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April, 2017

  • 9 April

    Anything ‘Junkier’ Than Status?

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    Leago Mamabolo and Geoffrey Shein South Africa’s president, Jacob Zuma, can be said to be a man who has weathered many storms- and not the good kind, if storms can be said to be any good. Zuma’s 2006 rape trial recently resurfaced in 2016 under the hashtags #RememberKhwezi and #1in3. …

October, 2016

  • 5 October

    Mid-day protest report: October 5th


    Kate Middleton  At approximately 02h00 on Wednesday 5 October, student protesters mobilised to upper campus residences of the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR). The crowd of roughly 100 students made their way up the hill, mobilising students from various residences. Members of the crowd gained access into said residences in order to further …

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 …

  • 26 September

    Fees Must Fall at Rhodes: what’s happened so far


    Chanel Retief  Following the events from the past couple of days, the Fees Must Fall Protest at Rhodes University set out a list of demands pertaining what students would like to see different in terms of the fees issue. The Fees Must Fall protest is something that has impacted universities …

  • 21 September

    FeesMustFall at Rhodes


    Kate Middleton Following the events of today, 21 September, the SRC called meetings in residences across the campus of Rhodes University. These meetings were to gauge the general feelings of students following the announcement by Blade Nzimande regarding the fee increments for higher education in 2017. The SRC previously had …