Eloise Viera

TBS Next Gen: In defence of the fidget spinner

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Eloise, 9, defends the oft-criticised fidget spinner.

 

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Eloise Viera

Eloise Viera is a nine-year-old Sydney girl who loves playing basketball, tap dancing, reading a variety of books and doing craft. Her favourite books are the Harry Potter series, and she enjoys watching Doctor Who with her dad. She plays chess in school competitions, and her favourite school subjects are science, art and writing.

TBS Next Gen: Preteens on Instagram…use it, but take your brain with you

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Takodah Shea Wilson (12) responds to criticism that preteens are too young for Instagram; she’s forewarned, and forearmed.

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TBS Next Gen: Remembering Zynab, a girl that could have been any of us

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) celebrates Zynab Al Harbiya, the 12-year-old Australian victim of Islamic State.

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TBS Next Gen: We’re not offended by Disney’s bias

What does the next generation think of today’s issues? The Big Smoke’s Next Gen program publishes Australian students mentored by TBS writers. Today, Giselle Atlas (11) takes umbrage with the media’s push for education against Disney. Let kids be kids.

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