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What To Do During Mid-Sem Break

Deciding how to spend your University Break can be tough (especially when all you want to do is sleep). But don’t worry, we have the perfect inspiration for you to make the most out of your time off. Sleep Okay, I know I just said we have inspiration beyond sleep- …

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Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Spring has sprung. Plants are blooming, eggs are hatching and the sun is warming. More importantly it’s time to show your creative flair and penchant for being #freespirit with a flower crown. Like a normal crown, only without the royal title, self-dignity and and affluent material. With a small amount …

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Horoscopes: March

Monthly Horoscopes: September

Slow down 2017, it’s already Spring!  Let’s see what the astro gods have in-store for you this September. Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19) Balance between the intensity of a smile with a resting b*tch face. Moving your face will only lead to wrinkles.  #scientificallyproven #confirmed Taurus (Apr 20 – …

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7 Beauty Brands for Your Spring Allergies

Beauty Brands for Your Spring Allergies

Spring has officially sprung and it is safe to say those first tastes of the warmer weather are getting us way too excited for summer. But while this is one of the best times of the year, it’s also a time when hay fever and allergies loom. Our skin becomes …

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5 Things To Do Now that Spring is Here

Ways to Prep for Spring

Soon winter will be over and we will be able to jump with joy. We can say goodbye to those freezing mornings and say hello to that bright shining sun. This year’s winter has brought one of the coldest days in twenty years. But now that spring is upon us there …

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Motivation Blues

Motivation Blues

Motivation is the one thing we all seek on a constant basis throughout life. Motivation is defined as the desire to do things and as university students, it is deathly hard to find this desire to do things. We all have these dreams and aspirations, and sometimes, we have a plan …

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Uni Contributor Runs Out of Motivation To Compose Punchline Article

Uni Contributor Runs Out Of Motivation To Compose Punchy Article

[Satirical set-up here, try make it topical and format the same way a news site would.] [Additional follow up joke to elaborate on premise– make sure premise is clear.]   [Fake quote from exaggerated character (A)– either really in on the concept or painfully oblivious.] [Build on character based on …

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5 Completely reasonable Ways To Make Money In UNSW

Get Off Your Butt and Get Motivated

It’s the last leg. You’re almost there, just one or two more weeks till you cross the finish line… But….all you want to do is sleep and watch Netflix. You can’t seem to find the energy to start studying. Don’t worry, you are not alone. Here are a few tips to …

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Feast To Your Needs Content

Food is one of the most versatile products out there. Not only is food essential to foster life, but we also celebrate life and all the happiness and joys it brings, with food. We go on: #postexamfeeds birthday lunches and dinners graduation dinners, celebrations for a new job/promotion or even …

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Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

A few days ago we asked some students to call up a person they’re grateful for. What happened next was pretty special. Watch the video, feel all the feels and tell a mate how grateful you are for them. Arc’s goal is to put your health and happiness first. Find out …

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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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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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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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Things That Will Help You Stress Less

Things That Will Help You Stress Less

Assignments are a-plenty and exams around the corner. If you’re not already stressing, you will soon be stressing. We’ve put together a few things that are guaranteed to help you stress less. Sloth Tea Strainer Herbal tea is a natural de-stresser. Why not jazz up your cuppa with this adorable Sloth …

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Understanding "Woke," internet-speak, and how to succeed in making 12-year olds cry.

Understanding “Woke,” Internet-speak, And How To Succeed In Making 12-year Olds Cry

On my 5th birthday, my Father took me on his knee, looked me directly in the eye and said, “Son, you are one hell of a prenatal screwup. SMDH.” It wasn’t until years later, with the advent of urban dictionary, that I found out what the slang-speaking, acronym using drunk …

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How To: Get Your Crush To Like You

Crushes can be tricky. In year six, I gave mine love poems and roses before asking her out. She said no. I cried while listening to James Blunts’ “Goodbye My Lover” on repeat. These days, I’m marginally better at attracting the opposite sex. Here are some tips I’ve picked up …

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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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Pregnant At Uni: Making It Work

Pregnant At Uni: Making It Work

UNSW students are fun, inventive, energetic, and passively aggressively competitive towards USYD kids. In addition to this, a rare few are also pregnant. Along with a backpack full of laptops and text books, some also carry a tiny human. For those, the Basser steps have a special meaning and trips to …

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Australia For Idiots: Wildlife

Australia For Idiots: Wildlife

You’ve just hopped off your plane and are now on Australian shores. Feeling confused? Wondering why the cars are on the wrong side of the road? Welcome to the land down under, Straya! This guide will give you a first-hand comprehensive look at how to survive in this foreign land. …

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5 Things To Do While You Wait For The 891

Things To Do While Waiting For The 891

15 minutes into waiting and chill and there are no buses on the horizon. You’ve already switched between all your apps, watched every single story, and scrolled down on your feed, for what feels like a kilometre. There’s just no way around it, you have to wait, but that doesn’t …

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Surviving Assessments

How To: Survive Assessments

We’re well into the semester, and that can only mean one thing: assessment time. Essays, group tasks, and practicals are looming, due dates creeping closer, and your consumption of coffee and red bull is ever increasing. Your assessments may not be done, but you sure are. How do you survive the …

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You Are A Survivor

You Are A Survivor

This is a message for you. Whoever you are, wherever you are reading this, I commend you for your bravery, for your efforts, for your constant strife. I commend you for surviving. I commend you for waking up this morning and pulling yourself out of bed to go to uni …

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How To: Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

How To: Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

It’s 2:23 pm. You’re at the Quad lawn, waiting for your project group to turn up for an assignment meeting that was supposed to start at 1:30 pm. “Oh well”, you think to yourself, “it’s just a group assignment, I’ll survive”. It’s 2:24 pm. Finally, your group has finally arrived. …

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