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A Letter to Victims/Survivors

Jordan King Trigger Warning: Rape and sexual assault content Dear Victim/Survivor I am no longer a student at the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR), but I was in 2016, and around this time last year, RUReferenceList protests started. After I’ve recently sifted through the jagged information on the UCKAR …

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Overall décor

Natalie Giquel  If you are new to Rhodes University, you will very soon become acquainted with the commodity of overall wearing and decorating. It is a long-standing tradition for Rhodents to wear their overalls at sporting, entertainment and social events throughout the year. It is also tradition that once your …

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The Scramble for Kashmir

Mishka Wazar In Ishtiyaq Shukri’s acclaimed novel, The Silent Minaret, the past and forthcoming liberation of numerous states is discussed in a toilet cubicle. Written on the cubicle wall is a narrative of  countries having fought against colonisation and occupation and achieved their freedom, and countries currently fighting which will …

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Movie Review: Spotlight

Janais van Eck Trigger Warning: This material deals with sexual violence. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tom McCarthy, Spotlight is based on a true story of Catholic Archdiocese priests in Boston, USA who  molested and abused thousands of young children, yet for decades were hidden by their faith. When Baron (Live …

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Bookworms Choice Awards

Janais van Eck A mix of fantasy, suspense and crime and coming of age book suggestions for our fellow bookworms. Shadow of the Wind By Carlos Ruiz Zafon. “A secret’s worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept.” – Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Shadow of the Wind. Set …

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