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Rafal’s “LOTS OF NEWS” Weekly Breakdown: 6 – 11 June 2020

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Rafal is here to share her take on the events of the week, providing all the news and commentary you will need. Editor’s Note: Opinions expressed in this piece are not necessarily indicative of the views of the editorial board Welcome to the Lots of News Update: these were the headlines for the June 6 to June 11. You can check out the video version below. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers please note that the video contains images of the long-deceased:   IN TERTIARY NEWS Monash University is forecasting a $350 million downturn in revenue this year. (The Age)
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Student Politics is a Joke

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DISCLAIMER: Daniel is the Managing Editor of Lot’s Wife. This is his opinion and his alone. Not Lot’s Wife and not the other editors. This is partly a response to Jan Morgiewicz’s piece published on 09.05.2019   Student politics is a joke. To the majority of students on campus, student politics is a minor annoyance, a trigger word for eye rolling and groans. For one week in second semester, you avoid the campus centre but beyond that you couldn’t care less about it if you tried. You can’t tell the difference between one party and the next. Especially with their
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Making Time for Mindfulness

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We all know that feeling, walking out of the lecture theatre and realising you can’t remember a thing that’s happened in the last hour and a half. If you’re anything like me (I’m really hoping for your sake you’re not but if you are let’s be friends), instead of diligently note-taking and listening, you’ve been daydreaming about dinner and your hot date on Friday night (which is so not a weekly Greasesing-a-long on the couch with your dog). The good thing is we’re not alone, with studies suggesting our mind wanders for about 47% of the time. The even better
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