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Go Global

Local protesters reach out to the international community through digital platforms while those overseas help by informing people around them.

Go Global

Local protesters reach out to the international community through digital platforms while those overseas help by informing people around them.

Unease Beneath the Black

Throughout the Anti-ELAB Movement in the past few months, protesters are showing a strong awareness of personal data and surveillance concerns. Varsity talks to protesters and experts about privacy issues.

Social Media Empower Social Movement

Telegram and LIHKG, two social media platforms, play a significant role in mobilisation of Hong Kong protesters during the city’s months-long anti-government movement.

Our Community

Elderly Rise up amid Protests

Senior citizens connect with young people by accessing youth-oriented social media and standing at the forefront in protests.

Reading News beyond the Firewall

Mainland students who study outside the Great Firewall of China have different news consumption habits, which influence their views on Hong Kong protests.

In Dialogue with Youths

Aiming to bond with the youth, the government has launched the Member Self-recommendation Scheme for Youth two years ago. Varsity investigates the effectiveness of the scheme.

Take a U-Turn

University education is no longer a prerequisite for a promising career path. Some graduates are turning to blue-collar jobs to gain satisfaction in life.

Artist Career: Viable or Impossible?

There are 200 to 300 fine arts graduates each year, and many of them aspire to be full-time artists. However, fierce competition and lack of support make it hard for them to pursue a career in art.

Let Them Grow

Mainland parents are “checking on” their children who are studying in universities in Hong Kong through social media chat groups. Does it really help facilitate communication between children and parents?

People

Lifestyle

Shopping Politically

The protest against Anti-ELAB are escalated from the street to the market, altering consumer behaviour. Varsity talks to one of the “ethical business” shop owners, online shop boycott campaigner and two ordinary consumers to know more about the development and impact of the movement.

Behind the Masks

Can Xiqu, a relatively unpopular traditional art among the young generation, thrive again with the opening of the new Xiqu Centre in West Kowloon?

Catch Me if You Can

Kabaddi - a relatively unknown sport in Hong Kong - aims to break the barriers between ethnic minorities and local citizens.

Camera Eats First

Taking a sip of photogenic bubble tea and posting it on social media has become a fad in Hong Kong, which has a strong influence on the bubble tea market..

Photo feature

Short-lived Street Art

People have been creating street art with political messages to express their views during the AntiELAB Movement, but the artworks were usually removed quickly. Varsity talks to local graffiti artists and street artists about why there is limited room for the development of street art in Hong Kong.

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