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Hlomela Bucwa; a beacon of hope for the “lost generation”

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Ophelia Milton Hlomela Bucwa, the youngest member of the South African parliament, delivered her maiden speech on the 21st of February. In her impassioned speech, which landed her in the hearts of many South Africans, she told the story of the “lost generation. “When we speak about the lost generation, …

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#NSFASCrisis: Why Fees STILL Need to Fall

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Mishka Wazar Students all over the country are in a state of panic. The delay in funding and confirmation from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has left thousands without the funds to register and begin their academic years, and many without roofs over their heads. The NSFAS press …

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Overall décor

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Natalie Giquel  If you are new to Rhodes University, you will very soon become acquainted with the commodity of overall wearing and decorating. It is a long-standing tradition for Rhodents to wear their overalls at sporting, entertainment and social events throughout the year. It is also tradition that once your …

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The issue of safety in Grahamstown

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Kate Middleton In the last week, Rhodes University and Grahamstown has experienced an increase in muggings from campus, all the way through to town. Students and residents alike have been posting their accounts of various instances of muggings and attacks both on and off campus on various social media platforms, more …

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