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Blitz Interviews : The Bear Pack

By Jeeves Verma Award-winning Sydney improv duo The Bear Pack (Barry Award-nominated Steen Raskopoulos & Carlo Ritchie) will perform an exclusive one-night only show at the Enmore Theatre on Thursday December 14, fresh from a sold-out Edinburgh Fringe season. Raskopoulos (Whose Line Is It Anyway Australia, BBC’s Top Coppers) and Ritchie (The Checkout) will be accompanied by Ange …

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Rainy Day Rom Coms

Summer is known for being sunny, but there always seems to be one inevitably stormy day. Fear not, we have you covered for when the weather foils your plans. Grab some snacks and a mug of hot chocolate for these binge-worthy and re-watchable rom-coms to brighten up your day. Bride …

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Graduate Programs: A Honest Point of View

Graduate Programs: A Honest Point of View

By Richard Liu  Let me start off with a question: What do you expect from a graduate program? You’re probably thinking: unlimited opportunities, accelerated career growth or simply that you need to complete one after you graduate. Coming from one of the largest graduate programs in Australia and being friends …

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Does Tinder Actually Work?

Does Tinder Actually Work?

Not long ago, digital dating was considered a last resort, reserved for those who were socially inept and unable to form meaningful connections in real life. Nowadays, the advent of smartphones has ignited a diverse pool of dating apps, with Tinder at its forefront. The increased selection of online dating …

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Confessions of a Westie: Revisited

“Hey, have you met Jaida? She’s from the west!” That’s it. That’s how I usually get introduced nine out of ten times when I’m hanging out with people from uni. Or people from inner city and north Sydney areas in general. I mean, technically, it’s true. I am a westie. …

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Summer reading list

Books-Galore: Your 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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Review: Justice League

Review: Justice League

*This review is spoiler free!* Boy, oh boy. Where to begin. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the Sydney premiere of DC’s latest film Justice League. Of course if you know anything about the Justice League you’ll know what the film is about, but for those of you …

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Face Halo 2

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

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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Review: Drake @ Qudos Bank Arena

Review: Drake @ Qudos Bank Arena

Buying tickets to see Drake was a very last minute decision. Not because I didn’t want to see the amazingly talented (and good looking) Canadian live, but because I was poor and general admission tickets were over $200. But alas, after being pressured by my friends, tickets were ours within …

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What Does It Mean To Be Human?

Sol Lee is an emerging female artist and final year Bachelor of Fine Arts student, at UNSW. Her work is rooted in exploring the complexities of human psychology, philosophy and sexuality.  Asked if she produces art work that is comedic or light hearted, she shakes her head vigorously, “My passion …

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Tunes For Finals

Tunes For Finals

Final exams begin this week which means every single UNSW student will (at some point) be internally screaming. But don’t worry! These relatable tunes will give you the motivation to stop your procrastination and make you dance your way through your finals. ‘I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)’- The Proclaimers ‘Just …

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Interview: Danielle Earp, Sydney Open

Interview: Danielle Earp, Sydney Open

Sydney Open will showcase over 70 of Sydney’s most architecturally outstanding buildings over the weekend of 4-5 November, with visitors invited to explore the backstage of the city’s diverse architectural landscape. We chatted to Danielle Earp, the curator of Sydney Open, about what the project means for the local community …

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Star Wars: An Even Newer Hope

Star Wars: An Even Newer Hope

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week or so, you probably would have seen all the hype surrounding the trailer and the (soonish) release of the latest Star Wars instalment; Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you’re as much of a Star Wars fan as I …

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Modern Ghost Studies

Modern Ghost Studies

The ghost stories of yore have lost their impact, in the modern age. Stories about hauntings and spirits out for revenge have lost their impact after decades of low-quality movies, and the power of ghost stories around a campfire have lost their charm in a time of smartphones and microwave …

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Ghostbusters (Dr. Fisk)

Ghostbusters, Who You Gonna Call?

Scientists, that’s who. Although I wouldn’t mind having Kristen Wiig on speed dial. Scientists love to explain the supernatural with logic and reason. With Friday the 13th just behind us and Halloween creeping towards us, many of us are can’t help but feel a little off, a touch prickly or …

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UNSW and the mystery of the FINS1612 papers

The Mystery Behind The FINS1612 Papers

It’s the news that almost every student dreams of hearing, “Your exam papers have gone missing”. It’s the unearthly fantasy that lives in the buried unconscious of students and haunts them the night before any exam. But you know what they say, “be careful what you wish for” because those …

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Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 3

Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 3

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Eden and Ryan in the third and final episode of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love.

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PhotoClub Goes to Harbour Bridge, Devon Cafe and Bare Island

PhotoClub Goes to Harbour Bridge, Devon Cafe and Bare Island

PhotoClub has been adventuring all over Sydney from the Harbour Bridge and Devon Cafe to Bare Island. Check out their incredible shots below. Harbour Bridge Iris Liao (Above) Nirman Kesari (Above) Ishpreet Singh Chawla (Above) Devon Cafe James Gougousidis (Above) Bare Island Tsz Kin William Liu (Above)

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Review: Happy Death Day

Review: Happy Death Day

By Edmund Cheng Happy Death Day follows Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe), an American College Student, who finds herself stuck in a daily time-loop (causing her to relive the day she dies, over and  over again, to no avail). Plot concept sound familiar? It hints at the iconic 1993 comedy Groundhog …

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Pimple Popping Videos: Are they Satisfying?

Are Pimple Popping Videos Satisfying?

We all know that we shouldn’t pop our pimples. We’ve been warned of infections and unwanted, long lasting scars. But, no one has condemned watching other people popping their pimples. There’s just something so satisfying about watching others pop their pimples, almost as satisfying as a warm cup of coffee in …

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