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Humans of UNSW - Danny

Carla and Jelynne spoke with Danny from Pho House to learn about where he came from and how UNSW changed his life.

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Where to Eat on Campus

The gang at Blitz recommends the best places to eat on campus.

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Yours and Owls @ The Gong

Tilly went down to Wollongong for the annual Yours and Owls festival, and covered what's changed with the festival this year.

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The Genesis of KanyeSoc

KanyeSoc began as a UNSW Discussion Group meme, but grew into something way larger than anyone ever thought. Richard sat down to interview the co-founders of the society, Ben and Sameen.

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2021 Term 2

Talking with: UNSW's Muslim Students' Association

Carla spoke with some of the members of UNSW's MSA to find out about the society as well as some of the challenges they face.

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About Closed Doors: Isolation and Art

Earlier this term, Caleb covered the opening of UNSW Library's newest exhibition, 'About Closed Doors'.

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Simone Biles' shock exit sparks discourse on mental health

Odelia addresses the recent conversation about mental health in the Tokyo Olympics.

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Review: Cruella

Patrick takes us through the fabulous new 101 Dalmations prequel, 'Cruella', and how it surprises you with its creativity.

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The Definitive Guide to Zombie Defence - Hell’s Kitchen Edition

Alexa extensively covers the best kitchen utensils for Zombie Apocalypse survival. What the hell?

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Sex/Life: What in the Goddamn?

Arianna regales us with a tale of the utter garbageness of Netflix's newest show, Sex/Life.

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Blitz Interviews | Mi-Kaisha

Richard spoke with RnB musician Mi-Kaisha about her music, the perceptions of First Nations people in America, and how creative expression provides us a voice.

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Talking About Asexuality

Liam explores what it means to be Asexual, and covers some common misconceptions on the topic.

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The Problem with Youtube Adoptions and Kid-Fluencers

Pin delves deep into the world of Family Youtube channels, and tells us how they're becoming increasingly toxic.

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Humans of UNSW - James

Carla and Jelynne spoke with James about how he came to work at UNSW and talk about some old tech stories.

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The State of Sports: Is It Coming Home?

Thaveesha takes a look at the history of modern English soccer and gives his predictions for the upcoming Euros Finals.

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Supporting First Nations Businesses

This NAIDOC Week we revisit Ana's article that highlights First Nations small businesses that you can support

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Blitz Interviews | Shag Rock

Tilly sat down and had a chat with Shag Rock’s Alex Wilson to talk about the new album, inspirations and where the name 'Shag Rock' first came from.

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The BTS Army: A Cult?

Shakira walks us through the BTS ARMY fandom and why it gives her cult vibes.

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What to do this lockdown (other than binge Netflix)

Miss Rona has returned and we're back in lockdown, so Lili is taking us through some new hobbies we can pick up to pass the time.

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An Ode to Iron Chef: The Cooking Show That Reigned Supreme

Richard looks back on a cultural touchstone of cooking shows. The legendary and inimitable 'Iron Chef'.

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Breaking Boundaries: the "most scary and enlightening" documentary on climate change

Sacha takes a look at the newest documentary 'Breaking Boundaries' which covers climate change and the unsustainable direction we are heading towards.

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Being an Ally

Respect Week is coming to a close, so Richard spoke with Chantel about how we can show our continuing support to members of disadvantaged groups.

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A Definitive Ranking of the Barbie Cinematic Universe

Alexa extensively researched, polled and analysed the Barbie Cinematic Universe. This is her scientifically objective and infallible top 10.

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Humans of UNSW - Danny

Carla and Jelynne spoke with Danny from Pho House to learn about where he came from and how UNSW changed his life.

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Blitz Book Club: No Longer Human

Layla takes us through a harrowing and painful masterwork by legend of Japanese literature, Osamu Dazai. This is 'No Longer Human'.

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The State of Sports: Ari's EURO Match Day Round-up

Arianna covers what happened in this year's EUROs.

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Yours and Owls @ The Gong

Tilly went down to Wollongong for the annual Yours and Owls festival, and covered what's changed with the festival this year.

