Author: Rachele Button

Kampus pick-up lines

“Kissing burns 6,4 calories a minute. You want to work out?” “On a scale from 1 to America, how free are you this weekend?” “You are so fine, I would drink your bath water.” “I lost my number, can I have yours?” “If you were a booger, I’d pick you first.” “You’re looking at the best procrastination you’re ever going to find.” “Are you a parking ticket? Because you have fine written all over you.” “Kiss me if I am wrong, but dinosaurs still exist, right?” “Are you a banana? Because you are appealing.” “I am not actually this...

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Hoe om predikaatskok te oorwin

NICOLE NASSON Hoërskool was ’n vulletjie. Agt salige ure van non-stopkonsentrasie elke dag, vyf dae ’n week. Daai was die dae toe jy skaars ooit moes deurnag en voor jy ’n kafeïen-verslaafde was. Nou is negeuur klasse gans te vroeg en kan jy skaars wakker bly in jou eenuur klasse. En voor jy weet, is pred-punte uit… Daar is niks wat jou vinni- ger terug aarde toe bring as jou pred-punte nie, veral in eerste jaar. Dit is vir almal amper deel van ’n inisiasie om teleurgesteld te wees. Party sweef terwyl ander teespoed het. Vir die van julle wat...

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A’s with Aces

JANA GOOSEN Aces Tutoring started off as a small business with a website that “looked like it was put to-gether by a preschooler”, according to founder Paul Roux. Today, however, it has twenty-five tutors, mostly third year students, that assist their clients with subjects from most faculties. Roux established Aces in 2018. Originally it was named “Crush Your Commerce”, seeing that tutoring services were limited to BCom students, but the business soon morphed into Aces Tutoring as they branched out to other subjects. Tutoring takes place either at the Stellenbosch University (SU) library, Roux’s house or the client’s house,...

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Shine bright like a diamond

AMBER PAYNTER As Marilyn Monroe would say, “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend,” but for those of us on a tight student budget, we can’t even imagine buying high-end jewellery. Making all of our jewellery dreams a reality is Charen Nortje who has recently launched her web-based business, Ring Artisan. The magic began when Nortje gained enough confidence in herself and decided to start up the business after some encouragement from her family and friends. Although she graduated in 2018 after studying BSc Agric Viticulture and Oenology, diamonds have been her true passion, captivating her since a young age....

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