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#RUReferenceList: 26 March- 27 March 2017

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Chanel Retief Trigger Warning: Rape and Sexual assault content. On the evening of the 26 March 2017, a name of a student was posted on the student Facebook page; UCKAR Student Body Page 2017. Only in a matter of minutes, 3 more names were posted and the hashtag #RUReferenceList began to …

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Israeli Apartheid Week: UCKAR Edition

Photograph taken by Mishka Wazar

Mishka Wazar Universities across the country are taking part in public demonstrations for Israeli Apartheid Week, which kicked off this Monday and appears to have ruffled feathers. The Politics Department, Muslim Student’s Association, and Palestinian Solidarity Committee at the university currently known as Rhodes have partnered with Boycott, Divest and …

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Nasty C’s success at Metro FM Awards


Emma Hanly The 16th annual Metro FM Awards was held at the Durban ICC on Saturday. Local rapper – Nasty C – went home as the night’s biggest winner with an impressive total of four awards: including Best New Artist, Best Male, Best Hip Hop and Song of The Year. The most coveted …

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The 2017 Oscars Gaffe


Emma Hanly By now, it’s almost a given you’ve heard about the infamous ‘little’ slip-up involving the Best Picture Award at this year’s Oscars. However, if you’ve just emerged from the rock you clearly spend most of your days under, here’s the breakdown: The 89th Annual Academy Awards was held …

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