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September, 2016

  • 29 September

    What #FeesMustFall means in a country lacking democracy


    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 …

August, 2015

  • 21 August

    2016 Rhodes SRC Announced


    By Dave Richardson Eden Grove Red was filled to capacity on the evening of 21 August 2015, for the Inauguration Ceremony of the 2016 Rhodes Student Representative Council (SRC). During the beginning of the event the audience was treated to the musical talents of Signature Sound, Rhodes University Melodies, and …

August, 2014

  • 13 August

    Grazzle night – RU Voting?

    SRC elections 2014 Activate

    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 …

May, 2014

  • 29 May

    “No intellectuals in the DA” – Eusebius Mckaiser

    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). …

  • 9 May

    Elections proceed smoothly at Rhodes University


    Wednesday 7th May marked the fifth national and provincial elections since the advent of democracy in 1994. Rhodes University students, most of them voting for the first time, came out in their numbers to participate in the most competitive and anticipated election in twenty years. A record of 25.3 million …