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Tomorrow begins at Wits today

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									Vol 34 No 12




    Tomorrow beginsat Wits today




                            ffi
Somethingrotten
in SRC shop
by Toileteries                                                     I decided o dig a little
                                                                                    t
Correspondent                                                   d e e p e ra n d n o l e s st h a n
If you're planning to go                                         l5 toiletries were ex-
shopping at the SRC                                              horbitantly priced.It was
                                                                enough to make )'ou gel
bookshop you had bet-
                                                                into body odourl
ter take you piggy bank                                             Mrs Pike, manageress
with you.                                                       o f S R C b o o k s h o p .t r i e d
     Although rumour has                                        to soft-soap the whole
it that rerrorters        don't use                             affair. She said that they
deodorants I went the                                           c o u l d n ' t b u y t o i l e t r i e sr n
other day to buy some                                           bulk and rvashed her
'Mum
            for Men (nosexist                                   handsof the affair. Toile-
i n t e n t i o n m e a n t ) .I t r v a s                      tries remain out of reach
twice the price of normal                                       for most studentsand
shops! Something realll,                                        things don't smell any                                                       Paying through the nose for campus toiletries
stank    I                                                      sweeter.



Extendedcall ups                                                                                                                        ported. seethe call up of
                                                                                                                                        disenfranchised peopleas
                                                                                                                                        problematic as the possi-
                                                                                                                                                                                  Wip ban suspende
                                                                                                                                        bility exists it 'would
comrngsoon                                                                                                                              result in more trouble
                                                                                                                                        that it was worth'.
                                                                                                                                                                                  The ban on all future
                                                                                                                                                                                  editions of the publi-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                newspaper reports a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                court records.
                                                                                                                                                                                  cation, Work in Pro-                             I n a s e p a r a t eh e a r
If the PresidentsCoun-                                         dian youths will be con-
                                                                                                                                          The report goes on to                   g r e s s( M P ) , h a s b e e n              on May 10. the App
cil's proposals are im-                                        scripted. An expected
                                                                                                                                        say that a selectivecon-                  suspended by the Pub-                         Board upheld a decis
plemented the call up                                          21,000 youths could be
                                                                                                                                        scription might be ap-                    cations Appeal Board.                         by the PublicationCo      s
could be extended.                                                      to
                                                               expected servewith the
                                                                                                                                        plied'in the earlystages                                                                mittee to make it a
                                                               South African Defence
   Accordingto a report                                                                                                                 of reform'. This would                        A p p e a l i n g a g a i n s tt h e      of'l'ence possessnum
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         to
                                                               Force.
inthe RandDail.t'Mailso                                                                                                                 apply to those willing to                 ban on behall' ol the                         bers I8 and l9 ol't
qalledcolouredand ln-                                          The council. it is re-                                                   work within the system.                                                                 publication.
                                                                                                                                                                                  e d i t o r i a ls t a f fo f W l P , M r
                                                                                                                                                                                  Paul Benjamin of the                            M r J W a g e n e ro f t h
                                                                                                                                                                                  C e n t r ef o r A p p l i e d L e g a l     Deputy State Attorney
                                                                                                                                                                                  S t u d i e sa t W i t s , s a i d t h a r   office. appearing f'or th
                                                                                                                                                                                   1 4 P w a sa p o l i t i c a lp u b -
                                                                                                                                                                                      l                                        P u b l i c a t i o n sC o m m i t t
                                                                                                                                                                                  lication intended (or I                      s a i d :' a l t h o u g ht h e p u b
                            ft's easier to passyour                                                                                                                               s m a l l a u d i e n c e : ' M u co f
                                                                                                                                                                                  t h e i n f o r m a t i o ni n W I P
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         h     c a t i o n r v a si n t e n d e d o rf

                               exams the Proven                                                                                                                                   concerned strikes anc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               small audience. inl'
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               m a t i o n i t c a r r i e dc o u l db

                                           Anrerican                                                                                                                              politicaltrials and was
                                                                                                                                                                                  taken from                   published
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               u s e d f o r i n c i t e m e n ta n
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               a n t i - S t a t ea c t i v i ti e s . '

