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Check out the latest and greatest articles, covering uni, culture and life in general.

WEEK 4 T3

ART

Why Do People Love Electronic Music?

Georgia looks at why electronic music is so popular, and we're giving away a double pass to Festival X Sydney!

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Local Artists You Should Be Following (Part Two)

Introducing two more local creatives you should know about!

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Local Artists You Should Be Following (Part One)

Introducing two local creatives you should know about!

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The Big Cheese 2019: Round 1

Valentine caught all the drama of the first round of The Big Cheese.

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Oz Comic-Con Sydney 2019

Conventions are so important to promoting not only fandoms, but inclusivity and passion.

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Get To Know: UNSW ASEAN Conference 2019

UNSW ASEAN Conference aims to build a tight-knit relationship between Australia and ten ASEAN countries.

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WEEK 3 T3

SPORT

Beginner's Guide To Growing Fruit & Veg

Why not try your hand at growing your own fresh produce?

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10 Unlikely Animal Relationships

Here's your weekly dose of all things warm and fuzzy.

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Filling Up With The Big Cheese

Your Friday lunch plans are sorted!

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Ubisoft Experience Sydney

Liam gives his thoughts on Ubisoft's recent event at The Roundhouse.

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Green Fest: A Solution To All Your Sustainability Needs

Doing your part to save the planet doesn’t have to be hard—you can have fun too!

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WEEK 2 T3

INTERNATIONAL

The Brink

The Brink goes above and beyond to honestly produce a portrait of a ruthlessly pragmatic ideologue.

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Charly Bliss

New York band Charly Bliss have been taking the world by storm with their unique brand of indie rock.

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Danganronpa

Danganronpa explores what would happen if a whole bunch of anime characters were locked inside a high school, with deadly consequences.

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Sliding Away Stress With A Day Of Play

Alison explains why you should take a break with Day Of Play.

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WEEK 1 T3

NATURE

5 Unique Things About Australian Nature

Australia is a special country to say the least.

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Why I Love Camping

Katie makes the case for spending some time in the great outdoors.

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Weathering With You

This anime film provides a critical message on the effects of tampering with nature.

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The Farewell

Shelley couldn’t get over how relatable, authentic and nostalgic The Farewell was.

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K-12 (The Film)

Melanie Martinez has created a full-length feature film for her comeback album K-12.

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Get To Know: UMCG

UNSW Microfinance Consulting Group aims to deepen students' understanding and expertise in microfinance and management consulting.

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STUVAC/EXAMS T2

Why The 1975 Is Taking The World By Storm

Their name is on everyone's lips - but why are The 1975 so hot right now?

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Acts You Don't Want To Miss At This That 2019

Jerry makes the case for why you should travel to Newcastle for This That 2019.

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Top 5 Australian Metal Bands Coming to Sydney in 2019

There are still plenty of incredible Aussie hardcore rock and metal bands to see in the last few months of 2019.

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Rich Brian @ Hordern Pavilion

Olivia shares her thoughts on Sydney's evening with Indonesian rapper Rich Brian.

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Top 5 Things To Do At Oz Comic-Con 2019

There's definitely something for everyone at Comic-Con this year!

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GOT7 @ Qudos Bank Arena

Katie caught the Sydney leg of GOT7's 'Keep Spinning' world tour.

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The Furies

Flying blood and guts and thrill-a-minute kills make The Furies a fun ride, despite thematic issues.

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Didirri @ Oxford Art Factory

Johnson attended his first ever gig - here are his thoughts.

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WEEK 10 T2

TECHNOLOGY

Top 5 Rom-Coms Of All Time

Here's Jo's top 5 rom-coms of all time!

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Teamfight Tactics

Liam explains Riot Game's entry into the auto-battler game genre.

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John Edward

Jeeves talks to John Edward about dealing with sceptics, his advice on stress and his work as an educator.

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ATEEZ @ Big Top Sydney

Katie caught rookie KPOP group ATEEZ at their first ever Sydney show.

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The Wild Goose Lake

Kevin reviews the weird, gritty and stylish Chinese noir.

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Explainer: What Is A Meta?

Liam explains the term that can make or break a game.

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WEEK 9 T2

DISNEY

Please Don't Make Another Season: Why TV Shows Need To Learn To Quit While They're Ahead

Jo is sick of good TV shows being ruined by their later seasons.

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5 Upcoming Disney Films To Get Excited About

Molly gives us her top picks of the upcoming releases Disney has announced.

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How Disney Still Manages To Magic Its Way Into Our Hearts

Box office statistics prove that Disney films - live remake or not - still retain a massive following.

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A Beginner's Guide To KPOP

Looking to explore KPOP but not sure where to start? Check out Katie's recommendations.

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Playlist | Disney Classics

WEEK 8 T2

WELLNESS

Euphoria Wasn't Made For You

Of course the content of Euphoria is shocking to the critics - it wasn’t made for them.

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An Analysis of UNSW Students' Music Tastes

Alind crunches the numbers of what UNSW is currently listening to.

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The Bittersweet Joy Of Going Home

Exchange has definitely changed me for the better. In nine months, I experienced some of the best times of my life, but with the highs also came the lows.

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The Boys

Gordon Graham’s play The Boys explores antisocial young men and their dissolution into a shocking and evil realm where thoughts of heinous crimes no longer burden its people, but rather drive and exhilarate them.

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STRESS LESS WEEK: What A Perfect Time to Give YOGA A Try!

Feeling stressed? Here's why you should finally give yoga a try.

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Playlist | Chill Tunes

WEEK 7 T2

MILLENNIALS

The Public

The Public is a breezy social drama, elevated by quirky humour and dedicated performances.