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Where to Eat on Campus

The gang at Blitz recommends the best places to eat on campus.

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A Quacking Good Time: 8 Questions You've Always Wanted To Ask A Duck Owner

Regina takes us through the joys and trials of duck ownership.

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2021 Term 1

Top 5 Clubs to Change the World

Want to make a difference while you're at uni? Take a look at some clubs you can join to help make the world a better place.

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GTR Festival: Behind The Racing Lies a Family

Carla explores the culture behind Drag Racing, and how it brings a community together.

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Underground: The Film From A Forgotten Country

​​Screams, betrayal and a monkey driving a tank. This is Underground, one of the last films from a country that no longer exists. Joey reminisces about this underseen gem.

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Top 5 Clubs for Creative Arts Enthusiasts

Do you have a creative passion lurking deep within you that you just want to express? Thinking about getting involved with campus life? Look no further.

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Hamilton | Sydney Lyric Theatre

A musical about the captivating legacy of a founding father and his ambition to shape American history. Christine discusses whether the Sydney production lives up to the hype.

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On Nomadland

Since his viewing of Chloe Zhou’s Nomadland at TIFF's virtual screening, Patt has been meditating on its significance to our present political and cultural moment.

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The Irregulars: Come for the Crows, Stay for the Characters

Alexa takes you through the newest Netflix show, 'The Irregulars', and asks if it's worth a watch.

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​Why We Disliked Ad Astra, and Why We Need to Give it a Second Chance

Since its release, Ad Astra has been met with general disappointment from movie-goers, despite a high rating from critics. Shaye explores why.

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Lil Nas X's 'Montero': Expression of Queer Freedom or Conservative Nightmare?

From the Man that took you down the “Old Town Road” to cosplaying Nicki Minhaj in the most Barbie-licious fashion comes Montero (Call Me By your Name). Thaveesha takes you through the story of this controversial new music video.

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The sci-fi nerd’s watch: NUTS's thrilling new student production

An hour and a half visionary science fiction play premiered in the 1920s by Karel Čapek that makes you question our society. Regina recounts her experience watching the production of R.U.R.

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Med Revue 2021 Review: Somewhere between 'Shrek' and 'Marriage Story', with a Sprinke of Stereotypes

Richard and Kat watched the opening night of Med Revue: Breaking Bones and came out of it with a lot of thoughts. It was dazzling, energetic, and... somewhat offensive.

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100 Thieves: E-Sports Culture and Beyond

Thaveesha takes a deep-dive into E-sports culture and how teams like 100 Thieves are diversifying into media brands.

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Where to Nap in UNSW

Late nights and long days of study wearing you down? Shaye has compiled the ultimate list of campus locales for some refreshing shut-eye!

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Do We Live In A Dystopia?

Alexa explores just how close to a dystopic world we really are.

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The Dark Side of Crystals

During the COVID-19 pandemic, crystals saw a rise in popularity, especially on social media apps like Tiktok. Carla takes a look at the other side of Crystal Culture.

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The Genesis of KanyeSoc

KanyeSoc began as a UNSW Discussion Group meme, but grew into something way larger than anyone ever thought. Richard sat down to interview the co-founders of the society, Ben and Sameen.

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Drive to Survive: F1 in a Different Light

Arianna takes you through the highs and lows of Netflix's popular series, Drive to Survive.

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Review: Ginny and Georgia

Cheryl gives us her take on whether the newest Netflix show Ginny and Georgia can compete with other coming of age stories such as Gilmore Girls or How to Get Away with Murder.

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A Rough Guide to: Citypop

A song that makes you reminisce memories you have never had? Yeah, that’s a city pop song. Shakira takes you through this niche sub-genre of music, and curates a playlist that'll give you only the best vibes.

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Zack Snyder's Justice League: Unbridled Vision, For Better or Worse

​​Zack Snyder’s Justice League if nothing else, stands as a testament to filmmaking with a vision. Richard takes a look at this piece of filmmaking history.

