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What you should have learned at school: what to do if you feel unsafe on or around campus

POOJA PUNDIT AND CARLY TWADDLE

Every week, Perdeby takes a look at something you should have learned at school to assist you in day-to-day life. This week, we take a look at what to do in a situation in which you feel unsafe on or around campus.

Students can be considered easy targets. Walking to your car or back to res after a test or long day can make you vulnerable. There are numerous unsafe situations you can find yourself in, from mugging to harassment. Perdeby has come up with 10 steps you can take to feel a bit safer in these instances.

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Perdeby Party guide: 25-31 July

AROMA THERON

 

It is the start of the new semester and the end of July. So, for those of you with available funds still left after last week, here is another party guide from us at Perdeby.

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Perdeby party guide 18-24 July

POOJA PUNDIT                       
TUESDAY, 18 JULY

Madison Avenue at 20:00: The Great Gatsby - Partyfest Synergy '17 hosted by Zinkia. There will be two dancefloors playing different genres of music. The glass box will feature Hip-Hop, and the main dance floor will feature great beats and the best of the oldies. Entrance is R10 (presale), R20 for students, and R30 for general public at the door. Drink specials include double Southern Comfort and mix for R20, El Jimador Tequila at R15 for a single and R25 for a double, and Jack Daniels Fire at R15 for a single and R25 for a double.

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Perdeby experience: putting lazy kitchen gadgets to the test

POOJA PUNDIT
Every week Perdeby sends its journalists to experience something out of their comfort zones. This week, Pooja Pundit put lazy kitchen gadgets (as seen in infomercials) to the test.

Being a busy student is energy consuming. Being a foodie is the exact opposite. Hiding away in my mountainous kitchen cupboards are four lazy kitchen gadgets that I have (embarrassingly) never used. And so, I finally decided to put the infamous and very complicated lazy kitchen gadgets to the test!

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App of the month: Waze

AROMA THERON
Every month, Perdeby tests and reviews an app that we think makes life easier. This month, the navigation app, Waze was put to the test.

Rating: 4/5

Waze, an interactive navigation app, seems to be the smarter and more attractive sister of Google Maps.

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Will you be attending OppiKoppi this year?

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