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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 …

July, 2016

  • 22 July

    Memorandum handed to Deputy Vice-Chancellor

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    Chloé Osmond On Friday 22 July, a group of students met to deliver a memorandum to the Vice-Chancellor. The group gathered at the drama department and walked to the Administration building where they were received by Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC), Peter Clayton. Yolanda Dyantyi, a member of protest leadership, read the …

April, 2016

  • 11 April

    Chapter 2.12: the campaign against rape culture

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    Mishka Wazar | Photo: Samuel Aviles On 11th April 2016 an awareness campaign consisting of posters relating to rape culture was launched. The posters are meant to raise awareness of the policies regarding sexual assault and rape on campus, and the prevailing attitudes of management towards rape and sexual assault …

February, 2016

  • 26 February

    Rhodes responds to student grievances

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    Rhodes University has issued a statement in response to the list of grievances made by students last night.  The university has answered each of the grievances in point form, detailing either how these things have been solved, what the appropriate avenues for students still facing these issues are, and more.  …