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The Law is Sexist Too

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Jordan King  Oscar Pistorius’ sentence was announced on the 7th of July for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This brought a number of issues to the discussion table. The failure of the justice system and his white privilege that so insultingly allows him to get six years in prison …

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Student Body Meeting calls for SRC to step down

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By Chanel Retief An extra ordinary student body meeting took place on 4 May 2016 at Eden Grove Red Lecture Theatre.  Following recent events regarding the Student Representative Council (SRC), the primary item on the agenda was a vote of no confidence in the SRC.   800 students had to …

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#RUReferenceList: The ‘I’ vs the ‘We’

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Sam van Heerden Last week, my politics lecturer, Leonhard Praeg, from the University Currently Known As Rhodes (UCKAR) Politics Department, asked the few of us who dotted the lecture room why we were there and not outside protesting with our fellow students. This was met mostly by silence. A few …

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