Is Respect Earned or Given?

This is a question which has been consistently debated over time. Often it is by students trying to explain why they can misbehave in front of teachers they dislike or by people refusing to succumb to authority by people in power. This is an important question to consider as respect is such an essential concept…

How do we stop Online Racial Abuse?

Over the past number of days, sporting stars have released direct messages and comments of racial abuse on their social media platforms. Famous National Rugby League (NRL) players, Latrell Mitchell and Blake Ferguson have been vilified by online trolls based on their indigenous heritage, however; this issue in Australia has persisted for many years. In…

Why I Love Social Media

Social media is a powerful 21st-century tool of communication. Many people argue that social media has harmed society due to individual’s only portraying the positive aspects of their life, leaving the issues undercover and invisible to the world which in many cases is correct. However, social media has positively transformed many aspects of life, which…