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October, 2016

  • 12 October

    Diversity within SA rugby


    Stephen Kisbey-Green South African rugby has come under the pump in recent weeks, after some dreadful performances in the Rugby Championship. And although our recent loss against New Zealand weighs heavily, one cannot forget the heavy criticism of Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s announcement earlier this year, stating the Springboks would not …

  • 10 October

    The politics of Hair


    Compiled by Jordan King Written by Carla Botha Photographs by Mia McCarthy Research by Carla Botha, Mia McCarthy, Yolanda Mdzeke, and Tarisai Madzorera Dear strangers, gawking and staring will not make my hair grow back. Dear mister who once called me an “It” in Pick ‘n Pay, I would just like …

October, 2015

  • 20 October

    What you need to know going into Day 3 of Rhodes strikes


    Mitchell Shaun Parker 21 October will see a national shutdown of universities in South Africa. Rhodes University will be among the number of places of higher learning that will be abandoning academics in order to fight against exclusionary financial requirements. Rhodes has already played host to two days of strikes, …

  • 20 October

    [To the Editor] An Open Letter to Blade Nzimande


    Dr. Nzimande, If you drop a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will of course frantically try to clamber out. But if you place it gently in a pot of tepid water and turn the heat on low, it will float there quite placidly. As the water gradually …

  • 20 October

    Rhodes protests enter second day


    Mitchell Shaun Parker After the success of the first day of protesting yesterday, Rhodes University students have moved into their second day of campus-wide striking. With the exclusionary MIP system being changed yesterday, students today are protesting to ensure that fees are not increased. The demand from the collective as …