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Listening Out At Listen Out

Listening Out At Listen Out

Used condoms on the ground, Smirnoff Double Blacks being spilt on my favourite pair of Vans and white girls throwing up everywhere. That was my Listen Out experience. Listen Out was my first music festival, so to be fair the expectations were quite high. I wore rose coloured glasses and …

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I Tried Meditating

I Tried Meditating

By Stina Landgren, Arc Wellness Warrior We’ve all heard about meditation, but what exactly is it? According to  Oxford, it’s a focusing of the mind in order to relax. I don’t know about you but I need all the relaxation I can get. WebMD states that meditating can reduce stress, improve …

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Interview: Tigerlily

DJ Tigerlily

DJ, Producer, Passion Maker and Full Time Lover, Tigerlily talks how far she’s come from her very first single Zombie to her most recent single Ashes, finding time for herself, Sydney’s shitty lockout laws and more. WATCH the full interview below.

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WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

We’re giving away double passes to an advance screening (on October 11th) of Happy Death Day! Caption the photo (above) in the comments below for your chance to WIN! Winners will be contacted on October 7th. Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy …

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Horrorscopes: October

Horrorscopes: October

Since midsem break is well and truly over and we’re heading into the worst part of the semester, you’re probably trying to find something to distract you. Don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered with this instalment of “Making vague predictions about your life based on what day of the …

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A Chat With: Slam Poet, Bilal Hafda

Blitz recently caught up with slam poet, teacher, and domestic violence advocate, Bilal Hafda, after his spoken word poetry performance at TEDxYouth@Sydney. With answers that inspired us, we can see why he has such a huge impact on motivating kids in Western Sydney to be positive influences in society. What inspires you …

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How Rihanna Shaded An Entire Industry

How Rihanna shaded an entire industry

If Rihanna’s new cosmetic range, Fenty, was a person- she would be surfing rogue waves whilst sipping a cocktail with one hand and reading Joan of Arc with the other. Sound impossibly idealistic? Well, Rihanna makes the inconceivable, eventuate into a reality. The real question is, how? Fenty by Rihanna offers some …

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Reflections on The Bachelorette

Reflections on The Bachelorette

I’ll be the first to admit that I love reality television. Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Love it. The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills. Amazing. Big Brother? My favourite show growing up. So you can imagine, that when it was announced that Sophie Monk would be the next Bachelorette I was insanely excited. …

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Top Sydney Walks

Top 5 Sydney Walks

Even though Midsem break is over, spring is not. It’s never too late to get some friends together and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery Sydney has to offer. So without further ado, here are our top five suggestions. UNSW to Coogee  If you ever feel like you need to …

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25 Questions with Lisa Oldfield

Tech mogul, animal lover and real housewife of Sydney, Lisa Oldfield is no stranger to the spotlight or controversy. We were lucky enough to chat to her about fashion pet peeves, riding a dragon and so much more. What’s the first thing you thought when you woke up this morning? …

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How To Get Your Life Together In Mid Sem Break

How To Get Your Life Together In Mid Sem Break

Ah, it’s that time of year again. Mid-semester break is upon us and if you’re as unorganised and as messy as I am, it’s the perfect time to start getting your life together. Let’s be real, most of us spend the semester not only procrastinating assessments but procrastinating real life …

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What To Do During Mid-Sem Break

Deciding how to spend your University Break can be tough (especially when all you want to do is sleep). But don’t worry, we have the perfect inspiration for you to make the most out of your time off. Sleep Okay, I know I just said we have inspiration beyond sleep- …

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Fuel For Students

5 Types of Fuel for Students

With the end of the semester approaching, we are all facing the impending doom of major assignments and final exams. Here are five types of fuel to help you gain the strength to survive the semester. Good Tunes Whenever you start studying, do you always feel like your eyes start …

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Conspiracy Theories That Are True

Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Actually Be True

Think you know the world? These conspiracy theories will have thinking twice about how much you actually know. The New World Order Be prepared, you are about to see the infamous Illuminati come into play. Kim Jong-Un and Donald Trump- Who are they? Presidents of North Korea and the United …

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Wacky Celebrity Conspiracy Theories

Wacky Celebrity Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories make us question everything, from the food we eat to the actions of our government but perhaps most interesting of all, are conspiracies about those we know and love, celebrities. RIP Paul McCartney According to a group of American college students from Drake University in Iowa, The Beatles …

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Healthy Coconut Pancake Bites

By Natalie Ho I love starting my weekend brunch with a nice homemade meal. While I do enjoy going out to a lovely café, these wonderful healthy coconut pancake bites are the perfect way to start off your lazy Sunday! Ingredients: 2 eggs   ½ coconut flour   Drizzle of vanilla essence  …

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Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 2

Blitz’s Blind Dates: Episode 2

Will they go on a second date? Will they find true love? Or will they just stay friends? Join Cindy and Kev in Episode 2 of Blitz’s Blind Dates series as they embark on a mission to find love. Stay tuned for the next episode!

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Interview: Harry and Nash

Interview: Harry and Nash

We chatted to Blitz Radio’s founding fathers, Harry and Nash about bringing their killer history podcast Before You Were Born to the stage this week at Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival!  Live Shows Red Rattler Theatre: 14th of September @ 7.30pm GET TICKETS! The Factory Theatre: 23rd of September @ 5.45pm …

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The History of the Flower Crown

Forget Coachella making them seek like they’re a new thing, flower crowns have been around for hundreds of years. From Frida Kahlo to Elizabeth Taylor, from the first Olympic winners to Lana Del Rey, wearing flowers in a crown has always been popular. They’ve been adopted differently across history and …

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Friendships Are Hard

Friendships Are Hard

It was a Saturday night and I was sitting at my godmother’s marble breakfast bar, filling her in on the latest drama happening between myself and a group of ‘friends’. Whilst looking for Tupperware in her many cupboards, she listened intently to my recount, even gasping in the extra juicy …

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Which Australian Bloom are you?

What Australian Bloom are you?

Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. So which Australian Native best suits your student style, or that of your friends? Strawflower Filled with kindness and warmth, these students are often seen running bake sales for their charity of choice or supporting their fellow students through a rough spot. …

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Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Flower Power: The Glamour of Flower Crowns

Spring has sprung. Plants are blooming, eggs are hatching and the sun is warming. More importantly it’s time to show your creative flair and penchant for being #freespirit with a flower crown. Like a normal crown, only without the royal title, self-dignity and and affluent material. With a small amount …

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Mind Over (Food) Matter

Mind Over (Food) Matter

There’s an interesting video going around about how mirroring food can trick your mind into eating less. From ‘hacking food’ to the way in which we perceive things, there’s a tonne of fascinating food related research. Besides the awesome stuff, like, VR-related food augmentation, there’s also basic perception tricks, where using …

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Do Healing Crystals Work?

Healing Crystals are an alternative medicinal practice that claims to have healing powers. But do they actually have healing powers or are they simply colourful rocks? As an enthusiast of all things New Age, I decided to take a crack at healing crystals to figure out if they can heal …

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