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Psyched: The Pursuit of Happiness

There comes a time in our life when we ask ourselves, “what is the meaning of life?” For hundreds of years, this very question has been recycled, and with it, various answers. The answer to this question can be broad and also narrow. Some may claim the meaning of life …

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Oscar’s 2017: Best Picture Guide

Winning best picture at the Oscar’s is a pretty big deal!  So many pictures are nominated for that prestigious gold statuette, but whether or not the nominations are actually good, is debatable. Blitz presents the Oscar’s 2017: Best Picture Guide, to help you shave a few seconds off deliberation time, when …

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The Trump Student

Donald Trump is a business man, a polarising personality, and somehow managed to become the 45th president of the United States of America. But, what would Trump be like as a student at UNSW?  Degree: Transferred from Media, to Commerce, to then Law/Economics (currently failing three out of four subjects, …

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The 5 Students You’ll Meet at Uni

For many starting uni can be daunting, and so Blitz put together a list of the five students you’ll meet at uni, to help prepare yourself for what awaits. The Contributor A true hero, the Contributor steps in when that painfully awkward silence hits a tutorial discussion that is gaining …

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Podcast Review: Sawbones

Podcast Review: Sawbones

If you’re looking to learn about medical history there’s a plethora of things to choose from. You can read a book, watch a documentary, even study it as part of your degree. But are any of these contain a wholesome couple who do silly bits and ridiculous accents? I doubt …

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A Letter To: My First Year Self

Dear First-Year Me, Get ready for a crazy ride over the next four++ years! First things first, find a group of people who love what you do – join a club or a volunteering group…or both…and be ready for that to change your uni experience completely. Be open to new …

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Soundtrack To: Uni life

Soundtrack To: Uni life

It’s week one and uni has just started. You’re making a name for yourself – blending in or standing out, working hard or working out. Whoever you are, whatever you’re doing, Blitz has the soundtrack to your uni life. U-RITE by THEY Perfect for those with swagger. Walk through uni knowing that …

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Album Review: Skin Companion EP II, Flume

The rise of Flume is never-ending. Not satisfied with topping the Triple J Hottest 100 with ‘Never Be Like You,’ the Sydney producer recently took out his first Grammy for best dance/electronica album with the 2016 gem, Skin. Now, we have been blessed with the second ‘companion EP’ to Skin, …

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Student Survivor: Making Friends

Student Survivor: Making Friends

Braving the realm of uni for the first time can be daunting. For many, one of the biggest anxieties is the prospect of having to navigate new and unfamiliar social situations. To help ease your lingering anxieties, Blitz has composed a list of easy-to-apply tips and tricks for making fast …

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What's On: W1S1

What’s On: S1 W1

All Week Arc Volunteering Apps OPEN Blitz Content Creator Apps OPEN Register your team for a social sports comp or register your interest for a taster session for Festival of Sport W2 Kudos Gallery Exhibitions Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong …

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Expectations v Reality: Starting Uni

Expectations v Reality: Starting Uni

We put together a list of a few expectations and realities to ensure that you’re a little bit more prepared when starting uni. Expectation: You’ll sign up to every society, attend all their events and be the most social student on campus. Reality: You’ll sign up to a few societies, …

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Tech Geek

A round up of the five hottest tech gadgets for this week. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-LX10 is a beast of a camera with its F1.4 high-speed lens, 20.1 megapixel, 1” MOS sensor. It can take 4K resolution Photos and Videos. This is definitely an impressive point-and-shoot camera that …

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Interview: JaySounds

Interview: JaySounds

Ahead of his set at the O-Week Party: Go-Wild, JaySounds chatted to Blitz about DJing with a girl twice his size on his shoulders, being thrown around during a set by a club owner, and the evolution of his sound style. First off, can you tell us a bit about …

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10 Years of Arc

10 Years of Arc

To celebrate Arc turning double digits, Blitz gathered together the top 10 highlights and facts from the past 10 years. Over the course of 10 years Arc has had over 160 000 members! That’s over 160 000 membership packs, and 320 000 hands flipping through Arc diaries. When founded in …

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Just In: O-Week 2017

Just In: O-Week 2017

We rounded up the top three news stories for the week. #alternativefacts Instagram upgrades server in lieu of university students’ return from Europe As one year dawns, and another comes in its place, we face the cyclical beauty of nature. In light of their annual homebound migration from Europe, the native …

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UNSW O-Week 2017: Freebies

WATCH: O-Week 2017 Freebies

The best thing about UNSW O-Week is the freebies, making friends, joining clubs & societies, freebies, campus tours, freebies, night events. Did we mention freebies? #hotandspicy #freebies #unswoweek If you’re keen on embracing student life and always on the hunt for freebies, you’re in luck! There are freebies around campus …

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Create Content with Blitz

Create Content With Blitz

Blitz is the ultimate student guide to what’s on, what’s hot and what’s not, sprinkled with a few memes, puns and a heavy dose of humour. Run by a bunch of creative, media-loving students bursting with ideas, we develop and publish content for the entertainment of your eager eyes and …

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Uni Bucket List

Uni Bucket List

Whether you’re a fresh-faced first-year or you’ve been around for a few years, there are a few things that every UNSW student must check off their bucket list before they graduate. On behalf of Blitz, here are a few: Join Arc  Arc is UNSW’s student organisation that’s run by students, …

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UNSW O-Week 2017: Freebies

What’s On: O-Week 2017

ALL WEEK Blitz Radio is broadcasting LIVE – pop by our O-Week stall, listen in and follow/like us on social media to WIN some epic prizes (movie passes, escape room passes and more)! Social Events Campus Tours Academic Events FREE Pancakes / 9-11am / Main Walkway near Law Building FREE Fairy Floss …

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What's On Sydney: Mardi Gras

What’s On Sydney: Mardi Gras

Feeling overwhelmed by the prospects of bank-breaking textbooks, sleepless nights, and unhealthy eating habits? Liven your spirits with the most fabulous weekend of the year! Sydney’s Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is THE Australian pride event in which people of all sexual orientations, genders and ethnicities (including all you straight …

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Pub Science: Hair, An Homage To The Afro

Pub Science: Hair, An Homage To The Afro

Let’s throw it back to our parents’ style when they were our age and in university. The flared jeans, the gold chain, the platform shoes, and best of all: that afro! That shimmering, stylised, highly flammable head of hair. Chemical alterations and expensive stylist appointments aside, how come some people …

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