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Land of mirrors and metaphors

The beautifully desolate, frozen landscape of the polar regions has fascinated many people for centuries.

Prize-winning writer and activist Jean McNeil gave us a rare glimpse into what she calls “the oracle at the end of the world”‒ the Antarctic, by presenting a talk the English department last week. 803 more words


An Introduction to Me

Hello there, world! Welcome to my blog, Catherine and Cranberries. I’m a nineteen-year-old from South Africa, and I’m in my first year of university at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. 141 more words


The Right Balance

*This was a profile piece I wrote in my first year Journalism class. 

She sat across me, legs crossed as if we were still sitting in a school hall but yet her eyes showed the eagerness to answer my questions. 595 more words


Fanon’s 'Black Skin, White Masks' inspires paper on colouredness

Politics Masters student, Danielle Bowler, wrote a paper exploring contested constructions of colouredness, after being incensed by a column written by Nomakula “Kuli” Roberts in a Sunday paper. 551 more words


Rhodes students warned about kidnappings off campus

This article was originally published on Wits Vuvuzela on April 25

Two suspects have been arrested following at least three cases of students being abducted near campus 411 more words


Malice in Wonderland

“I need to be able to engage with people who live with and are of the word,” says Lesego Rampolokeng. A self-confessed wanderer, the internationally acclaimed writer, iconoclast and wordsmith is spending three months as a writer-in-residency at Rhodes University as a recipient of the Andrew H. 578 more words