MDIA2003_19 Wed11.30 (2019)

Do They Know What We Know: Taking a Peek on IB’s Volunteer Program

By Maria Ekarista Good intentions, money and the desire to help are the essential elements for voluntourism, yet does it creates more harm than good? Voluntourism, a term smashed together from volunteer and tourism, is a form of service where individuals contribute their time to participate in voluntary work overseas. For most schools in Australia, […]

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“Gaysians” in Crisis

By Maria Ekarista & Annabelle Cheung Reading fanfictions about your favourite gay ships, following queer-friendly accounts on Tumblr…  To certain young queers, this is the largest extent to which they can embrace their identity – through an online persona.  Although Australia is more progressive than much of the world in recognising LGBTQI+ rights, that does […]