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Mbembe explores Decolonisation Now

By Laura Richardson There is no question that decolonising the university is a hot topic at the moment. There is also no question that student’s opinions on the issue vary widely. However, many people ask: why now? Discrimination and institutionalised racism certainly aren’t new problems, and ideas around the colonised …

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Rhodes SRC Presidential Race Heats Up

SRC presidential debate

Photo taken by Mako Muzenda By David Richardson The Rhodes Student Representative Council (SRC) Presidential Debates held on 11 August 2015 in the General Lecture Theatre, proved to be an interesting event. Whilst none of the candidates left unscathed, some managed to hold their own and emerge with a strong …

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Rhodes SRC Grazzle: A Hit and Miss for Candidates


  Photo taken by David Richardson By David Richardson It was a case of hit and miss for candidates at the Rhodes Grazzle, held on 10 August 2015, in Barratt Two.  Whilst some candidates came out strong with support from the audience, others floundered and found themselves struggling to answer questions. …

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List of Rhodes 2016 SRC Candidates


The 2016 Rhodes Student Representative Council campaigns are in full swing.  Posters have been put up and manifestos published, with voting opening on 18 August 2015.  This year has seen political parties entering the fold, with the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), and Democratic Alliance Society (DASO) fielding candidates for election. …

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