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New Years Resolutions Take 2

New Years Resolutions Take 2

It’s been quite a while since the year started, and by now you’ve probably completely forgotten that you ever had hopes and dreams. We get it – uni, work, and life in general weights you down and limits your potential. You know, the one your Year Eight teacher kept saying …

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Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

Barking Up The Right Tree: UNSW DogSoc

What provides you with unconditional love, friendship, and support in times of distress? Don’t know? Well, allow us to introduce you to UNSW’s very own Dog Appreciation Society, celebrating dogs in all their forms. Though there are several animal rights and welfare groups at university, there’s nothing quite like DogSoc. …

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Yes, She Can

Yes, She Can

There’s no mountain too high, no weight too heavy, no obstacle too tough, because she can do it! The She Can campaign run by Arc Sport was inspired by the government’s ‘Girls Make Your Move’ initiative. Sticking to the same agenda of encouraging girls to feel confident and empowered in …

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A Chat With: Martina Martian

A Chat With: Martina Martian

Blitz chatted to Martina Martian, a freelance designer/illustrator, UNSW Student and Blitz design contributor about collaborating with big name brands like ASOS and Doughnut Time, the retro vibes and bright colours evident in her work, and more. The injection of bright and eye catching colours informs your creative style, which …

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PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub Goes To Melbourne

PhotoClub headed down to Melbourne for their 207 road trip. Check out some snapshots below Boee Yip (Above) Tsz Kin William Liu (Above) Vina Nguyen (Above)   Check out more from PhotoClub on their website, or social media!

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Interview: Jeremy Bolm of Touché Amoré

I recently had the chance to catch up with Jeremy Bolm, frontman of post-hardcore band, Touché Amoré, ahead of their Brisbane show. They’re currently embarking on an Australian headline tour in support of their latest album, Stage Four. Jeremy and I spoke about the pros and cons of festivals, coffee, …

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Holy Moly, it’s Holy Holy!

The energetic and atmospheric sounds of Holy Holy have been filling airwaves and international music arenas for the past few years. With a successful first album ‘When the Storms Would Come’ under their belt they are now touring Australia with their second critically acclaimed album ‘Paint’. Blitz was lucky enough …

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Review: TEDxSydney 2017

TEDxSydney 2017

Remember when your high school teacher would pull up a TED Talk video on Youtube to explain a concept when they couldn’t be bothered? TEDxSydney is like that, but in real life. One of the largest TEDx events in the world, TEDxSydney brings together some of Australia’s greatest and most …

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Interview: Alex Bleeker, Real Estate

Blitz Radio host, Will Clifton, recently had the opportunity to talk with Alex Bleeker, the bassist for Real Estate. Real Estate is coming to Australia in July to play their recently released 4th studio album, In Mind. Alex was a super chill and cool guy. If you haven’t already, give …

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Review: UNA

Review: UNA

Unsettling, is the word that comes to mind. The film drips with it: the austere silences, isolating cinematography, ambient swells cut against impatient mechanical rhythms. Director Benedict Andrews is not aiming for subtlety here – but he toes a dangerous line between artistic and overkill. Rooney Mara’s near-bipolar unpredictability – …

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Uni Contributor Runs Out Of Motivation To Compose Punchy Article

Uni Contributor Runs Out of Motivation To Compose Punchline Article

[Satirical set-up here, try make it topical and format the same way a news site would.] [Additional follow up joke to elaborate on premise– make sure premise is clear.]   [Fake quote from exaggerated character (A)– either really in on the concept or painfully oblivious.] [Build on character based on …

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PhotoClub And FabSoc Collab

When two greats collab, they make something epic! Check out the results of a collaboration between PhotoClub and FabSoc. Jason Phu (above) Jacky Che (above) John Acierda (above) Pua Pao (above) Winston Luu (above)

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Procrastination And Motivation Are Synonyms

Procrastination And Motivation Are Synonyms

It’s Week 13, time to get some solid work done! Time to sit down, power up that laptop, get a fresh new document opened annnndddd……is that hunger I feel? It’s been three hours since lunch and the six snacks you’ve had since then have long worn off. You should go …

