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Why Should You Watch: Mr. Robot ?

    Number 1: The Hacking isn’t People Slamming the Keyboard Now you may be asking what this means. In films like Hackers, or the Matrix, or Swordfish, when people want to hack any regards, all you see is a flurry of hand movements, cheesy lines like “Aaaaaaaaand we’re in”, and lines …

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Why Should You Watch: Game of Thrones ?

Number 1: Your Friends Will Stop Bugging You. Hopefully Let me set the scene. There’s a really popular show on at the moment. All your friends are watching it. You haven’t. Every day, every single day they keep on telling you to watch the show, and you always make an …

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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 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Procrastination

In honour of the upcoming study week ahead, I think it’s only fair to reflect on one of the most crucial, undeniable and fundamental aspects of this dark and treacherous time that is the lead up to finals: the universal addiction to procrastination. Here are the five life lessons I …

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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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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: How I Met Your Mother

Nothing good ever happens after 2am. If there’s one thing that this show has taught me, it’s this: if 2am rolls around and you’re looking for something to do, climb into bed and out of trouble. You can’t trust your tired self. Love the skin you’re in. Whether it’s wanting …

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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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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: My Friends Who’ve Moved Out of Home While at University

Serious shout out to all those hard-working, independent and crazy kids who’ve moved out of home and taken the next step towards being an adult! Whether it’s by choice or by necessity, I gotta hand it to you, I’m pretty impressed. But I’m told that living with freedom does come …

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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Being an Older Sibling

There’s a long-standing debate about which is better: being the eldest child, the youngest, the middle or an only child. Being an oldest child myself makes me incredibly biased, so instead of arguing which is better, I’ll share with you the five life lessons I learned from being an older …

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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Graduating from High School

Ahh, it’s that time of the year again. All the high school graduation photos are being plastered all over Facebook and Instagram, and the nostalgia sets in for those simpler (or more deathly uncomfortable) times. I thought this would be a great opportunity to do a (major!) throwback and share …

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The Review: Anything Goes-The Musical

Who doesn’t love a good night out at the theatre? Currently showing at the Opera House, Anything Goes brings a Broadway favourite to Sydney. Taking place on the S.S. American as it makes the journey from New York to London, Anything Goes follows the story of Reno Sweeney, a nightclub singer, played by the …

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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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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Chucking An All-Nighter

Like a rite of passage that you cannot escape from, everyone has, at some point in their life, chucked an all-nighter. Whether it was because you had something cooler to do (*cough* Netflix *cough) or you left a 50% assignment until the night before, there are a number of things …

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The Interview: Tired Lion

Hailing from Perth, laid-back grunge quartet, Tired Lion , have been enjoying a wave of hype since winning the national Triple J Unearthed Splendour in the Grass 2015 competition with their first single I Don’t Think You Like Me. Blitz chatted to enigmatic frontwoman, Sophie Hopes, about Splendour and the …

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Gandalf vs. Dumbledore: Who Would Win in a Fight?

‘Gandalf,’ says Chris Wilson For nearly 80 years there’s been one fictional wizard who’s set the precedent for being awesome and taking heroics to the next level. Not only is Gandalf friends with dwarves and ninja-like elves, he can summon giant eagles to fly him across the world. Then, just …

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An Open Letter to Katniss Everdeen in Mockingjay

(Ed. Warning: Here there be spoilers.) Dear Katniss, You used to be my girl crush, the Lara Croft of our generation. You were kick-ass and you had the Jennifer Lawrence thang goin’ for you. The odds are ever in J-Law’s favour and they were always in yours too… until we …

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