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March, 2014

  • 6 March

    NWU VC resigns following Nazi-salute outcry


    By Sebastian Burger Follow @SebBurger Following a debacle in which numerous first year students in residence incorporated a Nazi ‘Sieg Heil’ salute into their initiation dance, the Vice-Chancellor of North West University announced his resignation, effective from 1 June 2014. The Vice-Chancellor, Dr Theuns Eloff, announced this Thursday that he …

  • 6 March

    SRC hold by-elections due to recent resignations


    By Sinazo Nakupi Follow @Sinazo_Nakupi The Student Representative Council (SRC) is set to commence by-elections for two portfolios following the resignations of two council members earlier this year. Angel Mcwera and Palesa Kgasane, whose respective portfolios were Community Engagement and Academic, resigned from the SRC earlier this year. A statement …

  • 4 March

    South Africa urges peace talks for Ukraine Crisis


    By Nicholas McGregor Follow @McGregz11 The South African government has condemned the situation in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement. They have urged the two countries to reach a peaceful solution before conflict ensues. The Department of International Relations recently released a statement – “South Africa urges the protagonists in the stand-off …

February, 2014

  • 18 February

    Drunk delivery man causes accident

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    By Sarah Beningfield Follow @SeBeningfield An accident  involving a Steers delivery motorcycle and a vehicle occurred outisde Ruth First residence at 18h15 on Monday 17 February. Michaela Pestana, a 2nd year student and passenger in the vehicle, said that her boyfriend was driving the car and indicated that he was pulling …

  • 14 February

    [Gallery] RUJamming Finals 2014

    Photo by Megan Fischer

    By Sebastian Burger Follow @SebBurger Stanley Kidd res took first place at this year’s RUjamming competition on Thursday, allowing them to walk home with a brand new flat-screen plasma TV for their res, beating Jan Smuts and John Kotze who took second and third place respectively. Acting as the competitive …