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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.

Sam Radford

Hey, I’m Sam. I’m currently accepting any applications by those funnier or smarter than me to come up with a decent bio.

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Rachel Lui

Rachel Lui loves her passion for fashion and her addiction for books. You’ll probably see her head buried in a book for the whole day. On the other hand, she’s very curious to the point where she could be asking questions all day. That’s probably why she developed her own …

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Sebastian Quinn

Avid lover of sports, both in the physical and romantic sense. Will write for food, especially if it’s a peanut butter sandwich.

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Cheap Ways to Spend the Holidays

Are all your friends off gallivanting overseas for winter break while you’re stuck in Sydney? Whether you’re slaving away at an internship or just strapped for cash, fear not – have yourself a Sydney Stay-cation! There’s plenty of fun to be had on your coffee change or on nothing at …

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Carla Zuniga

Fifth year media/design student with a constant craving for Ramen. UNSWeetened Coordinator & Tharunka Sub-editor

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Jack Hutchison

First year Arts and Social Science student. I enjoy long walks on the beach, making things great again and movies featuring Sean William Scott as a Hockey Player.

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How To Survive Exampocalypse

Exampocalypse. The time of the year that is feared by all students. This inevitable plague brought down upon us will cause chaos and stress. Some may break down, some will barely cope and just manage to get through this hell. If these are some of the experiences you have encountered …

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A Student’s Handbook to Unwind: Meditating your Worries Away

The act of meditating and mindfulness is beneficial to so many students but, we always make excuses for not taking the time in trying it. Take a couple of minutes daily during this winter break and watch your life, both personal and academic, transform. How does meditation help students? Improving …

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How To Stream Music Without Chewing Up Your Data (Advertorial)

How many times have you been waiting on Eddy Avenue for the 891 bus to UNSW, when you realise that between scrolling endless Instagram feeds full of acai bowls and jamming to your fave artist radio, you’re burning through a TONNES of data?! Well, if you’re an Optus prepaid customer, …

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Review: Hunt For the Wilderpeople

Taika Waititi is a weird guy and an even weirder director. From ‘What We Do In The Shadows’ to ‘Hunt For the Wilderpeople,’ Waititi has proven that he can make almost anything work. Even if it is a film about vampire roommates or a troubled child trying to avoid juvenile …

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Recipe: Chicken Karahi (Student Cookbook)

With the Student Cookbook Launch returning to the Roundhouse May 25, we decided to give you a sneak peak of some of the mouth-watering dishes, served up by our own UNSW students. This one is the perfect dish to impress your family with and to convince them that they raised …

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Review: UnREAL (TV Show)

Reality TV has crazy characters and unparalleled drama, it’s genre that can only be described as a rollercoaster ridden by regular people doing extreme things. What we don’t see is what goes on behind the scenes and that’s where UnREAL comes in. What unfolds behind the camera turns out to …

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How To Survive The Death of Your Favourite TV Character

When they killed off Sherlock in the season 2 finale, I felt my heart be hurtled off the roof and onto the ground with his body. Our favourite character’s fate lies in the hands of cruel, cruel writers. Game of Thrones fans are probably experts (with their now cold, emotionless …

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Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Roses (Student Cookbook)

Instead of heading to UNSW’s IGA for your late night sugar hit, why not try your hand at making your own sweets. This recipe is incredibly simple to make yet it looks really elegant and sophisticated! It is a sure-fire way to wow your study group and get you through …

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Interview: Vera Blue (Blitz Radio)

Michelle had a chat with Vera Blue about her upcoming tour, her writing process and her luscious hair.. What’s it been like supporting Matt Corby? It’s been incredible, a bit of a dream, when I was on stage I felt like I had to pinch myself.  It’s been amazing, hanging …

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What’s On S1W11

Mon May 16 Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse Get your visor and sweatband on and challenge your friends to this glorious game. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class 4-5pm @ Arc Dance Studio $5 Happy Feet has nothing on …

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UNSW Eats: Healthy Tuna Melt

A quick and easy lunch recipe. It’s a favourite of mine when things are a little hectic! It’s hard to believe that a few simple ingredients work so well together. It even convinced my friend Sabrina, who hates tuna. PREP TIME: 5 MINS SERVES: 1 DIFFICULTY: EASY GLUTEN FREE INGREDIENTS …

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6 Things You Should Think About Before You Mosh It

  Ah the mosh pit, home of love, sweat and tears – there’s happy tears and the downright messy. Once you are in the depths of a mosh there is no going back – prepare yourself for no bathroom breaks and to be squished AF. Front row bargain Imagine lining …

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Review: Matt Corby (Enmore Theatre)

Matt Corby delivers a striking sermon about unmitigated emotion by harnessing the timeless power of music at the Enmore Theatre. Matt appeared on stage armed only with a microphone; standing humbly in the spotlight. His rugged all-black outfit shifted the audience’s complete and undivided attention to the melodic gold he …

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What’s On S1W10

Mon May 9 Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse There’s nothing wrong with getting totally into a game of ping pong. Free Trivia 4pm @ Beer Garden Roundhouse What is Iggy Azalea’s real name? Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class …

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Interview: RÜFÜS

‘You Were Right’ ARIA, we really cannot get enough of RÜFÜS . In the midst of their world tour, Blitz caught up with the drummer James Hunt on their new album and their success Are you excited to be going on tour? Yes! It’s kind of this yin and yang …

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Interview: Silentjay

“Coming straight out of Melbourne with plentiful attitude, Producer/multi-instrumentalist Silentjay teams up with fellow Hiatus Kaiyote backing vocalist, Jace XL to present ‘Sacrifice’, a mini album of epic proportions.” Blitz’s Ryley got a chance to chat with Silentjay about the recently released album How did you guys hook up with …

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What’s On S1W9

Mon May 2 Bible Studies 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm @ Quad Lawn Free Ping Pong 2-8pm @ Roundhouse Got the balls to challenge your friends to a game of ping pong? Free Trivia 4pm @ Beer Garden Roundhouse What is the largest island in the Caribbean? Ministry of Dance …

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How to Survive Cramming for an Assignment

  Damn Daniel! Back at it again with the last minute work! Just like Daniel, we are all caught in the vicious cycle of starting our essay or group assignment the night before it’s due. Having gone through countless all-nighters for the sake of an essay or a research report, …

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Sports Weekly with Seb

Love your sport? Tune in for an in-depth discussion on latest topics and issues to grace the sporting world on both a domestic and international scale. From the A-League to the NBA, no sport is safe..

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