                                           way
                                                                                                    ldeal for all students
                                                                                                    In senlor school
                                                                                                                                                                                 Have aCoke
                                                                                                                                                                                 and a strike
                                                                                                    and unlverslty
                                                                                                              ONLY
                                                                                                                      Rl4,9S                                                      A cold 'Coke' could                           boycott.
                                                                                                                                                                                  soon be a hot issue.                              T h e b o y c o t tc o m m i t t
                 Thrs un que casselte tape and study book is guaran!eed lo 6ake a drama!rc tmpro!emenl rn anV
                                                                                                                                                                                     A major boycott of                         has been supported b
                 s l u d e n ts p e r l o r m a n c e l l s p a c k e d w i t h p r o v e n m e t h o d sf o r s u c c e s s f u s t u d y r n g . e s to f a l i , i t
                                                                                                                                 t               B
                 teaches the student how lo study smailer. not harder"                                                                                                            Coca Cola products has                        the township traders.
                 Amazrng as rl may sound. most students study loo fruch! They waste lrme and eflort because                                                                       been launched in the                          also plans to distnbu
                 lhey don i know how to sludy efliciently. Thrs programme will show you how lo cul your study
                 Iime in half - and qet belter reiull!.                                                                                                                           e a s t e r n a p e .I n d i c a t i o n s
                                                                                                                                                                                              C                                 handbills and stick
                 H e r e a r e s o m e o { t h e t o p r c sc o v e r e dP r e v i e w r n g l h e k e y t o e f t r c r e nS t u d y t n ga H o w t o s p o t
                                                                                                                            t                                                     are that it may spreadto                     and hold rallies.
                 lhemostlikelytestquestronrnadvanceaHowtobalanceyoursludytimeaHowtolakenotes
                 ln class a How lo revrew a How lo save hours ot ttme on book repoils.                                                                                            other centres.                                    The boycott has be
                 E x a m s : 1 1r u l e s f o r s u c c e s s( T h r s l a s t s e c t i o n a l o n e c o u l d r a t s e y o u r a v e r a g e m a r k s w i t h o ! l a n V                                                  s u p p o r t c db y t h e I n t e
                                                                                                                                                                                    l-his followsa dispute
                 addttonalstudyelloil or study timerl                                                                                                                                                                           n a t i o n a l U n i o n o l -F t r o
                 Sludy Secrei! wrll help you rmprove your marks. learn more and spend less lime sludying.                                                                        in Port Elizabeth last
                 Sludy Serels was created by Vernon K Jacobs, an Inslructor Ol accountinq and linance In lhe                                                                                                                    w o r k s ( l l - J F )i n C e n e v
                                                                                                                                                                                 October. 250 workers
                 U.S A                                                                                                                                                                                                              I n D u r b a n t h es t r i k eb
                 Hore's our uncondllional money.back guaranlee: ll Study Secrets i9 nol everylhing we.ve                                                                         u e r e l i r e d i n t h ed i s p u t e .
                 promised, il may be relurn€d within 14 days ot ?eceigl loi a {ull relund.
                                                                                                                                                                                 'Ihe                                           the workers ol the Con
                                                                                                                                                                                             General Workers                    solidated Textile M il
                                                                                                                                          n
                 Y o ! v e s p e n l t h o u s a n d s o l r a n d s i n o r d e r t o g e t t h e b e s t p o s s i b l e e d u c a t i oN o w s p e n o a n o t h e r
                                                    R 1 4 . 9 5t o e n s u r et h a l y o u r I n v e s t m e n p a y s o f f                                                    U n i o no l ' S A ( C W U S A )
                                                                                                                      t                                                                                                         began initially with 15
                                                        A N A U D I O F O R U M U . S . A .P R O G R A M M E                                                                     accused the Coca Cola
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                rvorkersdemanding wag
                 T O O R D E R .J U S T C L I P T H I S C O U P O N a n d m a i l r tw i t h y o u r n a m ea n d a d d r e s s n d a c h e q u eo r
                                                                                                                              a                                                  b o t t l i n gc o m p a n ) ( ) l r e -
                 m o n e y o r d e r t o r R 1 4 . 9 5 .P f l c e / n c l u d e sS a l e sT a x                                                                                                                                a d j u s t m e n t sa n d a n e
                                                                                                                                                                                 l'using to negotiate rvith
                 To AUOIO WORO (PTY)LTD.                                                                     Please send me STUDY SECREYS                                                                                      shift system. Thev rve
                 PO Box 17530 Hrllbrow2038                                                        F r n de n c l o s e d m y m o n e y o r d e r j o r R 1 4 . 9 5               lt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               joined later by abo
                                                                                                                                                                                   t h e b o 1 ' c o tw a s l a u n c h -
                                                                                                                                                                                                         t                      1 , 0 0 0o t h e r r v o r k e r s u
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  s
                                                                                                                                                                                  ed on Labour Day. 'We                        portingtheirdemands
                 Address.
                                                                                                                                                                                  h a v eh a d e v e r yi n d i c a t i o n         Management claime
                                                                                                                                                                                 t h a t s u p p o r ti s p i c k i n gu p     t h a t t h e s t r i k e r sp r e v e n
                                                                                                                                                           'ws                   lor the boycott'                       a      ed many workers flom
                                                                                                                                                                                 G W U S A s p o k e s m as a i d    n         returnrng o work. t
                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr Zini. GWUSA or-                                T-he police rvere als
                                                                                                                                                                                 ganizing secretarl,. aid            s         present to disperse.              rvo
                                                                                                                                                                                 that rallies had been                         kers but no inciden
- Sfudents
         sjambokkedatFort tlare
 Stories of police bru-                       Fort Hare - attempted                          by stonesand iron bars                 p a y t h e s t u d e n t sf'i n e s ' s o   that no permission was
 tality and university:                       to disperse. they were
                                                          but                                fortunately my men were                t h a t t h e i r s t u d i e sw o u l d     ever obtained.
 blackmail are beginn-                        corneredby the policeon                        there early.'                          not be disrupted'By last      .                  A curfew was declarec
 ing to emerge from                           the grand stand and                                                                   w e e k .F o r t H a r e h a d p a i d       2 w e e k sa g o . N o s t u d e n t
                                                                                               I t i s u n d e r s t o o dt h a t                                                was allowed out between
 Fort Hare as students                        severelybeaten.                                                                       R 6 6 . 0 0 0i n f i n e s t o t h e
                                                                                             the Ciskeian police oc-
                                                 At least 100 students                                                              C i s k e i a nP o l i c e .                 8om and 6am. This has
 return to classes.                                                                          cupied positions on the
                                              were whipped with sjam-                                                                                                            now been relaxed to
      Many students restill  a                                                               Campus the day before                        M e a n w h i l e .a c o n t r o -      I lpm to 6am. Some
                                              boks and a group ofthem                        the graduation
 suffering from injuries                                                                                                 cere-       versy over who may                          students arc adamant
                                              had their wounds photo-
                                                                                             mony                                   i n t e r v e n ea t F o r t H a r e         that they were told that
 sustained following the                      graphed by the Eastern
                                                                                               After breaking up the                has broken out between
 breaking up of a mass                        Provin<'e Herald. The                                                                                                              any student found on
 meeting two weeks ago                                                                       mass meeting. all 1,500                South African and Cis-                       Campus after thesetimes
                                              Herald also reported face                      students were arrested
 by the Ciskeian Police                                                                                                             keian authorities. A                         'would be shot if he did
                                              laceration and a number                        and transported to the
 The mass meeting. held                                                                                                             senior Cape Town offi-                                                         t
                                                                                                                                                                                 n o t h a l t w h e no r d e r e d o . '
                                              of broken arms.                                Swelitsha        community
 on the university playing                                                                                                          cial said last week that
                                                 Other examplesof po-                        hall where they were                                                                   A student observer
 fields, was called to for-                                                                                                         South Africa controlled
                                              lice brutality have been                       charged under the Riot-                                                             claimed 100% effective-
 mulate a response the          to                                                                                                  Fort Hare. although it is
                                              reported - starting with                       ous AssembliesAct.                                                                  nessof the boycott and
 detentionof 22 Fort Hare                                                                                                           officially in the Ciskei.
                                              the stoning of Lennox                                                                                                              accusedthe university of
 s t u d e n t s y C i s k e i a nP o -
                b                             Sebe's motorcade. when                            They were told that                 'Only Mr Dawie de                            'blackmail'
                                                                                                                                                                                             techniquesin
 lice.                                        2 studentswere shot, and                       they would have to pay                 Villiers, Acting Minister                    getting students back to
      Soon afterthe meeting                   others injured. Mr Sebe                        R50 admission of guilt                 of Education, can give
                                                                'As                                                                                                              classes.
 was convened.van loads                       told a newspaper, the                          fines     or appear in                 permission for Ciskeian
 of Ciskeian police ar-                       Ciskeian cabinet was                           court. Professor Lam-                  police intervention' the                       There has been no
 r i v e d .T h e a p p r o x i m a t e l y   about to enter the Great                       brecht, Vice Chancellor                official said.                               further news on the 22
 1.500students- half of                       Hall we were welcomed                          of Fort Hare. offered to                  It has beenestablished                    detained students.


