Blitz UNSW, Blitz Magazine, UNSW, student, media
Home / News

News

Australian Primary Schools Introduces History of Sporting Sledges to Curriculum

Australian Primary Schools Introduce History Of Sporting Sledges To Curriculum

The NSW Department of Education has announced that primary schools across the state will introduce Australia’s rich history of sporting sledges to the mandatory curriculum, in 2018. This proposed addition to what has been widely considered an “unexciting” national history learning outcome, has received an applaud from parents. “It’s perfect, just perfect,” says …

Read More »
10 Reasons To Celebrate Being Single

10 Reasons To Celebrate Being Single

We all want some love and affection, but is it really worth giving up half your lifestyle? Here are 10 reasons why being single is so great, and a cause for celebration. You don’t have to spend money on anyone but yourself No longer do you have to spend your hard-earned …

Read More »
A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

A Definitive Ranking of Celebrations Chocolates

“Celllllabrate good times all right!” who doesn’t remember this catchy one liner from the delicious ‘Celebrations’ ad? Since the catchy jingle hit our television screens in the late 90’s these tasty little buggers have been making waistlines bigger and holidays better. Yet, as with any mixed boxes of confectionary, there are …

Read More »
Blitz Debates: Superheroes v Villains

Blitz Debates: Superheroes v Villains

Superheroes says Jade Barclay Superheroes and villains are both obsessive, driven by deep wounds, often they’re both orphans with PTSD (what’s with that!?). Both also act like they’re above the law. Villains innovate, strategise, take charge, and aim to conquer. But much like an addict, each plan must be greater, …

Read More »
Divorced Father Sad Enough To Believe Pop-up Ads

Divorced Father Sad Enough To Believe Pop-up Ads

A divorced father of three and regular of the community speed dating scene is now sad enough to believe internet pop-up ads. Reports indicates that Ryan Gilroy, 47, owner of five corduroy trousers, has taken to investing a considerable amount of time towards adult themed spam, the likes of which …

Read More »

St Patrick’s Day

St Patricks Day (March 17)  is the perfect time of the year to parade around in green, chuck on a shamrock top-hat, and dabble in an Irish jig. To celebrate the iconic day, we decided to answer the questions we’ve all asked about today. Before you follow the rainbow down to The Greenhouse …

Read More »
Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Just In: Local Cricket Captain Only Gives it 200%

Scandal reaches the shores of Cronulla, as a local over 20s cricket captain reveals that he only gave it 200% during a recent weekend match. Ben McLachlan, 23, was approached by the press for a post-match interview. He remained unsettled and rather evasive throughout the entire interview. After much perspiration …

Read More »
Movie Review: The Great Wall

Movie Review: The Great Wall

The Great Wall is a spectacular film, based on a legend and set in 15th century China starring Matt Damon. As a Spanish mercenary, Damon along with his friend, (Games of Thrones star Pedro Pascal) embarks on an adventure seeking scared black powder. During their pursuit, a bizarre creature attacks them. …

Read More »

Just In: Local Man’s Week Ruined After Awkward Retail Interaction

A local man’s day has been irrevocably ruined after a rather awkward retail interaction. The social blunder has been reported to be one for the ages, and experts predict the shame is not expected to subside until at least one whole week has passed. Kyle Freeman, 22, is said to …

Read More »
Just In: O-Week 2017

Just In: O-Week 2017

We rounded up the top three news stories for the week. #alternativefacts Instagram upgrades server in lieu of university students’ return from Europe As one year dawns, and another comes in its place, we face the cyclical beauty of nature. In light of their annual homebound migration from Europe, the native …

Read More »
Album Review: SG Lewis - Yours

Album Review: Yours – SG Lewis

Hailing from the long line of British electronic music producers swarming our airwaves, newcomer SG Lewis brings his Disclosure-esque deep house beats rooted with R&B soul to the charts. The 22-year-old musical scientist (real name: Sam Lewis) tests his experimental tunes in the electronic music waters, pushing the boundaries of stereotyped …

Read More »

Seroukas Sermon: What Happened to democracy?

Allow me to preface this with the fact that I am apolitical. That is not to say that I do not take an interest in politics — rather, I am neither left-wing nor right. I vote for which party serves my needs, and this decision oscillates with each election that …

Read More »

The Philosophy of (Invisible) Privilege

I am a cisgender female, I am Dutch, white, 23 years old, mostly straight, and able-bodied. What did I just do here? I identified the social categories that shape my life, and, in that, recognised the ways in which I am privileged. Yet, why is this important? Acknowledging the ways …

Read More »

Seroukas Sermon: #AtTheRaces Has To Stop

Picture this: In another world, light years away from Earth, lives a civilisation that celebrates the abuse of another species – under the pretext of a “sport” – while viewers get inebriated to the point of quadriplegia. They are admired by their friends for the ostensible affluence displayed, all the …

Read More »

Seven Tips for Green Student Living

Walk/ public Transport to uni I’m going to start off by saying I know this isn’t possible for everyone. (no haters please). But you lazy legs, can get up an extra ten minutes early and walk to uni or to the bus stop rather than driving. Not only is it …

Read More »

Should You Unfriend Your Ex On Facebook?

There is a reason you dated your ex in the first place (hopefully) and now that you two aren’t together anymore you have two choices: keep contact or eliminate any forms of communication. I’ll admit there’ll always be those warm tingles in your heart when you think back on  memories …

Read More »