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NMU Assault Shocks Many But Changes Little

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Adam Butler The continued war on womxn’s bodies should prompt serious thought on the ways in which we combat a patriarchal society,    TW: discussions of assault and sexual violence   The brutal assault of two female Nelson Mandela University students on the evening of Monday 2nd has sparked a …

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Pride week: Panel discussion

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Adam Butler In the words of Nkoli-Fassie Society: “We’re talking about our own biggest crime. Erasing the identities of our fellow queers. Especially when they don’t directly fall within the L/G of LGBTQIAP++.” The panel heading this discussion was composed of Dr Lindsay Kelland and Natalie Donaldson, both UCKAR lecturers …

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Nkoli-Fassie Society Name Change

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Adam Butler Nkoli-Fassie Society has for most of this year gone under the rather tortuous name of “The Society Currently Known as OutRhodes.” As part of this year’s Pride Week, however, an official name changing ceremony was held. The society will henceforth be known as Nkoli-Fassie Society. The change was …

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The embers that still burn.

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Xolisa Ngubelanga Fire has shaped Port Elizabeth and its development, as it has shaped many of our cities. South Africa’s violent history has granted its cities more than their fair share of fires, often sparked by the conflicts between protesters and state forces. In many instances, the communities most affected …

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