BOIPELO BOIKHUTSO: Stuku hosted its second annual Dance-Off last Thursday evening. A group called Elements of Revelation won the competition.
The theme of the competition was “The Journey” which meant that all the contestants had to make a dance sequence that interpreted a journey. The evening consisted of various genres of dance which included hip-hop, contemporary and sbujwa.
ERENE OBERHOLZER: : Tien jaar en vyf albums later, groet die bekende afrikaanse groep, Zinkplaat vir eers hulle bewonderaars. Zinkplaat het vanjaar op 11 April in Pretoria as deel van hulle laaste toer en bekendstelling van hulle nuwe album, Retrospekulasie opgetree. Bertie Coetzee, Beer Adriaanse, Basson Laubscher en Beitel van der Merwe het met Perdeby oor die afskeid gesels.
DAN LOMBARD: FNB UP-Tuks successfully defended their Varsity Cup title when they beat FNB Maties 44-5. Throughout the season, captain Jono Ross and Courtnall Skosan played important parts in helping Tuks to win the competition for the second time. The two players spoke to Perdeby after the final about TuksRugby’s season so far.
DESRÉ BARNARD: Zahra* is a 23-year-old Tuks student. Last year she got a phone call from her gynaecologist. “They phoned me and said my pap smear showed it was cervical cancer and they had to operate immediately,” she says. Zahra’s cancer developed under exceptional circumstances attributed to stress, but she is just one of the countless women who have developed cervical cancer.
Emelia Motsai: Top performing Wits students were encouraged to complete their degree cum laude regardless of what discipline they were in because it would assure potential employers that they could apply themselves.
Mgudlwa spoke about the charges laid against him and fellow students after their “peaceful” protest a few weeks ago.
The seventh annual Sexual Violence = Silence protest taking place on Friday 19 April has gone beyond Rhodes University's campus for the first time as awareness efforts are raised in other parts of South Africa.
Wits University, the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal and a Speak Out Cape Town event are also a part of the initiative which stands in solidarity with survivors of sexual violence.
Prelene Singh: Protesters united at Wits University today to show their solidarity for victims of sexual violence in South Africa in an event that took place at other universities around the country.
At 6am this morning protestors at Rhodes University in Grahamstown gathered in preparation for the Silent protest. The silent protest started at Rhodes 6 years ago where about 100 people joined. This year 1500 protesters marched from Alec Mullins at Rhodes and 1150 showed support at Wits University.
Ray Mahlaka: BIDVEST Wits’ hopes for a top four spot were dealt a blow when they lost 2-1 to Platinum Stars on Wednesday in an ABSA Premiership match at the Bidvest Stadium.
The opening minutes of the match were characterised by strong defending as both teams fought to keep a clean sheet.
Bakwena wasted plenty of scoring opportunities with the team from Rustenburg shooting largely off-target and Bidvest Wits goalkeeper Emille Baron in fine form.