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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. This is My Faculty Rules. Each episode, teams of two representing their faculty go head to head competing in challenges to determine the age old question: Which UNSW Faculty is best? In the first episode we witness the hustling nature of Business …

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Book Review: It's All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Book Review: It’s All Easy, Gwyneth Paltrow

Oscar-winning actress turned famous celebrity chef, Gwyneth Paltrow has cooked up a storm with the release of her recent cookbook, “It’s All Easy”. While most of us are crunching away on pizza or two minute noodles, the recipes created by Paltrow are nutritious, delightful and most importantly, easy! Flicking through …

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Review: The Wombats

Review: The Wombats

I’ve always been a fan of furry marsupials, so many years ago, when I heard of a band called the Wombats, I thought “this band is setting a damn high standard”. But since that day British Band: The Wombats have never failed to overcome those high expectations and amaze me …

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Ridiculous Money Saving Hacks that Work

Money Saving Hacks That Actually Work

Let’s face it. So many of us are destitute – in money, in spirit, in hopes and dreams. They say you’ll never get rich by saving up; we say a penny saved is a penny earned. On your marks, get set for mastering these brilliant money saving hacks! Always buy …

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It's All About The Price Tag

It’s All About The Price Tag

We’ve all heard that “money is the route of all evil.” Although that can be true in some respects, money is not always an evil thing. In recent years, psychological research surrounding money shows how money may negatively affect someone’s psychology. More money equals less empathy Psychologists have found that individuals of …

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Jordan Hare and Neil Triffett on EMO the Musical

EMO the Musical

‘EMO the Musical’… wait, what? A satirical, comedy, musical, feature based on a short film by the same title, Neil Triffett’s ‘EMO the Musical’ certainly is of an unconventional nature. The Australian film stars a talented young cast, including Benson Jack Anthony of 800 Words as Ethan, and Jordan Hare …

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Creative Spotlight: Amy Ge

Originally hailing from Perth, Amy is a third year Media Arts student studying graphic design and animation at UNSW Art and Design. In her spare time, when not working on illustrations, she can be found tutoring students, organising community events or volunteering around Sydney. Tell us a little about yourself! How …

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New Relief Fund For People With Bogan Names

New Relief Fund For People With Bogan Names

A relief fund has been founded for individuals unfortunate enough to be bestowed bogan names. The NGO known simply as For Unfortunately Characterised Kids Owning Failing First-names (F.U.C.K.O.F.F) comes public with this new monetary support system, with high hopes of alleviating the hefty burden associated with being terribly named. “It …

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What's Next for Riverdale? Best season finale conspiracies

What’s Next For Riverdale?

Warning: this article contains spoilers for ep. 13 of Riverdale and crazy tumblr conspiracy theories, proceed at your own risk.  Season 1 of Riverdale was full of moments that left us #SHOOKETH, from finding out about the crazy Blossom third-cousin-action to finally discovering who killed Jason, it’s been a wild ride. …

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Review: New Venusians

The unique tunes of New Venusians captures their listeners with their passion and raw talent. The seven-piece band first rose to fame with their breakout track Keep Running and were signed by the American label Fresh Selects. As a part of their album launch tour, the New Venusians recently performed …

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Do Money Saving Hacks Work?

Do Money Saving Hacks Work?

I’ve never been great at saving money. While my friends save to travel Europe, buy their first car or just to have some general financial security, I’m always sucked into buying things in sales that I never really use (hello, smoothie maker from Myer Boxing Day sales). In an attempt …

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Feast To Your Needs Content

The Immortalisation Of Food

Was that a moment of hope you felt just then? Let it die. Be fair to yourself. You googled the place beforehand, just to see how photogenic the food really was…goddangit there’s flowers involved. Maybe you can order the ugliest thing on the menu….naturally it’s the one thing you’re allergic …

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Soundtrack To: UNSW's Big Gay Wedding

Soundtrack To: UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding

To celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding, we put together a playlist of the most colourful, fabulous, and glitter infused tunes. Listen below!

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The Best Ways To Make Money At UNSW

The Best Ways To Make Money At UNSW

“Money Money Money. Must be funny, in a rich man’s world” Abba sings about a woman who spends her time dreaming up ways of becoming rich. Who can’t relate to that? Here are the top ways to earn money as a UNSW student at UNSW, both real and fake. Can …

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Tech-free Life; The Beginning.

Tech-free Life; The Beginning

At around five in the afternoon the CBD starts to fill up with tired, empty faces. Edging forward in a weary shuffle; their last dregs of focus relinquished to small, silver screens.  From a distance it’s slightly strange and even sort-of sad. Not the emptiness mind you. Apathy is an extremely …

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What's On: S1 W9

What’s On: S1 W11

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert Get Tickets to End of Session Party ~~ Full Moon  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Flea Markets / 10am-5pm / Main Walkway, outside Red Centre Clubs Mashup :: Global Passport / 12-2pm / Science Lawn Wednesday She …

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TV Review: Girlboss

TV Review: Girlboss

Feisty, frantic, and fearless are just some of the words that spring to mind when the character of Sophia Marlow (Britt Robertson) first appears on screen. Loosely based on the rags to riches story explored in Sophia Amoruso’s autobiography, #girlboss, the Netflix original comedy ‘Girlboss’ will take you on an …

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Words Of The Internet: Triggered

Words Of The Internet: Triggered

To say it is to cause it. PSA – Trigger Warning. What does triggered mean to you? Induced/caused To retreat into one’s own neck in anger gif of a red beanie-d man violently convulsing Blind, ill placed anger That One Friend. This word in the hands of the right/wrong friend …

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Super Bock Super Rock Festival 2017

The semester is nearly over; assignments are nearly done and the holidays are almost here. So, what are your holiday plans? Swimming in Spain, Splendour in the Grass, working to the bone to pay the rent? What about sun baking on the beach in the morning and seeing some of …

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Loyle Carner @ The Oxford Arts Factory

Loyle Carner @ The Oxford Arts Factory

Live hip hop has always had a bad name. A reputation damaged by the money-hungry performers with apathy for their fans. They often had poor quality sound systems, looked bored on stage and often rocked up hours late. The same cannot be said for the rising star of British Hip …

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A Breath Of Happiness

A Breath Of Happiness

We are never conscious of our breathing, yet it is the very thing that keeps us alive. Our breathing patterns tell us a lot about what is happening within our body. It is usually within unnatural bodily states do we recognise our breathing. For example, during a workout, we start …

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Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Still Alive But Barely Breathing

Imagine this: you’re walking up the main walkway, when suddenly, someone starts waving in your face with such vigour that you just have to stop. What could this person possibly want? Sure enough, they shove a bag of free lollies in your lap. There are milky ways, fruit roll ups …

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Real Housewives of Sydney FINALE Recap: Pigs and Strawberries

This week on The Real Housewives of Sydney: Hypnosis, glitter bombs and ungrateful pigs round out the season. HYPNOSIS First we’re whisked away to an undisclosed location where Athena the eXorcist Levendi is undertaking ‘hypnosis’. The entire scene gives the impression of a high school improv class, but we would expect …

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Millennial Meltdown - The quarter life crisis is real

Millennial Meltdown – The Quarter Life Crisis Is Real

Unless you were one of the lucky ones to be genetically gifted, we can all agree that puberty sucked. Being an awkward teenager can feel like a nightmare that’s only relieved when you daydream in class about what it’s gonna be like when it’s all over. You know, having clear …

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