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Johannesburg’s car-free October


By Tyler Naumann During the month of October, the City of Johannesburg will be hosting the world’s second EcoMobility World Festival and Exhibition. Various main roads and streets will be closed in the office and shopping districts of Sandton and will only be accessible via public transport. Executive mayor of …

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Rhodes SRC Hosts Steve Biko Memorial


By Chene Schoeman On the evening of 23 September 2015, the Steve Biko Memorial Meeting took place in the Eden Grove Blue lecture theatre. Once the small assembled crowd had been seated, the room was filled with murmurs and people laughing about the lack of white individuals who attended this …

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Jan Smuts House considering name change

Leo Vaccaro On 16 September, an urgent meeting was called by the house committee to address issues regarding transformation – particularly the name of Jan Smuts House. The warden of Jan Smuts House, Dr. Chakona, informed the leadership of Jan Smuts that the name change procedure has been initiated. He …

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OutRhodes – a society in shambles?


Mitchell Shaun Parker OutRhodes held their first Koffie Kroeg of the year on 16 September – usually a space reserved for discussion about queer issues – to discuss a variety of issues that have been raised about the society’s management, question the future of the society and ask tough questions …

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