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What To Pack For Your Summer Road Trip

The sun is shining, uni is over and it’s the perfect time for a summer road trip. You have a hairbrush and packed your toothpaste, ready for an adventure to remember. You’ve got your the essentials but everyone always has a little inkling that something’s still missing. Here’s what you …

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Graduate Programs: A Honest Point of View

Graduate Programs: A Honest Point of View

By Richard Liu  Let me start off with a question: What do you expect from a graduate program? You’re probably thinking: unlimited opportunities, accelerated career growth or simply that you need to complete one after you graduate. Coming from one of the largest graduate programs in Australia and being friends …

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Does Tinder Actually Work?

Does Tinder Actually Work?

Not long ago, digital dating was considered a last resort, reserved for those who were socially inept and unable to form meaningful connections in real life. Nowadays, the advent of smartphones has ignited a diverse pool of dating apps, with Tinder at its forefront. The increased selection of online dating …

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Friend Really Starting To Bloom After Dumping Boyfriend No One Really Liked

Friend Really Starting To Bloom After Dumping Boyfriend No One Really Liked

That one friend of yours has really started to bloom in her own right, after finally dumping that boyfriend none of you really liked. The boyfriend, as such, was most notably known for being subtly abusive in the paradigms of emotion, never really wanting to hang out unless he wanted …

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Confessions of a Westie: Revisited

“Hey, have you met Jaida? She’s from the west!” That’s it. That’s how I usually get introduced nine out of ten times when I’m hanging out with people from uni. Or people from inner city and north Sydney areas in general. I mean, technically, it’s true. I am a westie. …

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Summer reading list

Books-Galore: Your Summer Reading List

Lazy afternoons lounging by the pools or a day out in the sand at the beach. Summer is the perfect time to kick back and relax. And what better way to do that than getting stuck into a good book? Here is a reading list to get you through the …

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Face Halo 2

FaceHalo, the Modern Make-Up Remover: Does It Work?

Whether you’re into a natural look or love some fancy flair, make up remover tends to be an essential. So essential, it becomes so easily forgotten. (Although honestly who doesn’t skip it sometimes when it feels like a bit too much effort?) But where do all those chemical and soiled …

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Modern Ghost Studies

Modern Ghost Studies

The ghost stories of yore have lost their impact, in the modern age. Stories about hauntings and spirits out for revenge have lost their impact after decades of low-quality movies, and the power of ghost stories around a campfire have lost their charm in a time of smartphones and microwave …

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Real life costumes scarier than any Halloween costume

Real Life Costumes Scarier Than Halloween Costumes

Halloween is here and sometimes real life is so much more scarier than any Halloween costumes we’ve ever seen. Exhausted student walking into a 9am class Ever arrive at your lecture, choose a seat and then get startled by the ghost-like creature that just walked past? An exhausted student walking …

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UNSW and the mystery of the FINS1612 papers

The Mystery Behind The FINS1612 Papers

It’s the news that almost every student dreams of hearing, “Your exam papers have gone missing”. It’s the unearthly fantasy that lives in the buried unconscious of students and haunts them the night before any exam. But you know what they say, “be careful what you wish for” because those …

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Can Real Life Horror Stories Surpass The Most Gruesome Fiction?

Can Real Life Horror Stories Surpass The Most Gruesome Fiction?

Content warning: suicide Horror stories concocted in the complex minds of humans can reach heights so titillating, that you’ll fear the slight sound of your door creak. Fiction is the masterpiece that can travel to places that override the logic and rationality of reality. Despite this, there is a deeper …

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Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 3

Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 3

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Eden and Ryan in the third and final episode of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love.

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Pimple Popping Videos: Are they Satisfying?

Are Pimple Popping Videos Satisfying?

