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Tag Archives: #RUReferenceList

December, 2017

  • 22 December

    RUReference List FAQ: Where to start.


    Adam Butler and Chloé  Osmond Recently, two students at the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR) were excluded from the university for life for what is being called “conduct beyond lawful boundaries”. It has been a year and a half since the events in question took place. Students who started …

July, 2016

  • 11 July

    The Law is Sexist Too


    Jordan King  Oscar Pistorius’ sentence was announced on the 7th of July for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This brought a number of issues to the discussion table. The failure of the justice system and his white privilege that so insultingly allows him to get six years in prison …

May, 2016

  • 3 May

    #RUReferenceList: The ‘I’ vs the ‘We’


    Sam van Heerden Last week, my politics lecturer, Leonhard Praeg, from the University Currently Known As Rhodes (UCKAR) Politics Department, asked the few of us who dotted the lecture room why we were there and not outside protesting with our fellow students. This was met mostly by silence. A few …

April, 2016

  • 26 April

    #RUReferenceList: Side with the Underdog Until It Bites


    Philip Sulter | Photo: Samuel Aviles There comes a time in any aspiring academic’s life in which the theories and concepts that one has learned, and consistently stood by, become void. At Rhodes we are taught, and teach in equal measure, about how important our work is in relation to promoting …

  • 26 April

    #RUReferenceList: Lectures resume, education begins


    Laura Richardson | Photos: Samuel Aviles, Jomiro Eming,  Despite calls from both staff and students to postpone the academic programme, classes at Rhodes University officially resumed yesterday.  This after Rhodes University Management took out an interdict preventing students from “disrupting, obstructing or in any other way interfering with the academic process”. …