Exercise and the Student Lifestyle
Fitness / Health

Exercise and the Student Lifestyle

A student lifestyle, regardless of the degree or the course, requires a certain degree of self-belief, control, preparation and balance. Balance, particularly, is one of the most difficult yet important elements of the routines of successful students throughout the different departments. Tonic spoke to 5 Rhodes students from varying faculties who engage in various forms … Continue reading

Side Bar: Minerals, Metals and Mass Outages: A Comprehensive Look at Grahamstown Water
Diseases / environment / Health / sanitation / Water Quality

Side Bar: Minerals, Metals and Mass Outages: A Comprehensive Look at Grahamstown Water

In a rush? Tonic compiled it’s story on Grahamstown water into an easy-to-read list. Find the full story at https://tonichealthblog.wordpress.com/2015/08/14/minerals-metals-and-mass-outages-a-comprehensive-look-at-grahamstown-water/ Grahamstown water Where does it come from? Grahamstown has two major water sources, the Waainek and the James Kleynhans water treatment works (WTW). How is it treated? The way Grahamstown water is treated at these plants … Continue reading

Minerals, Metals and Mass Outages: A Comprehensive Look at Grahamstown Water
Diseases / environment / Health / sanitation / Water Quality

Minerals, Metals and Mass Outages: A Comprehensive Look at Grahamstown Water

In the last seven years, Grahamstown’s water issues have affected tens of thousands of residents and captured national attention. Rhodes student organizations, previous Rhodes Vice Chancellor Saleem Badat and even the President of the country were among the voices raised in response to the town’s mass water outages and poor sanitation. While Grahamstown water has … Continue reading

The South African at the forefront of UN Women.
Human Rights / Women

The South African at the forefront of UN Women.

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is not a household name for most South Africans. But Mlambo-Ngcuka, the former deputy president of South Africa and current Executive Director of UN Women, is one of South Africa’s most prominent global figures. On the 27th of April her UN department released a major report calling for far-reaching changes to the world … Continue reading