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Blitz is the ultimate student guide to what’s on, what’s hot and what’s not, around UNSW and Sydney. Blitz is an integrated media platform, sprinkled with memes, puns and a heavy dose of sarcasm.

How to Handle a Breakup Drake Style

At UNSW Drake Appreciation Society our aim is to pay homage to Drizzy in everything we do. For what would life be without the antics of our favourite 6 God? The man who brought us timeless hits like ‘Best I Ever Had’, made Dad dancing cool, and spawned more memes …

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What’s On S1W7

Mon Apr 18 Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse You’re in the wrong if you don’t hit up ping pong. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class 4-5pm @ Arc Dance Studio $5 Dance the night away. Happy Hour 4-5pm @ …

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Interview: Wu-Tang’s Masta Killa (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio’s Ryley and James sat down with Masta Killa of the 40 million record selling Wu-Tang Clan. They talked about all things Hip Hop including it’s reach into Australia. You can listen to the full interview on Soundcloud.  Ryley: You guys completed a recent February tour in Australia, you …

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Review: Kanye West’s “The Life of Pablo”

“I feel like Pablo when I’m workin’ on my shoes, I feel like Pablo when I see me on the news, I feel like Pablo when I’m workin’ on my house”. These lyrics taken from Kanye’s track ‘No More Parties In LA’ are enigmatic of the multiple personas Kanye believes …

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What’s On S1W6

Week 6 Monday 11 April Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse Get paddle-ing Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class 4-5pm @ Arc Dance Studio $5 Just dance. Happy Hour 4-5pm @ The Whitehouse Get happy with cheap bevvys. Happy Hour …

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Interview: San Cisco

San Cisco have been enthralling us with their sassy brand of indie pop since their debut single Golden Revolver in 2010. Last year’s LP, Gracetown, showed how far the young band has come. Blitz spoke to Jordi Davieson about the Hottest 100, summer festivals and what 2016 holds for San …

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Review: The Decemberists

The Decemberists redefine the lumberjack stereotype associated with any indie folk-band by delivering an eclectic performance at the Sydney Opera House. Nostalgia permeated the Concert Hall as the band’s lead singer and multi-instrumentalist, Colin Meloy, graced the stage with an acoustic guitar and a glass of wine; ready to perform …

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Interview: The Lulu Raes (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio’s Kenneth interviewed Tom and Marcus of The Lulu Raes, an indie pop rock band from Sydney about their current single and upcoming shows, including Groovin the Moo Maitland. How did The Lulu Raes come to be? Tom: The Lulu Raes came to be several years ago. Our good friend …

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The UNSW Agnostics, Atheists and Humanists Society

UNSW Agnostics, Atheists and Humanists (UAAH) is a new society aimed at establishing a platform for open discussion of ethics and fulfilment in a nonreligious context. However, it is also an area where religious or spiritual people may come to discuss their curiosities in atheism and vice versa. It is …

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What’s On S1W5

Monday 4 April Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse Revisit your high school camp days and play some ping pong. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class 4-5pm @ Arc Dance Studio $5 Hit the d-floor and learn some new moves. …

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Tech Geek: VR and Robots

Want to master that mountain pose? There’s a robot for that.   We’d like to introduce you to Alpha 2, the cutest robot we’ve ever seen, who can read to kids and most importantly, act as your very own yoga instructor from home. He’s a tiny red and white machine …

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Cheap Eats

“Make sure you eat well!” your mum cried out to you as you left the family home with a spring in your step and staggering amounts of optimism for your prodigal return to university. Ten weeks on and your eyes are bleary from a few too many late nights and …

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Review: Mr Robot

By the name, it may sound like a low-budget children’s program.  But after  a few minutes into of the first episode and it’s guarantee you’ll be hooked on the plot, which deals with the hacking culture and corporate scandals in society. Rami Malek (Night At The Musuem, Twilight: Breaking Dawn) …

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UNSW Eats: Chia Seed Pudding

