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June, 2016

  • 10 June

    Local Is Lekker: The G-Town Growing GemBean


    Chanel Retief What started off as a way to earn pocket money, became one of this 20-year-old’s biggest pride and joy. In the beginning of 2015, Bachelor of Social Science student Gemma Scholtz started her own jewelry business known to students everywhere as GemBean. When one says students everywhere, they …

February, 2014

  • 1 February

    The Rat and Parrot 2.0- bigger and better


      By Rhea MacDonald Follow @rheamacdonald Grahamstown’s most well-known restaurant and pub, The Rat and Parrot, has been undergoing renovations that have recently been completed, just in time for the arrival of Rhodes students. Service Manager Schalk van der Merwe says that the aim of the renovations is to enlarge …

October, 2013

  • 4 October

    Back in business – The return of Cafe Blanca

    Cafe Blanca

    By Sinazo Nakupi Follow @sinazo_nakupi After a long wait, Café Blanca formerly known as Grotto Mojito has finally re-opened their doors after being closed for  the past few months. The popular chill out spot on High Street has had its fair share of trouble in the past with disputes ranging from …