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Cheryl Till

Cheryl loves not knowing what to do, including what to write for this bio. She occupies her time with different hobbies, although she isn’t entirely sure if reading and watching Netflix for hours on end as a form of procrastination count as hobbies. You can probably find Cheryl in a comfy chair somewhere, pretending to be productive.

Books-Galore: Your Summer Reading List

Summer reading list

Lazy afternoons lounging by the pools or a day out in the sand at the beach. Summer is the perfect time to kick back and relax. And what better way to do that than getting stuck into a good book? Here is a reading list to get you through the …

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FaceHalo, the Modern Make-Up Remover: Does It Work?

Face Halo 2

Whether you’re into a natural look or love some fancy flair, make up remover tends to be an essential. So essential, it becomes so easily forgotten. (Although honestly who doesn’t skip it sometimes when it feels like a bit too much effort?) But where do all those chemical and soiled …

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Halloween Treats and Sinister Sweets

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Halloween is almost here and we’re ready for some spooktacular fun. From finding the perfect costume to getting non-cliche decorations, a lot goes into making the night just right. So whether you’re having a scary movie night in or throwing the best costume party ever, here are some sinister sweets …

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What to Watch, Mid-Sem Style

What to Watch, Mid-Sem Style

As summer starts to roll in and we head towards the full swing of finals, the heat is on. So take the mid-sem break to chill out and re-energise with these futuristic fantasies. Here’s what to watch, mid-sem style. Limitless Ever dreamt of having perfect recall and amazing productivity? Solving …

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Best Burgers in Sydney

Wholesome and healthy food is what everyone seems to be after these days. But can kale chips really compare with the greasy, juicy, hearty and heavenly? If you’re like me and prefer some not-so-heart-healthy food, here are some of the best burgers in Sydney. The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, …

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Procrastination Fuel: What To Watch

Procrastination Fuel: What To Watch

As the last dregs of winter blow through, it’s the perfect time to warm yourself with a cup of hot chocolate and a cuddly blanket in front of the TV. Besides, it’s the middle of semester… and we all need something to help ignore those quizzes and assignments. Here are …

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20 Years of UNSWeetened

20 Years of UNSWeetened

Founded and first published in 1997, UNSWeetened, the first Australian student written and run literary journal, is celebrating 20 years – 20 years of poetry, prose, and whole lot of passion. Over the last two decades, much has changed for UNSWeetened. The handing of the reigns from the Union to …

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NUTS Presents: The Addams Family

The Addams Family

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family. This week, the NSW Uni Theatrical Society (NUTS) present their rendition of The Addams Family Musical. Continuing the plot of the beloved TV and movie franchise, The Addams Family is a comedy musical that explores difference …

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Interview: No Frills Twins

Interview: No Frills Twins

Cheryl from Blitz spoke with Arna and Vanessa, the duo behind the No Frills Twins, about their eccentric fashion, new music and being part of a horror film. Watch the interview and read the transcript below. Does your fashion style come to you naturally or do you actively look for …

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Review: GLOW – Netflix Original

A comic take on the beginnings of televised women’s wrestling, GLOW, is a wild new Netflix original series, based on an equally wild true story. Set in the 1980s, GLOW details the formation of a female wrestling competition, G.L.O.W. – Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The series was inspired by the …

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Review: Orange is the New Black, Season 5

Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black Season 5 – an amazing comeback or the biggest disappointment yet? Orange is the New Black is a Netflix original series that explores the dramatised happenings of a womens prison. Beginning with a bang, the first three seasons of prison drama and character development were …

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Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Productive Ways To Procrastinate

With exams fast approaching, our old friend procrastination is a stranger to no one. Here are some productive ways to procrastinate so you can waste time while still achieving something. Procrastibaking Satisfy that sweet tooth with a sweet treat! Besides, doesn’t everyone need some sugary goodness after a long ‘study’ …

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Review: Snapbuds -The World’s Best Earbud Detangling System

Review: Snapbuds -The World's Best Earbud Detangling System

Detangling earphones is always a mission and a half. Luckily, Blitz were sent some Snapbuds to make our lives that little bit easier.* But do they actually solve the tangling issue? I put them to the test. Snapbuds claim to be the world’s best earbud or earphone detangling system. The Snapbuds are comprised …

