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May, 2018

  • 15 May

    Grahamstown is where the heart is.

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    Nomsa Maswera The second term is officially upon us in full force. Late night assignments are fighting for our attention against the fiery force of procrastination. The G-Vegas night life is once again luring us out with her siren call. However, for some of us, this isn’t enough of a …

March, 2018

December, 2017

  • 22 December

    RUReference List FAQ: Where to start.

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    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 …

September, 2017

  • 16 September

    Rhodes in Trans-it: The Case for Gender Neutral Bathrooms

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    Meshalini Govender  The University Currently Known as Rhodes, has increasingly, and especially over the recent years, come under fire for various issues: the promotion of institutionalised racism, emphasis on patriarchal hierarchies and a general apathy to the student body (during protests, especially). The minority of the student body, however, (those …

  • 12 September

    Nkoli-Fassie Society Name Change

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    Adam Butler Nkoli-Fassie Society has for most of this year gone under the rather tortuous name of “The Society Currently Known as OutRhodes.” As part of this year’s Pride Week, however, an official name changing ceremony was held. The society will henceforth be known as Nkoli-Fassie Society. The change was …