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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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Wholesome Bloke In Early Thirties Still Calls Mate’s Parents By Title Surnames

Wholesome Bloke In Early Thirties Still Calls Mate's Parents By Title Surnames

A wholesome local bloke in his early thirties is reportedly still calling his mate’s parents by their title and surnames despite having known them for well over a decade now. Martin Greer, 33, was sighted taking his shoes off at the door, and sheepishly making his way to the couch …

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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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Wholesome TV Shows to Watch When Life Gets You Down

Wholesome TV Shows to Watch When Life Gets You Down

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who are inspired by amazing tv shows where character growth is abound and feel that if a tiny smol bean can do anything, you can too! And then there are those who feel even worse than before. If you’re the …

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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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15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

15 Wholesome Memes To Get You Through The Day

Let’s be honest, life is hard. Now that uni is back on with all of its pressures and deadlines, it’s time to take a step back and remember all of the good things that still exist in life. So, if you’re having a bad day (or even if you’re not and …

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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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Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Blitz Karaoke: Despacito

Des-pa-ci-to  We hit the street (the Main Walkway), and asked some students to show off their karaoke skills. And boy oh boy did they deliver. What song should be next? Let us know by commenting below!

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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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How To: HowToBasic

How To: HowToBasic

If you’ve never experienced the joy of HowToBasic, let me set the scene for you. You’re looking for an instructional video on Youtube, maybe on how to bake a cake or make a salad. You find this popular video with an appealing thumbnail, and before you know it everything’s ruined, …

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Things I Wish I Could DIY

Things I wish I could DIY

Who says DIY is reserved for children? Albeit being not so initiative in terms of action, I constantly wonder what in my life I’d like to make using my own hands. My book Not just writing it, but also printing, publishing and promoting it, under my own name, all on …

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Interview: Crooked Colours

Interview: Crooked Colours

Australian electronic trio Crooked Colours are at the top of their game right now. Their debut album ‘Vera’ was released earlier to this year to resoundingly positive reviews, and they’re currently embarking on an Australian tour with sold-out dates around the country. Blitz contributor Georgia Griffiths was lucky enough to …

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3 Things You Shouldn’t DIY : Uni Student Edition

3 Things You Shouldn't DIY : Uni Student Edition

There are things humans are, as a general rule, not equipped to handle. Then there are other things that specific humans are incapable of. The self sufficiency of humans went from building their own homes and hunting their own food to hiring a team of professionals to handle it. Until …

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PhotoClub Goes To Bondi

PhotoClub Goes To Bondi

Last weekend PhotoClub held their first weekend outing for the semester. The Bondi to Coogee photowalk quickly turned into a Bondi to Bondi walk – it took so long because so many photos were taken!! Check out some shots from the day below 🙂 Huirou Zhang (Above) Ishpreet Singh Chawla …

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3D Print It Yourself!

3D Print It Yourself!

Let’s be honest, there’s no other “innovation” buzzword that quite describes DIY like 3D printing. It’s a cool concept. Anything you want you could print yourself. You could even print yourself – well, the miniature version of yourself. Do you need a bowl? Go print it. What about a phone …

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Review: NUTS’ presents Savages

Review: NUTS' presents Savages

If you want to lose your faith in men entirely, NUTS’ production of Savages is perfect evening viewing. Four horny, aggressive, lonely blokes sail away on a cruise ship for the boys’ trip of a lifetime. However, their close living quarters quickly feel suffocating as old rivalries resurface and tensions …

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Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Review: Tove Lo ft. Tigertown

Tigertown Nothing says indie electro pop rock quite like mismatched outfits from a range of eras. These modern times allow amazing groups like Tigertown to exist and find their very own genre. Think female drummer, shiny jackets, full moon glasses, tucked in shirts, untucked knee length tops, shiny vinyl white pants, …

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In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

In Memoriam: iPod Nano & Shuffle

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Dearly beloved, we are gathered here not to mourn a fall, but to celebrate a life. It is a source of great sadness in our collective existence that we all must face an inevitable end. This assured, eventual end is one of the only …

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Exchange Diaries: Canada

Exchange Diaries: Canada

Blitz caught up with Sarah Park to chat about picturesque scenery, hostel disasters, and more while she was at Queens University in Canada on exchange. Why did you decide on Canada for exchange? I decided to go on exchange because I wanted to experience something new, and exchange was the …

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Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

A UNSW student has finally opted to take his education seriously in the final semester, as the stark reality of graduation starts to set in. Gavin Lee, 21, and in his final year of his Criminology and Criminal Justice degree, has applied for over twenty unpaid internships, and sixty plus …

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