A History of Pride

With Pride month being celebrated in America, we take a look back at how the fight for the LGBTQIA+ community to be recognized in our own country of South Africa …

Africa Day: The Origin

Africa Day: The Origin Celebrating Africa Month, the history of the African Union is reviewed   This article is exclusive to Edition 2 of VARSITY Online by Ilhām Choonara On …

Palestine and Israel: A brief background

Palestine and Israel: A Brief Background  A split-second dive into the complicated history of the Israel-Palestine territory By Josh Raynham This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 2 of …

The Trial of Derek Chauvin

George Floyd’s murderer guilty in “trial of the century”     This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 1 of VARSITY News by Asemahle Ntoyakhe   This tribunal litigation …

Jagger Library Restoration

University met with love and support at the loss of a limb.     By Ilham Choonara  This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 1 of VARSITY News.   …

UCT Surgical Society Scrub Run

  By Alana Williams This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 11 of VARSITY News.   The UCT Surgical Society Scrub Run involves a group of health sciences students, doctors …

The 2020 VMAs: Covid Edition

  By Hannah van Teylingen and Laylaa Edross This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 10 of VARSITY News.   Covid-19 has transformed public events due to social distancing protocols and …

Enough Is Enough

  By Anathi Godlo This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 9 of VARSITY News.   On 29 August 2020 a nationwide protest against gender-based violence (GBV) was held …

Ellen De-not-so-generous?

  Ellen Degeneres has recently been under scrutiny as former employees and guests of the show come forward with stories of racism and sexual harassment.   By Emma Sacco This …

Personal Account of the Anti-GBV March

  By Ella Wesselink This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 8 of VARSITY News.   Acknowledgements: Ben Tilley, Amelia Deary, Baxter Juds, Victoria Arthur and Emma Leslie   On the …