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Varsity News

HOW MUCH FREEDOM DOES YOUR SPEECH HAVE?
5 years ago

HOW MUCH FREEDOM DOES YOUR SPEECH HAVE?

The ‘most attractive race’ article published in UCT’S Varsity Newspaper caused stirs over the last 2 weeks on how the youth of South Africa really perceive race. Some …
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WILL OSCAR GET AWAY WITH MURDER?
5 years ago

WILL OSCAR GET AWAY WITH MURDER?

The 14th February marked the beginning of the end for Oscar Pistorious when he ‘accidently’ shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Following a very speedy but thorough Bail hearing, …
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SO WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS?
5 years ago

SO WHAT’S SO SPECIAL ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS?

 

So about 3600 women are raped daily in South Africa. Treatment of Palestinians in Israel are compared to rigid constrictions as the days of Apartheid. 2.6 …
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RAPE: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!
5 years ago

RAPE: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

BLACK FRIDAY: A Unified Statement?

 

It is no secret that South Africa has one of the highest rape statistics in the world. According to Statistics SA, every …
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ARE THE ANC BEING CRY BABIES?
5 years ago

ARE THE ANC BEING CRY BABIES?

Clash of the Titans: ANC vs. FNB

The controversial FNB advert is at the top of the ANC government’s agenda this week. The release of …
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An Open Letter To My Dear Friend, Lance Arm“a bit suspiciously too”strong
5 years ago

An Open Letter To My Dear Friend, Lance Arm“a bit suspiciously too”strong

Oh Lancey, Lance, Lance,

First the drug scandal and now Oprah? I thought you hit rock bottom, falling from your pedestal last year, as the doping allegations came to be …
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IM YOUNG, WILD AND FREE… WHATS MANGAUNG TO ME?
5 years ago

IM YOUNG, WILD AND FREE… WHATS MANGAUNG TO ME?

 

I’m young, wild and free…what’s Mangaung to me anyway?

 

As university students and young people alike gear up for what seems like an exciting festive season, the …
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LENASIA DEMOLITIONS : A DEMOTION FOR GOVERNMENT
5 years ago

LENASIA DEMOLITIONS : A DEMOTION FOR GOVERNMENT

LEASIA HOME DEMOLITIONS

The demolitions of houses in Lenasia, South of Johannesburg have sparked outrage amongst the South African public. This violation of a fundamental human right was deemed …
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OBAMA MAKES US THINK ABOUT OUR OWN PRES ZUMA
5 years ago

OBAMA MAKES US THINK ABOUT OUR OWN PRES ZUMA

They say “Once you go black you never go back”

 

Is this really true for President Obama? Well it has proven true for the America because he has …
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IS SRC RELEVANT?
5 years ago

IS SRC RELEVANT?

I have been wondering if SRC is effective and whether or not they still have a place in universities. Truth is, I have only ever voted once in my 5 …
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