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LANY @ Enmore Theatre

LA’s premier indie pop band LANY took over Enmore Theatre on Sunday night, with pop sensation Robinson on support.

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3 Reasons Why I Miss Commercial Breaks

I believe we killed something that deserves a place in the world of contemporary television: The Commercial Break.

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Blitz Short Film Festival Challenge

Students of UNSW, have you ever wanted to make a film?

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Playlist | Year 6 Disco

Playlist | Iconic 90s/00s Movies

WEEK 6 T2

MUSIC

Skeggs @ Enmore Theatre

As soon as you walked into The Enmore Theatre on Sunday night, you could instantly tell the type of band that was about to play.

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Must See Acts At Splendour In The Grass 2019

The annual winter pilgrimage to one of Australia’s biggest festival is nearly upon us.

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Autosuggest @ Staves Brewery

Saturday night at Staves Brewery greeted guests with thundering, industrial post punk rhythms as Autosuggest took to the stage to perform their debut album Tame Harm.

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A Beginner's Guide To 'Heathers The Musical'

I know for many people seeing the word ‘musical’ either attracts you or puts you off a bit, but hear me out.

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Top 5 Music Venues In Sydney

Sydney is lucky to be spoilt for choice when it comes to concert venues.

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5 Reasons Why Music Festivals Are Better Alone

Here are 5 reasons that music festivals are better alone.

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Playlist | Music

WEEK 5 T2

TRAVEL

Five Diving Adventures in Manly

International student Charlene recounts the excitement (and terror!) of adventure diving in Sydney.

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1 Year in Kangaroo Land

International student Charlene reflects on 12 months down under.

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The Penguin Book Of Japanese Short Stories

Jack takes a look at this anthology of Japanese literature.

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4 Ways To Be An Eco-Smart Traveller

It’s important to recognise the impact travelling can have on our planet.

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Budget Travel Accommodation

Travelling on a budget? Check out Fiona's tools for finding cheap accommodation.

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Underrated European Cities

Jo gives us the inside scoop on some hidden European gems.

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Travel Burnout

Johnson explains why it's sometimes good to turn down a free trip to Japan.

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Studio Ghibli SBS Marathon

Get some popcorn, some friends, shut the blinds and spend the weekend in style!

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Where The Crawdads Sing

Christina gives us her thoughts on the New York Times bestselling novel.

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Hein Cooper

Globetrotting singer-songwriter Hein Cooper spoke to Georgia about his sophomore album, 'Underneath It All'.

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Playlist | Travel

WEEK 4 T2

FASHION

Winter Style Guide

Gillian gives you a guide to working the season’s elements in style.

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Leggings: A History and Politics

The only butts Christina wants to see will be spandex clad.

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10 Ethical Fashion Instagram Accounts You Need To Be Following

Here are 10 ethical fashion accounts that’ll help you become the conscious consumer you’re trying to be.

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Explainer: Fast Fashion

Molly gives us the rundown on fast fashion and its impact on our world.

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Oxford St Op-Shop Hop

Consider this your unofficial guide to op-shopping down Oxford Street.

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Booksmart

Jo reckons Booksmart is one of the best films of the year.

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BLACKPINK @ Qudos Bank Arena

Lisa, Jennie, Rosé and Jisoo are four incredible performers who put on one hell of a show for Australian fans.

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RÜFÜS DU SOL @ Carriageworks

These three know how to end a sold-out national tour with a bang, and in their hometown no less.

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WEEK 3 T2

SUSTAINABILITY

Student Sustainability with Arc @ UNSW

From bike repair to organic veggies, Charlene breaks down every way you can be more sustainable at uni.

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How To Be More Eco-Friendly

Here’s a list of 7 simple, everyday things that you can do to become more eco-friendly.

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SFF: The Nightingale

The Nightingale is not for the faint of heart.

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Love, Death and Robots

This Netflix exclusive animated series covers multiple genres including comedy, action and science fiction, all with a futuristic, cyberpunk tone.

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Overwatch

Liam explains what one of the most popular games of the past five years is all about.

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WEEK 2 T2

SUPERHEROES

Kids

Charlene explores the lives the super-accomplished "child stars" who put us adults to shame

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SFF: Judy and Punch

This subversively feminist film is very much worth your time.

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SFF: Varda by Agnès

A fitting farewell to a giant of French cinema.

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SFF: White Light

George Gittoes' film provides the raw truth about Englewood, in South-Side Chicago.

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SFF: Her Smell

Her Smell makes you feel like you’re taking part in a psychedelic thriller where all the smallest sounds are amplified and the loudest feel like whispers.

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Curve Ball 2019

Curve Ball returned to Carriageworks for 2019 on Saturday, bringing a stacked line up to Sydney's inner west.

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WEEK 1 T2

WINTER

She Is Coming | Miley Cyrus

Miley's latest EP is a commemoration of strength and perseverance.

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Game Of Thrones (And Fan Fury)

Game Of Thrones has finished, but not everyone is happy with the way it ended. Is the outrage justified?

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Winter Health Tips

Use these tips to help avoid the dreaded winter sickness.

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How To Define Your Style In Winter

Ensure your personality seeps through loud and proud so that the winter period can still be a time to experiment with fashion!

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies, Ranked

Which of the 22 Marvel films is the best?

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Maggie Rogers at Enmore Theatre

Maggie spread her magic in Sydney last week, and Laura was there to capture it for us.

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The Society Season 1

Netflix's latest hit show is a curious mix of Lord Of The Flies meets The Pied Piper.

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