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Letter to the editor: 11 May

I will admit that even though I’m a fairly well educated individual, I am ignorant on many issues because they might not affect me and/or I may be blind to them. However, when the opportunity presents itself, I do attend forums or events and try to engage in pressing matters and issues with regard to student life and the state of our country. The recent transformation event hosted by ABASA and the SRC was one I was glad I did not miss out on. I thoroughly enjoyed how the panel brought up the issue of transformation with regard to their own individual societies or political parties. It was very informative for me, as when you talk about transformation, you tend to narrow it down to race, class, the past, apartheid, etc. People tend to forget about certain specific genders and communities affected (women, the LGBT community, and people living with disabilities).

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Letter to Perdeby | 20 April 2015

Rhodes is nie geskiedenis nie

Die #RhodesMustFall-beweging by die Universiteit van Kaapstad het ‘n soort rassisme oopgekrap wat nie andersins maklik vasgepen kan word nie. Dit het baie te doen met die konteks van die universiteit.

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Letter to Perdeby | 20 April 2015

Terrorism and Muslims: what the majority really think. 

Assalaamualaikum (Greetings, peace and blessings to all)

It is almost on a daily basis that we are inundated with news reports and accounts of terrorism, warfare and violence from around the world. What is also evident is that in almost all of these accounts, there seems to be a common factor linking the majority of the perpetrators: their religion.

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Letter to Perdeby | 20 April 2015

There is a rather large group of students who sit at the tables provided outside the Student Centre on the pathway to Tuks FM, Pie City and Tukkiewerf. I do not have a problem with these students but instead with the following things that they do:

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Letter to Perdeby | 20 April 2015

In the past week, a friend of mine as well as a classmate committed suicide in his residence in Sunnyside. He was a final-year student at the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences.

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