This recipe is an absolute life-saver when things get busy. Just mix all the ingredients the night before, put the mixture in the fridge overnight, take it out the next morning, add your toppings and you have yourself a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 …

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What’s On S1W4

Monday March 21 Free Bingo @ Roundhouse Time: 1pm. Description: Win that meat tray you’ve had your eye on. Free Ping Pong @ Roundhouse Time: 2pm. Description: Grab that sweat band and sun visor and get ready for some solid ping pong time. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance class Time …

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Exchange Diaries: Philly Meikle (University of Birmingham)

Blitz chatted with Philly Meikle who is on exchange at the University of Birmingham. She shared with us what it’s like living in a football-crazed country, where hot chips are basically a staple food. Why did you decide on Birmingham for exchange? Birmingham is the second largest city in the …

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Four Out of This World Space Facts

Where do astronauts like to hangout? The spacebar. So stop sending in your selfies to NASA – we all know you’re a star – and keep reading for more totally legit (we swear) space factoids that are out of this world. The Centre of the Galaxy is Basically a Kinder …

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Interview: David Strassman

Blitz Radio chatted with David Strassman who describes his work as ‘traditional hand up the bum ventriloquism’. He’s done ventriloquism for 35 years and is the mind and mouth behind cheeky characters like Ted E and Chuck Wood. How did you get into ventriloquism in the first place? Believe it …

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What’s On S1W3

What’s On Week 3 Monday March 14 UNSW Careers Expo Time: 12pm-5pm. Where: Hordern Pavilion Description: Stop procrastinating and start planning about what you’re going to do once you have to (gasp) enter the workforce.   Free Bingo @ Roundhouse Time: 1pm. Description: It’s Monday. Get down like your old …

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Top 5 Sports Movies

The top 5 sports movies, has got to be one of the hardest topics out to debate out there, mainly because of how good some of them are, but also how different they are from one another. So I’m going to try and give you the widest range for you …

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Vox Pops (Early March)

Wenbo Actuarial Studies/ Economics Nick Kyrgios’ behaviour: passionate or out of line? I think he’s just cheeky, very cheeky, but it adds to his personality as an elite athlete. Will you be attending the Roundhouse’s Carnavale-themed party? Definitely. Pretty keen for it! Favourite summer destination? My favourite holiday was schoolies, …

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UNSW Eats: ‘Wiser’ Bars

‘WISER’ BARS VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 2 hours in the freezer Difficulty: Medium Serve: 6 to 7 slices Ingredients Cream layer 1 cup cashews, soaked 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tsp. rice malt syrup 1 tbsp. coconut oil 1/3 cup coconut cream ¼ lemon, juiced …

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Interview: Boy & Bear

Blitz chatted with Boy & Bear’s Bassist, Dave Symes, about their Limit of Love tour and Hottest 100 placement. What was the band’s inspiration behind Limit of Love? Our inspiration sort of came from the last album which was Harlequin Dream. I think we did a hundred and eighty shows …

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Interview: Run Forest, Run… (A Chat With RunSoc)

Blitz caught up with Daniel from RunSoc, UNSW’s Campus Runners, just in time for the Festival of Sport. Can you tell us about RunSoc? RunSoc started in 2015 when our founder Steven realised that a recreational running club didn’t exist after mistaking the Running Man Society (Korean Variety Show) for one. We want …

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What’s On S1W2

Monday March 7 Free Bingo @ Roundhouse Time: 1pm. Description: You’re never too young to scream BINGO. Free Ping Pong @ Roundhouse Time: 2pm. Description: Come for the ping pong, stay for Happy Hour. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class Time 4-5pm. Where: Arc Dance Studio. Cost: $5 Description: From …

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Interview: The Rubens (Blitz Radio)

Blitz Radio caught up with Elliot from the Rubens ahead of their appearance at the nearly sold out Groovin the Moo Festival. We spoke about the bands beginnings, the creative process and their touring, Harry: Welcome back to Blitz Radio, it’s Harry here and I’m here with Elliot Margin from …

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