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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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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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They Just Don't Make 'em Like They Used To

They Just Don’t Make ’em Like They Used To

The hallmark of youth is the glorious Happy Meal from Maccas. Nothing beat opening that brown paper bag and getting a waft of the small fries and burger or McNuggets which we downed in minutes, sipping the coke every so often to stop us from chocking. Although the food was …

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Struggle Street, UNSW

Struggle Street, UNSW

UNSW is amazing,  why else would we all go here? But that doesn’t stop us from experiencing ‘first-world-problems’. The 891 bus lines Everyone knows the massive pain that is the 891 the bus lines. Especially when you’re late for a 9am lecture and the line at Eddy Ave is literally through the …

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Words Of The Internet: Extra

EXTRA – The use of it, is to be it. You may have heard it, seen it, meme-ed it, used it ironically, or even used it ironically so many times that for better or for worse, it has now embedded itself into your daily vocabulary. Either way, the word ‘extra’ …

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Psyched: Are you vain because you are proud of yourself?

Are You Vain Because You’re Proud Of Yourself?

Do you know what I find odd? The fact that being proud is often considered a ‘bad’ thing. I’ve seen countless people remark that someone is really proud of themselves with an expression of annoyance, and dare I say, borderline disgust. Pride is an emotion and so is, being proud. …

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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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Gen-Y Caucasian Woman Proud of 3.125% "Foreign" Ancestry

Gen-Y Caucasian Woman Proud of 3.125% “Foreign” Ancestry

A local Gen-Y Caucasian woman has proudly announced her 3.125% foreign ancestry. The news comes as Samantha Daniels, 27, learns of her genetic history through dubiously factual gossiping over a family roast dinner this recent Easter break. “I always felt I was more in touch with my non-white friends,” says …

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You Know You're A UNSW Student When...

You Know You’re A UNSW Student When…

Love ’em or hate ’em, no one can deny that these things are what makes UNSW truly #iconic. The Basser Steps are part of your daily workout UNSW really goes above and beyond when it comes to delivering World Class™ services to students. Who needs to go to the gym when you …

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Psyched: Winding Down

Psyched: Winding Down

At last, the long awaited mid-sem break has knocked on our doors. Although it has named itself a “break”, it has come bearing gifts of assignments, which are due sometime soon after the elusive mid-sem break comes to an end. The purpose of the mid-sem break however is to give …

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Exchange Diaries: Seoul, South Korea

Exchange Diaries: Seoul, South Korea

Blitz chatted to James Huo about his adventures in South Korea while on exchange. Why did you decide on South Korea for exchange? It started a few years back when I stumbled upon a Korean show and I just happened to get hooked. From there I visited South Korea for …

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Psyched: Taking A Step Back In Time

Psyched: Taking A Step Back In Time

It’s not every day that you get to step into a make-believe time machine that transports you to some of the most pivotal moments of history. Today however, we will be taking a mini magical school bus ride (in our psyche of course) into the history of psychology. Thanks to …

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5 Weird Moments in Human History

Weird Moments In History

The human race is, arguably, at the top of the food chain. We’ve mastered tools, populated every continent, built civilisations. And yet, when we look at certain moments in history, it’s a wonder we’re still around. The Butter Crisis In Normay, late 2011 as Christmas is approaching, and the excitement …

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Things You'll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Things You’ll Learn On The Brink Of Starvation

Left the nest hungry? You’re not alone. Here are some things you’ll learn about cooking when you’re on the brink of starvation. You will start off with high hopes and great expectations. Both will only last as long as it takes you to strut purposefully through every aisle of Coles, …

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Top 10 Board Games

Top 10 Board Games

Board games, they’re the best segues for breaking party awkwardness, making friends, and dramatically ending them. And all because you flipped and broke their Ikea coffee table. Big deal! As we’re in the ‘a-stress-ment’ period, here’s a list of board games that will never leave you bored. Cranium Great for …

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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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10 Things Turning 10

10 Things Turning 10

2007 was a whopping 10 years ago! Here’s a few things we know and love that started out in 2007, making them a decade old! The iPhone Since coming into the market in 2007, the iPhone has changed our lives from the days of indestructible Nokias and flip phones. After selling …

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