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March, 2017

  • 29 March

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

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    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 …

  • 7 March

    Israeli Apartheid Week: UCKAR Edition

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    Mishka Wazar Universities across the country are taking part in public demonstrations for Israeli Apartheid Week, which kicked off this Monday and appears to have ruffled feathers. The Politics Department, Muslim Student’s Association, and Palestinian Solidarity Committee at the university currently known as Rhodes have partnered with Boycott, Divest and …

February, 2017

  • 28 February

    Varsity Shield Rugby: Rhodes vs Fort Hare

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    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

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    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 …

  • 5 October

    Mid-day protest report: October 5th

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    Kate Middleton  At approximately 02h00 on Wednesday 5 October, student protesters mobilised to upper campus residences of the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR). The crowd of roughly 100 students made their way up the hill, mobilising students from various residences. Members of the crowd gained access into said residences in order to further …