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About Activate

History of Activate

Activate was established in 1947 as Rhodeo, and during apartheid became an active part of the struggle for freedom of expression as part of the now defunct South African Student Press Union. These days, Activate is committed to informing students about issues relevant to their lives, mainly on campus. The …

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Since 2005, the staff who serve on the newspaper’s two controlling committees (the executive and production committees) are selected and appointed by an editorial board made up of the outgoing editor and deputy editor including one other outgoing senior staff member (usually the editorial consultant).¬†Traditionally the senior staff serve a …

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