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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.

Interview: Nikki, Rock Climbing

WATCH: Rock Climbing With Nikki // She Can

We interviewed Nikki, a rock climber with UNSW Outdoors 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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Australia For Idiots: Wildlife

Australia For Idiots: Wildlife

You’ve just hopped off your plane and are now on Australian shores. Feeling confused? Wondering why the cars are on the wrong side of the road? Welcome to the land down under, Straya! This guide will give you a first-hand comprehensive look at how to survive in this foreign land. …

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Blitz Debates: Superheroes v Villains

Blitz Debates: Superheroes v Villains

Superheroes says Jade Barclay Superheroes and villains are both obsessive, driven by deep wounds, often they’re both orphans with PTSD (what’s with that!?). Both also act like they’re above the law. Villains innovate, strategise, take charge, and aim to conquer. But much like an addict, each plan must be greater, …

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Gig Review: sleepmakeswaves

Gig Review: Sleepmakeswaves

Otto Wicks-Green stands on a fold-back speaker in a typical classic-rock power stance, holding his guitar heavenward, and grinning from ear to ear. He’s on stage at the Metro Theatre, in the heart of the Sydney CBD. Sleepmakeswaves have just returned from a national tour of China, preceded by an …

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Why You Should Party In A Forest

Reasons Why Secret Garden Is Epic

Partying in a forest at Secret Garden is actually the greatest thing ever, here’s why. The Killer Lineup With artists like Alex Lahey, B Wise, The Jezabels, Urthboy, Set Mo, and Gretta Ray rocking the stage this year, there’s always something good to listen and rave two, and with four …

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What’s On: S1 W5

All Week Arc Board Nominations OPEN Kudos Gallery Exhibitions Heinz Harant Award Nominations OPEN UNSW Hero Program Applications OPEN Monday How To Adult: Public Speak Good / 1-2pm / Arc Clubs Space / FREE – REGISTER Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Bike-ology Workshop / 12-2pm / Arc Precicnt (just off the …

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Puppies Are Love, Puppies Are Life

Puppies Are Love, Puppies Are Life

IT’S NATIONAL PUPPY DAY! In America, that is. As far as I’m concerned, every day everywhere should be puppy day! In grade three, when you’re meant to write journal entries about your weekend, I remember writing something along the lines of: “I had the best weekend. I played with Irene’s …

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Blitz Debates: Morning Class v Afternoon Class

Blitz Debates: Morning Class v Afternoon Class

Morning Class Says Rachel Lui Definitely morning class! It’s so much better to turn up to a 9am lecture energised, refreshed, and motivated from a great sleep rather, than being groggy and in serious need of an afternoon nap for a 3pm class. You can tick all those things off …

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Divorced Father Sad Enough To Believe Pop-up Ads

Divorced Father Sad Enough To Believe Pop-up Ads

A divorced father of three and regular of the community speed dating scene is now sad enough to believe internet pop-up ads. Reports indicates that Ryan Gilroy, 47, owner of five corduroy trousers, has taken to investing a considerable amount of time towards adult themed spam, the likes of which …

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What’s On: S1 W4

What's On: S1 W4

All Week ENTER the UNSW DJ Comp Kudos Gallery Exhibitions Heinz Harant Award Nominations OPEN UNSW Grand Challenges: Design For A Better World – Get Involved Monday How To Make: / 2-3pm / Arc Clubs Space / ONLY $6 – TICKETS Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Beerfest / 11am-8pm / …

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Suspicions on Superstitions

Suspicions on Superstitions

Love them, hate them, or even think they’re the stupidest things ever…. we’ve all encountered superstitions. What you probably haven’t encountered, is just how bizarre these superstitions can be. We put together the top five weirdest superstitions from all around the world. Sweden In Sweden they have circuits in the city …

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Blitz Debates: Luck vs. Karma

Blitz Debates: Luck vs. Karma

With St Patricks Day coming up, we took a deeper look at luck and karma. Luck says Madelaine De Leon Whoever says, “everything happens for a reason”, probably also religiously believes in Disney films, and that La La Land should’ve won ‘best picture’ at the Oscars.  Karma, although a great name for …

