Let the Voucher Go Further

Written by Kay-Lee Dramat How to make a few vouchers go a long way Students in catering residences are well acquainted with meal voucher season. Everybody loves ballin’ on them …

The Absurdity of Black Monday

Written by Mbalenhle Khuzwayo On Monday 31 October 2017 the roads to major highways throughout the country were blocked in the name of farmers being murdered. Leaders of the farm …

The Decolonised Anthem: #DividedWeFall

Written by Kelsey Maggott During the Fees Must Fall (FMF) protests at the University of Cape Town (UCT), the adapted decolonised version of the national anthem, Nkosi Sikelel’ iAfrica, is sung …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Sign up or nah?

By: Thameenah Abrahams Every year, during Plaza week, student societies come out in their numbers, all decked in a row over Jammie Plaza. Some with treats, freebies and eager smiles …

Financial security at what cost?

Do you have a moral obligation to boycott recruiting firms implicated in state capture? By: Ashley Seymour     As if students need something else to worry about, the moral …

TRAILBLAZER: AIDAN BIZONY

Disability Access on Campus Website: www.disabilitydiaries.com Twitter: @ab1903 I’m a second-year Humanities Student. I happen, also, to be in a wheelchair. In the ideal world, this wouldn’t make any difference …

Get Schwifty with ‘Rick and Morty’

Is it really just an existential adult cartoon? By Filipp Stoliarov Do our lives have purpose? Are we responsible for creating our own meaning and what exactly does our existence …