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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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Life Lessons We Didn’t Know We Needed

Life Lessons We Didn't Know We Needed

TEDx Youth @Sydney brought together a wonderful concoction of inspiring, talented and all-round fantastic speakers who left us amazed, in fits of laughter and most importantly – ready to take on the world with these life lessons. Never stop dreaming Age is absolutely not a deal breaker for wisdom. 17-year-old …

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PhotoClub Collab With CircuSoc

PhotoClub Collab With CircuSoc

PhotoClub recently collaborated with CircuSoc, managing to capture light, fire, and some incredible talent. Photo by Tedd Vuu Photo by Iris Liao Photo by Hamad Khalis Adam   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

How To: Exercise Without Actually Exercising

Being a uni student – exercise is a tough call. You’re either too broke to go to the gym, don’t have time to exercise or (if you’re like me) simply can’t be bothered. Here are some quick and easy tips on how to stay active without having to go for …

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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

We’ve been told for the longest time that you should drink eight cups of water a day, which is approximately two litres. Is this right? Could you possibly drink too much water? Well, let’s start with the hypothetical first. Yes, you totally can drink too much water. In fact, you …

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Best Burgers in Sydney

Wholesome and healthy food is what everyone seems to be after these days. But can kale chips really compare with the greasy, juicy, hearty and heavenly? If you’re like me and prefer some not-so-heart-healthy food, here are some of the best burgers in Sydney. The Milk Bar by Cafe Ish, …

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Doctor’s Notes : Uni Student Edition

Doctor's Notes : Uni Student Edition

Date – Week 6 Patient Name – Every Uni Student Age – Too young for mid life crises, also a little premature for quarter life crises. Patient complains about – Regular bouts of “just can’t”s Physically not being able to become functional by 9am Caffeine dependency A last minute panic …

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Beauty Brands for Your Spring Allergies

7 Beauty Brands for Your Spring Allergies

Spring has officially sprung and it is safe to say those first tastes of the warmer weather are getting us way too excited for summer. But while this is one of the best times of the year, it’s also a time when hay fever and allergies loom. Our skin becomes …

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Lostkeyz

Lostkeyz

From Melbourne, to the mighty Gong, to Canberra, Lostkeyz has taken his self-titled EP tour all over Australia and is performing up a storm. Lostkeyz AKA Doron Losky is set for one more stop on this tour, his home town, Sydney! Playing alongside the likes of CLEWS, Kirklandd and Cheapskate, …

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The Sydney Fringe Comedy Festival Is A Must See Event

By Jeeves Verma Ladies and Gentlemen! Hopefully you are aware that the Sydney Fringe Festival is happening around Sydney RIGHT NOW! The Fringe Festival is such an important part of Sydney culture for both emerging and seasoned artists, but the best part about it is that YOU get to experience …

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Why Are This Year’s Bachelorettes So Mean?

Why are this years bachelorettes so mean?

This year’s version of The Bachelor is different. The contestants are… how would mum say it? Strong willed? Fiercely independent? Highly strung? Oh hell I’ll say it, they’re mean. You know what? They’re not just plain old mean. They are some Regina George, Blair Waldorf, Cersei Lannister level mean girls. …

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Review: Look What You Made Me Do, Taylor Swift

Review: Look What You Made Me Do, Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift’s new single marks another milestone in her career. In her earlier years, she was the sweet girl next door in You Belong With Me or the stunning princess in Love Story. And clearly, she has been attempting to remove these tags. In 2017, Taylor begins to mock and play …

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Confessions of a Westie

Confessions of a Westie

In my first year of uni, I met this guy who really made an impression on me. Initially, there didn’t seem to be anything particularly exceptional about him. To me he seemed to be the typical ‘inner-city living, white boy’. Every day he wore a different coloured Ralph Lauren shirt, …

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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Arts

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Arts

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. This is My Faculty Rules. Each episode, teams of two representing their faculty go head to head competing in challenges to determine the age old question: Which UNSW Faculty is best? In the second episode we witness some epic SLAM potery from …

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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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PhotoClub Goes to the Cherry Blossom Festival

PhotoClub Goes to Cherry Blossom Festival

PhotoClub visited the Cherry Blossom Festival at Auburn Botanic Gardens, check out some of their shots. Shalini Rome  Tsz Kin William Liu Campbell Armstrong Rider   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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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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What’s On S2 WK 6

What's On S2 WK 6

What’s On this week? Everything from Big Trivia: Internet Memes & Drama Queens, Arc Goes To… The Snow to How To Adult Workshops and more!

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