The Lonely Side of University

  By Zahirah Benjamin This article is exclusive to Online Edition 9 of VARSITY.   Loneliness is universal. It does not discriminate. And it is unfortunately a keystone of the …

A Womxn’s Right to Her Own Pleasure

  By Rachel Pilgrim This article is exclusive to Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   The topic of female sexual pleasure often makes for cringe-worthy conversations. This is especially true …

The Cool Girl Guide

  By Raeesa Triegaardt and Nevali Mohan This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   The Cool Girl stereotype is one that depicts girls who are …

White Walls

  By Thandile Martin Xesi This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   In my view, so-called Model C schools hinder the process of decolonisation. They …

Fresh Prince of Insta

  By Milda Mojapelo This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   Will Smith joined the Instagram scene in December of 2017 and judging from the attention …

The Error in our Vegan Thinking

  By Tanya Magaisa This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   A previous online article argued that veganism, though well intentioned, is unaffordable and thus elitist. The …

Rom-Com Renaissance

  By Raeesa Triegaardt This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY.   Many romantic comedies have one fatal flaw; they aren’t good. However, this past year …

Is Your Fave Problematic?

  By Nolitha Ngamlana This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 7 of VARSITY.   TW: mention of abuse   The entertainment industry is filled with diverse groups of …

Racism in Cape Town Yoga Community

  By Clarissa Bartes* This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 7 of VARSITY.   Picture the scene: I’m standing in a Cape Town yoga studio, the only person …

Wakanda Nonsense is this?

  By Raeesa Triegaardt This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 7 of VARSITY.   The Academy Board of Governors’ recent choice to add a ‘Best Popular Film’ category …

To Straw or Not to Straw

    By Connor McLaughlin This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 6 of VARSITY.   The debate of the use of single-use plastic straws has begun to rise …

FAD IN, FAD OUT: Womxn with BDE

  By Kate Southwood This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 6 of VARSITY News.   A few weeks ago, “big dick energy” took the internet by storm. Why? …