 Call for solidarity                                                                                                                                                             NIS
 with Fort Hare                                                                                                                                                                  raids
 "We call upon all stu-
 dents for       solidarity
                                              erised by sit-ins, dis-
                                              missals anti-apartheid-
                                                       of
                                              oriented staff, bannings,
                                                                                                                                                                                 papers
 against police harass-
                                              detentions and general                                                                                                             Last week the NIS
 ment", Ivan Pafage of
                                              harassment of students                                                                                                             (National Intelligence
 Cosas said in a protest
                                              by the authorities.                                                                                                                Service) seizedseveral
 meeting last Thursday.                          Representatives the
                                                                 of                                                                                                              newspaper     dossiers
 "An injury of one is an                      Black Students' Society                                                                                                            containing informa-
 injury to all".                              and of the SRC read                                                                                                                tion on the NlS.
    Brieflv outlining stu-                    statements to     express
 dent protests and resist-                    their solidarity with the                                                                                                             Searchwarrantswere
 ance in education over                       students at Fort Hare.                                                                                                             o b t a i n e dt o s e a r c ht h e
 the years, he emphasised                     where two studentswere                                                                                                             Rand Dail., .l4ail. Sun-
 that "brutal police act-                     shot, 25 detained and                                                                                                              da)' Titnes and RaPltt,rt
 ion" never serves as a                       over I 500 charged by the                                                                                                           ofl ices. The files seized
 deterrent.                                   police recently.                                                                                                                   contained information
    Gianne Mdhuli, vice-                        Bruce lrvine, Projects                                                                                                           about the organisation
 president of Azaso, ex-                      Officer of Nusas said that                                                                                                         a n d s o m eo f i t s a c t i v i t i e "
 pounded on this theme.                       students and intellectals                                                                                                           as rvell as reports on
 He said life in the "Bush                    should follow the leader-                       Ivan Pofage of Cosas                                                                certain elementswithin
 Colleges" was charact-                       ship of the working class.                                                                                                          the organisation.
                                                                                                                                                                                      I his security clamp-

