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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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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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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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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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Interview: Pablo Quintero, FishGig

Ever wonder whether driving for UberEats will earn you more than riding for Deliveroo or Foodora? Will that change in a few hours? Or tomorrow? With FishGig, a new UNSW-born startup, you can now compare and select which on-demand platform pays you more at any given time. Blitz chatted to …

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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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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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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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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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Phil’ Charity Concert: The Highlights

Phil' Charity Concert

UNSW’s Arc Philanthropic or Phil’ hosted a Charity Concert on Thursday night, which raised $4000 towards their $50,000 goal, for the Child Life and Music Therapy Department at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick. As with every success, there were some good and some amazing moments, so we’ve decided to recap the …

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Creative Spotlight: Find Auna

Creative Spotlight: Audrey Alim 1

Audrey Alim (also known as Find Auna) is an exhibiting artist, illustrator and creative photographer based in Sydney. Auna graduated in 2014 from a Bachelors of Digital Media at UNSW Art and Design. Since then, she has discovered her passion in illustration, photography and art, working across many mediums and with …

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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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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

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 first episode we witness the hustling nature of Business …

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Soundtrack To: UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding

Soundtrack To: UNSW's Big Gay Wedding

To celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) and UNSW’s Big Gay Wedding, we put together a playlist of the most colourful, fabulous, and glitter infused tunes. Listen below!

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Tech-free Life; The Beginning

Tech-free Life; The Beginning.

At around five in the afternoon the CBD starts to fill up with tired, empty faces. Edging forward in a weary shuffle; their last dregs of focus relinquished to small, silver screens.  From a distance it’s slightly strange and even sort-of sad. Not the emptiness mind you. Apathy is an extremely …

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Struggle Street, UNSW

Struggle Street, UNSW

UNSW is amazing,  why else would we all go here? But that doesn’t stop us from experiencing ‘first-world-problems’. The 891 bus lines Everyone knows the massive pain that is the 891 the bus lines. Especially when you’re late for a 9am lecture and the line at Eddy Ave is literally through the …

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UNSW Hunger Games: Survival Of The Faculties

UNSW Faculties: Survival Of The Fittest

There’s no denying UNSW students are tough. But which faculty is the toughest? Will students in your faculty live to see old age? Will they even make it to graduation? We took a closer look at each UNSW faculty and their chance at survival. Arts & Design Favourable aspect: Creativity. …

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Local Music: Demonatrix

Local Music: Demonatrix

Among the local music scene rises the Sydney-sider band Demonatrix. Music teachers by day, rockers by night; meet Demonatrix, the new up and coming five-piece metal band. Throwing back to the days of KISS and the more recent Black Veil Brides, Demonatrix brings a visual aspect to the stage with “warpaint” …

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You Know You’re A UNSW Student When…

You Know You're A UNSW Student When...

Love ’em or hate ’em, no one can deny that these things are what makes UNSW truly #iconic. The Basser Steps are part of your daily workout UNSW really goes above and beyond when it comes to delivering World Class™ services to students. Who needs to go to the gym when you …

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What’s On: S1 W8

What's On: S1 W8

All Week Register for FREE TICKETS to Blitz Presents: Media Industry Panel Get Tickets to Phil’ Charity Concert  Monday Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Anzac Day Public Holiday Wednesday She Can – Underwater Rugby / 1-2pm / Uni Pool / FREE – REGISTER She Can – Fitness Class / 2:30-3:30pm / Uni Gym …

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What’s On: S1 W7

What's On: S1 W7

All Week Student Cookbook Recipe Submissions OPEN Monday Phil’ Easter FUNdraiser / Library Lawn / 9am-4pm  Trivia / 5:30-6:30pm / Greenhouse Tuesday Bike-ology Workshop / 12-2pm / Arc Precinct (just off the Basser steps) Theatre Sports / 2-4pm / Greenhouse Ping Pong Tournament / 5-6pm / Greenhouse Wednesday She Can – …

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Top 10 Board Games

Top 10 Board Games

Board games, they’re the best segues for breaking party awkwardness, making friends, and dramatically ending them. And all because you flipped and broke their Ikea coffee table. Big deal! As we’re in the ‘a-stress-ment’ period, here’s a list of board games that will never leave you bored. Cranium Great for …

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