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Throwback: Great Movies You Missed – Ft. Aspiring Writers, Rappers and the African-American Struggle

With hundreds of movies coming out each year, it’s hard to keep track of what’s good and what’s bad. And worse, every month seems to be packed with blockbusters. With so much to see and so much noise, I don’t blame you for needing some down time. Disclaimer: please forgive the …

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Seven Tips for Green Student Living

Walk/ public Transport to uni I’m going to start off by saying I know this isn’t possible for everyone. (no haters please). But you lazy legs, can get up an extra ten minutes early and walk to uni or to the bus stop rather than driving. Not only is it …

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Should You Unfriend Your Ex On Facebook?

There is a reason you dated your ex in the first place (hopefully) and now that you two aren’t together anymore you have two choices: keep contact or eliminate any forms of communication. I’ll admit there’ll always be those warm tingles in your heart when you think back on  memories …

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Review: The Rocks Markets

The Rocks Markets are a favourite destination that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Located within walking distance of Sydney’s city centre and Circular Quay, the markets are set within a historical setting where buildings and public places from the city’s colonial past that can still be seen today. …

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SUBURB DETOURS: The ‘CBD’

CBD which is short for ‘central business district’ (not to confuse it with QBD – the beloved Australian bookstore), is a suburb and the largest, mainstream area in Sydney. This place is THE tourist hot spot (no question) and not too far from campus, stretching from Circular Quay up to where …

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12 Actors Who are Surprisingly Good Singers

When we hear whispers about actors that can sing, or singers that can act, we’re usually sus. Are they genuinely talented, or are they just venturing out and attempting to gain greater success at something they clearly can’t do? I sure have seen a fair few who try to slide into …

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B+ (Be Positive)

In Australia 1 in 6 people are suffering from depression and 1 in 4 live with anxiety. These statistics are shocking and yell to the public that action must be taken, something needs to change. Statistically, adults aged 25-44 and above are the most likely to suffer from depression and …

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5 YouTube Channels for Film Lovers

Do you love film, but feel like you’re not wasting enough time on the internet? Then here (in no particular order) are some great YouTube channels to check out! 5. Uptomyknees This channel is run by somewhat controversial Chronicle screenwriter Max Landis (son of director John Landis). Quick warning, there are a fair …

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The Philosophy of Being Bald (Voluntarily)

About a week ago I shaved my head. Despite the overwhelming positivity I have been showered in by those close to me, I have noticed that on a lot of people’s faces, the question remains: why? Though I think a better question to ask is why not go bald for a …

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It’s Time for More Shows on Aussie Shores!

Last year’s Sydney Theatre Company Production of ‘The Present,’ inspired by Chekhov, adapted by Andrew Upton and starring Cate Blanchett, was a highlight of the 2015 theatrical year for many. Now the show is preparing for its run on Broadway in New York City, where Blanchett will be making her …

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Great TV Shows You Missed – ft. High School Drama, Dogs Eating Hearts and the New Kid in Town

The O.C. – From rags to riches and a beautiful girlfriend The O.C. holds up remarkably well and I wish there were more television shows out there like it. The O.C. follows Ryan Atwood, a delinquent little criminal on a bad path to nowhere. When his mum leaves him and he’s got nowhere …

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Top 5 Song Picks – Mid-Semester Break

Sun’s out, sky’s out. Its spring, and after two grueling months, mid-sem break is finally here. That means it’s time to throw those books in the air (momentarily) and do something that makes you feel alive – the way these fresh tunes will make you feel. So plug in those …

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Review: Life, Animated

“We were looking for clues for a kidnapping…It’s like someone took our son…Whatever works to get to Owen.” Fewer words have resonated with me more than the ones above. They came from Ron Susskind, whose son, Owen, was diagnosed with a pervasive developmental disorder — autism. The Susskind’s lives went …

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Seroukas Sermon: Celebrities Aren’t That Bad

Like most arts faculty students, there is nothing more I love than drinking different types of coffee and displaying cynicism whenever possible. So when I heard that Rihanna was teaming up with Julia Gillard to become a global ambassador for Global Citizen, you can imagine how loudly I retorted. What …

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Ten Questions with Lisa Gong

  Hey folks! After her spectacular Law Revue performance, I caught up with Lisa Gong and quizzed her on what’s it like being a uni student, her preference on hot chips or wedges and  some of the things that she wants to be doing when her degree is over. Seriously, I …

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Why Should You Watch: Atlanta ?

Number 1: It Get’s Way too Real If you have ever seen any comedies like Love, Flaked or BoJack Horseman you would start seeing a trend in the new, more popular comedy shows. They are all horribly depressing. Atlanta isn’t any different. It can be funny, but most of the time …

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Grading The Best Premier League Transfer Window Deals

The English Premier League is back in full swing after an ill-timed international break. The coming weeks will likely weed out the pretenders (read: Hull City)  from the real title contenders. While Manchester City have gotten off to a flying start, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea aren’t too far behind with Eden …

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Wonders of the Web: Check Out These Twitters!

While I used to check Twitter quite a bit and follow heaps of celebrities, Internet personalities and fandom friends, these days I don’t go on it much at all. Here are some cool accounts to get me (and you!) back into Twitter. These are either fictional Twitter accounts or accounts …

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How to Deal with Moving Back in With Your ‘Rents

Shout out to everybody that moved back in with their parents because the cost of living away from home made you contemplate selling your organs on the black market. People may judge your life choices but we understand your struggle. So here are some pointers on how to make the …

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Have You Seen This Ad?

Some of the most powerful, thought-provoking and emotional messages comes from advertising. This week’s post is about some of my favourite advertising campaigns that really tug at the heartstrings. It is interesting how an ad can make you long for your childhood, to evoke empathy in the toughest critic and …

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What’s The Go With Snapchat?

There are several very important elements to sending a successful snap. No longer is this fleeting method of communication just for nudes and drunk ‘I love you’ messages. Which is why I bring to you, the gospel for this generation: how to send a successful snap. First, come with us …

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Unfriend Zone

Have you ever met someone you just didn’t like? Look, I know that you’re all the human equivalent of an adorable puppy and will probably answer with a very fast “no,” but I don’t have time for that. I’m at a stage of my life in which I have been …

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Review: Skydive The Beach

The icy wind was cutting across my face and the cabin immediately became like a freezer, just as I slid open the plane door. The instructor was shouting at me because it was already too noisy with the howling winds drowning out the whirling propellers. I had to swing my …

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New York Fashion Week: Spring 2017

The fashion world’s elite all gathered around the chaos of New York City to celebrate the work of designers internationally. Many celebrities and fashion icons filled front row seats, the streets crowded with unique twists on street style in commemoration of this biannual week of fashion.   YEEZY:  One of …

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