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    Apology given for “Blackface”

    The “Blackface” trio made their first public apology during the final sitting of Student Parliament (SP) on 7 October in a lecture hall filled with emotionally charged students.

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    Provocative poster upsets

    The display of an explicit poster depicting two naked men with a heart-shaped condom over their private areas has highlighted the lack of control in the approval process of posters on campus.
    The image outraged members of the gay community, who acted swiftly to remove the images in public areas.

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    What the pug?

    Pugs dominate many a news feed on Facebook, Instagram and even Twitter. Their adorable, scrunchy faces may be an ‘acquired taste’, but it is certain that these loveable little creatures are taking the world by storm.

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    Zoid stig haar eie republiek

    Hoe was Skouspel? Enige interessante backstage- stories?
    What happens at Skouspel stays at Skouspel. Hehe

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    Maties fall short in semi final

    On 13 October the Maties netball ladies played against UP-Tuks in the Varsity Netball semi-final.

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    Stokkiesdraai is maar duur hier

    ’n Hele kas wyn of ’n lekker tyd by ’n spa. Elke liewe dag.

    Dít is in geldelike waarde wat ouers van Matie-studente daagliks moet opdok aan klasgelde by dié universiteit.

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    Prof Russel Botman: There’s a struggle for the future.

    Last night I went to the memorial service of the late rector and vice-chancellor of Stellenbosch University, Prof Russel Botman, at the Uniting Reformed Church in Belhar. Though it was mostly speakers who gave insights into a life lead by a great man, it was a very touching service of a man who showed nothing but integrity, empathy and compassion for his fellow man.

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    Kop in die wolke

    Agtuur op ’n Woensdagoggend kom sy die restaurant Meraki in Ryneveldstraat binne. Ons gaan sit by ’n tafel langs die venster en toe die kelner kom, bestel sy ’n red cappuccino en roereier met avokado. “Hulle maak die lékkerste ontbyt,” fluister sy vertroulik en erken laggend dat sy ’n gereelde klant is.