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The Top 28 Tweets from Last Night’s Grazzle

 Kim Burrell  Last night’s debate was a colourful event with the candidates for presidency, treasurer and secretary general all presenting their manifestos to the student body. The event had its fair share of interesting moments and comments. Activate has looked through its twitter timeline to curate a list of the …

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#RUGrazzle17: Everything You Need To Know

Kim Burrell  With the Barratt lecture theatre filled way over capacity and the crowd singing, the Grazzle of 2017 began. Each candidate was allocated four minutes to make their presentations and told they may only answer two questions each. The crowd disagreed with the number of questions and demanded five, …

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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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