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Vermiculture at Rhodes

Clang! You slam your plastic tray with the half-eaten remainders of Braised-Tenderised into the holder and leave the dining hall without a backward glance.

What is left on your plate is no longer your concern and how it will be discarded isn’t either. 533 more words


UCKAR #Fees2017 Arrests

Midday on Wednesday, 28 September, students were arrested at the University Currently Known As Rhodes. This video shows the events that took place surrounding the arrests. 6 more words


Dear Ben,

I think I have had sufficient time to stop being a complete an utter bitch. I did everything wrong that a girl can do during a break up. 560 more words

#FMF: Universities ungovernable

Week two of the #FeesMustFall student protests comes with students drafting memoranda, burning property and marching around campuses following the shutdown of most universities.

THE DEPARTMENT of Higher Education and Training last week announced that institutions may increase fees to a maximum of 8%. 569 more words


[scripted, unpublished] UCKAR no Rhodes: Yes, we're disruptive. And?

(written: 07 September 2015 with another a fellow student)

I am a black student who is studying at the university currently known as ‘Rhodes’ through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 547 more words

[scripted, unpublished] Rhodes: Where the entitled and violent white man leads, learns and is protected

(written: 13 September 2015)

Columnist Sisonke Msimang, writes that, “In a racist society, one of the privileges of whiteness is empathy.”

She continues, “We are constantly exposed to white men as full and complex subjects. 835 more words

[scripted, unpublished] Vice Chancellors in South Africa: A Janus head dilemma

(written: 18 November 2015)

In a recent article penned for the Daily Maverick, University of Cape Town researcher Robert Morrell poses a leading question: are the current vice chancellors at some previously white universities a “treasure or [a] curse”? 1,285 more words