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20 Years Later – Editor’s Note

20 Years Later – Editor’s Note

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover and transition from a British colony to a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China. Some people will recall the tears of the last governor Chris Patten after he gave his farewell speech at Tamar. But for our generation, such scenes are known […]

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The STEM Paradox

The STEM Paradox

The Hong Kong government is injecting a load of money to promote STEM education, but students seem to be less interested in studying science. Varsity explores the reasons behind.

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At College with Learning Disabilities

At College with Learning Disabilities

More SEN students are pursuing tertiary level education, but the government has no defined policy on integrated education in these institutions. What support do these students need?

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Living with disabled parents

Living with disabled parents

Hong Kong offers support for disabled people, but do little to help their children. Varsity explores the ups and downs of living with disabled parents.

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A Radical Takes Root in the Democratic Party

A Radical Takes Root in the Democratic Party

District Councillor Au Nok-hin once thought working alongside more moderate democrats was like being in a “tug-of-war”, but he’s found his place after seven years in politics.

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Don’t Trust the Label

Don’t Trust the Label

Huge amounts of food items are thrown away because their labels say they have “expired”, but in fact they are still edible and pose no health risks. Varsity looks into Hong Kong’s confusing label policies.

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A Philosopher Rapper

A Philosopher Rapper

Mastamic, who is best known for his annual Rap Up series, shares how he became a rapper, and how Hongkongers are still failing to appreciate local hip-hop culture.

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Learning by looking

Learning by looking

Picture books seek survival in Hong Kong By Crystal Wu The winter sun shines down warmly on the families gathered for a reading activity at the spacious lawn of the Peak’s Mount Austin Playground. It is a lazy Sunday afternoon, and parents and children bask in the sunlight, reading picture books they chose from a pile […]

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Square Peg in a Round Hole

Square Peg in a Round Hole

How high school dropout Cesar Harada ended up building robots to clean up oil spills, travelling around the world and starting Makerbay in Hong Kong.

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Same Same but Different

Same Same but Different

It seems fun to be a twin, but then there’s the endless comparision, and poor families find it hard to support an additional child. Varsity speaks with twins of different ages to hear their stories.

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