Back From Vac

Written by Annet George Getting back into work mode after a long summer vacation is often challenging, especially if you’ve got those dreaded 8 a.m. lectures. Most people suffer from …

Should Attendance Factor Into DP?

By Zahirah Benjamin As university students, we are all under pressure to excel academically. Our goal is to get our degrees, however, excellent grades are not enough. When it comes …

Cultural Appropriation: Style or Theft?

By Caroline Reid Rocking’ the Daisies signals the start of South Africa’s festival season, but are you worried about ‘doing a Hudgens?’ Not even sure what a ‘Hudgens’ is? (No, …

From Function to Fashion

By Arin Barry There is a trend that has been going around for a few seasons now: non-prescription glasses.  In 2012, NBA players such as LeBron James and Russell Westbrook …

Coping With Stress

By Ntokozo Mayekiso Maintaining good mental health while at University may seem manageable, but this task is not as easy of a feat as it seems – especially in the …

MEMES​ ​VS​ ​GIPHYS

By​ ​Michaela​ ​Pillay There isn’t much out there that can’t be represented by a meme. Memes have become the quintessential go to whenever we needed to share that moment with …

Disagree to Diss Degree

Saara Mowlana Ah, the age old debate of my degree is harder than your degree that exists between students, faculties and courses has probably put more strain on individuals, relationships, …

The Horrors of The Real Adult World

By Parusha Chetty “Enjoy it while you’re still young,” they said. “Stop acting like an adult,” “You need to start acting your age!” Out of all of the above aphorisms …

Eat Right, Be Bright

By Buhle Khumalo Are you satisfied with the food you can buy on campus or the food served at residences? Most aren’t. We know a healthy diet equals a healthy …

UCT Shutdown Persists

By Jarita Kassen and Tamutswa Mahari Following the mass meeting on Graca Lawns on Wednesday 25 October, protesting students barricaded the Lower Campus Jammie Stop at 6 a.m. this morning. …

UCT Shutdown Commences

By Tamutswa Mahari and Michaela Pillay On Tuesday 24 October, students gathered for a mass meeting in Jameson Hall during Meridian. This meeting was called by the interim SRC and …

GBV Displays on UCT Upper Campus

By Ntokozo Mayekiso The beginning of last week saw art displays all over upper and middle campus, aimed at promoting awareness against gender-based violence. The campaign is in association with …

Hugh Hefner: Magnate or Exploiter?

By Sumona Bose This 91-year-old business tycoon may be remembered as the brains and brawn behind the Playboy Magazine, which might be arguably seen as a sexually liberating movement for …