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Phil' Fun-A-Thon 2017

Phil’ Fun-A-Thon 2017

The Phil’ Fun-A-Thon is returning bigger and fun-ner than before and will see 20 teams go head to head for a chance to make a difference in hospitalised children’s lives. An entire 24 hours will be dedicated to holding physical but fun activities on campus between October 12-13. Every hour …

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Beyoncé’s Top Fashion Moments of 2016/17

Beyoncé’s Top Fashion Moments of 2016/17

They don’t call her Queen B for no reason. Apart from her uncanny ability to singlehandedly incorporate ‘I woke up like this’ into our everyday vocab, along with her heavenly voice and unruly beauty, Beyoncé is undoubtedly the Queen of style for making out-there looks seem completely appropriate for everyday …

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15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

Let’s be honest, life is hard. Now that uni is back on with all of its pressures and deadlines, it’s time to take a step back and remember all of the good things that still exist in life. So, if you’re having a bad day (or even if you’re not and …

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Interview: Angela Nguyen, TEDxUNSW

Interview: Angela Nguyen, TEDxUNSW

After a successful launch in 2016, TEDxUNSW is now pumped for another round of mind-blowing talks delivered by some of the most energetic and inspiring speakers. Blitz chatted with Angela Nguyen, co-founder of TEDxUNSW, to discuss the past, present and future of TEDxUNSW, and what it will be bringing to …

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DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

A groundbreaking study by ANSTO has confirmed once and for all that DIY restaurants and self-proclaimed culinary experiences are in fact bullshit. This revelation comes to light as the recent trend reaches a fever pitch in popularity. Many have already become disillusioned with the concept of paying to cook their …

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How To: HowToBasic

How To: HowToBasic

If you’ve never experienced the joy of HowToBasic, let me set the scene for you. You’re looking for an instructional video on Youtube, maybe on how to bake a cake or make a salad. You find this popular video with an appealing thumbnail, and before you know it everything’s ruined, …

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Things I wish I could DIY

Things I Wish I Could DIY

Who says DIY is reserved for children? Albeit being not so initiative in terms of action, I constantly wonder what in my life I’d like to make using my own hands. My book Not just writing it, but also printing, publishing and promoting it, under my own name, all on …

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3 Things You Shouldn't DIY : Uni Student Edition

3 Things You Shouldn’t DIY : Uni Student Edition

There are things humans are, as a general rule, not equipped to handle. Then there are other things that specific humans are incapable of. The self sufficiency of humans went from building their own homes and hunting their own food to hiring a team of professionals to handle it. Until …

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In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here not to mourn a fall, but to celebrate a life. It is a source of great sadness in our collective existence that we all must face an inevitable end. This assured, eventual end is one of the only …

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Exchange Diaries: Canada

Exchange Diaries: Canada

Blitz caught up with Sarah Park to chat about picturesque scenery, hostel disasters, and more while she was at Queens University in Canada on exchange. Why did you decide on Canada for exchange? I decided to go on exchange because I wanted to experience something new, and exchange was the …

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New Years Resolutions Take 2

New Years Resolutions Take 2

It’s been quite a while since the year started, and by now you’ve probably completely forgotten that you ever had hopes and dreams. We get it – uni, work, and life in general weights you down and limits your potential. You know, the one your Year Eight teacher kept saying …

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Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

What provides you with unconditional love, friendship, and support in times of distress? Don’t know? Well, allow us to introduce you to UNSW’s very own Dog Appreciation Society, celebrating dogs in all their forms. Though there are several animal rights and welfare groups at university, there’s nothing quite like DogSoc. …

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TEDxSydney 2017

Review: TEDxSydney 2017

Remember when your high school teacher would pull up a TED Talk video on Youtube to explain a concept when they couldn’t be bothered? TEDxSydney is like that, but in real life. One of the largest TEDx events in the world, TEDxSydney brings together some of Australia’s greatest and most …

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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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An Ode To Motivation

An Ode To Motivation

What a vibrant, lovely thing you were And how unjustly early you were taken from us. I remember there were days, At the beginning of the semester, Where you were still with us. You would move my legs all the way to 9. a.m lectures. You would raise my arms …

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Procrastination And Motivation Are Synonyms

Procrastination And Motivation Are Synonyms

It’s Week 13, time to get some solid work done! Time to sit down, power up that laptop, get a fresh new document opened annnndddd……is that hunger I feel? It’s been three hours since lunch and the six snacks you’ve had since then have long worn off. You should go …

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Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Productive Ways To Procrastinate

With exams fast approaching, our old friend procrastination is a stranger to no one. Here are some productive ways to procrastinate so you can waste time while still achieving something. Procrastibaking Satisfy that sweet tooth with a sweet treat! Besides, doesn’t everyone need some sugary goodness after a long ‘study’ …

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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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A Taste of Persian Cuisine

When it comes to food you’ve probably tried Thai, Indian, and Mexican, but in my completely unbiased opinion, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried Persian cuisine. Prepare yourself for huge portions and a ridiculous amount of carbs. You can find a lot of affordable restaurants in Sydney. Here’s a guide …

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Local Vegan Feasts on Cardboard and Disappointment

A local vegan has taken to pretending her steady diet of cardboard and disappointment “… isn’t as shit as it sounds…”. Joy Sarrandon, 31, accounts executive at a Surry Hills PR firm, is reportedly surviving on three square meals of Samsung delivery boxes with a side of unfulfilled hunger, supplemented …

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Literally The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

These cheap as chips meals are for when you’re starving but already spent your paycheck on online shopping while procrastinating doing your essay. 2 min noodles Who needs to spend money on a tour around Asia when you can taste all of its unique flavours in the comfort of your own …

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Southern Hospitality

Hospitality sucks. It just does. Let us brood in the pain together as I remind you of the painful realities of slaving away in the hospitality industry. CLEANING Hospitality is 10% service and 90% trying to look busy. In the fits of such a customer rush it seems as though …

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#foodporn

#foodporn

“Foodporn”, while a known concept, doesn’t really crop up anymore in its original form. While you can still find images of sensuous meat juices or the kaleidoscopic frosting of cupcakes with the now-aged hashtag, the main thrust of the movement is split up now. “Foodporn” is food-trends, quick videos and …

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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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The Weirdest Foods Ever

The Weirdest Foods Ever

Food glorious food what a glorious strange feeling. Everybody loves good nosh, and with the Student Cookbook launch this week, we’ve all got food on our minds. But what about those meals that surpass the boundaries of gourmet, fusion or hipster cool right into the realm of weird food. Read …

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