Category Archives: Politics

Jason Manyenyeni taking a 'selfie' with the acting VC.

Comings and goings of the SRC elections

By Jean-Andre’ Deenik The 2015 Student Representative Council (SRC) elections have come and gone with only the thought of why some candidates made it, while others didn’t, remaining. Siyanda Makhubo claimed first spot while Grace Moyo’s controversial “Because it’s about you” poster campaign might have been too much for the people. These posters centre the attention on Moyo and little … Continue Reading ››
Big smiles from the new members of the SRC.

SRC Inauguration Gallery

On Friday 22 August the 2015 Rhodes University SRC were sworn in at the Eden Grove lecture theatre. Here's a first hand look at the ceremony.

SRC 2015 Election results

By Athini Majali

The Rhodes University Student Representative Council (SRC) for 2015 were sworn into office in an inauguration ceremony that took place at the Eden Grove lecture theatre on Friday, 22 August. Siyanda Makhubo was announced as the new SRC President after a highly anticipated Presidential race.

Makhubo, who served as the SRC Academic Councillor … Continue Reading ››

SRC elections 2014 Activate

Grazzle night – RU Voting?

By Nangamso Ngcebetsha The annual SRC poster design competition elections are upon us, and while it is still fresh in everyone’s minds, let us rehash #RUGrazzle2014. The annual event took place in a fully packed Barratt 2 Lecture theatre on 11 August. Student Representative Council (SRC) elections candidates took to the floor to motivate why we as the student … Continue Reading ››
Eusebius McKaiser

“No intellectuals in the DA” – Eusebius Mckaiser

Speaking on Friday 23 May at the 12th annual Teach-In public lecture series hosted by the Rhodes University Department of Politics and International studies, Eusebius Mckaiser followed on what he said at his book launch the previous night and continued to give his direct views on the Democratic Alliance (DA). Held over the course of the week, the … Continue Reading ››