Halloween 101

By Ntombi Khulu That time of the year has come again – the ghoul-themed parties and the spooky films make their annual appearance in October for the much anticipated Halloween …

Jammie shuttle shenanigans

By Jessie Leverzencie We have all taken a Jammie at some point or other, whether to get to and from campus in the mornings and afternoons; or to escape from …

Speaking in Many Tongues

By Ni’ckma Solomon No matter how proficient you consider yourself to be, it’s worth learning another language for the following reasons that people rarely consider: Humour There is a world beyond …

Moving on Up and Moving Out

By Ntombi Khulu There comes a time in every young adult’s life when it is time to leave the comfort of mom and dad’s home and venture out into the world …

Parental Guidance

By Jessie Leverzencie Apart from raising us, parents and guardians loved the typical ¨don´t play with fire or you´ll wet the bed¨ anecdotes and ´parental guidance´. The question of whether these …

The Other Side

by Jessie Leverzencie [*Full name is omitted to protect the narrator´s identity*] Hi, my name is Megan. I was born with naturally thick, curly hair. This is my hair story. …

Lengthy and Healthy

by Celine Masheleni “I like your hair cut!” the first person says, except I haven’t cut my hair. “Is this how long you can get it to grow?” another, sympathetically, …

How to be a Queer Ally

by Dexter Sagar In the pursuit of being a queer ally to the LGBT community, cisgender (a person whose gender identity corresponds with their birth sex – cis-het for convenience) …

No, it is not just hair!

by Thando Ndita A look at the importance and relevance of the natural hair movement Strolling along the aisles at Clicks reminds one of just how far the natural hair …