Open Letter to the Citizens of the Republic of South Africa

Published on Nov 15, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

The olympics of legitimacy, optics of disengagement and free education. A contribution by Khaya Sithole (Wits Lecturer)

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Response to the Minister of Finance’s Medium Term Budget Statement

Published on Nov 14, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

SA’s finance minister squanders R15 billion of taxpayer funds – why are we celebrating? A contribution by Khaya Sithole (Wits Lecturer)

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WATCH: Bic Gives Back!

Published on Nov 3, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

This year, South Africa’s most loved pen – the iconic ‘Bic Clic’ –  TURNS 60 and Bic is visiting underprivileged schools in Johannesburg to celebrate the momentous occasion in an epically charitable way! 

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Superbalist in the City Rocks Emmarentia Dam!

Published on Oct 14, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

Superbalist In the City took over Jozi this past weekend as thousands of music lovers filled venues across the city’s downtown venues and green spaces for three days of the most epic partying you’ll have all summer.  

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FASHION: What’s Fresh & What’s Frot?!?!

Published on Oct 13, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

How’s about a fashion feature on the best and worst looks of the season? Sound good? Our fashion news round-up ladies & <some> gents. A piece by OFF THE TAR blogger Azima.

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The African Musical Collaboration That Celebrates African unity

Published on Sep 29, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

With Absolut Vodka’s renewed sponsorship of the MTV Africa Music Awards in 2016, also comes a unique and groundbreaking African Musical Collaboration project.

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Jozi music fans are counting down the days, minutes and seconds until Superbalist In The City rocks Emmarentia Dam on Sunday 9 October 2016 for an entire day of the best international and local rock, indie and rap music.

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Cape Town native Stephan van der Merwe announced as winner of Funny Or Die’s #360DegreesOfFunny viral video competition at comically captivating award ceremony held in Johannesburg on Tuesday 27 November 2016.

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Funny or Die Roadshow Hits SA Next Week!

Published on Sep 23, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

Be prepared to defy technological gravity and reach unchartered territory in innovative compelling content with Funny or Die’s ‘360 Degrees of Funny’ SA Roadshow taking place next week. Tickets on sale NOW via

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SA Universities Face Dwindling Global Reputation!

Published on Sep 22, 2016 By Varsity Breakout

As riots and violence remain rife within South Africa’s universities as a direct result of discord over student funding, the rest of the world is watching and it’s not a good look.

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