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Interview: Maria Tran

Blitz chatted with Maria Tran, a martial artist, actress, director, producer and superhero in her own right about work, diversity, and achieving your dreams. Can you describe what it’s like to break into the film industry as an Asian woman? I’ve been mostly doing so many different things from different …

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The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

The Best and Worst of The 2017 VMA’s

Typically, the VMA’s is something to get excited about. It has been the birthplace of meat dresses, and foam fingers that have changed our outlook on life. This year, however, was slightly more tame than usual, with a huge influx of ‘social media celebs’ taking to the red carpet in …

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Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 1

Blitz's Blind Dates: Episode 1

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Jonty and Lilli in Episode 1 of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love. Stay tuned for Episode 2, gracing your screens in two weeks!

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Things You Should Read

Things You Should Read

With assessments starting to pile up you’re probably finding it hard to settle down and simply read for pleasure. From fantasy to non-fiction to everything in-between, here’s a list of some things you can definitely curl up with before winter ends. The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood Now a major …

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Interview: Lisa Qi, Share With Oscar

Interview: Louise Chen, Share With Oscar

Got parking troubles? Interested in startups? Albert Lin recently sat down with Lisa Qi, cofounder of Share With Oscar to discuss the app. What does Share With Oscar do? Where can one find Share With Oscar? Share With Oscar is a parking app, which lets local residents share their parking …

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Game of Thrones Isn’t What It Used To Be

Game of Thrones Isn't What It Used To Be

Now in its seventh season, Game of Thrones is widely regarded as one of the best TV shows around. Monday has been renamed ‘Game-of-Thrones-day’, and self-imposed social media quarantine is mandatory until you’ve seen each week’s episode. With only one more season to go, you’d think we’re approaching peak TV …

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PhotoClub’s Hermitage Foreshore Walk

PhotoClub's Hermitage Foreshore Walk

PhotoClub recently embarked on the Hermitage Foreshore Walk and captured the beauty of nature. Photo by Tsz Kin (William) Liu Photo by Tsz Kin (William) Liu Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Artsweek 2017 Murals: Melissa Ya

Artsweek 2017 Murals: Melissa Ya

Mural Motivation: In my digital illustrative work, I value close attention to detail, geometry and clean lines. Murals are generally worked across large scales, so I wanted to be in less control of the final outcome. There’s no emotional significance or hidden meaning behind the design; at the time I …

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Interview: Medical Music Society

Interview: Medical Music Society

Interested in music? Like orchestras? Albert Lin sat down with the Michael Crone, co-chair of the Medical Music Society to talk about what they do. What’s the aim of the Medical Music Society? What started it? There’s actually quite a few medical music societies around Australia and the world (NSW …

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PhotoClub’s PhotoDash 2017

PhotoClub's PhotoDash 2017

Check out these snippets from PhotoClub’s annual PhotoDash – a race around the city!   Photo by Tsz Kin (William) Liu Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Interview: The Kite String Tangle

Interview: The Kite String Tangle

The Kite String Tangle (aka Danny Hurley) first came onto the radar in 2012, with his dreamy electronic tunes gaining airplay on Triple J and getting him booked on national festivals like Groovin the Moo. It’s taken a few years, but his self-titled debut was finally released in July and …

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Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Stars are captivating. They are mysterious, mesmerising, beautiful. They inspire us to think big, to think beyond, to imagine what could be. Stars are a part of the mysteries that lie beyond Earth. What’s out there? What other secrets of the universe can we unlock? Back on Earth, stars are …

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Artsweek 2017 Murals: Austin Bates

Artsweek Murals 2017: Austin Bates

Mural Motivation I have recently decided to try to paint like I draw. This typically involves a stream of consciousness, with interlocking and interconnected figures, faces and shapes. I have also concurrently been considering the conceptual significance of the drip, and its existence as both incidental/accidental and deliberate mark. For …

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Brown Me Up Buttercup

Brown Me Up Buttercup

Freshly toasted bread … juicy steak … seared scallops … warm choc-chip cookies straight out of the oven … ice cold beer. Food, glorious food. Hearty, full of fibre and nutritious food, especially great for a cold winter’s night. But have you ever wondered what gives the food we love their …

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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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Love Keeps Dying On Us

Love Keeps Dying On Us

We’ve all seen the video compilations of celebrity couples that’ll make you “believe in love”. We’ve also all seen the reactions and articles in response to the aforementioned couples’ announcement of their legal separation, deciding for us that “love is dead”. If one were to count the number of times …

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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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NUTS Presents: The Addams Family

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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Interview: Angela Nguyen, TEDxUNSW

Interview: Angela Nguyen, TEDxUNSW

After a successful launch in 2016, TEDxUNSW is now pumped for another round of mind-blowing talks delivered by some of the most energetic and inspiring speakers. Blitz chatted with Angela Nguyen, co-founder of TEDxUNSW, to discuss the past, present and future of TEDxUNSW, and what it will be bringing to …

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DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

DIY Eateries Confirmed As Bullshit

A groundbreaking study by ANSTO has confirmed once and for all that DIY restaurants and self-proclaimed culinary experiences are in fact bullshit. This revelation comes to light as the recent trend reaches a fever pitch in popularity. Many have already become disillusioned with the concept of paying to cook their …

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