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Dealing with Depression at Rhodes


Ciara O’Donoghue If you are dealing with depression or think you may be suffering from depression, the first thing you need to know is that you are not being irrational or stupid. You are not over-exaggerating, looking for attention or being dramatic. Everything you are feeling is real and valid. …

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How to Combat Fourth Term Burnout


Photos taken by Kelsey Scott By Jomiro Eming How often do you watch an episode of Orange is the New Black, or drag all eight Harry Potter movies into VLC for a Hogwarts-binge, when you know you should be working? How rubbish does it feel when your deadline is closer but …

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Activate’s Top Ten Money-Saving Tips


    Photo sourced from kabloor By Kyran Blaauw Saving money can be a challenge – especially when the student budget is already so tight – and bad financial habits don’t help. Having already mastered the art of a good time, it’s time for Rhodents to get money savvy.  Here …

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Price of petrol vs Grahamstown student life

By Sam Spiller Petrol has recently gone up by a whopping 47c. For motorists, this is a huge jump in price and according to economists, it’s the start of an overall increase that is going last a while and cost our wallets our fortune. Of course, this is anything but …

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