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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #7

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August 10 – August 24 Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I’m still on Moby Dick, I’m sorry to say. The mini textbook on the taxonomy of whales threw me off for a while …

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Green Thoughts #2: Investing Into Publicly Owned Renewable Energy

Green Thoughts is a new column by the UNSW Environment Collective. The Environment Collective is a group of students from UNSW who believe in collective action on climate change. Here are some stories written by our members which try and grapple with the systemic issues driving the climate crisis, from colonialism …

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Green Thoughts #1: Cleaning Out Our Closets

Green Thoughts is a new column by the UNSW Environment Collective. The Environment Collective is a group of students from UNSW who believe in collective action on climate change. Here are some stories written by our members which try and grapple with the systemic issues driving the climate crisis, from …

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Procrastination Corner: Editors’ Top Picks #6

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Every fortnight the Tharunka editorial team compiles the best media we’ve been avoiding and/or complementing our studies with. Have fun! Books  Axel: I started Herman Melville’s Moby Dick expecting to just fill a space in my knowledge of the literary canon, and all the jokes about whales I never got, …

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No More “No Mores”

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by Maha Rauf Self-discipline is the defining struggle of my life. It is the root, the struggle at the heart of all my struggles. When I look back at the last few years, I can see so clearly a trail of abandoned healthy meal/exercise plans, half-baked study schedules I never …

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