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Outriders: A First Look

Outriders is the new kid on the block of looter shooter games. With the demo being released to the public Liam checked out if it could find a foothold in its genre and go toe to toe with its competitors.

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A Rough Guide to: Alternative Anime

Anime is a vast medium that includes a variety of shows, themes, genres, and styles of animation. Harcharan gives us their top recommendations for what to watch if your tired of all shows feeling the same.

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Study STEM Smarter

Joey takes you through the best methods for studying smart, not hard, in STEM degrees.

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Top 5 Clubs To Join This International Women's Day

Are you a female studying in a male-dominated field? Do you want to find more opportunities that will make your student experience richer? We have the perfect clubs for you to join at UNSW! Empowering, Fun and Valuable.

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Making the Most of Time: Why We Struggle to Do it, and How to Do it Right

Time management can be hard in the technological age, but there are some simple tools and tricks which can help you find a balance between leisure and work. Shaye explains.

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Destiny 2: A Fresher Perspective

Destiny 2 has had a tumultous launch and a declining player-base, but its newest expansion has some redeeming features to it. Liam takes you through it.

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The Change is Now: COVID and Higher Education

The change is now, an opinion on the revolutionary change on the Higher Education System by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Joey talks about it.

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Bling Empire and Crazy Rich Asians: A New Kind of Bourgeois

Bling Empire and Crazy Rich Asians see a rise in the number of bourgeious films and shows coming from the Asia region. Carla takes a look at both of them.

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Wandavision: Something Unexpected

'Wandavision' is the newest show from Marvel Studios, but it's a little bit different from the rest... Shakira reviews it here.

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Kid Laroi

Kid Laroi is an up-and-coming Australian rapper, born in Sydney, and has worked alongside the likes of Juice Wrld, Onefour and Blackbear. If you've never heard of him, let Thaveesha take you through an exploration of this artist's journey.

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Your Guide to Mardi Gras in 2021

Chantel takes you through the absolute essentials to get involved with during this Mardi Gras. Check it out here.

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For Sama: To Fight Is To Show The Truth

'For Sama' is a powerful documentary film about a filmmaker's experiences during the uprising in Aleppo. Carla explores it.

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A Rough Guide to: 90s East Coast Jazz-Rap

Social awareness, heavy sampling, a funky bass undertone and rappers playing with each other between verses. Joey walks you through an underrated sub-genre of music that you may not have ever heard of.

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Minari: Our Shared Ideal

Finn and Richard watched an advanced screening of Minari this February, and had different feelings about the film; Richard loved it, but Finn found it a bit lacking - they discuss it below.

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2020 Articles

Streaming Suggestions: What You Should Be Watching This November

Streaming Suggestions is a month-by-month series of recommendations for film lovers and those interested in expanding their horizons. Richard takes you through some films that will blow your mind.

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Can We Watch Brooklyn Nine Nine in a World Dominated by the BLM Movement? Or is it Just Copaganda?

Brooklyn Nine Nine has been an instant hit since it burst onto our screens 8 years ago. But in a BLM world, is it still morally right to continue watching it? Nina gives her hot take.

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'The Queen's Gambit' Might Be Netflix's Series of the Year

Netflix's most recent hit might be the best series it has released this year. Freya reviews 'The Queens Gambit'.

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The Haunting of Bly Manor: Ominous, Scary, and Dark

Carla reviews Netflix's hottest new Halloween series, 'The Haunting of Bly Manor'.

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Stop Using Sexist Tropes to Defend Gladys Berejiklian

In light of the Premier's most recent, and perhaps most serious, corruption scandal, commentators from across the spectrum have been coming to her defence... with sexist tropes. Marc explores the situation.

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The Bachelorette 2020: Cut the Girls Some Slack

The Bachelorette is back for a new season! But it doesn't seem to be quite the lighthearted fun it used to be. Nina explains why.

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'Altered Carbon' Feels Like a Punch in the Gut

Season 2 of 'Altered Carbon' has just been released. But is it as good as its predecessor? Liam explores both seasons of 'Altered Carbon'.

