By Jess Sawang; Edited by Nipuni Hapangama Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this article contains references to deceased persons. The year is 2020. We are in the middle of a worldwide pandemic and have been for a few months now. But there is another pandemic, one
Beetles, Bottles and the Brain – What is it all really?
By Thulashigan Sreeharan; Edited by Nipuni Hapangama The past few months have been a mix of idleness and turbulent upheaval. They have reminded us of the uncertainty in existence and death’s finality. As soon-to-be doctors, we will have to accept defeat in the war against death – but what exactly
How Do You Buy Happiness?
By Jacky Jiang; Edited by Nipuni Hapangama We’re all familiar with the phrase ‘money can’t buy happiness’. Teachers, self-help books and even ‘successful’ entrepreneurs seem to love drilling the idea into our heads. There is, of course, validity in their words; they encourage us to pursue a career for fulfillment
HEART BEEN BROKE: A First-year’s Journey to Finding Love on UNSW Love Letters
By Thy Pham, Edited by Katerina Theocharous The Jugular is honoured to EXCLUSIVELY present this first look at HEART BEEN BROKE, a world-class blog produced throughout this quarantine period by one of our very own first-year students. Nevah Lone talks us through her heartbreaking journey to find love via UNSW
BREAKING NEWS: New University Protection Measures Announced for COVID Re-opening
By Mansimran Loyal, Edited by Nipuni Hapangama How willing are you to get back to ‘normal’ during a pandemic? UNSW recently announced that all campuses could be reopened in the upcoming months if students and staff are willing to abide by new protection measures.In a statement released yesterday, the university
Moving Clinical Skills to Animal Crossing
By Sarah Lin If there is one industry booming during this era of social distancing and quarantine, it would undoubtedly be the gaming industry. Within such troubled times, people have escaped society to bury themselves into the virtual world behind gaming screens. One game that has taken over by storm
Why Do We Learn?
By Ivan Shen, Edited by Rosemary Kirk A few weeks ago, my lovely SG facilitator Professor Peter Baume told our group that collectively, the world’s knowledge in the medical field doubles every 18 months. While this is an incredible statistic representative of the rapid progress of modern research and innovation,
kintsugi: the art of repair
By Jess Sawang
A love letter to ol’ Rona
By Anonymous, Edited by Katerina Theocharous Dear Corona, You’ve had me reeling through a cocktail of emotions these last couple weeks. When I first laid eyes on you, I was spellbound by those luscious curls of RNA and infectious looks. You were so well-travelled and talking about the celebrities you’d