The last day of the 19th ever Oppikoppi festival was jam packed with some of the best performers to ever grace the festival’s stages. The last day kicked off with a ‘surprise’ performance by Jack Parow. Parow was reportedly arrested on Thursday morning, hours before the festival was about to begin.
People had mixed feelings over the arrest, some calling it a publicity stunt and with others genuinely concerned about Parow’s set being cancelled. It became clear that it was a stunt when Parow was led, handcuffed onto the James Phillips (main) stage right on time for his performance.
Today we’re taking a look at the #WitsShutdown protests which are over historical debt and unaffordable accommodation, which have seen several students suspended, physical clashes between protestors and security and disruptions to the academic programme for many. In this bonus episode of We Should Be Writing, we let students unpack their views on what has […]