- Published on Friday, 20 April 2012 08:44
- Written by Holly McGurk
Is criticism of Africa, her politics and her people detrimental to our development, or an honest way to assess and overcome our flaws?
- Published on Monday, 16 April 2012 10:18
- Written by Joann Julius
Is stirring up the shadows of the past really as politically incorrect as it's made out to be?
- Published on Friday, 13 April 2012 11:00
- Written by Chisanga Mukuka
Sure, you may have shared the Kony video, and indulged in every e-initiative preceding it, but what are you really doing to help others?
- Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 16:53
- Written by Stephanie Venter
Turning 70 this year, it seemed it was time for a bit of freshening up at VARSITY. We made our design a little cleaner, our pages a little more colourful, and our logo a little newer.
- Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 16:51
- Written by Lyndall Thwaits
When I first arrived at UCT, I had the fear of God instilled in me that my acceptance was something of a miracle and I needed to hold onto my academics for dear life to survive here.
- Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 16:49
- Written by Rhynhardt Krynauw
Yet again, I find myself with nothing to say. Nothing original, at least. Everything is a copy of a copy (That’s from Fight Club).
- Published on Tuesday, 10 April 2012 16:46
- Written by Berndt Hannweg
The word “sanction” has developed into an interesting dichotomy in recent years. Its standard definition is “to allow or grant permission, or to offer one’s support for a cause.”
- Published on Monday, 02 April 2012 15:36
- Written by Shannon Holcroft
- Published on Sunday, 01 April 2012 18:22
- Written by Theolin Tembo
Contrary to leveling the playing fields, a racially-based admissions policy may harm more than it helps, and avoids the primary reason for such a policy in the first place
- Published on Sunday, 01 April 2012 18:21
- Written by Rafiqua Israel
There’s nothing quite like an adrenaline rush, but at which point does a hobby become a dangerous addiction?
- Published on Friday, 16 March 2012 16:46
- Written by Simon Kennedy
Once a year, Ireland takes a tactical time-out to revel in all things green. Businesses, shops and schools close down, leaving the country’s pubs open to a tidal wave of shamrocks, luck and drunken singing.
- Published on Wednesday, 14 March 2012 09:37
- Written by Thato Mabudusha
It was the dawn of September 17th, 2011. Thousands of disillusioned youths arrived in Manhattan’s Financial District, sleeping bags and tents in hand, to protest the immense inequality and greed that has come to define America’s economic practices.
- Israeli Apartheid forum causes conflict
- Talk of moving Parliament to Pretoria
- The missing culture of giving
- NYPD vs the Muslim Community
- Burnt Toast: The Science of Faith
- Don’t steal Apartheid from black South Africans
- A foreign Apartheid
- Letters to the editor: That “Coloured” Thing
- Letters to the editor: In response to “An Apple a day keeps the kiddies at bay”
- [Ctrl + C]: Text workers and flash mobs