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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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5 Types of Fuel for Students

Fuel For Students

With the end of the semester approaching, we are all facing the impending doom of major assignments and final exams. Here are five types of fuel to help you gain the strength to survive the semester. Good Tunes Whenever you start studying, do you always feel like your eyes start …

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Interview: Cake M

Interview: Cake M

Searching for your next cake-fix for your next big event or something pretty to scroll through during those two-hour lectures? Look no further than Cake M, an Instagram-based cake business started by UNSW student Emily Shum! We chatted to Emily about her love for cakes, design and buttercream. Firstly, how …

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Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Actually Be True

Conspiracy Theories That Are True

Think you know the world? These conspiracy theories will have thinking twice about how much you actually know. The New World Order Be prepared, you are about to see the infamous Illuminati come into play. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump- Who are they? Presidents of North Korea and the United …

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Healthy Coconut Pancake Bites

By Natalie Ho I love starting my weekend brunch with a nice homemade meal. While I do enjoy going out to a lovely café, these wonderful healthy coconut pancake bites are the perfect way to start off your lazy Sunday! Ingredients: 2 eggs   ½ coconut flour   Drizzle of vanilla essence  …

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Body Issues

Body Issues

Summer in Australia is sacred. We spend half the year anticipating its arrival and spend all our time talking about how great it is when it’s here. With the change in season comes a change in fashion, a dramatic shift from jeans and jumpers to short-shorts, dresses, and bikinis. For many, the warmer …

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Fake It Until You Make It ( Kind Of)

Fake It Until You Make It (Kind Of)

By Liam Jarvis Since getting involved in my first theatre show as a lighting operator (yes, turning lights on and off) with NUTS’ (NSW University Theatrical Society), Measure for Measure I have discovered a serious passion for theatre that I previously had no idea existed. And in these 18 months since, …

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The History of the Flower Crown

Forget Coachella making them seek like they’re a new thing, flower crowns have been around for hundreds of years. From Frida Kahlo to Elizabeth Taylor, from the first Olympic winners to Lana Del Rey, wearing flowers in a crown has always been popular. They’ve been adopted differently across history and …

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Friendships Are Hard

Friendships Are Hard

It was a Saturday night and I was sitting at my godmother’s marble breakfast bar, filling her in on the latest drama happening between myself and a group of ‘friends’. Whilst looking for Tupperware in her many cupboards, she listened intently to my recount, even gasping in the extra juicy …

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What Australian Bloom are you?

Which Australian Bloom are you?

Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. So which Australian Native best suits your student style, or that of your friends? Strawflower Filled with kindness and warmth, these students are often seen running bake sales for their charity of choice or supporting their fellow students through a rough spot. …

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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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Do Healing Crystals Work?

Healing Crystals are an alternative medicinal practice that claims to have healing powers. But do they actually have healing powers or are they simply colourful rocks? As an enthusiast of all things New Age, I decided to take a crack at healing crystals to figure out if they can heal …

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Horrorscopes: October

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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Life Lessons We Didn't Know We Needed

Life Lessons We Didn’t Know We Needed

TEDx Youth @Sydney brought together a wonderful concoction of inspiring, talented and all-round fantastic speakers who left us amazed, in fits of laughter and most importantly – ready to take on the world with these life lessons. Never stop dreaming Age is absolutely not a deal breaker for wisdom. 17-year-old …

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How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

Being a uni student – exercise is a tough call. You’re either too broke to go to the gym, don’t have time to exercise or (if you’re like me) simply can’t be bothered. Here are some quick and easy tips on how to stay active without having to go for …

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Best Burgers in Sydney

Wholesome and healthy food is what everyone seems to be after these days. But can kale chips really compare with the greasy, juicy, hearty and heavenly? If you’re like me and prefer some not-so-heart-healthy food, here are some of the best burgers in Sydney. The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, …

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Doctor's Notes : Uni Student Edition

Doctor’s Notes : Uni Student Edition

Date – Week 6 Patient Name – Every Uni Student Age – Too young for mid life crises, also a little premature for quarter life crises. Patient complains about – Regular bouts of “just can’t”s Physically not being able to become functional by 9am Caffeine dependency A last minute panic …

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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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Things To Do, Now That Winter Is Over

Things To Do, Now That Winter Is Over

What time is it? Spring time! And winter is O-V-E-R! It’s your chance to get outdoors, get exploring, a great excuse to catch up with your mates and an opportunity to up your social media game. Fly a kite Sound childish? Think again! Mary Poppins, sung, “Let’s Go Fly A …

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Confessions of a Westie

Confessions of a Westie

In my first year of uni, I met this guy who really made an impression on me. Initially, there didn’t seem to be anything particularly exceptional about him. To me he seemed to be the typical ‘inner-city living, white boy’. Every day he wore a different coloured Ralph Lauren shirt, …

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Ways to Prep for Spring

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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Sweaty Bloke Concerned About Winter's End

Sweaty Bloke Concerned About Winter’s End

A resident sweat prone man and white t-shirt enthusiast has raised concerns about winter’s end for obvious reasons. Arthur Tillman, 31, has reportedly been tracking the incrementally rising August temperatures, and warns those with a similar condition to take heed. “This is ridiculous,” says Tillman. “The weather forecast has seen …

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Things You Should Read

Things You Should Read

With assessments starting to pile up you’re probably finding it hard to settle down and simply read for pleasure. From fantasy to non-fiction to everything in-between, here’s a list of some things you can definitely curl up with before winter ends. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood Now a major …

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