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How To: Help Your Snake Friends

Have you ever wondered what to do about a friend whose actions don’t quite match up with their words? Here’s a step by step guide to empathising with your snake friend’s problems. This manual is designed to target and resolve the ‘issues’ of three specific snake-like friends. DISCLAIMER: Solutions are …

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Diving Into The World of ASMR

Diving Into The World Of ASMR

Plucking your eyebrows. Getting your eyes checked. Listening to someone talk about what they picked up from Sephora. These all sound like normal, everyday interactions. But how would you feel about them if you weren’t experiencing them in real life? Instead, you’re watching a YouTube video designed to make you …

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Review: Blade Runner 2049

Review: Blade Runner 2049

One of the most anticipated movies of the year. A highly guarded press tour left critics in the dark and saw its stars struggling to get through interviews. Each trailer giving away less information than the last. With all this secretiveness, there’s just one main question: does Blade Runner 2049 …

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Keeping Up With Kris Jenner

Keeping Up With Kris Jenner

Once upon a time, there was a family called The Kardashians. In this family, there was a mother, Kris, and five little girls: Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kendall and Kylie. They would become the most watched famous family in the history of reality television. While the spotlight shines on the girls, …

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Favourite Snacks that All Aussie Kids Loved

Snacks All Aussie Kids Love(d)

Growing up in Australia leaves a few things etched firmly into your memories. Speaking from personal experience much of this revolves around food (did someone say barbeque?!) Sunnyboys These triangle shaped bad boys gave all Aussie kids life during summer. Everyone mourned the loss of Sunnyboys when they were discontinued …

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Just UNSW Problems

Just UNSW Problems

We are all incredibly fortunate to attend one of Australia’s top universities. And, ranked in the top 50 universities in the world, UNSW provides its students with excellent facilities, teachers, and opportunities. However, students here will encounter problems that only UNSW students will understand. The 891 Buses You know how …

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Fun Thing We Used to Do As Kids

Fun Things We Used To Do As Kids

It’s October, and summer is around the corner. It’s another exciting season during which you’ll consider unlimited fun activities a top priority. Now in our twenties, we’re into beaching, binge drinking and occasionally (always) treatin ourselves. What were the fun things we did when we were younger, that were just …

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Interview: Paces

Interview: Paces

Gold Coast producer Paces (aka Mikey Perry) has had a massive 2017 so far. His single ‘Savage’ cracked seven million Spotify streams in just nine months and he’s about to embark on a huge Australian tour. Most importantly, he became a dad to what is possibly the world’s cutest baby …

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Why I Deactivated Facebook For Half A Decade.

Why I Deactivated Facebook

“You don’t have Facebook?” an American exchange student asks incredulously. “How do you survive?” she inquires with the intensity of a neurosurgeon performing brain surgery. She seems impressed for a moment as she murmurs “Facebook is like water to me.” Welcome to the digital media era, where social media networks are …

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Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Being a uni student is hard. The exorbitant tuition fees, the assignment worth 70% of your final grade, the lecture recordings that glitch halfway – it all adds up. Luckily, UNSW students are compassionate, wholesome beings, and these are just a few examples of what those who truly have your back …

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Whatever Floats Your Bod

Whatever Floats Your Bod

For some, the mid-sem break was a week of catch-up studying; for the lucky few, it was a week of rest and relaxation. But some people take the rest in ‘rest and relaxation’ to the zen master level. To them, ‘rest’ is an acronym for ‘Restricted Environment Stimulation Therapy,’ a.k.a. …

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Listening Out At Listen Out

Listening Out At Listen Out

Used condoms on the ground, Smirnoff Double Blacks being spilt on my favourite pair of Vans and white girls throwing up everywhere. That was my Listen Out experience. Listen Out was my first music festival, so to be fair the expectations were quite high. I wore rose coloured glasses and …

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I Tried Meditating

I Tried Meditating

By Stina Landgren, Arc Wellness Warrior We’ve all heard about meditation, but what exactly is it? According to  Oxford, it’s a focusing of the mind in order to relax. I don’t know about you but I need all the relaxation I can get. WebMD states that meditating can reduce stress, improve …

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DJ Tigerlily

Interview: Tigerlily

DJ, Producer, Passion Maker and Full Time Lover, Tigerlily talks how far she’s come from her very first single Zombie to her most recent single Ashes, finding time for herself, Sydney’s shitty lockout laws and more. WATCH the full interview below.

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WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

We’re giving away double passes to an advance screening (on October 11th) of Happy Death Day! Caption the photo (above) in the comments below for your chance to WIN! Winners will be contacted on October 7th. Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy …

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Horrorscopes: October

Horrorscopes: October

Since midsem break is well and truly over and we’re heading into the worst part of the semester, you’re probably trying to find something to distract you. Don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered with this instalment of “Making vague predictions about your life based on what day of the …

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A Chat With: Slam Poet, Bilal Hafda

Blitz recently caught up with slam poet, teacher, and domestic violence advocate, Bilal Hafda, after his spoken word poetry performance at TEDxYouth@Sydney. With answers that inspired us, we can see why he has such a huge impact on motivating kids in Western Sydney to be positive influences in society. What inspires you …

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How Rihanna shaded an entire industry

How Rihanna Shaded An Entire Industry

If Rihanna’s new cosmetic range, Fenty, was a person- she would be surfing rogue waves whilst sipping a cocktail with one hand and reading Joan of Arc with the other. Sound impossibly idealistic? Well, Rihanna makes the inconceivable, eventuate into a reality. The real question is, how? Fenty by Rihanna offers some …

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Instant Noodles: Friend or Foe?

Instant Noodles: Friend or Foe?

Would you rather have a packet of Smith’s salted potato chips or a box of instant noodles when your assignment is due at 9 am the next day? You would want something warm, filling and refreshing to keep our stomachs happy, aka instant noodles, right? It’s a simple recipe:  just …

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Reflections on The Bachelorette

Reflections on The Bachelorette

I’ll be the first to admit that I love reality television. Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Love it. The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills. Amazing. Big Brother? My favourite show growing up. So you can imagine, that when it was announced that Sophie Monk would be the next Bachelorette I was insanely excited. …

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Top 5 Sydney Walks

Top Sydney Walks

Even though Midsem break is over, spring is not. It’s never too late to get some friends together and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery Sydney has to offer. So without further ado, here are our top five suggestions. UNSW to Coogee  If you ever feel like you need to …

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Top Guinness World Records

Top Guinness World Records

Now that the semester is coming almost to an end, it’s time to do something crazy but achievable, like putting yourself in the book of Guinness World Records. The Records prove that humans can be completely bonkers. Here are our top ten favourite achievements to date. The Largest Group Twerk …

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