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What's On: S1 W9

What’s On: S1 W9

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Clothes for a Cause / Arc Reception + UNSW Main Library / Donate Your Clothes Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert Monday Arc Board Elections / Voting OPEN Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Arc Board Elections / Voting OPEN BIG Trivia: Music / 6-9pm / …

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Psyched: Are you vain because you are proud of yourself?

Are You Vain Because You’re Proud Of Yourself?

Do you know what I find odd? The fact that being proud is often considered a ‘bad’ thing. I’ve seen countless people remark that someone is really proud of themselves with an expression of annoyance, and dare I say, borderline disgust. Pride is an emotion and so is, being proud. …

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Local Music: Demonatrix

Local Music: Demonatrix

Among the local music scene rises the Sydney-sider band Demonatrix. Music teachers by day, rockers by night; meet Demonatrix, the new up and coming five-piece metal band. Throwing back to the days of KISS and the more recent Black Veil Brides, Demonatrix brings a visual aspect to the stage with “warpaint” …

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How To: Get Your Crush To Like You

Crushes can be tricky. In year six, I gave mine love poems and roses before asking her out. She said no. I cried while listening to James Blunts’ “Goodbye My Lover” on repeat. These days, I’m marginally better at attracting the opposite sex. Here are some tips I’ve picked up …

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Gen-Y Caucasian Woman Proud of 3.125% "Foreign" Ancestry

Gen-Y Caucasian Woman Proud of 3.125% “Foreign” Ancestry

A local Gen-Y Caucasian woman has proudly announced her 3.125% foreign ancestry. The news comes as Samantha Daniels, 27, learns of her genetic history through dubiously factual gossiping over a family roast dinner this recent Easter break. “I always felt I was more in touch with my non-white friends,” says …

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Interview: Allday

We sat down with Allday, aka Tom Gaynor, before his Sydney listening party, to talk favourite memes, moving to LA, and his new album, Speeding. Check out the interview below. SPEEDING IS OUT NOW. Catch Allday on his Speeding tour on the 8th July at Sydney’s Big Top, Luna Park.

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'13 Reasons Why' Is A Set Back For Mental Health Awareness

’13 Reasons Why’ Is A Setback For Mental Health Awareness

WARNING: Spoilers, mentions of suicide, sexual assault, and rape. Whether or not you love to binge-watch TV series, you have probably heard about ’13 Reasons Why’. Based on the book, the 13 episode Netflix series depicts the reasons behind the main character, Hannah Baker’s, suicide. Since it’s release, the show has …

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Real Housewives of Sydney Episode 9 Recap

Previously on the Real Housewives of Sydney: BAPTISM WITH A VIEW Nicole, Krissy and Athena enjoy a chill morning swim to wash off the bevies splattered all over them last night. Nicole was none too happy with her “champagne showers”, most likely preferring golden ones. Nicole is equally upset that whilst …

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The 2017 Bachelorette Has Been Announced And We're All Freaking Out

The 2017 Bachelorette Has Been Announced And We’re All Freaking Out

The moment we have all been waiting for (yep even all of you males who secretly pretend to hate the show but are caught watching re-runs) has finally arrived, perfectly timed during the Logies. It is safe to say that NO ONE. SAW. THIS. COMING! The newest Aussie Bachelorette has been …

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You Know You're A UNSW Student When...

You Know You’re A UNSW Student When…

Love ’em or hate ’em, no one can deny that these things are what makes UNSW truly #iconic. The Basser Steps are part of your daily workout UNSW really goes above and beyond when it comes to delivering World Class™ services to students. Who needs to go to the gym when you …

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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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The Real Housewives of Sydney Recap Episode 8: Muff Covers

The Real Housewives of Sydney Recap Episode 8: Muff Covers

This week on the Real Housewives: Forget Cointreau and Dom Benedictine, the secret to the perfect Singapore Sling is a healthy dose of Athena motherf*cking X Levendi. MARCO? We open to the glamour of everyone’s favourite not-really-but-kind-of sport, Polo. Krissy and Matty are strutting in slow motion,  straight to the …

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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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Exchange Diaries: Seoul, South Korea

Exchange Diaries: Seoul, South Korea

Blitz chatted to James Huo about his adventures in South Korea while on exchange. Why did you decide on South Korea for exchange? It started a few years back when I stumbled upon a Korean show and I just happened to get hooked. From there I visited South Korea for …

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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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Movie Review: The Beatles 8 Days a Week, The Touring Years.

Movie Review: The Beatles 8 Days A Week, The Touring Years

Ah, the Beatles. One of the most historically iconic bands and a pop culture phenomenon of the 60’s. Ron Howards new documentary “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring years,” takes us through the excitement of the Beatle’s journeys. From the mop tops to screaming girls, as well as …

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