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Andrina Manon is both living the dream and turning it into art

Andrina Manon: Designing And Living The Dream

Sydney based artist and illustrator, Andrina Manon is living the art student’s dream. While completing her degree at UNSW Art and Design, she has already begun to establish an impressive career as an illustrator and designer with commissions from well known clients such as Princess Highway, Caboodle Magazine, Dahlia Fashion, Casetify, …

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What's On: S1 W8

What’s On: S1 W8

All Week Register for FREE TICKETS to Blitz Presents: Media Industry Panel Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Anzac Day Public Holiday Wednesday She Can – Underwater Rugby / 1-2pm / Uni Pool / FREE – REGISTER She Can – Fitness Class / 2:30-3:30pm / Uni Gym …

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Review: The Play that Goes Wrong

The Play that Goes Wrong, currently touring Australia, has hit Sydney with a bang. Meta-theatre in its truest form, the show begins with an introduction by the director of a fictitious amateur theatre company, the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society, that has been plagued with a string of theatrical failures due …

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Five New TV Shows to Watch During Your Break

TV Shows To Watch During Mid-Sem Break

Midsem break is here. You’re ready to catch up on all those missed lectures and future assignments. Right? Of course not. The break simply means more time for us to procrastinate. As a certified TV show addict, I’ve got you covered. Here are some new-ish shows to get you through the tough …

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Psyched: Winding Down

Psyched: Winding Down

At last, the long awaited mid-sem break has knocked on our doors. Although it has named itself a “break”, it has come bearing gifts of assignments, which are due sometime soon after the elusive mid-sem break comes to an end. The purpose of the mid-sem break however is to give …

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Light Painting With PhotoClub

Light Painting With PhotoClub

Light does some pretty amazing things. PhotoClub visited Baranagaroo and captured some incredible photos, check them out! Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Album Review: Drunk - Thundercat

Album Review: Drunk, Thundercat

In his most polished release yet, Californian multi-instrumentalist Stephen Bruner (Thundercat) delves into how we survive in the modern age. “Where would we be,” Bruner poses on ‘Bus in These Streets’, “if we couldn’t tweet our thoughts?” Your smart ass might say “on Facebook,” but such a response just vindicates …

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Australian Primary Schools Introduces History of Sporting Sledges to Curriculum

Australian Primary Schools Introduce History Of Sporting Sledges To Curriculum

The NSW Department of Education has announced that primary schools across the state will introduce Australia’s rich history of sporting sledges to the mandatory curriculum, in 2018. This proposed addition to what has been widely considered an “unexciting” national history learning outcome, has received an applaud from parents. “It’s perfect, just perfect,” says …

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Movie Review: Beauty and the Beast

Movie Review: Beauty And The Beast

As a kid, my mum used to play me the original Beauty and the Beast when I was being particularly difficult. It never failed to calm me down. As an adult (haha, well I’m not quite an adult), I occasionally murmur “I want adventure in the great wild somewhere, I want …

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Pub Science: Phage - A

Pub Science: Phage – A

Antibiotics are life-savers, literally. They have protected us from infections and death time and time again. Most people know about the modern discovery of them and there is evidence of their use through diet as far back as 330 BC (components of tetracycline from diet is incorporated into bones and …

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Movie Review: Personal Shopper

Movie Review: Personal Shopper

Remember in high school, how as a reward for good behaviour towards the end of term, you’d get to watch a movie slightly related to the subject? Yeah, that was me in French class. Madame would play a French arthouse film to say “merci” for conjugating our verbs. Well, I …

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Psyched: Taking A Step Back In Time

Psyched: Taking A Step Back In Time

It’s not every day that you get to step into a make-believe time machine that transports you to some of the most pivotal moments of history. Today however, we will be taking a mini magical school bus ride (in our psyche of course) into the history of psychology. Thanks to …

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Blitz Debates: Remakes

Blitz Debates: Remakes

Yay Says Lubna Sherieff I like remakes. There’s something interesting about seeing the same story again but differently. Remakes get a lot of hate, and some of it is justified, but I don’t think we should hate them simply because they’re not the original. I love remakes and here’s why you …

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Everybody Loves Dinosaurs

Everybody Loves Dinosaurs

In the 90’s when Jurassic Park aired on TV, it was stop-everything-and-watch-TV time. Back then I thought dinosaurs were pretty cool, albeit terrifying. But now I realise that everybody at some point has thought dinosaurs to be fascinating. What is it about these prehistoric giants that amaze us? Is it their …

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5 Weird Moments in Human History

Weird Moments In History

The human race is, arguably, at the top of the food chain. We’ve mastered tools, populated every continent, built civilisations. And yet, when we look at certain moments in history, it’s a wonder we’re still around. The Butter Crisis In Normay, late 2011 as Christmas is approaching, and the excitement …

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Game Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

Game Review: Mass Effect Andromeda

While we take a retrospective consideration of history this week, BioWare Montreal’s latest project thrusts towards the future in a galaxy far far away. Mass Effect Andromeda is the highly anticipated follow up to the acclaimed Mass Effect Trilogy, which concluded on what has been universally recognised as a disappointing …

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Indonesian Night Markets 2017

Indonesian Night Markets 2017

The Indonesian Night Markets are on tomorrow night and it’s the closest you’ll get to immersing yourself in Indonesian culture without hopping on a plane and physically going there. The Indonesian Students Association UNSW (also known as PPIA UNSW) is gearing up for their yearly event filled with  food, song, and cultural exploration. If …

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