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Respect existence or expect resistance: Society’s desperate need to view women as people

According to a recent survey by Time Magazine  35% of women around the world have been the victims of sexual or physical abuse.  Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders estimates that 85-95% of people suffering from eating disorders are women. United Nations Population Fund reports that one third of girls in developing countries become child brides. The root … Continue reading

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Where is McNick Wearing? It’s time to make the switch to ethically-sourced uniforms

The date: April 24, 2013. The scene: Savar, a bustling sub-district located just outside Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh. Still in the early hours of a humid summer morning, thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers made their way to their stations at Rana Plaza, an eight-story commercial building in the downtown area, where local workers … Continue reading

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Miss it at your own risk; Bunbury Music Festival lineup announced

With the recent release of the lineup of performers for this year’s Bunbury Music Festival, the students of McNick have been talking about the acts they are hoping to see as well as the performers to avoid. The variation of this year’s genres is certainly something to note with the peculiar choice of having Snoop … Continue reading

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In an age of Church excess, Pope Francis offers a ray of hope

“Today, people are suffering from poverty, but also from lack of love,” Pope Francis mused via his wildly popular Twitter account, @Pontifex. With over 5.3 million followers tuning in to hear the words of the pontiff in nine different languages each day, it has become remarkably simple for anyone with an internet connection to keep … Continue reading

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