Archive for Features

INTERIOR DESIGN

 

What is Interior Design? That is the question! Lucky for you, I have prepared a little article on the ART that one sees and feels everyday but may not acknowledge or understand. Interior Design involves more than just drawing a straight line and fumbling a couple of cushions. Essentially it is about planning the architectural interior of residential or commercial structures, from little houses on the prairie to enormous shopping centers such as Westfield. 


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RAIN, RACISM AND THE RISE FESTIVAL

 

One of the great things about summer is the range of annual festivals that take place across the country. Festival culture is fantastic, as what better excuse to wear outrageously colourful clothes outside of your comfort zone, without people thinking you escaped from a psychiatric institution. 


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NO PREJUDICES FOR WHICH TO APOLOGIZE

 

They have been branded demonic and feeble-minded for centuries and are seen as a strain on the public purse. Now there is an attempt to change the public’s perception of the disabled using animation, but is this enough to change an age-old stereotype? Chinwe Akomah investigates. 


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THE ARRIVAL OF THE HYDROGEN CAR

 

June 16, 2008, in a factory a few miles north of Tokyo, Japan, several employees dressed in white jumpsuits, including company president, Takeo Fukui, gathered with smiles beaming as Honda unveiled its latest automobile 16 years in the making. 


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THE PERSONAL ENHANCEMENT PROGRAMME

 

The Personal Enhancement Programme (PEP) is a weeklong residential seminar which Fellows of the Leadership Programme for Undergraduates (LPU) complete as part of their personal development. PEP consists of indoor workshops, individual and group work, and outdoor activities. It is delivered by trained professionals whose aim is to allow you to ‘challenge yourself to see what you can achieve.’ Self reflection is integral to PEP, with a focus on areas of our lives that can be barriers to future development. 


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