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Review: GLOW – Netflix Original

A comic take on the beginnings of televised women’s wrestling, GLOW, is a wild new Netflix original series, based on an equally wild true story. Set in the 1980s, GLOW details the formation of a female wrestling competition, G.L.O.W. – Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling. The series was inspired by the …

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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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The Electric Ladies of Body Type

Listening to the empowered electric rock of all female band Body Type, you can hear their quirkiness interwoven into their riffs. They’ve only been playing for a year and have gained recognition from big music names like Triple J Unearthed and Splendour in the Grass. This weekend they will be performing at Electric Lady, …

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WIN Tickets to Spider-Man: Homecoming

WIN Tickets to Spider-Man: Homecoming

We’re giving away double passes to Spider-Man: Homecoming! Comment below what Superhero power you’d like and why to WIN! Winners will be contacted on Friday 30th June. Spider-Man: Homecoming is in Cinemas July 6 A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, …

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Review: The Next Karate Kid

Review: The Next Karate Kid

Mister Miyagi takes Julie to a monastery in the middle of nowhere. She is surrounded by Asian monks and doesn’t really know what to do. When faced with a cockroach, she tries to kill it and alienates the monks around her and even her teacher.  Through this, she learns that …

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Pop Stars: Where Are They Now?

Pop Stars: Where Are They Now?

There’ve been some incredibly famous and successful pop stars throughout our time, but a lot of them tend to seemingly disappear off the face of the earth. We did a little digging to find out what these pop stars end up doing after their time in the limelight. Vanessa Carlton I’m …

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The Raven

Herein lies a story sung, of a time when man was yet young, and dwelt side by side upon the earth, with peaceful Folk of ancient birth Each was wary of the other, And so, the people’s divine Mother, called upon her Raven dark towards the kingdom he would embark, …

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SUBURB DETOURS: Parramatta, the Emerald City

Parramatta or (you guessed it) “Parra” is a western suburb, that’s not too far from the CBD and not too far from the outer west. Basically Parramatta is the Emerald city of Sydney.  Like any other western suburb it is stereotyped to be full of bogans and gangstas, but I …

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Things I Learnt from My Year at UNSW….

I am not a first year student, nor am I a graduate, so really I have not achieved anything worth writing about; you will not leave these pages like totally inspired to study and eat kale. In fact, I spent the first two years at another university telling myself soy lattes …

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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Family Reunions

Every family is different, there’s no mistaking that, but I’m a firm believer that how we interact with our families (and I mean distant families) is something that is fundamentally human. So here are the five life lessons I learned from family reunions, (I wonder if yours are the same …

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holidays

5 Offbeat Ways to Spend the Mid Sem Break

The holidays are upon us! So what are we going to do with ourselves? Party? Sleep in and binge watch Netflix? How about we do something a little different? I know, I know, change is scary, but how many times have we sat at the end of break and asked, ‘What did …

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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Mean Girls

Easily one of the most quotable, watched and re-watched movies of the last generation, Mean Girls has a number of important life lessons. Here are my top five. The best way to deal with haters is to always be ready with a good comeback. Eventually they’ll get the gist and …

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World’s Most Terrifying Tourist Spots

This article is part of a sponsored travel segment produced by Compare Travel Insurance. Do you consider yourself a daredevil drifter? If you’d dangle off a perilous precipice for the perfect selfie you’re in luck. The folks at Comparetravelinsurance.com.au have compiled a bone-chilling bucket list purely for the very bravest of …

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Study Break Part 2

When you crave the “study snack” and you just keep going to the fridge and expecting new food to appear but there is still the same food as there was two minutes ago, last time you checked the fridge. Repeat. Now go get a HEALTHY snack and get back to …

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The Review: Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro

As tempted, as I was to try and balance the Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 on my knee and use it while in various yoga positions, as Ashton Kutcher does, I refrained in fear of breaking both the device and my body. The Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 lives up to its …

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The 5 Dumbest Things To Do Before Exams

1. Go To All Of The Parties I wouldn’t say this in person, because I’d get stuff thrown at me, but perhaps the end of semester isn’t the best time to start partying like there’s no tomorrow. But there’s no harm in just going to the End of Session Party, …

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Wild Thang

If you have ever wanted to be Tarzan, George of the Jungle or basically the protagonist in any action movie, this is what you need to do this holidays! Wild Ropes is a tree-top adventure course that will send you zooming over animals and getting probably the best view of …

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20 or so Books You Should Read During the Break

I decided this upcoming holidays to pack away my laptop and sit down with a good book, I did some research and here is my list of books to read for 20-somethings … To Kill A Mocking Bird– Harper Lee Catcher and The Rye– J. D. Salinger The Secret History– …

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Top Ten Procrastination Techniques

1. Do your laundry. How can one possibly concentrate on writing 5000 words when piles of dirty clothes are gathering in every corner of your bedroom? Your favourite jeans are soaked in beer stains from the Roundhouse and there’s sweet chili sauce on all your shirts because you frequent the …

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