The Unsung Heroes of the Music World

Not all singers perform for fame and fortune. Demo singers are unknown and usually uncredited, yet they are often the first artists to interpret and and record a song. While backing singers provide the harmonies that can complete and elevate an arrangement. Varsity lifts the veil on these unsung heroes of the music industry.

Bricks without Boundaries

Lego has been a popular toy for generations of children. Its manufacturer and fans say the bricks encourage creativity. But more and more Lego products are now theme and even gender specific – some are based on blockbuster entertainment franchises. Does this hinder children’s creativity?

Boccia – A Game with No Barriers

Boccia is a ball game that can be played by the able-bodied, the disabled and the elderly. It's a paralympic sport in which Hong Kong has an impressive track record. Yet few in Hong Kong have heard of it. Varsity takes a closer look.
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We are Family

Some young Hongkongers have drastically different ideas of what a family is, compared to their parents -- from open relationships and having children to treating their friends as family. A Varsity survey finds Hong Kong's political woes have put some youngsters off from having children.

Virtual Districts

More and more people are forming online groups for the districts where they live, and some of these groups are building connections in the real world with events like street fairs and screenings of a football World Cup qualifier.

Jeremy Young Chit-on: District Council election is not about politics, but who can serve...

Having grown up in the area, Jeremy Young Chit-on is confident in replacing fellow Liberal Party member Chan Ho-lim as District Councillor of the Peak constituency.
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Living is not just surviving

Co-living has become a popular topic of discussion. It is a more affordable housing arrangement, and offers a community to be part of. It's also not just for young people. Varsity speaks to the elderly and former drug users to see how co-living has benefited them.

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Virtual Idols, Real Fans

Virtual idol industry is booming in China, attracting millions of fans who chat and play with their idols onlineBy Ella Lang

A good deal : Rice with two dishes

Takeaway shops selling rice with two dishes are thriving amid the pandemic.