Voting is a Choice, Not a Duty

Voting is not an obligation – the right to vote has always been about the right to choose. By Seth Meyer Election season has arrived in South Africa. Along with …

Vaccine mandates are not a viable option

According to the Constitution, every individual is afforded the right to decide whether they want to be vaccinated. The UCT Senate’s recent decision on a vaccine mandate goes against this, …

No Vaccine, No Entry?

Why vaccine restricted access is not an option in South Africa By Reabetswe Khutsoane (Staff Writer) On the 1st of February 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the following: “But I …

Does this city work for you?

As the City of Cape Town cracks down on the existence of its homeless population, the question arises of if the city is truly there to serve the majority of …

Fire Break: Expectation vs. Reality

UCT students vs the procrastination trap amidst #UCTFires tragedy     By Josh Raynham  This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 1 of VARSITY News. The tragedy that was …

Morbid Morality

  Examining Public Reactions to Trump’s COVID Status   By Martyn McGrath This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 11 of VARSITY News.   In the wake of Donald Trump’s …

To be Black, a Woman and Winning

  Are we really striving for equality or are we victimizing women?   By Ntsako Mlambo This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 11 of VARSITY News.   The regulations under …