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Tuks FM narrowly miss record

Saturday, 23 March 2013 07:18

DANIELLE PETTERSON AND ELEANOR HARDING: Tuks FM failed to break the Guinness World Record attempt for “The Longest Marathon for a Radio Music Show – DJ Team” after one of the DJs had to leave during the broadcast.

Tuks FM DJs Alex Caige and Cassy Clarke attempted to break the record, which currently stands at 74 hours and 3 minutes, by broadcasting for 75 hours between 15 and 18 March. The record is for the longest acting team of DJs or continuity announcers.

Ikeys end cup drought

Friday, 22 March 2013 04:05

Megan Kinnaird: Monday night saw the Ikeys get their first, and only, win of the 2013 Varsity Cup season, defeating Wits 50-40 on the Green Mile.

An exhilarating first half saw the Tigers sitting 42 points up by the break, but an ill-disciplined second half showing almost resulted in the win being ripped out of the Ikeys eagerly-awaiting hands.

Kicking it with Shadowclub

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 09:57

Interview by Charles Mackenzie and Azarrah Karrim: Oppidan Press speaks with Isaac Klawansky, the drummer of Shadowclub.

Veranda Panda Interview

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 15:11

MELINA MELETAKOS

The Black EP is a bit darker than your previous EP. What inspired this? 

Liam: I think it all stems from the fact that Jane and I don’t make music that fits into any particular genre. When we started producing together we had all these tracks that went from hip-hop to drum and bass and were even more unpredictable in their mood. So we came up with an idea to release three EPs, grouping the tracks together as best [as] we could.

The FNB NMMU Madibaz made history when they qualified for their first-ever Varsity Cup semifinal by beating defending champions UP-Tuks 13-7 in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

The hard-earned victory, which was their first against UP-Tuks, saw the Madibaz advance to the knock-out stage for the first time, edging out FNB NWU-Pukke by the narrowest of margins on points' difference.

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