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loveLife throws its support behind Rhodes University gender violence protests

THE recent anti-rape protests at Rhodes University, in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, by students and staff members highlight an important and disturbing issue in South African society, where it is estimated that one in five women are victims of rape and other forms of gender-based violence (GBV) each year. 488 more words

How can we return to "normal" after a protest like this?

My Writing and Editing class used our lecture time yesterday to discuss how the Rhodes protests against rape culture had affected them so far. Currently, there’s an interdict against protesting and lectures are expected to resume as normal. 788 more words

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Reading made fun

by Ettione Ferreira

Dr. Suess’ saying, “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child,” came true for our JMS4 writing and editing students during this year’s National Library Week from 11 to21 March The writing students decided to pay a visit to the Lebone Centre. 97 more words


Get off the fence!

Have you ever actually sat on a fence? Physically been above the problems on the ground, seated between two very different places? With the thrill of being at risk of falling on either side pumping through your blood. 741 more words

Opinion & Inspiration

Topless Angry Female Students Protest Against Campus Rapes.

Students are demanding the university suspend 11 alleged rapists on campus who were listed on the leaked list on social media and change its policies on how rape victims are treated. 358 more words


Friday favourites - Raging

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People: Despite intimidation, arrests and the already unsafe environment, students at Rhodes University are protesting against rape culture. 91 more words

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Hoes Gon' Be Hoes Featuring Marianne Tham

There is a lynch mob running around Rhodes University in South Africa, whipped up by the most evil creation in human history, Facebook, disrupting education, threatening students and faculty, and demanding freebies because there are witches, I mean “alleged rapists” in their midst. 1,374 more words

False Rape? No Problem!