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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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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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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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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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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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Just UNSW Problems

Just UNSW Problems

We are all incredibly fortunate to attend one of Australia’s top universities. And, ranked in the top 50 universities in the world, UNSW provides its students with excellent facilities, teachers, and opportunities. However, students here will encounter problems that only UNSW students will understand. The 891 Buses You know how …

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Fun Thing We Used to Do As Kids

Fun Things We Used To Do As Kids

It’s October, and summer is around the corner. It’s another exciting season during which you’ll consider unlimited fun activities a top priority. Now in our twenties, we’re into beaching, binge drinking and occasionally (always) treatin ourselves. What were the fun things we did when we were younger, that were just …

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Why I Deactivated Facebook For Half A Decade.

Why I Deactivated Facebook

“You don’t have Facebook?” an American exchange student asks incredulously. “How do you survive?” she inquires with the intensity of a neurosurgeon performing brain surgery. She seems impressed for a moment as she murmurs “Facebook is like water to me.” Welcome to the digital media era, where social media networks are …

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Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Being a uni student is hard. The exorbitant tuition fees, the assignment worth 70% of your final grade, the lecture recordings that glitch halfway – it all adds up. Luckily, UNSW students are compassionate, wholesome beings, and these are just a few examples of what those who truly have your back …

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