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It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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PHIL’s Top 10

Bad marks got you down? Wishing the sem was over already? Well, we’re here to bring that good PHIL’-ing back into your life! PHIL’ is Arc’s charity effort to raise $30,000 for Music and Life Therapy at Sydney Children’s Hospital. Inspired by the awesome work at the hospital, we’ve put together our …

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Things That Don’t Suck

Let’s get the obvious truth out of the way: a lot of things about uni suck, including but not limited to aking broken promises the minute you set foot on campus, everything about tutes and mid-semester breaks that bring a whole new meaning to “mid”. But not everything about uni …

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Cheap A$$ Sydney (October)

Watch: Mosman Council – Zootopia Under the Stars When: 14 Oct, 7pm-9.30pm Where: Mosman Square & Village Green Spit Junction Cost: FREE! More info: events.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events/2117/zootopia-under-the-stars It’s time to get wild with Zootopia Under the Stars! The Mosman Council is having a free outdoor cinema screening, and there’s even chance to win a …

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How Adult Are You at Exam Crunch Time?

The lecturer announces the contents for the exam next week and hold up, you don’t remember this course having an exam.  You feel that surge of a meltdown setting in. So which meltdown are you? Kristen Wiig as Annie Mumolo in Bridesmaids on the plane You’re not a complete wreck, …

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EXCHANGE DIARIES: Ontario, Canada

Kristen Clifford Kristen just returned from Canada where our favourite (and coincidently the most attractive) Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is based. From maple syrup to snow storms, we found out a little more about what a few months exchange looks like in Ontario. What surprised you the most about exchange? …

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Consistency Will Be Liverpool’s Biggest Challenge This Season

Coming off an incredible victory over reigning champions Leicester City and a demolition of Hull, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his side can continue their strong start to the Premier League season and begin to build momentum heading into Christmas. The Reds began the season with what initially …

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Autobiographies Every Uni Student Can Relate To

You, young person, have a thrilling story to tell? What’s missing is a snappy title. Well, what do you know, you’ve got me to thank for as I’ve done the hard yards for ya. Include me in your thank you speech when your potentially best-selling New York Times book scores …

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Review: Sydney Fish Market

No matter how many times I visited the Sydney Fish Market, every experience was different from the previous ones. As expected, the market was bustling with people from all walks of life gathered at this iconic Sydney institution. Hordes of tourists had occupied the indoor sitting areas, busy gorging on …

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Street Style Trends: Fashion Month Spring 2017

The world’s most stylish women hit the streets of fashion capitals, giving outfit inspiration for all year round. As fashion month comes to a close, street style trends emerge and we get a taste of what needs to be in our wardrobe for the coming seasons. PANTONE SPRING 2017 COLOURS …

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Review: The Rocks Markets

The Rocks Markets are a favourite destination that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Located within walking distance of Sydney’s city centre and Circular Quay, the markets are set within a historical setting where buildings and public places from the city’s colonial past that can still be seen today. …

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Grading The Best Premier League Transfer Window Deals

The English Premier League is back in full swing after an ill-timed international break. The coming weeks will likely weed out the pretenders (read: Hull City)  from the real title contenders. While Manchester City have gotten off to a flying start, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea aren’t too far behind with Eden …

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Review: Skydive The Beach

The icy wind was cutting across my face and the cabin immediately became like a freezer, just as I slid open the plane door. The instructor was shouting at me because it was already too noisy with the howling winds drowning out the whirling propellers. I had to swing my …

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New York Fashion Week: Spring 2017

The fashion world’s elite all gathered around the chaos of New York City to celebrate the work of designers internationally. Many celebrities and fashion icons filled front row seats, the streets crowded with unique twists on street style in commemoration of this biannual week of fashion.   YEEZY:  One of …

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Diets We Love ;)

Fighting an uphill battle with genetics? Craving that #goals summer body that will inspire a parade of meaningless hook-ups to come your way? Say no more. Here are some sure-fire and entirely unapproved diets that will having you dropping kilos fast. The Vegan Diet Consume only plants and steer clear …

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Interview: A Chat With UNSW Ultimate Frisbee

UNSW’S Ultimate Frisbee Club has come a long way since their genesis, expanding to become one of the biggest university Frisbee clubs in Australia! Last week Blitz got the opportunity to chat with a couple of Ultimate throwers about their recent victories abroad, their adventures in Asia and what being …

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UNSW EATS: Quinoa Coco Porridge

GLUTEN FREE   SERVES: 2 DIFFICULTY: Easy PREP TIME: 5 MINS COOK TIME: 10 MINS   When I ask friends who quit gluten what they miss eating most, their reply is a warm bowl of porridge. My gluten-free recipe comes as close to the comforting classic breakfast as possible, and …

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You Know What Sucks – Being Single During Spring

Flings? During spring? Groundbreaking. The question is, what if you’re single and there’s no one to mingle with during this season? Being alone and thirsty AF during this “traumatic” period sucks. Here are eight times that living the fling-less life is too motherflippin’ real. When you develop a crush during …

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Award Predictions For The 2016/17 NBA Season

With the Olympics Games finally done and dusted, basketball fans now have to endure an excruciating two-month wait until the start of the new NBA season at the end of October. Kevin Durant’s shocking departure from the Oklahoma City Thunder to Golden State has drastically changed the NBA landscape. The signing almost …

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THE MTV VMA’S: BEST AND WORST DRESSED

Last week many of our favourite celebrities walked the white carpet for the MTV Video Music Awards at New York City’s Madison Square Garden.  Notorious for its crazy and out-there fashion statements, there were no Lady Gaga meat dresses or barely there Miley Cyrus get ups to be seen. Attendees …

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Review: Cherry Blossom Festival 2016

As I walked through the crimson magnificent red Torii, I was immediately transported to another world. I was greeted with the abundance of rose pink Sakura flowers, as far as my eyes could see. My steps came to a stop as I looked around, taking in my surrounding. I was getting …

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SUBURB DETOURS: Surry Hills (and a trip down Oxford St)

Surry Hills is an inner city, Eastern suburb, perfect for the refined hipster. Good ol’ Surry has a palette of fine foods, nice nooks and wonderful wall art. (Pro: super close to uni.) Need some picturesque architecture in your life (or on your Instagram feed)? Surry Hills’ got you covered. BACKGROUND …

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Brunch Is Useless

Brunch was invented by people who were too embarrassed to say they woke up late because they were hungover and instead made a meal sound more like an activity that one should shave their legs for. If you have popped into any café that serves food on wooden boards rather …

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UNSW EATS: Chicken Cashew Curry

This recipe is perfect for students and is hands down the easiest and quickest curry that I have ever made.   SERVES: 2 DIFFICULTY: Medium  PREP TIME: 10-15 MINS COOK TIME: 30-35 MINS   INGREDIENTS Curry Paste 1/2 cup of cashews (soaked in water for 30 mins) 1/2 cup of …

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Should Chess Be An Olympic Sport?

The 2016 Summer Olympics are finally under wrap. But with every end comes a new beginning, and plans for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are already underway. Chess and Bridge are among 26 sports that have applied for inclusion in the next Olympics. Yep that’s right. Imagine the slow gentle hum …

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