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Interview: Josh and Cooper Meyer, Those Who Dream

Those Who Dream

Cheryl from Blitz sat down with Josh and Cooper Meyer of Those Who Dream, to speak about inspirations for their upcoming album, the new style, and their cool covers.  What was the inspiration for your new album (‘Life in Cyan’)? Cooper: So, the inspiration I’d say is just like our …

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Inspirations, Style and New Poetry Collections with Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a Toronto-based writer and artist, and is widely known for her viral Instagram menstrual photo and 2014 publication ‘milk and honey’. Ahead of her appearance at the Sydney Writer’s Festival, she took the time to speak with Blitz about her inspirations, style and upcoming book. Why poetry? …

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Phil’ Charity Concert: The Highlights

Phil' Charity Concert

UNSW’s Arc Philanthropic or Phil’ hosted a Charity Concert on Thursday night, which raised $4000 towards their $50,000 goal, for the Child Life and Music Therapy Department at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. As with every success, there were some good and some amazing moments, so we’ve decided to recap the …

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Tasty Recipes IRL

Since it’s creation in 2015, Tasty by Buzzfeed has exploded, with its Facebook page boasting over 85 million followers as of May 2017. Safe to say, almost everyone has seen these aesthetically pleasing videos of food floating around on social media. So the food in the videos definitely looks tasty and relatively …

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EMO the Musical

Jordan Hare and Neil Triffett on EMO the Musical

‘EMO the Musical’… wait, what? A satirical, comedy, musical, feature based on a short film by the same title, Neil Triffett’s ‘EMO the Musical’ certainly is of an unconventional nature. The Australian film stars a talented young cast, including Benson Jack Anthony of 800 Words as Ethan, and Jordan Hare …

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TV Review: Girlboss

TV Review: Girlboss

Feisty, frantic, and fearless are just some of the words that spring to mind when the character of Sophia Marlow (Britt Robertson) first appears on screen. Loosely based on the rags to riches story explored in Sophia Amoruso’s autobiography, #girlboss, the Netflix original comedy ‘Girlboss’ will take you on an …

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MTV Awards 2017: Hail, Long Speeches, and Gender Neutral Awards

MTV Awards 2017: Hail, Long Speeches, and Gender Neutral Awards

Since the first award handed out in 1992, the MTV Movie and TV Awards have been around for the past 24 years. Staying fresh as ever, the awards definitely brought some interest this year. Hail hits the red carpet The awards started off swimmingly when a rain and hail storm attacked the …

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Struggle Street, UNSW

Struggle Street, UNSW

UNSW is amazing,  why else would we all go here? But that doesn’t stop us from experiencing ‘first-world-problems’. The 891 bus lines Everyone knows the massive pain that is the 891 the bus lines. Especially when you’re late for a 9am lecture and the line at Eddy Ave is literally through the …

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Local Music: Demonatrix

Local Music: Demonatrix

Among the local music scene rises the Sydney-sider band Demonatrix. Music teachers by day, rockers by night; meet Demonatrix, the new up and coming five-piece metal band. Throwing back to the days of KISS and the more recent Black Veil Brides, Demonatrix brings a visual aspect to the stage with “warpaint” …

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’13 Reasons Why’ Is A Setback For Mental Health Awareness

'13 Reasons Why' Is A Set Back For Mental Health Awareness

WARNING: Spoilers, mentions of suicide, sexual assault, and rape. Whether or not you love to binge-watch TV series, you have probably heard about ’13 Reasons Why’. Based on the book, the 13 episode Netflix series depicts the reasons behind the main character, Hannah Baker’s, suicide. Since it’s release, the show has …

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Learning Languages With Duolingo

Learning Languages With Duolingo

Do you find learning languages challenging? Maybe even terrifying? Have you ever walked into a lecture, faced with wide-eyed fear at the lack of English spoken? Well, fear no longer, your solution is here: the trusty Duolingo app*. With a number of different language options, and easy short listening, reading and …

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