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What’s On: S1 W3

What's On S1 W3

All Week ENTER the UNSW DJ Comp BUY TICKETS for the Comedy Gala Kudos Gallery Exhibitions Social Sport – REGISTER your team / closing soon Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Flea Markets / 11am-6pm / Main Walkway, outside Red Centre How To Make: Tie Dye Pillowcases / 2pm / Arc Clubs Space / …

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WATCH: Mardi Gras 2017

WATCH: Mardi Gras 2017

This year was the first time UNSW (The University of New South Wales) marched along in the Mardi Gras parade. Blitz went along and captured the rainbow infused, glittery moments of the night.

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Real Housewives of Sydney: Episode 2 Recap

Two episodes in and we’ve had plenty of fights, ridiculous family dynamics, top notch insults, a net throw, a dramatic storm out and the birth of AthenaX. We open to Krissbacca and Vicki livin’ it up like Ja Rule, meeting over a bottle of wine – because day drinking for …

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Interview: Frenchy

Interview: Frenchy

Blitz chatted to Frenchy ahead of his surprise appearance at O-Week Comedy Night. Read the highlights and listen to the full interview below. Before you were a comedian, your main job was teaching. Obviously you had to go to Uni for that, so what are three tips you would give to students …

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5 Female Musicians You Need To Watch

5 Female Musicians You Need To Watch

To celebrate #girlpower, we’ve compiled a list of our fave female musicians. Leadlight – Julia Jacklin Originally from NSW’s Blue Mountains, Julia Jacklin fell in love with music at the age of 10, upon discovering Britney Spears. Since then, Julia has captured the hearts of many, with her honest, raw vocals, …

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Interview: Lucy Smith, FBi Radio

Interview: Lucy Smith, FBi Radio

Lucy Smith, the host of the breakfast show, Up For It on FBi Radio chatted to our Radio Station managers about her journey from university to the real world of  the media industry and more! Listen below:

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An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away: Homemade Cider

An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away: Homemade Cider

Apples are healthy. Cider is made of apples. Therefore cider is healthy. We put together a recipe for apples in their final stage of evolution – bubbly goodness in a glass. Cider usually takes 14 days to ferment, if you’re not keen on waiting that long to consume your homemade cider, head over to …

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Exchange Diaries: Edinburgh, Scotland

Exchange Diaries: Edinburgh

Blitz caught up with Shivika Gupta who spent time on exchange in the beautiful rugged terrain of Scotland. Read on to find out about why exchange in Scotland is much more than just working up the courage to try haggis and tolerating bagpies. What university did you attend? The University …

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5 Ways To Get Active At Uni

5 Ways To Get Active At Uni

After a four-month long binge of unproductivity, excessive partying, and eating for the sake of eating, it’s time for us to snap into gear and lose some of that excess cellulite. However, with the stresses of our increasing uni workload, employment responsibilities and TV shows to attend to, finding the …

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Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Scandal reaches the shores of Cronulla, as a local over 20s cricket captain reveals that he only gave it 200% during a recent weekend match. Ben McLachlan, 23, was approached by the press for a post-match interview. He remained unsettled and rather evasive throughout the entire interview. After much perspiration …

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Creative Spotlight: Robert Hogan

Creative Spotlight: Robert Hogan

Blitz chatted to Robert Hogan (no, not the American Actor), an emerging designer and artist focused on fusing urban environment, street culture, and cycling to produce incredible work.   Tell us about your most recent work. I collaborated with Cup and Cone, an apparel store based in Tokyo. I contacted Yoda who …

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Endorphins – Why Happy People Don’t Kill Their Husbands

Endorphins - Why Happy People Don't Kill Their Husbands

In the wise words of Elle Woods “Exercise gives you endorphins. Endorphins make you happy and happy people just don’t kill their husbands.” Apart from being an anti-spouse murdering molecule, what are endorphins and how do they work? Endorphins are these cool little molecules that we make in response to pain and …

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