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PhotoClub Goes To Bondi

PhotoClub Goes To Bondi

Last weekend PhotoClub held their first weekend outing for the semester. The Bondi to Coogee photowalk quickly turned into a Bondi to Bondi walk – it took so long because so many photos were taken!! Check out some shots from the day below 🙂 Huirou Zhang (Above) Ishpreet Singh Chawla …

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Review: Brooklyn

Review: Brooklyn

John Crowley’s 2015 film, adapted from Colm Tóibín’s novel, is a moving and authentic depiction of a young Irish woman’s immigration to America in the 1950’s, and her attempts to navigate this strange new world in search of ‘home’. After immigrating to Brooklyn, Eilis, torn between Tony (Cohen) a driven and caring …

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3D Print It Yourself!

3D Print It Yourself!

Let’s be honest, there’s no other “innovation” buzzword that quite describes DIY like 3D printing. It’s a cool concept. Anything you want you could print yourself. You could even print yourself – well, the miniature version of yourself. Do you need a bowl? Go print it. What about a phone …

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WIN Tickets To Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 3D

WIN Tickets To Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 3D

We’re giving away tickets to a special advance screening of Terminator 2: Judgment Day in 3D! Arnie famously said “I’ll be back”. Why are you pumped to be back at uni this sem? Comment below for your chance to WIN! In celebration of the 25th anniversary, three-time Academy Award® winning director James …

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Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Tigertown Nothing says indie electro pop rock quite like mismatched outfits from a range of eras. These modern times allow amazing groups like Tigertown to exist and find their very own genre. Think female drummer, shiny jackets, full moon glasses, tucked in shirts, untucked knee length tops, shiny vinyl white pants, …

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In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here not to mourn a fall, but to celebrate a life. It is a source of great sadness in our collective existence that we all must face an inevitable end. This assured, eventual end is one of the only …

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Interview: No Frills Twins

Interview: No Frills Twins

Cheryl from Blitz spoke with Arna and Vanessa, the duo behind the No Frills Twins, about their eccentric fashion, new music and being part of a horror film. Watch the interview and read the transcript below. Does your fashion style come to you naturally or do you actively look for …

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Exchange Diaries: Canada

Exchange Diaries: Canada

Blitz caught up with Sarah Park to chat about picturesque scenery, hostel disasters, and more while she was at Queens University in Canada on exchange. Why did you decide on Canada for exchange? I decided to go on exchange because I wanted to experience something new, and exchange was the …

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Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

A UNSW student has finally opted to take his education seriously in the final semester, as the stark reality of graduation starts to set in. Gavin Lee, 21, and in his final year of his Criminology and Criminal Justice degree, has applied for over twenty unpaid internships, and sixty plus …

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New Years Resolutions Take 2

New Years Resolutions Take 2

It’s been quite a while since the year started, and by now you’ve probably completely forgotten that you ever had hopes and dreams. We get it – uni, work, and life in general weights you down and limits your potential. You know, the one your Year Eight teacher kept saying …

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Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

What provides you with unconditional love, friendship, and support in times of distress? Don’t know? Well, allow us to introduce you to UNSW’s very own Dog Appreciation Society, celebrating dogs in all their forms. Though there are several animal rights and welfare groups at university, there’s nothing quite like DogSoc. …

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Interview: Pablo Quintero, FishGig

Ever wonder whether driving for UberEats will earn you more than riding for Deliveroo or Foodora? Will that change in a few hours? Or tomorrow? With FishGig, a new UNSW-born startup, you can now compare and select which on-demand platform pays you more at any given time. Blitz chatted to …

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Interview: Tia Gostelow

After graduating as a finalist from Triple J’s Unearthed High and being named the first winner of Unearthed High’s Indigenous Initiative in 2016, Tia Gostelow has gone on to do bigger things in 2017. Blitz contributor Kenneth Liong had the chance to talk to her about latest music video, her friendship …

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Yes, She Can

Yes, She Can

There’s no mountain too high, no weight too heavy, no obstacle too tough, because she can do it! The She Can campaign run by Arc Sport was inspired by the government’s ‘Girls Make Your Move’ initiative. Sticking to the same agenda of encouraging girls to feel confident and empowered in …

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A Chat With: Martina Martian

A Chat With: Martina Martian

Blitz chatted to Martina Martian, a freelance designer/illustrator, UNSW Student and Blitz design contributor about collaborating with big name brands like ASOS and Doughnut Time, the retro vibes and bright colours evident in her work, and more. The injection of bright and eye catching colours informs your creative style, which …

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PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub headed down to Melbourne for their 2017 road trip. Check out some snapshots from their adventures. Boee Yip (Above) Tsz Kin William Liu (Above) Vina Nguyen (Above)   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Review: Baby Driver (Premiere)

An eager audience was packed into cinemas at Event George Street last week for the Australian premiere of Baby Driver. Edgar Wright introduced the film, along with stars Ansel Elgort and Lily James. Wright was palpably ecstatic at the presence of Mad Max director and Australian film royalty, Dr George Miller. As …

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Interview: Mallrat

Grace Shaw, better known as Mallrat, is an up-and-coming Brisbane rapper who calls herself the ‘Hannah Montana of the rap game’. She recently moved to Melbourne and took the time to chat with us about her busy year so far, Splendour in the Grass and her good mate Allday.  Check …

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Review: GLOW – Netflix Original

A comic take on the beginnings of televised women’s wrestling, GLOW, is a wild new Netflix original series, based on an equally wild true story. Set in the 1980s, GLOW details the formation of a female wrestling competition, G.L.O.W. – Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The series was inspired by the …

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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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The Electric Ladies of Body Type

Listening to the empowered electric rock of all female band Body Type, you can hear their quirkiness interwoven into their riffs. They’ve only been playing for a year and have gained recognition from big music names like Triple J Unearthed and Splendour in the Grass. This weekend they will be performing at Electric Lady, …

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Review: Thundamentals

Review: Thundamentals

The first time I heard about Thundamentals was when their catchy hip-hop track Something I Said hit number 30 on Triple J’s 2014 Hottest 100. Now I’m a pretty competitive person. Since I discovered Eminem in Year 7, I’ve embraced the challenge of learning as many rap lyrics as possible. …

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Holy Moly, it’s Holy Holy!

The energetic and atmospheric sounds of Holy Holy have been filling airwaves and international music arenas for the past few years. With a successful first album ‘When the Storms Would Come’ under their belt they are now touring Australia with their second critically acclaimed album ‘Paint’. Blitz was lucky enough …

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