          for        move
 Cashneeded Showground
                                                                                                                                                                                  down comes at a time
                                                                                                                                                                                  w h e n e v i d e n c en t h e t r i a l
                                                                                                                                                                                  of the Air India hijack,
                                                                                                                                                                                                            i

                                                                                                                                     ple House as well as for a                   led by Col Mike Hoare,
 Wits is on the brink of                      additional playingfields                       Showgrounds and has
                                                                                                                                     new residenceare under                      pointsto conscious lS.            N
 clinching a deal for the                     w o u l d h a v et o b e b u i l d a t         asked for R30 million as
                                                                                                                                     way.                                        government and army
                                              Frankenwald.             25km away             compensation. wits has
 Showgrounds. Prof D                                                                                                                                                             involvement.                  Several
                                                 The plans to expand                         offeredRl7 mitlion and                     Should the deal be
 J du Plessis says that                                                                                                             successfuland building                       h i g h r a n k i n gN I S o f f i c e r s
                                              into M ilner Park and                          land in Frankenwald in
 more money is needed                                                                        exchange the grounds.
                                                                                                       for                          begins at Milner Park.                       have been implicated.
                                              take over its buildings
 to complete the deal                                                                        Wits has only Rl0 mil-                 w i l l t h a t b e e n o u g h ' lM r '          The cloak of secrecl
                                                                       .
                                              a n d f a c i l i t i e sw i l l d o u b l e
 and has appealed for                                                                        lion towards the payment               Sleemansaid that once                         surrounding the affair
                                              the size of the campus.
 linancial support.                                                                          and esperately  needsad-               the ceiling number ol'                        is being gradually drawn
                                               M r S l e e m a n .t h e P l a n -
                                                                                             ditional money.                        22,000studentshad been                        closed due to the seizure
                                              ing Officer, has stressed
     When asked what he                                                                         'Every citizen on the               reached, further appli-                       of 'classified'        information;
  intendeddoing if the deal                   the need for expansion.
                                              'We                                            Reef has benefitted di-                cants would have to be                        t h e s t a l l i n go f c o u r t p r o -
  should fall through, Prof                          are expecting22,000
                                                                                             rectly or indirectly from              refused. He pointed out                       ceedingsand the several
  Du Plessis said they                        students by the mid
                                                                                             Wits,' Vice Chancellor,                that BerkeleyCampus is                        instances of the trial
  would then have to begin                               M
                                               1990's.' r Sleeman aid             s
                                                                                             Prof D J du Plessis   said             the same size as the                          being held in camera.
  building on the playing                        The Showgrounds rea              a
                                              will house the Arts and                        during his graduation                  c o m b i n e dW i t s S h o w -                                                 t
                                                                                                                                                                                      I t t h e r e f o r es e e m s h a t
  fields. He said that sports
                                              Law Faculties.Com-                             speech, last    Tuesday.               ground area. Berkeley                         rhe'hijack trial'                   rvill
  clubs hadn't been con-
                                              merce and                    Business                           a
                                                                                             Prof du Plessis ppealed                has 28.000students.                           either be permanently
  sultedbut rvould be taken                                                                                                                                                                            '
                                                                                                                                                                                  ' p o s t p o n e do l w i l l e n d i n
                                              School. Additional re-                         for donations from in-                     Negotiations ith Wits w
  into account                before
                                                                                                                                    A g r i c u l t u r a lS o c i e t ya n d     a sudden verdict.Thi'
  building begins. 'One                       sidences rvill be built                        dividuals.
                                              along rvith new playing                           ln addition to the                  t h e M u n i c i p a l i t ya r e a p -      rvould exclude much of
  must understand           that thls
                                              fields and parking lots.                       Milner Park scheme.                    prearing ver""'         promising.                                 w
                                                                                                                                                                                  t h e e v i d e n c e h i c h h a su p
  is only the absolute last
                                                 Wits AgriculturalSo-                        plans for building addi-               A d m i n e x p e c t st h e d e a l         t o n o w o n l y b e e nh i n t e d
  r e s o r t . 'P r o f D u P l e s s i s
                                              ciety (WAS). uses the                          tional rvings to Dalrym-               to be successful.                            at.
                        this haooen.
TIg'UD

