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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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(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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(Semi)Serious Stuff ‘NO ES-CAP-EY’ SAYS DORY A Perth man made headlines last week for the wild and totally irrational ending to his two-hour police chase across sand dunes near Two Rocks in Western Australia. It wasn’t an expected ending, like the man’s car getting sanded-in, or police actually catching up …

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The Review: Delivering the Goods – Sydney’s Newest Park

Tai-chi, sketching and second-hand books were the order of the day as Sydney’s newest park, The Goods Line, held its debut public event. Running between Railway Square and Darling Harbour, the former railway turned green space introduced itself in a major way, as part of the annual Sydney Architecture Festival, …

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How To: Not Sweat the Small Stuff

With exams creeping up, take time to think about what really matters, AKA your health and wellbeing. Here’s how to not sweat the small stuff. Listen to music.  Listening to your favourite music and belting it out is proven to reduce stress, so whether it’s 1D or Whitney, a bit of …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff NASA HAS A FREAK OUT, SO DOES EVERYONE ELSE Last week NASA made the HUGE announcement that evidence of flowing water had been discovered on Earth’s closest neighbour: Mars. ALL SCIENTISTS ARE EXCITED. I AM EXCITED. MATT DAMON IS EXCITED FOR THE ADDITIONAL PRESS FOR HIS MOVIE THE …

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The Review: foodi’s Cupcake and Dessert Walking Tour

Think of foodi’s Cupcake and Dessert Walking Tour as a way to indulge that mighty craving for everything sweet while telling yourself that it’s OK, the walking cancels it out. Food, light exercise, and an experience that will make me feel like a classy person–sold! foodi’s walking tours generally occur …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff BUT FIRST, LET ME TAKE A SELFIE The world is a rapidly-changing place, ladies and gentlemen. Cars are able to phone people, phones have become personal TVs, and monkeys are on their way to achieving copyright. Yes, you heard/read correctly. Remember Naruto, the crested macaque from the Indonesian …

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The Review: Rolling Stone Live Lodge Launch Party

After successfully running a pop-up bar in Melbourne last year, Rolling Stone Australia is bringing the Live Lodge to Newtown Social Club for three rockin’ weeks. I managed to score the opportunity to attend its exclusive launch party on Tuesday night, and boy what an event it was. The atmosphere …

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(Semi)Serious Stuff MEET OUR RELATIVE, 6-FEET-REMOVED In case you missed it (is THAT what ICYMI stands for?!), scientists discovered a new uncle/aunt of the human race last week–say hello to Homo naledi, our ‘newest’ old relative. The species was found in a cave near Johannesburg, South Africa, and poses huge …

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The Interview: Directors of CSE Revue

Blitz chats with the Directorial Team: Pierre Estephan, Lucas Pickup and Louis Samuels about this year’s Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Revue: ‘The Lego Revue’ . What is the CSE Revue? CSE Revue is an annual four night comedy extravaganza held in second semester! This year it’ll be in the Science …

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The Review: The Other Art Fair

Most art fairs are snooty, exclusive soirées catered with wine, biscuits and cheese. Tall, middle-aged collectors and ‘self-professed aficionados’ in berets prowl those gallery spaces, marking their territory with sharp stares and disapproving looks. Thankfully, there’s The Other Art Fair. Housed inside the living green walls of the Central Park …

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