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Monday March 7 Free Bingo @ Roundhouse Time: 1pm. Description: You’re never too young to scream BINGO. Free Ping Pong @ Roundhouse Time: 2pm. Description: Come for the ping pong, stay for Happy Hour. Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class Time 4-5pm. Where: Arc Dance Studio. Cost: $5 Description: From …

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What’s On: S1W1

  Monday Feb 29 Free Bingo @ Roundhouse Time: 1pm. Description: Bingo becomes a sport if you play long enough.   Free Ping Pong @ Roundhouse Time: 2pm. Description: Grab your mates and challenge them to the game of champions.   Ministry of Dance Society: Dance Class Time 4-5pm. Where: …

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Do’s and Don’ts: Arts and Social Sciences (O-Week 2016)

DO’S Do your readings: time consuming – yes. Boring – perhaps. But keep up with your readings, it’ll pay off come exam time. Check your referencing: university plagiarism is a serious issue and the Arts faculty is the boss when it comes to Harvard referencing every single thing. Pretend to …

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Do’s and Don’ts: Law (O-Week 2016)

By Fiona Lu DO’s Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, involves participating in competitions, networking events and law camp. Take your first step by seizing opportunities that will equip and prepare you for the real world as a lawyer.     Build …

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Do’s and Don’ts: Science (O-Week 2016)

We have some sea themed Do’s and Don’ts! Do’s Bring the H2O Water is key. It keeps your mind fresh, keeps you hydrated and prevents you falling asleep in lectures….sometimes.   Do seek kelp! Healthy eating is key for keeping you sane, but if kelp just isn’t working for you …

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Campus Life (O-Week 2016)

By Ruark Lantay Here are some highlights of Semester 1! Festival of Sport – Week 2 Sem 1 CITIUS! ALTIUS! FORTIUS! FASTER! HIGHER! STRONGER! If you’ve dreamt of leading your team to victory look no further than our three days of non-stop athletic activity – it’s sure to make champions …

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What’s On (O-Week 2016): Friday

Daily Events   Weekly events – Friday Mini Golf 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn   Latin Dance Bachata Performance 11-11:30pm @Quad Stage   Women’s Meditation, Health and Wellbeing 11am-12pm @Aqua Marquee   Endurathon 12-1pm @Quad Lawn   Unwind Your Mind: Free Yoga 12-1pm @Aqua Marquee   Latin Dance Friday Salsa Performance 1-1:30pm …

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Blitz Debates (O-Week 2016): Winter vs Summer

Winter Outfit repeating. Hot tea. Netflix. These are a few of my favourite things. And you know what makes these things even better? Winter. What better season than winter to snuggle in your onesie watching Netflix while sipping tea? Steaming coffee and beer battered wedges from the Whitehouse are just …

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What’s On (O-Week 2016): Thursday

Daily Events   Weekly events – Thursday  Clean & Green Workshop: screen printing 9am-12pm @Aqua Marquee   Clean & Green Workshop: Ceramics 9am-12pm @Aqua Marquee   Mardi Gras @ UNSW 10am-12pm @Quad Stage   Inflatable Wipeout 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn   Quidditch Society Exhibition Match 11am-12pm @Village Green   UNSW Law …

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Interview: Panama (O-Week)

  Marrying the timeless power of a good song with an eye to the future, Panama are winning hearts with their trademark “electronic power ballads”. Signing to Future Classic, the release of the Always EP saw Panama top the Hype Machine charts with the title track with more than 3 …

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Interview: Cosmo’s Midnight (O-Week)

COSMO’S MIDNIGHT is the Sydney-based twin brother duo mesmerising headphones and dancefloors around the globe. Representing unexplored territory not just within genres but between them, Cosmo’s Midnight look for cross points between low-end house, lushed out beat-work and electronic mystery attracting an array of fans worldwide. You recently supported Porter …

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What’s On (O-Week 2016): Wednesday

Daily Events   Weekly events – Wednesday  Women in STEMM Networking Morning Tea 9.30-11am @Aqua Marquee   UNSW Medicine Undergraduate Welcome 9:30am–2pm @CLB 7   Maths: infinite possibilities 10-10.30am @Macauley Theatre   O-Week Revue 2 10-11am @Quad Stage   Water Zorbing 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn   Bungee Jump 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn …

