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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.

What’s On: S1 W12

What's On: S1 W12

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Get Tickets to End of Session Party ~~ Full Moon Tune In to Blitz Radio Phil’ Fun-a-Thon – Enter your team Leadership Labs – Applications Open Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong Tournament / 5-6pm / …

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Interview: Lisa Mitchell

Interview: Lisa Mitchell

Blitz caught up with the incredibly talented Lisa Mitchell to chat about her creative inspiration, upcoming tour, and more. You’re currently on tour in Europe, how is that? I’ve been supporting a German artist, Fil Bo Riva for the last month through Germany and Austria. There’s been of time on trains, looking …

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Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

A few days ago we asked some students to call up a person they’re grateful for. What happened next was pretty special. Watch the video, feel all the feels and tell a mate how grateful you are for them. Arc’s goal is to put your health and happiness first. Find out …

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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. This is My Faculty Rules. Each episode, teams of two representing their faculty go head to head competing in challenges to determine the age old question: Which UNSW Faculty is best? In the first episode we witness the hustling nature of Business …

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Review: The Wombats

Review: The Wombats

I’ve always been a fan of furry marsupials, so many years ago, when I heard of a band called the Wombats, I thought “this band is setting a damn high standard”. But since that day British Band: The Wombats have never failed to overcome those high expectations and amaze me …

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Soundtrack To: UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding

Soundtrack To: UNSW's Big Gay Wedding

To celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding, we put together a playlist of the most colourful, fabulous, and glitter infused tunes. Listen below!

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What’s On: S1 W11

What's On: S1 W9

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert Get Tickets to End of Session Party ~~ Full Moon  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Flea Markets / 10am-5pm / Main Walkway, outside Red Centre Clubs Mashup :: Global Passport / 12-2pm / Science Lawn Wednesday She …

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Super Bock Super Rock Festival 2017

The semester is nearly over; assignments are nearly done and the holidays are almost here. So, what are your holiday plans? Swimming in Spain, Splendour in the Grass, working to the bone to pay the rent? What about sun baking on the beach in the morning and seeing some of …

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What’s On: S1 W10

What's On: S1 W10

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Clothes for a Cause / Arc Reception + UNSW Main Library / Donate Your Clothes Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert The Whitehouse’s 6th Birthday  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Stress Less Week / 10am-7pm / UNSW Stress Less Week :: Shh! Silent Disco …

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Review: Vera Blue

Review: Vera Blue

It’s Thursday night, I’m heading to a new theater to see a performer that I’ve seen a few times and I’m excited. The Factory Theater is the home of many incredible acts, and I’m immediately swept away upon entering the venue. If I was blown away by the venue, my …

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What’s On: S1 W9

What's On: S1 W9

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Clothes for a Cause / Arc Reception + UNSW Main Library / Donate Your Clothes Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert Monday Arc Board Elections / Voting OPEN Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Arc Board Elections / Voting OPEN BIG Trivia: Music / 6-9pm / …

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What’s On: S1 W8

What's On: S1 W8

All Week Register for FREE TICKETS to Blitz Presents: Media Industry Panel Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Anzac Day Public Holiday Wednesday She Can – Underwater Rugby / 1-2pm / Uni Pool / FREE – REGISTER She Can – Fitness Class / 2:30-3:30pm / Uni Gym …

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Movie Review: Personal Shopper

Movie Review: Personal Shopper

Remember in high school, how as a reward for good behaviour towards the end of term, you’d get to watch a movie slightly related to the subject? Yeah, that was me in French class. Madame would play a French arthouse film to say “merci” for conjugating our verbs. Well, I …

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Blitz Debates: Remakes

Blitz Debates: Remakes

Yay Says Lubna Sherieff I like remakes. There’s something interesting about seeing the same story again but differently. Remakes get a lot of hate, and some of it is justified, but I don’t think we should hate them simply because they’re not the original. I love remakes and here’s why you …

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Game Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Game Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

While we take a retrospective consideration of history this week, BioWare Montreal’s latest project thrusts towards the future in a galaxy far far away. Mass Effect Andromeda is the highly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Mass Effect Trilogy, which concluded on what has been universally recognised as a disappointing …

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Wonder Waves

Selin and Curtis are two DJs that will keep you up to date with the latest and greatest of hip hop/electronic music to keep your head bouncin’ and get you over the midweek hump. Kick back and relax, and turn up to hear some wonder waves coming through your speakers. …

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Indonesian Night Markets 2017

Indonesian Night Markets 2017

The Indonesian Night Markets are on tomorrow night and it’s the closest you’ll get to immersing yourself in Indonesian culture without hopping on a plane and physically going there. The Indonesian Students Association UNSW (also known as PPIA UNSW) is gearing up for their yearly event filled with  food, song, and cultural exploration. If …

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What’s On: S1 W7

What's On: S1 W7

All Week Student Cookbook Recipe Submissions OPEN Monday Phil’ Easter FUNdraiser / Library Lawn / 9am-4pm  Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Bike-ology Workshop / 12-2pm / Arc Precinct (just off the Basser steps) Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong Tournament / 5-6pm / Greenhouse Wednesday She Can – …

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What did you do on your 10th Birthday? APRA Music Awards

What did you do on your 10th Birthday? Blitz @ APRA Music Awards

We went to the 2017 APRA Music Awards, and to celebrate Arc turning 10, asked a bunch of the musicians there what they did on their 10th birthday! From ice-cream cakes and Macca’s, to bowling and sleepovers, we heard some interesting things from Julia Jackson, Haley Mary (The Jezabels), Tkay …

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Interview: Avalanche City

Interview: Avalanche City

We sat down with one-man band Dave Baxter aka Avalanche City to talk about touring with the Dixie Chicks, upcoming music and the last time he didn’t have a beard. How was your first show supporting the Dixie Chicks? It was really good! It was amazing. I often gauge how …

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Soundtrack To: Celebrations

Soundtrack To: Celebrating

We put together some tuunes perfect for all celebrations! Young Blood – The Naked & Famous If your youth isn’t a time spent for lively celebration, then when is? Youth – Glass Animals That was an okay segue. Kids – MGMT There’s a recurring theme here… Busy Earnin’ – Jungle “It’s …

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Interview: Urzila Carlson

Interview: Urzila Carlson

In light of the Melbourne Comedy Festival and upcoming Sydney Comedy Festival, we chatted to Urzila Carlson about her pre-performance rituals to ensure she’s showing off the right amount of side-boob, jam jar openers, and more. Listen below!

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Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

We interviewed Lydia, a rower involved in UNSW’s Rowing club, one of the many ladies involved in the She Can campaign. She Can is made for women by women. An all inclusive sports initiative, She Can empowers women at UNSW of all sporting abilities to make their move!

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Gateways with James

Have you ever wondered what a song would be like if it were an entire movie? Host James Viana likely knows the answers. Join him in on his trip to pair the audio with the visual, as he recommends film, TV shows, and written word stories based off the music …

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Almost Famous

A local music showcase, highlighting the hottest local acts. Each week will include an artist spotlight and exclusive interview, as well as information on upcoming gigs, and much more! Thursdays 11-12pm.

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