Anna Insam: Ever questioned the landings on the moon?
April Fools’ Day has come and gone, and perhaps we are all still feeling a bit sheepish for sniffing the Google logo hoping to smell something.
From spray-on skinny jeans, headphones for cats, Virgin’s glass-bottomed plane to Twitter charging users to use vowels, we really saw it all this year.
Shandu Mulaudzi: IN PSYCHOLOGY, there is what they call the “bereavement process”. A process that describes the stages people go through after experiencing a type of loss.
Although the bereavement process is unique to all individuals who go through it, it is generally accepted that the first step is denial.
The rise and disgraceful fall of sport stars has not been uncommon in my lifetime. One never, however, finds a star that is able to regain their position at the top of the food-chain following their fall from grace.
Did I say “never”? Perhaps “very rarely” is more appropriate after Tiger Woods has defied the odds and done just that.
At some stage of your life, you will most probably find yourself in the awkward position of liking someone that your friend has liked/likes/dated/is currently dating or someone who is already taken.
It’s one of those situations that will put most of us in a bit of a pickle. Guys have it simple. How I met your mother taught us the rules of the Bro Code, but what do girls have – trust?
This is why you’re wearing what you’re wearing. With Micky Mouse on the side.
If you want to escape fashion, you’ll have to walk around wearing the Emperor’s clothes. Most people don’t know (or care) where their clothes come from, but we are not those people. By we I mean you, me, Dupree, us: The intelligent (if slightly aristocratic) university students.
The three strangest jobs you could do.
Astronauts are the coolest. Dolphin trainers aren’t too shabby either. And cowboys? Well who doesn’t want to be a cowboy? At the age of five, for about 90% of us, these were our life ambitions – oh and becoming president, of course. I for one wanted to be all four.
Out with the print, in with the digital?
The once inseparable bond between a cup of coffee and the Sunday morning paper has no doubt taken a beating since digital media stepped into the ring. With tradition in one corner and convenience in the other, it’s been a brisk bout at best.
How to cook for Vegans, Pescetarians and Vegetarians - And still have everyone enjoy their meal!
It’s no secret that vegetarians (or heaven forbid, vegans!) are notoriously difficult to cook for. No longer can you resort to your trusty roasted chicken recipe that, without fail, feeds and satisfies other meat-loving friend. But has anyone ever considered that perhaps vegetarians (and yes, even vegans like to host sometimes) have a difficult time wondering what to cook for their non tree-hugging-inclined buddies? I would like to impart some helpful tips that might solve the problem for both sides.
Welcome to Planet UCT, a prosperous and thriving land known for its vine-covered landscapes and erratic weather, and home of the Ikeys student. Just like any other planet, its inhabitants must beg the question: is there intelligent life elsewhere or are we the only beings on the Mountain?
Prevention is better than cure... and other helpful tips.
We have all experienced that feeling of discomfort when your usually open mind freezes up and the only thing you can think of is hoping that this moment can pass by. You lose your rationale and say and do things you normally wouldn’t. This is the power that the awkward moment has over those that are not prepared. So keep calm and read these tips on surviving awkward moments. Soon you will become a master of the awkward moment.