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What You Should Be Watching This October: Corona-ween Spooktober Spectacular Streaming Suggestions

It's October! Time for ghosts, witches, and demons - from within the safety of your own home, of course. Richard takes us through a list of films perfect to watch in anticipation for Halloween.

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5 Webtoons to Read When You're Bored Out of Your Mind

Webtoons, online comics originally from Korea, are beginning to take the world by storm. Alina introduces us to 5 great webtoons.

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Under Their Influence: Should Celebrities Stay Out of Politics?

2020 has been undeniably shaped by politics. Everyone we know has been posting or talking about social justice and modern issues, so why is it such a big deal when celebrities do it? Freya takes us through celebrity activism.

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'Enola Holmes' Is a True Delight

'Enola Holmes' is the newest take on the classic Sherlock Holmes stories. It's bright, fast-paced, and surprisingly emotional for a Holmes story. Cheryl takes us through the movie.

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'The Album' Review: Blackpink Can Make Anything a Hit

Blackpink's long awaited first album is here! But does it live up to the group's singles? Katie explores the album.

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'Among Us' Taught Me Not to Trust Anyone

'Among Us' is a hit new game that has made a huge resurgence two years after its initial release. But what makes it so popular, and why are people enjoying it today? Liam takes us through 'Among Us'.

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Why Spotify Wants to Become the Netflix of Podcasts, and How it Marks a New Era for Podcasting

The explosive popularity of podcasts over the last few years have led media giants like Spotify and Amazon to begin signing creators to exclusive deals. But what does this mean for podcasters and their listeners. Aaron dives into the world of podcasting.

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5 Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

For many of us, the coronavirus pandemic has ruined our semblance of time and, by extension, our sleep patterns. Many of us are sleeping at 3am and often struggle to wake up for our midday tutes. Luckily, Katie will take us through some tips to improve yo

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Everyone Owes Paris Hilton an Apology

In the early 2000s, everyone thought they new everything about socialite, Paris Hilton. She was the epitome of a 'dumb, bimbo blonde'. But the release of 'This is Paris' has cast a new light onto public knowledge of Paris. And now, Marc insists that every

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Fall Guys is a Clunky, but Hilarious, Battle Royale Platformer

Fall Guys is the big new hit to enter the gaming world. It's fun, addictive, and has taken even the non-gaming world by storm. Liam takes us through the ups and downs of Fall Guys.

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5 Important Things You Should Have Learnt in Sex-Ed

Sex-ed was probably one of the most important subjects we were meant to learn in school. But so many programs just didn't teach you what you really needed to know. Nina takes us through 5 important things you need to know about sex-ed.

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"Hello, I'm Fat"; How 'Shrill' Exposes the Realities of Being Fat

Henry reviews 'Shrill', one of the best and more nuanced shows about the realities of being fat.

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The Voice of Our Youth: A Review of LaGravenese’s 'Freedom Writers' and Plea for Educational Reform

The past few months have been politically tumultuous for a number of reasons. Many events have proven that history rhymes and that we can learn from the events and pop culture of the past. Deborah takes us through LaGravenese's 'Freedom Writers'.

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How to NOT Kill Your Houseplants

Did you buy a houseplant at the beginning of lockdown only to find that it's dying/dead? Don't worry, it happens to us all. Luckily Nina is here to take us through some hot tips for taking care of your next plant.

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Umbrella Academy Season 2 Doesn't Have the Impact It Needs

The much-awaited second season of Umbrella Academy has been released, but according to Cheryl, it just isn't what it used to be.

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Why I Hate the #GirlBoss Movement

Freya discusses how a phrase once used to empower women has been weaponised and corporatised beyond recognition.

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'Use Me' Sees the Continued Evolution of PVRIS

Katie takes us through the highs and lows of PVRIS' third studio album, Use Me.

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The NBA Strike Could have Been a Real Moment for Racial Justice and Labour Rights

The NBA Strike was an intense and highly public show of solidarity by various NBA players. But it could have done so much more. Marc takes us through the story.

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How Coronavirus Has Impacted Minorities

The coronavirus pandemic has made life difficult for all of us. But, like many other social issues, it has disproportionately affected minorities, particularly in regards to discrimination. Carla explores minority discrimination.

