Witsies versus abuse

Witsies versus abuse

Gender-based violence and its effects were the main themes of a poetry slam held at Senate House, 18 May. The event organised by Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) in protest against domestic abuse included Wits poets and dancers.  LvA is a non-profit organisation that...

NERVOUS laughter rippled through the lecture hall when Maria Wanyane began her presentation.  The 1st year construction studies students did not expect the Wits sexual harassment officer to mention some of the explicit, derogatory words whose usage can constitute...
The President’s Privates

The President’s Privates

The artwork depicting president Jacob Zuma with his penis exposed has caused quite a stir this past weekend. Here’s a round-up of the controversy. http://storify.com/anina_minnaar/the-president-s-privates

Predictive test

It is expensive to check whether anti-retroviral drugs are working in an HIV-positive patient, but a new approach could halve the costs. Doctors monitor the success of anti-HIV drugs using a “CD4 count”. The fewer CD4 cells a patient has, the more HIV has damaged the...

Bakkie rolls on Bertha

  Two cars were involved in an accident on the corner of Bertha and Ameshoff on Thursday morning. The accident occurred near the Jan Smuts entrance, behind the School of Arts, which most Witsies use on their way to and from Braamfontein. The collision which...