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2016

It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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A Night in Distortion (Review)

There is nothing more beautiful than meeting others who love the same type of music as you, this is especially true when it comes to Dubstep. A lot of people have different opinions on the genre, there are those who cannot stand it and those who love it dearly, I …

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PHIL’s Top 10

Bad marks got you down? Wishing the sem was over already? Well, we’re here to bring that good PHIL’-ing back into your life! PHIL’ is Arc’s charity effort to raise $30,000 for Music and Life Therapy at Sydney Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the awesome work at the hospital, we’ve put together our …

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Top 5 Song Picks – Week 11

This week’s best song releases seem to be incredibly emotional – giving us almost as many goose bumps as this motivational talk by Daniel Radcliffe does. So plug those headphones in and get ready for a real feel trip! Solange – Cranes In The Sky Being human means it’s easy …

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Great Music You Missed – Ft. A Hated Childish Gambino, Abortion and The Weeknd

When we live in 2016, it’s easy to forget that Childish Gambino, The Weeknd and J. Cole, for a long time, weren’t all that popular. It was only a few years ago that Childish Gambino was just the funny ‘black’ guy on Community, The Weeknd another hopeful musician desperate to get …

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Things That Don’t Suck

Let’s get the obvious truth out of the way: a lot of things about uni suck, including but not limited to aking broken promises the minute you set foot on campus, everything about tutes and mid-semester breaks that bring a whole new meaning to “mid”. But not everything about uni …

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Album of the Week: BALANCE AND COMPOSURE’s ‘LIGHT WE MADE’ (Blitz Radio)

Light We Made is the third full length album from alternative rock band, Balance and Composure. Since their formation in 2007, the band has drawn comparisons to the likes of Nirvana, Brand New and Radiohead. When compared to the band’s earlier, post-hardcore, material, Light We Made is a lot more …

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Cheap A$$ Sydney (October)

Watch: Mosman Council – Zootopia Under the Stars When: 14 Oct, 7pm-9.30pm Where: Mosman Square & Village Green Spit Junction Cost: FREE! More info: events.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events/2117/zootopia-under-the-stars It’s time to get wild with Zootopia Under the Stars! The Mosman Council is having a free outdoor cinema screening, and there’s even chance to win a …

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How Adult Are You at Exam Crunch Time?

The lecturer announces the contents for the exam next week and hold up, you don’t remember this course having an exam.  You feel that surge of a meltdown setting in. So which meltdown are you? Kristen Wiig as Annie Mumolo in Bridesmaids on the plane You’re not a complete wreck, …

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EXCHANGE DIARIES: Ontario, Canada

Kristen Clifford Kristen just returned from Canada where our favourite (and coincidently the most attractive) Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is based. From maple syrup to snow storms, we found out a little more about what a few months exchange looks like in Ontario. What surprised you the most about exchange? …

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PHIL’ Spotlight

The Fun-A-Thon is a 24-hour endurance event that will arrive 13-14 Oct, with 100 participants from 10 diverse teams moving and grooving at different stations. Think bubble soccer and running on treadmills while blowing bubbles The best part? All money raised goes to the Sydney Children’s Hospital for Music and …

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Why Should You Watch: Luke Cage ?

Number 1: The Killer 80’s Vibe The show isn’t set in the 80’s, if that’s something you may find off putting. But what it does have is a vibe like so many 80’s shows. The series is cheesy, corny, funky and got the perfect amount of action to keep you …

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Consistency Will Be Liverpool’s Biggest Challenge This Season

Coming off an incredible victory over reigning champions Leicester City and a demolition of Hull, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his side can continue their strong start to the Premier League season and begin to build momentum heading into Christmas. The Reds began the season with what initially …

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Review: Boys in the Trees (Film)

Walking into the Reel Room at the heart of Sydney, I wasn’t sure what I was in for. Watching the trailer for The Boys in the Trees, I was expecting a horror/coming-of-age film, a reworking of the old stories we’ve already heard. And in a way, that’s what I got, …

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LA is The Griswolds’ Second Home, but “There’s No Place Better Than Australia”

“We really wrote most of the [new] album at home, but we recorded it with Andy Dawson [Kanye West, Jay-Z]. So we really did want to do this one in Sydney, because we did the last one in LA… It’s been good. We had really nice accommodation, and our label hooked …

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Wonders of the Web: Tessa Violet (YouTuber)

Tessa Violet aka. meekakitty has been making videos on YouTube since 2007. Her username, meekakitty, was named after her cat, Meeka. She started off making video responses to the YouTuber, Frezned, then used her channel to document her travels as part of her modelling work. Nowadays, she often makes thoughtful vlogs …

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Interview: Allday (Music)

Aussie rapper, Allday, is currently embarking on a headline tour in promotion of his new single ‘Sides’. Blitz had a chat to Allday, aka Tom Gaynor, about his new single, upcoming shows, and whether or not it was a good idea to wear a fedora in the title sequence of …

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Two Romantic Comedies for the Summer Holidays

It’s official. Hay fever season has begun which means it is springtime. For a university student hopefully not doing summer school, spring and summer means one thing: freedom. Two semesters of university are nearly done and it’s time to begin finding work, staying inside with the air conditioning cranked up …

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Autobiographies Every Uni Student Can Relate To

You, young person, have a thrilling story to tell? What’s missing is a snappy title. Well, what do you know, you’ve got me to thank for as I’ve done the hard yards for ya. Include me in your thank you speech when your potentially best-selling New York Times book scores …

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Review: Sydney Fish Market

No matter how many times I visited the Sydney Fish Market, every experience was different from the previous ones. As expected, the market was bustling with people from all walks of life gathered at this iconic Sydney institution. Hordes of tourists had occupied the indoor sitting areas, busy gorging on …

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Listen to Podcasts, Not Lectures

End of semester means exams, all-nighters and a lot of no doze. Or, if you’re organised, it could be the exact opposite. Or, if we are being realistic, it wont be, but it will include a lot of procrastination. I’m here to make your procrastination time easier by introducing you …

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Street Style Trends: Fashion Month Spring 2017

The world’s most stylish women hit the streets of fashion capitals, giving outfit inspiration for all year round. As fashion month comes to a close, street style trends emerge and we get a taste of what needs to be in our wardrobe for the coming seasons. PANTONE SPRING 2017 COLOURS …

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