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Disability Week: Access and Acceptance

Mfundo Lebaka signing

Guinevere Philippa Shapiro| Photos by Michelle Laver Every day at Rhodes University, a fraction of students and lecturers face difficulties on campus grounds. These are people whose disabilities are usually overlooked by those who are not well-informed. The aim of Disability Week is to give these problems the attention they …

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Rhodes Name Change discussed

Athini Majali Following the fall of Cecil John Rhodes’s statue in Cape Town and talks of curriculum transformation at Rhodes University, SAfm initiated a dialogue with the Rhodes student body aimed at addressing the impact and significance of colonial symbols in South African Institutions, on Wednesday, 22 April 2015. Distinguished …

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[Recap] Potential for the Purple

Jethro Anderson The hockey season has taken off at Rhodes with a series of trials over the last few weeks, with players showing a lot of promise for the upcoming season. Training squads for the men, as well as the ladies, were announced last week Tuesday. With an influx of …

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Clean the Mess for Instant Success

Ciara O’Donoghue Even though you haven’t been at Rhodes for more than a month, you might find that the beautifully organised room from your first night in res is now unrecognisable beneath the clutter and mess. The multiple books, clothes and pieces of paper lying around on every surface may …

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