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Interview: Neel Kolhatkar (O-Week)

One of the brightest prospects in the comedy world, Neel Kolhatkar boasts a CV rivalling many seasoned professionals. With a subscriber base that had previously garnered him millions of hits on his YouTube and Facebook videos, Neel sky-rocketed to Internet stardom at just 19 years old in 2013 with his …

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Interview: Aunty Donna (O-Week)

In 2012, Aunty Donna exploded onto the Melbourne comedy scene with a unique brand of surreal, fast paced, alternative sketch. Their debut show Aunty Donna in Pantsuits was nominated for the illustrious Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Golden Gibbo Award, and the Donna’s have since gone on to create an award …

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What’s On (O-Week 2016): Tuesday

Daily Events   Weekly events – Tuesday O-Week Revue 1 10-11am @Quad Stage   Language Exchange 10am-12pm @Aqua Marquee   Inflatable Water Slide 10am-4pm @Alumni Lawn   Guess Who 11am-12pm @Quad Stage   Robogals Robot Drop In Workshops 11am-1pm @G047   UNSW Business School Undergraduate Welcome 11am-1pm @Clancy Auditorium   …

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Uni Myths (O-Week 2016)

Starting uni can be a daunting experience, but don’t fret, Blitz is here to debunk a few legendary tales and help you on your way. Myth 1: First Year Doesn’t Count FALSE! Your first year is the easiest way to securing a good WAM. Why not start uni with a …

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O-Week Team Welcome (O-Week 2016)

Welcome to O-Week 2016! It is the without a doubt one of the best weeks of the year, full of opportunities to immerse yourselves in. I’m Michael, the O-Week Coordinator and I oversee most of what goes on this week and also manage the Yellow Shirts – your brightly coloured …

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Movie Night (O-Week 2016): The 5th Wave

Movie Night: The 5th Wave 7:30-9:30pm @ Alumni Lawn All Ages COST: FREE Kick off your O-Week with a night under the stars! Come watch a free screening of “The 5th Wave” starring Chloe Grace Moretz. Based on the NEW YORK TIMES best selling novel, this action packed sci-fi thriller …

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Blitz O-Week Competitions

Here’s a quick overview of Blitz’s O-Week competitions! Scavenger Hunt  WHO: YOU AND YOUR MATES! Teams of 2, 3 and 4 can register! WHAT: Bring a camera, your running shoes and a sense of adventure! WHEN: 11:00am – 2:00pm Wednesday 24th Feb 2016 WHERE: Blitz Tent (By the Arc membership …

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The Summer Bucket List – 20 Things To Keep You Busy This Summer!

With a few months of no assessments, no exams and (hopefully!) no stress, it’s time for a much-needed break. However, unless you’re attending summer school (good luck!) or travelling somewhere (take me with you?!), those summer months can drag on with nothing to do. Here are some suggestions in case you …

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The Interview – Dr Velan and Derek Williamson (Museum of Human Disease)

The Museum of Human Disease is a historic and fascinating part of uni life, set up in the early 1960s to reflect the ever-changing patterns of disease. In gearing up for Halloween, Blitz sat down for an exclusive interview with Museum curator Dr Velan and manager Derek Williamson to talk about the …

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In Other News…

It’s the end of Semester guys! Yay! And more ‘yay’ for me as I don’t have exams! (#artstudentlyf #winwin) So I thought, in the spirit of nostalgia at the conclusion of another year, I would throw-back to some of my favourite news pieces from this Sem-though it was kind of …

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In Other News…

(Semi)Serious Stuff WAR IS PEACE, FREEDOM IS SLAVERY, IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH ‘It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.’ So begins George Orwell’s seminal (and suddenly foretelling) novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. It may have taken another 30 odd years, but turns out Orwell was right …

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The Interview: The Rubens

Blitz’s Eden Gillespie caught Elliot from The Rubens in the middle of their Hoops Australian tour to chat about everything from song writing to breaking down in middle of nowhere. What was the recording process like for your new album Hoops? We went to a house an hour south of …

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