There’s a new campaign to raise awareness for something different almost every other week, and with so many, they need to be really good. Like this one.
Who ever thought that the simply act of cooking some food over open flame would offend this much? Thank god the cavemen didn’t have internet.
The blackface scandal that hit Stellenbosch Uni this week has caused quite an uproar. Here are a few thoughts and ideas about it.
Never a dull day at Stellenbosch, as a new scandal has erupted on campus and indeed social media. These guys donned ‘blackface’ for a fancy dress event, as they pretended to be the famous tennis sisters, Venus and Serena Williams.
We had a few parents like this during my time as a scholar. Highly emboerrissing for the parent’s child, as well as all his friends. In this instance things got quite bad, as a rival team dad allegedly let rip on a KES ‘learner.’
A lot of us are the life of the party when we’re just chatting to friends, regaling our latest theories on life and business. But for some reason when we get up in front of real business people, we lose our voice and break into a cold sweat. Game over.
Looking for something different to do this winter? Whether you’ve been neglecting brandy from your personal drinks menu, or whether you’re an extreme lover of the stuff, The Mount Nelson have created an incredible brandy and tapas pairing to warm up your insides.
The quality of South Africa’s maths and science education places us last out of 148 countries, according to a World Economic Forum report. Is there a solution to the on-going problem?
The daily quality of our lives can be dramatically improved by our conscious intake of pure Superfoods, and this can help you strengthen your immune system and ultimately prevent common symptoms of disease from arising.
Surely it doesn’t get worse than blurting out something bad to a large amount of people, without realising you have a ‘hot mic..’
Everyone had a class in their school career that they absolutely loathed. You couldn’t wait for it to be over and you spent most of your breaks shouting profanities at the poor teacher. When this student sent his English teacher a crude letter concerning her class, she did what every English teacher does best: correct all the mistakes in a bright red pen.
Along the beautiful back roads of Durbanville, home to many of the Cape’s finest wine farms, is where Fair Cape Dairies’ 2000 hectare sized farm can be found.
Online education is becoming a great tool for improving skills. Here are the four hottest online tools specifically for budding entrepreneurs. These free courses, video content and subscription based services offer something for every business owner.
Remember this email from a sorority sister at Delta Gamma in University of Maryland? Well it seems as if these American kids never learn. This time the email was sent out from a College of William & Mary fraternity brother, and it is much, much worse. Included below are some of the unbearable excerpts:
When you buy a SAX Appeal magazine, not only are you donating money towards a good cause, you’re also ensuring that at least one student hasn’t spent the night binge drinking and getting dressed up in ridiculous outfits for nothing.
Angie Motshekga, our minister for basic education, released what seemed a very pleasing matric pass rate of 78.2% yesterday, but experts have claimed that these results are not of any value.
A video has surfaced that shows a pupil at Sizimele High School in Dannhauser, KwaZulu-Natal being murdered in full view of other pupils at his school. Bongani Nkabinde was beaten and speared to death in a fight with other pupils. The horrifying attack happened just after pupils attended their morning assembly.
The following video has just hit the internet. It’s a fight between two schoolboys at a Durban school. The bigger of the two punches and kicks the head of his victim. Some (most) viewers might find the visuals disturbing so be warned.
This is an absolute deusy!
A Texas-based Spanish teacher, Cristy Nicole Deweese, has come under fire from the school board, after students discovered she had posed nude in some full-frontal photos for playboy.
The Department of Basic Educati0n yesterday issued a circular (you can read the circular here) that prohibits the use of open source software in schools that offer the subjects “Computer Applications Technology” (CAT) and “Information Technology” (IT). The move has massive implications for the quality of education in those subjects in South Africa, and essentially stifles the development of technology professionals in this country.
Some weeks ago a video of a revolting Johannesburg child assaulting a Glenvista High teacher with a chair and a broomstick surfaced. The victim of the assault handled himself like a champ, resisting what must have been a fairly strong urge to extend a backhand to the twerp. We have the video for those of you who missed it.
Welcome to Glenvista High School in Gauteng, where a pupil named Anthony attacked his teacher with a plastic chair, and with a broom, much to the delight of his class mates.
A report penned by two current and one former University of Cape Town students illustrates the alleged involvement of a current UCT student in the publishing of the now infamous UCT Exposed blog and Facebook page. UCT Exposed made a name for itself over the course of the last month by publishing the private correspondence and data of UCT students, including grades. The blog has caused severe emotional stress to a number of its targets.
Here’s something to show your Stellenbosch friends. Episode seven of the third series of smash hit legal series, Suits sets UCT as the background context for a character in that episode. As you’ll see in this clip, UCT gets airtime.
The body of a University of Cape Town student was found in Newlands Forest on Monday. Ilan Belcher, 19, went hiking with his brother on Sunday, and decided to continue hiking after his brother went home.
An award-winning author and principal of a high profile private school in White River has been fired following his arrest for child pornography – you can’t trust anyone these days. This guy, who won’t be named until he pleads, has been arrested in connection with an international child pornography syndicate along with six other “professionals” ranging [...]
It starts out like any other nerdy convocation speech, then starts to get exciting when the 2001: A Space Odyssey music kicks in. Selby delivered the speech to an audience of around 4,000, and in only two days, it already almost has a million views.