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Back to the Big Screen: Unhinged

Now that cinemas are re-opening, there are only a few movies that are available on the big screen, and 'Unhinged' is one of them. Anna reviews the newest Russell Crowe thriller.

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Diving In: A Rewrite of the Rom-Com

Diving In is a fantastic Australian-made film that premiered at the Sydney Film Festival earlier this year. Madeleine takes us through its ups and downs.

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5 Tips for Getting Through Term 3

The last leg of the year has finally begun, and a lot of us don't feel like we have it in us to finish the year. Nina provides us with some great tips on finishing the term.

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Streaming Suggestions: What You Should be Watching in September

Richard takes us through what we should be watching this month!

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'Les Misérables' Review

Les Misérables is a gritty and timely French thriller.

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​Exhibition preview and Callout: Screenshot with Curator Yvonne Le​ ​

By Elizabeth Lewis

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Blitz Exclusive: A First Look at Snapchat's Cameo Stickers

Take a look at one of Snapchat's newest features!

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Review: 'Charter' - A Mother's Desperation for Love

Anna reviews Amanda Kernell's feature film, 'Charter'.

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What's So Bad About Thatcherism and Reaganomics? - A Response to Josh Frydenberg

With Josh Frydenberg's recent comments on the future state of Australia's economy, Freya explains the issues that underlie his plans.

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Streaming Suggestions: What You Should be Watching in August

Richard walks us through what we should be watching this month.

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Jack Whitehall's 'I'm Only Joking' is a Breath of Fresh Air

Nina review's Jack Whitehall's latest comedy special, 'I'm Only Joking'.

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Michael Brooks Awakened My Political Consciousness

With the passing of political juggernaut, Michael Brooks, Marc reflects on Brooks' impact on his political outlook.

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Why You Should be Nicer to People Who Work in Hospitality

The pandemic has seen a huge spike in 'Karens', those people who demand to see a manager over inconsequential things that no one can change, often throwing a tantrum over it. Nina takes us through why we should be nicer to those people who take the brunt

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What Can Students Do to Help the Environment?

As university students, we are likely to be the ones inheriting this burden and may witness the more severe impacts of climate change within our lifetimes. Luckily, Freya has some tips for what we can do to help limit the impact of the crisis.

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'Folklore' May Be Taylor Swift's Best Album Yet

Taylor Swift's newest, surprise album has taken pop music enthusiasts by storm, with many suggesting it may be her best, and most earnest release to date. Freya takes us through the album.

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Top 10 Most Iconic 'Glee' Covers

Regardless of whether you like 'Glee' as a show, you cannot deny that its covers have had a huge cultural impact over the last decade. Thaveesha takes us through the show's most iconic songs.

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How to Approach Proofreading and Editing

With essays, reports, and reflection deadlines coming up, Jeremy takes us through an in-depth approach to proofreading which can help you reach that HD.

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Review: To Say 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' Is Fantastic Isn't Enough

'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' is an often overlooked childhood movie that has been upheld as one of Disney's best non-musical movies. Nina takes us through what makes it so amazing.

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My Experience Getting a Coronavirus Test

With the arrival of a second-wave on our doorsteps, it is time to accept that constant testing may be our way of life for the foreseeable future. Margaret sheds some light on the seemingly scary process.

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Blitz Book Club: Two Amazing Books that Put a Modern Spin on a Classic Tale

Cheryl introduces us to some great stories that put a modern spin on classic tales ranging from Greek myths to fairytales.

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Review: 'I May Destroy You' Presents a Lucid, Balanced Vision of Contemporary Life and the Black, Female Experience

Michaela Coel is an up and coming filmmaker whose newest TV series 'I May Destroy You' is a testament to good TV that doesn't conform to mainstream expectations.

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'Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Sage' Gives a Few Cheap Laughs in Exchange for Two Hours of Brain Rot

Will Ferrell's newest movie promised a lot, and with big names like Rachel McAdams, it seemed sure to deliver. Cheryl explains why that isn't the case.

