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TV Review: Drunk History

TV Review: Drunk History

Drunk History is exactly what it sounds like. Historical anecdotes by those who love a sneaky bevvie at the Greenhouse. The show features popular personalities drinking until they are plastered and then giving us a history lesson. Actors, including Ryan Gosling, Jack Black and Zoey Deschanel, lip sync to the …

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Album Review: Oh Wonder, Oh Wonder

Album Review: Oh Wonder, Oh Wonder

Over the past few years the British alternative pop duo, Oh Wonder, has quickly risen to fame. They released their first song Body Gold in 2014 and released one song per month until 2015. The songs released within this period of time culminated into their self-titled debut album: Oh Wonder. …

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Interview: Katie Bird, UNSW Archives

Ever wondered what really lies down below the ground floor of the library? Blitz sat down with Head Archivist, Katie Bird to discuss the times of UNSW gone by. NB – there are alligators involved.  What does UNSW Archives do and why is it important? There are two reasons. Firstly, the UNSW …

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The History of Internet Memes

More than often, it feels like the world is falling apart giving us only despair and suffering. In our world of chaos, there are only a couple of things that are good and free. And memes are definitely on top of that list. We are so used to the never …

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What's On: S1 W7

What’s On: S1 W7

All Week Student Cookbook Recipe Submissions OPEN Monday Phil’ Easter FUNdraiser / Library Lawn / 9am-4pm  Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Bike-ology Workshop / 12-2pm / Arc Precinct (just off the Basser steps) Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong Tournament / 5-6pm / Greenhouse Wednesday She Can – …

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Top 10 Board Games

Top 10 Board Games

Board games, they’re the best segues for breaking party awkwardness, making friends, and dramatically ending them. And all because you flipped and broke their Ikea coffee table. Big deal! As we’re in the ‘a-stress-ment’ period, here’s a list of board games that will never leave you bored. Cranium Great for …

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Psyched: Celebrate With Yourself

Psyched: Celebrate With Yourself

We can all agree that time is going way too fast for any one of us to keep track of it anymore. It seems like only yesterday that we were doing arts and craft in primary school preparing for Christmas, or getting our learners licence. Those were good times.  Looking back …

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Interview: Avalanche City

Interview: Avalanche City

We sat down with one-man band Dave Baxter aka Avalanche City to talk about touring with the Dixie Chicks, upcoming music and the last time he didn’t have a beard. How was your first show supporting the Dixie Chicks? It was really good! It was amazing. I often gauge how …

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TV Show Review: Iron Fist

I wouldn’t wish Iron Fist on my greatest enemy. The American kung-fu master known as Iron Fist is a poor follow-up by Netflix to the likes of Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Luke Cage. From the very first episode, we are spun into the most boring roller-coaster ride yet. Danny Rand has just returned from …

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7 Scientists Worth Celebrating

7 Scientists Worth Celebrating

There are so, so many discoveries and inventions that are truly remarkable and ought to be celebrated. Sadly, for many, the scientists behind them have been swallowed up over time. Here is a list of seven underrated scientists that you should get to know*. Charles Babbage (b.1791- d.1871) In today’s …

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10 Things Turning 10

10 Things Turning 10

2007 was a whopping 10 years ago! Here’s a few things we know and love that started out in 2007, making them a decade old! The iPhone Since coming into the market in 2007, the iPhone has changed our lives from the days of indestructible Nokias and flip phones. After selling …

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Celebrate on a Student Budget

Celebrating On A Student Budget

Congratulations you’re a Uni student! With this title you’re eligible for a degree, potential employment and a crippling debt! Wait… Yep that’s right welcome to broke city. Whether it’s because you thought it was a good idea to pay part of your Uni fees, you have to pay rent, or …

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Soundtrack To: Celebrating

Soundtrack To: Celebrations

We put together some tuunes perfect for all celebrations! Young Blood – The Naked & Famous If your youth isn’t a time spent for lively celebration, then when is? Youth – Glass Animals That was an okay segue. Kids – MGMT There’s a recurring theme here… Busy Earnin’ – Jungle “It’s …

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10 Things About 10

10 Things About 10

Ten doesn’t look like much of a word at first with only three letters to its name, heck it even looks incomplete like the first or the second chunk of the word is missing!! What if, for added emphasis, we spell out the whole word and really accentuate that one syllable …

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Interview: Urzila Carlson

Interview: Urzila Carlson

In light of the Melbourne Comedy Festival and upcoming Sydney Comedy Festival, we chatted to Urzila Carlson about her pre-performance rituals to ensure she’s showing off the right amount of side-boob, jam jar openers, and more. Listen below!

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Interview: Alicia Banit, Dance Academy

Interview: Alicia Banit, Dance Academy

Calling all Dance Academy fans, the wait is finally over, the anticipated film has finally arrived! Even if you aren’t an avid fan, this film should not be missed. Ray of sunshine, Alicia Banit plays the bubbly, easy going, Kat Karamakov in the series and the movie, she had a …

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10 Reasons To Celebrate Being Single

10 Reasons To Celebrate Being Single

We all want some love and affection, but is it really worth giving up half your lifestyle? Here are 10 reasons why being single is so great, and a cause for celebration. You don’t have to spend money on anyone but yourself No longer do you have to spend your hard-earned …

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Movie Review: Power Rangers

Movie Review: Power Rangers

Power Rangers was is the embodiment of my childhood. Power Rangers follows five teenagers forced to become superheroes after discovering large, ancient looking coins in an old gold mine. Naturally, each character has their own problems to take care of. Jason pulled a prank that got him kicked out of the football …

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Learning Languages With Duolingo

Learning Languages With Duolingo

Do you find learning languages challenging? Maybe even terrifying? Have you ever walked into a lecture, faced with wide-eyed fear at the lack of English spoken? Well, fear no longer, your solution is here: the trusty Duolingo app*. With a number of different language options, and easy short listening, reading and …

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Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

Interview: Lydia, UNSW Rowing Club

We interviewed Lydia, a rower involved in UNSW’s Rowing club, one of the many ladies involved in the She Can campaign. She Can is made for women by women. An all inclusive sports initiative, She Can empowers women at UNSW of all sporting abilities to make their move!

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