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Sharing Is Not Caring - The Due Dates Conspiracy

Sharing Is Not Caring – The Due Dates Conspiracy

Uni can sometimes feel like a joke. A joke that’s mostly cruel and very rarely funny. Especially when it’s Week 9 and we’re still waiting for the mid-sem break. At times it feels like higher education is out to get you. There is a conspiracy, and its against you. At least …

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Expectations vs Reality: Growing Up

Expectations vs Reality: Growing Up

When we were little, we could not wait to grow up. We were told that our wildest dreams could come true if we worked hard enough and that the sky is the limit. But here we are as uni students and our childhood expectations haven’t exactly matched our reality. Money …

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UNSW student gives an exclusive on his ‘healthy’ lifestyle.

Exclusive Insight Into Student’s Healthy Lifestyle

Once you start uni, life consists of readings, work, debt and repeat. Many students ask themselves whether it is actually possible to be a healthy uni student. The answer? Yes. Bobby* a typical second-year commerce student let us follow him around for the day for an insight into what makes …

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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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Things That Are Heart-Warming

Things That Are Heart-Warming

Ever get that spine tingling warm fuzzy feeling? You know, the one that makes your heart burst? The one that makes you go “Awwwwwww”? Yeah that’s a good feeling. I love it, I know you love it, we all love it. So, here are some things that can help you …

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20 Years of UNSWeetened

20 Years of UNSWeetened

Founded and first published in 1997, UNSWeetened, the first Australian student written and run literary journal, is celebrating 20 years – 20 years of poetry, prose, and whole lot of passion. Over the last two decades, much has changed for UNSWeetened. The handing of the reigns from the Union to …

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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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The Addams Family

NUTS Presents: The Addams Family

They’re creepy and they’re kooky, Mysterious and spooky, They’re altogether ooky, The Addams Family. This week, the NSW Uni Theatrical Society (NUTS) present their rendition of The Addams Family Musical. Continuing the plot of the beloved TV and movie franchise, The Addams Family is a comedy musical that explores difference …

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Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Des-pa-ci-to  We hit the street (the Main Walkway), and asked some students to show off their karaoke skills. And boy oh boy did they deliver. What song should be next? Let us know by commenting below!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

Wellness: A Gratitude Experiment

A few days ago we asked some students to call up a person they’re grateful for. What happened next was pretty special. Watch the video, feel all the feels and tell a mate how grateful you are for them. Arc’s goal is to put your health and happiness first. Find out …

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Ridiculous Money Saving Hacks that Work

Money Saving Hacks That Actually Work

Let’s face it. So many of us are destitute – in money, in spirit, in hopes and dreams. They say you’ll never get rich by saving up; we say a penny saved is a penny earned. On your marks, get set for mastering these brilliant money saving hacks! Always buy …

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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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