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4 Places to Go in NSW This Winter

With holidays coming up soon and Victorian travel off-limits, it's time to start planning for some great roadtrips in NSW. Nina introduces us to 4 great places to travel to within NSW (and one outside NSW).

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The Top 5 Myths from Ancient Greece

Ancient Greek myths form the basis for some of Western pop culture's most prolific stories included Ulysses, Percy Jackson, and Beauty and the Beast. Cheryl shared 5 of the best Greek myths to get you better acquainted with the original stories.

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Breaking Down the Barrier of a New Language: Tips on Picking up New Languages

Learning a new language is one of the most valuable skills you could pick up. But it is by no means easy. Jeremy shows us some great ways to tackle new languages.

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5 Tips for Your Next Job Interview (Satire)

The pandemic has made getting a job harder than ever, luckily Nina is here to provide us with some great tips for your next job interview.

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'Hamilton' (2020) Exceeds All Expectations and Provides an Exceptional Viewing Experience

A pro-shot of one of the world's biggest musicals has finally dropped on Disney+, but can it live up to the theatre experience? Cheryl takes us through the film.

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How to Stop Relying on Fast Fashion

Working conditions in fast fashion factories have only worsened since the beginning of the pandemic, so Freya shows us how we can stop buying from fast fashion companies.

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10 of 'Avatar the Last Airbender's' Best Episodes

With Avatar: The Last Airbender backa on Netflix, Katie introduces us to some of the serie's best episodes.

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5 Ways to Reduce Your Plastic Consumption for Plastic Free July

Now that Plastic Free July is coming up, Helen brings us 5 ways to reduce your plastic consumption!

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'Space Force' Review: A Comedy That Just Isn't Funny

'Space Force', Netflix's newest hit comedy has just launched and stars a plethora of well-known sit-com stars. Marc takes us through the series.

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3 Great Ways to Jazz Up Your Toastie

As we head into the depths of winter, we all want to spend less time cooking, and more time eating in bed. Mikaela takes us through three great toastie additions that will take the humble grilled cheese sandwich to a whole new level.

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Streaming Suggestions: What You Should Be Watching in July

Richard takes us through movies we should be watching on our favourite paid and free streaming services!

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5 Things to Do Under Quarantine

Nina takes us through some time-killing things for us to fill our days with during the current quarantine!

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The Importance of Teaching Humanities/Arts in Universities

With the Morrison's announcement regarding uni price hikes, the cost of humanities have risen 115%. Freya discusses why humanities need to be taught in an accessible way at uni.

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Blitz Book Club: Three Books You Can Read in One Sitting

Reading can seem really daunting sometimes, especially when some books are as heavy as a brick. So Cheryl introduces us to three books that you can read in one sitting.

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'Artemis Fowl' (2020) is, in a word, forgettable.

Many of us hold Eoin Colfer's 'Artemis Fowl' book series close to our hearts. But does the newest movie live up to our nostalgia?

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5 Comforting Winter Foods You Need to Eat

With the temperature dropping, Nina is here to bring us 5 comforting winter foods that are easy, and delicious.

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Stray Kids' 'GO生' Sets Them Apart from Mainstream K-Pop

Katie goes through every song on Stray Kid's newest album, GO生.

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Supporting Australia's BIPOC-Owned Businesses

Ana introduces us to some of Sydney's BIPOC-owned businesses.

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Has Black Lives Matter Cancelled Pride Month? Far From It.

With this seeming temporal clash between the BLM and Pride movements, Tulliz investigates whether they are competing against, or working for each other.

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Blitz Book Club: Three Books That Hit Home

Nina introduces us to three books that hit home, or at least hit home for her.

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5 Tips to Improve Your Skincare Routine

Skincare can be tricky and overwhelming given the number of products people all around us seem to be peddling. Freya, a skincare retailer, brings us her top tips for improving your routine.

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5 Places You Should Travel to Within Australia

With international off limits until at least the end of the year, Freya brings us 5 great locations to visit within Australia.

