- Published on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 14:20
- Written by Angela Kirykowicz
The terms ‘beauty’ and ‘elegance’ are widely used in the mathematics circle, which tends to leave those uninitiated a bit perplexed. As a general rule, most people are used to applying these terms to a wide range of disciplines including Art, Music and Dance, but not to Mathematics.
- Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 16:56
- Written by Richard McLean
Aside from the gourmet cuisine of Fedics, the main thing that strikes the average first year as the semester starts is how different university life is from his or her previous academic and home-life experiences. Classes, detention and ‘lights out’ have now transformed into lectures, DPR and ‘responsibility’.
- Published on Thursday, 28 February 2013 20:25
- Written by Uthman Quick
Whether you believe Oscar “the blade runner” Pistorius, is guilty of premeditated murder or of simply being an unbelievably reckless gun-owner who fired four rounds into his own bathroom door without knowing who was behind it – the point that should not be lost is that another women has fallen victim to the epidemic of femicide plaguing this country.
- Published on Wednesday, 27 February 2013 13:57
- Written by Anna Insam
With the release of the Blackberry 10 looming, the question being raised yet again is, Blackberry or iPhone?
- Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 17:53
- Written by Kishan Chokkappan
In the literal sense, quite simply put: UCT graduates are not ready for the working world. There are many aspects to the working world, but the aspects that are most prevalent to graduates are practical application of the theory learnt, soft skills and salary.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 16:36
- Written by Anima McBrown
S-E-X. Sexy. Sex me. What’s your ultimate sexual fantasy? Forget the candles and slow music; dim the lights so that you do not even have to see the expression on my face as I close my eyes...gasp for air...and scream: “Get your damn head out of the gutter!”.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 16:27
- Written by Katy Scott
I'm going to be honest with you…I'm not an honest person. Niceties and euphemisms gush from my mouth whilst gritted teeth hold back a dangerous, lashing tongue.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2013 14:19
- Written by Parusha Naidoo
There’s a loud clanging of metal against plastic. I look up and take a split second to assess the situation. The seat next to me is no longer occupied by a jock and his Macbook Pro.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 14:29
- Written by Bryan Smith
When I first arrived at UCT as a fresher in the summer of 2012, I don’t believe I had the faintest idea of the stigma surrounding a general Bachelor of Arts degree.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:28
- Written by Katy Scott
Even though I am the last person to advocate Valentine's Day, I do respect that this is the month of love and it is for this reason alone that I am attempting to turn a blind eye, a deaf ear and a middle finger to the infidelity and chauvinism that is penetrating through South Africa at present.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:24
- Written by Jessica Breakey
The born-free generation has finally come of age; our struggle is over and there is nothing left to fight for.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 February 2013 09:20
- Written by Baraka Msulwa
It is over a decade into the 21st century and the substantial economic growth of Africa has caught the attention of supporters and critics alike.