Former Wits manager arrested in US

Former Wits manager arrested in US

A former senior manager from the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (WRHI) was arrested last week in the United States on allegations of money laundering. The university would not reveal the identity of the manager but according to the United States Agency for...
Cool kid on campus

Cool kid on campus

Lights! Camera! Action! This is the life Wits first year student Xola Phakane has become accustomed to as a professional dancer and make-up artist. The twenty year old studying towards a BA (Music) degree, hails from Meadowlands Zone 6, Soweto, exudes sass and has an...
Student accommodation crisis heightens

Student accommodation crisis heightens

A student accommodation crisis looms yet again. Members of the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) have found themselves sleeping in their offices as they join some of their fellow students affected by the lack of accommodation on campuses countrywide. This is...
Parkour: the art of movement

Parkour: the art of movement

He looks at the distance to the bottom and at the wall in front of him, visibly making mental calculations. He walks back to the low-standing wall behind him and prepares himself for the jump. He leans forward on the balls of his feet, makes a run for the wall, every...
Bid farewell to me

Bid farewell to me

Let me say upfront, I’ve never been to a soccer match in my life! So there I was on Tuesday evening, sitting on a wet audience stand (I think that’s what they call it), at Bidvest Stadium, Wits University watching home side Wits hammering Ajax Cape Town. While the big...