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March, 2017

  • 29 March

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


    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 …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Varsity Shield Rugby: Rhodes vs Fort Hare

    2nd Half Picture

    Geoffrey Shein The Rhodes Rugby team looked to turn their varsity shield pursuit around when they took on the University of Fort Hare (FH) at the Great Field. Varsity Cup/Shield Rules: Try with conversions are worth 8 points and penalties are worth 2 in order to encourage running rugby and …

October, 2016

  • 17 October

    uLerato noJono: Amagama yeCollective


    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 …

March, 2016

  • 10 March

    [Summary] 10 March Student Parliament and SRC Inauguration

    The new and rearranged SRC being sworn into their new positions.

    David Richardson | Photos: Mia McCarthy Rhodes University Student Parliament and the Student Representative Council (SRC), assembled on Thursday evening to vote in new positions of Student Parliament, such as Speaker, and inaugurate the new and reshuffled SRC members. This being the first time that the newly formed Parliament was …

February, 2016

  • 22 February

    Mabizela responds to harassment allegations


    Vice-Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela has released a statement condemning intimidation and harassment of students and staff at Rhodes University.  This statement, released earlier this evening, comes after student activist Lihle Ngcobozi submitted a sworn affidavit stating she was “threatened, intimidated and harassed” by two white men in police uniforms.  The …