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Monday 4 March 2013
Culture Featured Opinion

riding in trains with girls: turning 18, growing up too soon, and the advice I didn’t give

Zoya Patel
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While seated on an overcrowded Melbourne train a few days ago, I had the pleasure of listening in to a conversation between two teenage girls. Both in their final year of high school, wearing the classic checked-dress public school uniform, they were discussing what they thought life after school would be like. ‘I can’t wait…
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Thursday 27 December 2012
Film

film review: the perks of being a wallflower

Rosie Hunt
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is the story of a group of teenage outsiders trying to find their place in the world, while dealing with the realities of growing up and being different. At the centre of the film is newcomer to the group, Charlie (Logan Lerman), who has just started high school. Charlie…
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Friday 12 October 2012
Featured Film

giveaway: geek charming

Courtney Dawson
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In the mood for a Disney teen rom-com? We have some copies of Geek Charming to give away on DVD! From the executive producers of The Muppets, the film stars Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland as Dylan – a spoilt, popular, 16 year old, high school student. Her goal in life is to be named the…
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Tuesday 10 July 2012
Opinion

pressure over more than passing

Emma Koehn
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If you’ve finished your high school education, one thing you probably wouldn’t have asked for more of in retrospect is court room drama. No matter how you go about it, there’s no real beating around the bush to be done on this one: year twelve is a rather monstrous experience. This is maybe why we’re…
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Friday 11 May 2012
Featured Film

dvd giveaway: teen wolf series 1

Courtney Dawson
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To coincide with the ‘Supermoon’ on the weekend, lip has some fantastic Teen Wolf Prize Packs to giveaway! The pack includes TEEN WOLF SEASON ONE ON DVD, A WOLF HOOD & TEMPORARY TATTOO! Simply email Courtney@lipmag.com with the name of your favourite movie that features a werewolf! Only winners will be notified. Teen Wolf  follows the…
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Sunday 1 April 2012
Featured Opinion

detention for you, jenny craig

Sonya Krzywoszyja
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Australian comedian, Wendy Harmer has been approached (more than once) by diet giant Jenny Craig to star in their campaigns. This made her embarrassed and not a little offended. What made her feel even worse though, was the news that a Jenny Craig representative was invited (as part of a group of other invitees) to…
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Sunday 6 November 2011
Culture Featured

feminist news round-up 06.11.11

Erin Stewart
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This new column will summarise events that have happened in the last week relevant to women, feminism, and sexuality and link you to related articles. It will also offer a brief analysis on some stories. Please feel free to give us feedback! You can read last week’s round-up here. This week has a mixture of…
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Wednesday 20 July 2011
Culture Featured

(sex)uality: slut of the year

Dunja Kay
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People are usually surprised to hear that I was bullied in high school. This is probably because I’m reasonably outgoing, well-adjusted, non-ugly, have friends, and just generally lack qualities that outwardly provoke harassment or comment (though my critics may tell you otherwise). Anyway, I’m not really sure how closely I approximate the average person who’s…
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