Yic's your man
for problems                                                                                                                                                                                     G            1 000
                                                                                                                                                                                                              UCT
                                                                                                                                                                                                              student
Victor              Gordon has                           A c c o r d i n gt o V i c t o r G o r -
been appointed full-
time Student Affairs
                                                         don
                                                                'within the limits o1'
                                                         the SRC Constitution.
                                                         studentshave the right to
                                                                                                                                                                                                              boycott
Co-ordinator.
                                                         function on campus as                                                                                                                                1.600 students attend
    He is available to all
                                                         they see fit.'                                                                                                                                       ed a mass meeting a
students in an advisory
c a p a c i t y .c o n c e r n i n ge x -                   If you feel you have a                                                                                                                            UCT last Monday to
tramural non-academic                                    legitimate problem see                                                                                                                               show their solidarity
a c t i v i t i e so n c a m p u s .H e                  VictorGordonon the3rd                                                                                                                                with the students o
has direct contact with                                  floor, New            Students                                                                                                                       Fort Hare University.
t h e S R C a n da l l c l u b s n d
                                   a                     Union Building. Room                                                                                                                          $          A motion was pass
societies.                                               2 3 5 o r p h o n ee x t 3 0 1 4 .                                                                                                                                                      t
                                                                                                                   Victor Gordon                                                                              i n w h i c h i t w a sd e c i d e d
                                                                                                                                                                                                              boycott the followin
l(owntrees trust rn
h,a                                                                           a
                                                                                                                J o s e p h R o w n t r e eC h a r i -
                                                                                                                tableTrust, will join the                       Turfloop                                      day's lectures.

confict with company                                                                                            n r o u n t i n gc o n d e m n a t i o n
                                                                                                                in South Africa. The                            to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The boycott was car
                                                                                                                                                                                                              ried out            successfu
                                                                                                                                                                                                              when over 1,000studen
                                                                                                                l o c a l b o y c o t th a sa l r e a d y       I        .r
Rowntree             Mackin-                             recognisethe black trade
tosh's largest share-                                    union, SAAWU.        and
                                                                                                                causeda drop in profits.                        DOII                                          took part. A series o
                                                                                                                                                                                                              alternative lectures wa
                                                                                                                    Support for the share-
                                                                                                                                                                overr
                                                         reinstateworkers sacked                                                                                               JT
holders may join the                                                                                                                                                                                          h e l d i n J a m e s o nH a l l .
                                                         without cause nearly l8                                 holders' motion                   will
protest against              the                                                                                                                   into                                                         A n i m p o r t a n to u t c o m
                                                         months ago.                                             bring the trusts
South African subsi-                                                                                                                                            The outbreak of vio-
                                                                                                                 serious conflict with the                                                                    of the activities was th
diary company.                                                                                                                                                  lence on the campus of
                                                            The two shareholders,                                company. a unique situ-                                                                      decision to form a Blac
  S o u t hA f r r c a n i l s o n -
                       W                                  the Joseph   Rowntree                                                                                 the University of the                         Students Society by 30
                                                                                                                 a t i o n i n t h e B r i t i s hc o m -
Rowntree    has refused        to                         Memorial Trust and the                                 mercial world.                                 North seems likely.                           black students.


