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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

    Image via Bethany Meyer

    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 …

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

    Photograph taken by Mishka Wazar

    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 …