We all know that we shouldn’t pop our pimples. We’ve been warned of infections and unwanted, long lasting scars. But, no one has condemned watching other people popping their pimples. There’s just something so satisfying about watching others pop their pimples, almost as satisfying as a warm cup of coffee in …

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Halloween: America vs. Australia

Halloween: America vs. Australia

It is almost the end of October and that can only mean one thing, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The skeleton war is on, Halloweentown is on repeat, and you can buy 10 bags of candy without anyone judging you! HALLOWEEN IS HEREEEEEE!!! Let’s get spookin’ folks. …

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Halloween Treats and Sinister Sweets

Halloween is almost here and we’re ready for some spooktacular fun. From finding the perfect costume to getting non-cliche decorations, a lot goes into making the night just right. So whether you’re having a scary movie night in or throwing the best costume party ever, here are some sinister sweets …

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Cheap Halloween Costumes for Cheap Uni Students

Cheap Halloween Costumes for Cheap Uni Students

Halloween is fast approaching, and so it’s finally time to whip out those costumes. While many people are fans of Halloween costumes, bills, rent and debt can often tighten our budget. To help you poor souls out, we put together some costumes that are quick, easy, cheap and sure to make …

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Bringing Home the Bacon: An Open Letter to Brunch

Dear Brunch, I’m writing to let you know I’m worried about you. In fact, you could say I’m worried about us. In the past few years I can’t help but notice a change in our relationship. You’ve changed, grown distant, started hanging out with different people. I’m not mad because …

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Spreading Student Solidarity and Love

Spreading Student Solidarity and Love

Final exams are fast approaching and there’s no denying that times are tough. Between all nighters, cramming, and premonitions of failure it’s hard to find time to show compassion for your fellow students and the world around you (in an effort to amass enough good karma for the universe to …

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Things UNSW Students Should Vote ‘Yes’ For

There are just some things that make us, as UNSW students irritated. If we could vote for the following, we’d all be voting a big, fat, ‘YES’! No exams on Saturdays/ No exams before 9am Who thought to schedule a final exam on a Saturday? Or even worse, an exam …

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Scoring A HD In A Bachelor Of MSN

Scoring A HD In A Bachelor Of MSN

Degree Objectives Fooling people into thinking you have a life. Assuming your contacts have telepathic skills, relating to decoding your MSN display name, personal message and ‘music you’re listening to’. Connecting with people via short and ineligible phrases, plus symbols, to assert your coolness (“W@sarP gaL, haO Yo0H DOINZ?”) Perfecting …

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Interview: Tilly Lawless

Interview: Tilly Lawless

Blitz sat down with sex work advocate Tilly Lawless to find out about her fight for respect and rights for sex workers. What inspired you to be a voice for the sex work industry? Nothing really inspired me to be it. I started out accidentally because I wrote an Instagram …

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How To: Help Your Snake Friends

Have you ever wondered what to do about a friend whose actions don’t quite match up with their words? Here’s a step by step guide to empathising with your snake friend’s problems. This manual is designed to target and resolve the ‘issues’ of three specific snake-like friends. DISCLAIMER: Solutions are …

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Diving Into The World of ASMR

Diving Into The World Of ASMR

Plucking your eyebrows. Getting your eyes checked. Listening to someone talk about what they picked up from Sephora. These all sound like normal, everyday interactions. But how would you feel about them if you weren’t experiencing them in real life? Instead, you’re watching a YouTube video designed to make you …

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7 things that were cool in 2007 but make you cringe now

Things That Were Cool In 2007 But Make You Cringe Now

Have you ever looked at pictures of your parents from the 70s and physically felt second-hand embarrassment because of how awful they look? And every time that you cringed/laughed at them, they would say things like, “Hey, it was the fashion back then.” Thankfully you would NEVER be like them. You are just …

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Favourite Snacks that All Aussie Kids Loved

Snacks All Aussie Kids Love(d)

Growing up in Australia leaves a few things etched firmly into your memories. Speaking from personal experience much of this revolves around food (did someone say barbeque?!) Sunnyboys These triangle shaped bad boys gave all Aussie kids life during summer. Everyone mourned the loss of Sunnyboys when they were discontinued …

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