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Productive Ways To Procrastinate

Productive Ways To Procrastinate

With exams fast approaching, our old friend procrastination is a stranger to no one. Here are some productive ways to procrastinate so you can waste time while still achieving something. Procrastibaking Satisfy that sweet tooth with a sweet treat! Besides, doesn’t everyone need some sugary goodness after a long ‘study’ …

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Review: Snapbuds -The World’s Best Earbud Detangling System

Review: Snapbuds -The World's Best Earbud Detangling System

Detangling earphones is always a mission and a half. Luckily, Blitz were sent some Snapbuds to make our lives that little bit easier.* But do they actually solve the tangling issue? I put them to the test. Snapbuds claim to be the world’s best earbud or earphone detangling system. The Snapbuds are comprised …

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Get Off Your Butt and Get Motivated

5 Completely reasonable Ways To Make Money In UNSW

It’s the last leg. You’re almost there, just one or two more weeks till you cross the finish line… But….all you want to do is sleep and watch Netflix. You can’t seem to find the energy to start studying. Don’t worry, you are not alone. Here are a few tips to …

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What’s On: S1 W13

What's On: S1 W9

All Week Get Involved with Blitz (that’s us!) Volunteer with Arc Artsweek Submissions Open  Get Tickets to End of Session Party ~~ Full Moon Phil’ Fun-a-Thon – Enter your team Leadership Labs – Applications Open Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong …

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A Taste of Persian Cuisine

When it comes to food you’ve probably tried Thai, Indian, and Mexican, but in my completely unbiased opinion, you haven’t lived until you’ve tried Persian cuisine. Prepare yourself for huge portions and a ridiculous amount of carbs. You can find a lot of affordable restaurants in Sydney. Here’s a guide …

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Local Vegan Feasts on Cardboard and Disappointment

A local vegan has taken to pretending her steady diet of cardboard and disappointment “… isn’t as shit as it sounds…”. Joy Sarrandon, 31, accounts executive at a Surry Hills PR firm, is reportedly surviving on three square meals of Samsung delivery boxes with a side of unfulfilled hunger, supplemented …

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Inspirations, Style and New Poetry Collections with Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a Toronto-based writer and artist, and is widely known for her viral Instagram menstrual photo and 2014 publication ‘milk and honey’. Ahead of her appearance at the Sydney Writer’s Festival, she took the time to speak with Blitz about her inspirations, style and upcoming book. Why poetry? …

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Interview: Mariko Tamaki

Interview: Mariko Tamaki

With the Sydney Writer’s Festival kicking off, a wide range of talents have flooded into Sydney to impart their wisdom for avid readers and budding writers alike. Blitz chatted with one such bright star, Mariko Tamaki, a Canadian graphic novelist known for her LGBT+ themes with a focus on young people (and not mention her …

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Fidget Spinners

Fidget Spinners

If you are anything like me, your eyebrows just perked at the mention of fidget spinners. For those who don’t know what they are, let me try and explain it to you: they are, a type of toy, that spins. Basically, a generic fidget spinner consists of a bearing in …

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Food That Is ExTra

Food that is ExTra

Extra is using an umbrella when you’re wearing a raincoat. Extra is when you keep complaining about the bus line for the 891 when hello, whining about it will not make it go away. But most importantly, extra is something indigestible that Instagram somehow turns indelibly gorgeous. Here are some of the …

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Tasty Recipes IRL

Since it’s creation in 2015, Tasty by Buzzfeed has exploded, with its Facebook page boasting over 85 million followers as of May 2017. Safe to say, almost everyone has seen these aesthetically pleasing videos of food floating around on social media. So the food in the videos definitely looks tasty and relatively …

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What’s On: S1 W12

What's On: S1 W12

All Week Artsweek Submissions Open  Get Tickets to End of Session Party ~~ Full Moon Tune In to Blitz Radio Phil’ Fun-a-Thon – Enter your team Leadership Labs – Applications Open Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong Tournament / 5-6pm / …

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