and noting the toilet paper to my left, I reached for it. Knowing this was not the smartest move I’d ever made, given the…