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Interview: Cake M

Interview: Cake M

Searching for your next cake-fix for your next big event or something pretty to scroll through during those two-hour lectures? Look no further than Cake M, an Instagram-based cake business started by UNSW student Emily Shum! We chatted to Emily about her love for cakes, design and buttercream. Firstly, how …

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Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Actually Be True

Conspiracy Theories That Are True

Think you know the world? These conspiracy theories will have thinking twice about how much you actually know. The New World Order Be prepared, you are about to see the infamous Illuminati come into play. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump- Who are they? Presidents of North Korea and the United …

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Wacky Celebrity Conspiracy Theories

Wacky Celebrity Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories make us question everything, from the food we eat to the actions of our government but perhaps most interesting of all, are conspiracies about those we know and love, celebrities. RIP Paul McCartney According to a group of American college students from Drake University in Iowa, The Beatles …

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Healthy Coconut Pancake Bites

By Natalie Ho I love starting my weekend brunch with a nice homemade meal. While I do enjoy going out to a lovely café, these wonderful healthy coconut pancake bites are the perfect way to start off your lazy Sunday! Ingredients: 2 eggs   ½ coconut flour   Drizzle of vanilla essence  …

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Body Issues

Body Issues

Summer in Australia is sacred. We spend half the year anticipating its arrival and spend all our time talking about how great it is when it’s here. With the change in season comes a change in fashion, a dramatic shift from jeans and jumpers to short-shorts, dresses, and bikinis. For many, the warmer …

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Movie Review: My Cousin Rachel

Review: My Cousin Rachel

Are you a fan of the Regency period? Do you believe somebody is out to kill you and take all of your money? If you answered yes,  My Cousin Rachel is the film for you. The film is set in the 1800’s, on the cusp of women’s rising independence. The story …

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Fake It Until You Make It ( Kind Of)

Fake It Until You Make It (Kind Of)

By Liam Jarvis Since getting involved in my first theatre show as a lighting operator (yes, turning lights on and off) with NUTS’ (NSW University Theatrical Society), Measure for Measure I have discovered a serious passion for theatre that I previously had no idea existed. And in these 18 months since, …

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Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 2

Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 2

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Cindy and Kev in Episode 2 of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love. Stay tuned for the next episode!

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Not Ok, Google!

One day nerds will take over the world- Pinky and the Brain style. Data scientists will devise a scheme to steal peoples’ online identity and program virtual Artificial Intelligence (AI’s) to masquerade as them on Google. The nerds will siphon the net traffic of everyday plebs into a giant database, …

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Interview: Harry and Nash

Interview: Harry and Nash

We chatted to Blitz Radio’s founding fathers, Harry and Nash about bringing their killer history podcast Before You Were Born to the stage this week at Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival!  Live Shows Red Rattler Theatre: 14th of September @ 7.30pm GET TICKETS! The Factory Theatre: 23rd of September @ 5.45pm …

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Bee

Making a Beeline

We have escaped the drudgery of winter. Hurrah! This means sunshine, flowers, colours and allergies (allergies are the pits). But let’s stay positive and focus instead on the optimism that Spring brings! It’s a time when trees turn green, grass grows and flowers bloom. No doubt you’ll also notice the …

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The History of the Flower Crown

Forget Coachella making them seek like they’re a new thing, flower crowns have been around for hundreds of years. From Frida Kahlo to Elizabeth Taylor, from the first Olympic winners to Lana Del Rey, wearing flowers in a crown has always been popular. They’ve been adopted differently across history and …

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Valerian: Review

Review: Valerian

The Fifth Element is one of my favourite films of all time. So, it’s no surprise that I was excited to see Valerian, not only because of the cool visuals shown in the trailer but also because of the creativity of the concept of a city made up of a thousand …

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Friendships Are Hard

Friendships Are Hard

It was a Saturday night and I was sitting at my godmother’s marble breakfast bar, filling her in on the latest drama happening between myself and a group of ‘friends’. Whilst looking for Tupperware in her many cupboards, she listened intently to my recount, even gasping in the extra juicy …

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What Australian Bloom are you?

Which Australian Bloom are you?

Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. So which Australian Native best suits your student style, or that of your friends? Strawflower Filled with kindness and warmth, these students are often seen running bake sales for their charity of choice or supporting their fellow students through a rough spot. …

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Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Spring has sprung. Plants are blooming, eggs are hatching and the sun is warming. More importantly it’s time to show your creative flair and penchant for being #freespirit with a flower crown. Like a normal crown, only without the royal title, self-dignity and and affluent material. With a small amount …

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Mind Over (Food) Matter

Mind Over (Food) Matter

There’s an interesting video going around about how mirroring food can trick your mind into eating less. From ‘hacking food’ to the way in which we perceive things, there’s a tonne of fascinating food related research. Besides the awesome stuff, like, VR-related food augmentation, there’s also basic perception tricks, where using …

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Do Healing Crystals Work?

Healing Crystals are an alternative medicinal practice that claims to have healing powers. But do they actually have healing powers or are they simply colourful rocks? As an enthusiast of all things New Age, I decided to take a crack at healing crystals to figure out if they can heal …

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Horoscopes: March

Monthly Horoscopes: September

Slow down 2017, it’s already Spring!  Let’s see what the astro gods have in-store for you this September. Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19) Balance between the intensity of a smile with a resting b*tch face. Moving your face will only lead to wrinkles.  #scientificallyproven #confirmed Taurus (Apr 20 – …

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Life Lessons We Didn't Know We Needed

Life Lessons We Didn’t Know We Needed

TEDx Youth @Sydney brought together a wonderful concoction of inspiring, talented and all-round fantastic speakers who left us amazed, in fits of laughter and most importantly – ready to take on the world with these life lessons. Never stop dreaming Age is absolutely not a deal breaker for wisdom. 17-year-old …

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PhotoClub Collab With CircuSoc

PhotoClub Collab With CircuSoc

PhotoClub recently collaborated with CircuSoc, managing to capture light, fire, and some incredible talent. Photo by Tedd Vuu Photo by Iris Liao Photo by Hamad Khalis Adam   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

Being a uni student – exercise is a tough call. You’re either too broke to go to the gym, don’t have time to exercise or (if you’re like me) simply can’t be bothered. Here are some quick and easy tips on how to stay active without having to go for …

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