Our planet is beautiful. It’s full of marvelous places and populated by diverse creatures, yet we are killing it. I am not here to point my finger toward all of mankind saying, “Look what you’ve done,” as the stereotypical mother would do with her child. Honestly, I drive a car. I am also a smoker, […]

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Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse for the coral reefs around the world, they do. Not only are the mass amounts of garbage and rising sea temperatures testing the endurance of the reef landscape, but now the very skin of swimmers is affecting coral. The problem? Sunscreen. According to Time, a recent study […]

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For those of you waiting for the imminent demise of humankind, I have good news — we now have killer robots. Researchers at Australia’s Queensland University of Technology have created a robot that is able to seek out one specific kind of starfish and administer a lethal injection to it. Ingenious and fool-proof invention, or […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto After a great start to my break with a field trip to Melbourne, I came back to Sydney to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, and then it was off to Cairns for the real spring break! Cairns was truly paradise and by far one of the best […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto  Okay, so I have been waiting to talk about my time student teaching at Claremont College for a long time now. What can I say? The school is absolutely amazing. Every day, 350 students from Kindy – Year 6 come in with their formal hats and blazers on and run […]

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By Sofiya Mahdi, Staff Writer @SofiyaM218 I had not anticipated how much Sydney would get under my skin. Calling London home, going to school in Boston, spending the spring in Washington, D.C. and  having lived in Dubai and Geneva as well, I figured I was a professional at diving headfirst into the unknown and being […]

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