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6 Sitcoms That Will Improve Your Day

In tumultuous times like this, some of the best forms of escapism are sit-coms! Alison takes us through 6 different sitcoms that will make you feel at least a little bit better.

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'The Resistance' (2020) Is Disjointed, Confusing, and Underwhelming

Cheryl reviews 'The Resistance', a WWII biopic about French mime, Marcel Mangel.

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"Police Officers Have This Power That No Other Civilian Has... But They Are Not Protecting People of Colour." - An Interview with Filmmaker, Cornel Ozies

Carla sits down for an interview with the director of 'Our Law', Cornel Ozies. 'Our Law' is a documentary about the only Indigenous-run police station in WA and brings to mind questions of police reform, and police history in relation to Indigenous commun

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Gordi Brings Comfort with New Album 'Our Two Skins' Amid Covid

UNSW Medicine alumni turned folktronica artist, Sophia Payten (Gordi) sat down with LA Benoit for a compelling interview about mental health, the news, and music escapism.

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5 Great Exercises to Do During Winter

Now that winter is here, it's getting harder and harder to get out of bed, let alone to do any form of exercise. But never fear, Nina takes us through five exercises that are perfect to keep you moving during the winter months.

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'The Good Place' - A Good Binge with an Even Greater Story

Michael Schur, creator of shows like Brooklyn Nine Nine, the Office, and Parks and Rec, shook the sit-com world four years ago when he introduced a new hit: The Good Place. Liam takes us on a spoiler-free tour about what makes this show work.

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Blitz Book Club: Three LGBTQIA+ Characters You Must Meet

In celebration of Pride Month, Ke-Qing takes us through three well written LGBTQIA+ characters from her favourite books.

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Statues Are About Glorification and Reverence - They Were Never About History

Marc investigates the role of bad faith arguments in relation to historiographical questions about statues and their place in the historical narrative.

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Brownface and Unequal Pay: How the Internet Uncovered Systemic Racism at Bon Appetit

Last week, allegations of systematic racism at one of the internet's favourite test kitchens emerged. Belis covers the ins and outs of the story.

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Blitz Book Club: Three Books That Will Open Your Eyes

In light of the recent events surround George Floyd's death, Cheryl introduces us to three books that will open your eyes.

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5 Tips to Get Yourself Motivated: Start T2 on the Right Foot

With T2 starting again, some of us have already found ourselves skipping lectures and eating lunch instead of paying attention in tutes. Kerisha takes us through 5 tips for self-motivation.

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Season 3 of 'Killing Eve': Funny and Clever, but Mostly Filler

Freya explores season 3 of AMC's 'Killing Eve'.

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Why We Don’t Hear About Australian Police Brutality & What You Can Do About It

In light of the Black Lives Matter movement in the US, we have a responsibility to reflect on our own history of anti-blackness in Australia. Tasnova guides us through Australia's treatment of First Nations people.

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Once Bitten, Twice Shy: 'The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes' - The Hunger Games Prequel

The Hunger Games was the biggest franchise of the early 2010s, and now almost 10 years later, Suzanne Collins has released a prequel. Nina takes us through the book.

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Blitz Book Club: Three Books That Will Warm Your Heart

Ke-Qing takes us through 3 books that will warm us up this cold winter.

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'Endings, Beginnings' Features a Talented Cast Overshadowed by a Mediocre Film

Katie reviews the movie with an all-star cast, but a less than all-star script.

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The 'Big Brother' Reality Show Phenomenon is Deeply Concerning

Henry takes us through the problematic nature of Australia's favourite reality show, 'Big Brother.'

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'Birds of Prey' is an Ode to Female Authorship and Solidarity

Jo takes us through the female-led spin off to 'Suicide Squad', 'Birds of Prey'.

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The Praise for 'Never Have I Ever' is Quite Deserving... For the Most Part

Ishani takes us through Netflix's newest seemingly 'woke' Original, 'Never Have I Ever'.

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Episode II: Attack of the Clones - Not as Racist But Still as Terrible

Marc continues his revisit of the meme-worthy Star Wars prequel trilogy as he continues to spiral into madness.

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