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March, 2017

  • 29 March

    The events of last week, and their relation to #RUReferenceList

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    Adam Butler Trigger Warning: Rape and Sexual assault content. Since the creation of this piece, Grocott’s Mail Online has published an article stating the arrest of two male UCKAR students in connection with the mugging in question. On Thursday night a female student was the victim of an attempted mugging taking place …

  • 7 March

    Israeli Apartheid Week: UCKAR Edition

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    Mishka Wazar Universities across the country are taking part in public demonstrations for Israeli Apartheid Week, which kicked off this Monday and appears to have ruffled feathers. The Politics Department, Muslim Student’s Association, and Palestinian Solidarity Committee at the university currently known as Rhodes have partnered with Boycott, Divest and …

October, 2016

  • 17 October

    uLerato noJono: Amagama yeCollective

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    Jomiro Eming Be it with humour or hurt, these two names – Lerato and Jono – have evolved out of the #FeesMustFall (#FMF) movement, and into something uniquely symbolic at the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR). Known by students as amagama yecollective, these two people stand to represent something …

September, 2016

  • 29 September

    What #FeesMustFall means in a country lacking democracy

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    Ophelia Milton April 1994, people of all races flocked to the voting station. The results of these elections marked an era of change and optimism for not only the South African people, but also the growth of democracy. However, with under 30’s making up only 24% of the total registered …

  • 10 September

    What it takes to be African in South African Schools

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    Ophelia Milton The end of August saw the rise of young schoolgirls protesting against discriminatory rules at Pretoria Girls High, demanding the eradication of racism in the secondary education sector (read more about it here). This brought forth a wave of national disillusionment in our schools, as students and alumni …