As young people we have so much to say, and we do often go on little rants on social media with our friends and followers, but are we really heard? And can something be done? We often feel that our opinions are discredited when the grownups (eye rolls) use words like millennials, generation x, y or whatever they’re using to label us these days. The point is we are young, and we have voices and unique opinions, some people may agree, some may not but it doesn’t change our personal lived experiences and the way we view the world. With youth opinions young people have submitted their thoughts on various thought-provoking topics. If you’d like to share your opinions with #OneMillionYouth, submit a piece and we will feature you. Have your voice heard!
Postgraduate study is often a lonely journey. Some students feel isolated from the campus community and even society at large. To overcome this, a group of BSc Honours Geography students at North West University, who are determined to overcome their challenges, are coming together as a unit to achieve their individual academic goals. The focus […]
The whales are back! After their drastic decline due to commercial whaling in the previous century, studies have shown that their population numbers are back on the rise, with the Humpbacks making an almost full population recovery! This allows us to celebrate two things on World Whale Day: the first is the resilience of these […]
Why South African youth should care about violence against women, how it affects them, what they can do. Violence against women affects all of us. It does not just affect the woman involved but it affects her immediate family members, her children, her friends, her partner (in the rare occasion that the perpetrator is not […]
Why Birds??? Birds are found in all habitats where you find humans, some have even adapted to the city life. They play a significant role towards various human cultures and traditions around the world. When I was still a goat boy in the village of Limpopo we used birds and bird cues, for a variety […]
“Why should South African youth care about consumerism?” “With the rise of consumerism, our global society has become increasingly focused on consuming goods and services, as a means to feel good about ourselves and to drive the economies of the world”, Emerald, N. (2004). What this entails is that consumerism is the act of acquiring […]