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Rhodes responds to student grievances

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Rhodes University has issued a statement in response to the list of grievances made by students last night.  The university has answered each of the grievances in point form, detailing either how these things have been solved, what the appropriate avenues for students still facing these issues are, and more.  …

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Rhodes students rebuild barricades; demand action from management

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Mako Muzenda A small group of students this evening gathered at the Drostdy Lawns to plan a way forward in regards to protest action.  This meeting comes after Vice-Chancellor Dr Mabizela’s address earlier this morning to students at the Day Kaif that left some students feeling dissatisfied with the University’s response …

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Mabizela responds to harassment allegations

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Vice-Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela has released a statement condemning intimidation and harassment of students and staff at Rhodes University.  This statement, released earlier this evening, comes after student activist Lihle Ngcobozi submitted a sworn affidavit stating she was “threatened, intimidated and harassed” by two white men in police uniforms.  The …

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Know your rights: How to table a motion of no confidence

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In light of allegations of forced resignations, a string of resignations and subsequent reshuffling of the Rhodes Student Representative Council and more, the question of if students feel appropriately led in student governance is being raised more and more frequently. As such, if the student body feels that the current …

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Students demand more of Rhodes SRC

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Rhodes students gathered this evening to discuss the way forward with regards to the Rhodes Student Representative Council, issues of exclusion and the way in which the University has been dealing with problems about accommodation.  The meeting was proposed in lieu of an official student body meeting, and the SRC …

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