People who know me well, will be aware of that alcohol is never my beverage of choice, with the exception of a celebratory glass of champagne — that never quite gets finished. I have, however, always had a fascination with wine. Over my many “wine conversations” with friends, I have realised three things: I have… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Stop and smell the bouquet
It’s unlike any high tea you’ll ever have. It’s in a palace, where there’s a grand staircase, a grand piano and African grandeur at its best. The Palace of the Lost City, strategically nestled deep in the Sun City resort, maintains a high level of exclusivity for its hotel guests, which day visitors can get… Continue reading It’s a Foodie’s World: Tea and tiny cakes at the Crystal Court
I’m a zealous food lover, and I only recently realised how drastically the concept of a farmers’ market has changed. My FOMO on this Jo’burg weekend craze got the better of me and off I went to the two-year-old Fourways Farmers Market. It’s not a collection of dusty old Isuzu vans with live chickens or… Continue reading It’s a foodie’s world: Gourmet garden
The editor of London's Sunday Times Insight team opened the 2015 Power Reporting Conference by reflecting on one of the most controversial corruption stories in the past year. Speaking in front of a packed auditorium at Wits University, Jonathan Calvert recounted the intricacies of an undercover investigation with fellow journalist, Heidi Blake, that resulted in an expose of bribery and… Continue reading Power Reporting Conference 2015: Going undercover key to exposing Fifa corruption
The Road to Success Programme, launched by the Commerce, Law and Management (CLM) faculty, is focused on assisting students within the school with their academics and is looking to open the support programme to all undergraduate students at the university next year. A new programme that has been successfully helping undergraduate students with their academics in the School… Continue reading Programme a ‘Road to Success’
Many social media users have asked the Facebook to include a "Dislike" button and after years of asking, the social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has considered it. Facebook is said to launch a "Dislike" button in the near future. Media reports said the company has been working on the concept for a while and expects to introduce… Continue reading Video Vox: What do you think of Facebook introducing a “Dislike” button?
The Chanceplant Initiative, a student organisation started by a group of Wits medical students, hosted the debate that: This house would legalise the sale of human organs. The organisation was started earlier this year and aims to create awareness about organ transplantation and make it accessible to people who cannot afford private healthcare. The debaters… Continue reading Med school organisation debate legalising the sale of organs
#TeamVuvu took to the campus this week to ask students what their predictions for the 2015 SRC elections would be. While majority predicted that the PYA would win, there were hopefuls from other parties on campus as well. #TeamVuvu asked Wits students what their predictions for the 2015 SRC elections would be. Voting began last… Continue reading Video Vox: Who do you think will win the 2015 SRC elections?
Marcel Kleinsmith proved that the untraditional combination of being a DJ and a medical student is possible. Kleinsmith chatted to Wits Vuvuzela about his passion for both med school and showcasing his skills on deck, his recent national achievements and how he tries to find a balance between both. Whether he’s listening to beats through his headphones… Continue reading Med student wins national DJ’ing competition