More heat on the                                                                                                                                                Students decided last
                                                                                                                                                                Tuesday to boycott the
                                                                                                                                                                graduation ceremonics.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                The new organizatio
                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be along the lines o
                                                                                                                                                                                                              the BSS's of         Wit


Namibian front
   The war in Namibia                                   Last week a temporary                                    f r e s hl o o k a t t h e s i t u a t i o n
                                                                                                                                                                They had been told they
                                                                                                                                                                would be held under
                                                                                                                                                                heavy police guard.
                                                                                                                                                                   This follows the gra-
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rhodes and
                                                                                                                                                                                                              campuses.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Durba




                                                                                                                                                                                                             Greyling
h a sh o t t e du p . S o l d i e r s l
                                    o                   SADF camp wasattack-                                     and perhapslaunch ope-
Swapo's military wing                                                                                                                                           duation boycott at the
                                                        ed with mortars and                                      r a t i o n sd e e p e rn t o A n g o -
                                                                                                                                         i
PLAN last week killed 2                                 small arms.                                                                                             Fort HareUniversity nc            a
                                                                                                                 lan territory', he said.                       the boycottsat Rhodes
more members ol'the
                                                                                                                                                                                                             cracks
                                                           Swapo's UN represen-
Security Forces.                                                                                                  At the same time The                          and Cape Town. Two
                                                        tative said that the events
    In the last month. the                                                                                      Slar has reported that                          students were shot at
                                                        ol' recent weeks had in-
d e a t h so f l 0 m e m b e r so f                                                                             Kenneth Kaunda has re-                          Fort Hare.
the Security Forcs and 50
PLAN           members have
                                                        dicated the shape of
                                                        things to come.
                                                                                                                quested the release ot
                                                                                                                Swapo's founder. The
                                                                                                                                                                   Students have told
                                                                                                                                                                their parents to stay
                                                                                                                                                                away. 'We do not wanl
                                                                                                                                                                                                             BA
been announced.                                            T h e s t e pu p i n P L A N                         request was apparently
                                                                                                                m a d ea l h i s m e e t i n g i t h
                                                                                                                                              w                                                   '
                                                                                                                                                                o u r p a r e n t si n . i u r e ds a i d     Ben Greyling. a Wit
   Whilst PLAN activity                                 a c l i v i t yf o l l o w sa w a r n i n g
                                                                                                                P W Botha.                                      a spokesperson.                               student, who was hel
c o n t i n u e si n t h e T s u m e b                  by Magnus Malan that
Otavi. Grootfontein area                                South Africa might strike                                                                                    The rector has said                      in detention for si
it has intensifiedactivity                              even deeperinto Angola                                    Herman Toivo ja Toivo                          that it was too late to                      months last year. wa
in the KavangoRegion.                                   'We uill ha\e to takea                                  was sentenced 20 years
                                                                                                                                     to                          cancelceremonies            already          awarded his Bachelo
                                                                                                                i m p r i s o n m e n ti n 1 9 6 8 .             planned.
                                                                                                                                                'in-                                                          of Arts degree recently
Projectson rresroent                                   ft.l/                                                    S e r e r a lo f N a m i b i a s
                                                                                                                ternal parties' have sug-
                                                                                                                                                                    T h e s t u d e n t sa r e o b -
                                                                                                                                                                j e c t i n gt o t h e p r e s e n co f
                                                                                                                                                                                                    e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ben was detained o
                                                                                                                                                                                                            J u l y 3 1 , u n d e rS e c t i o n
                                                        SAIC committee.                                         gested his releasewould                          B a n t u s t a nl e a d e r s t t h e
                                                                                                                                                                                               a
The SRC projects com-                                                                                                                                                                                       of the Terrorism Act
                                                          Next week thev have                                   lead to a power struggle                        graduation ceremonies.
mittee is to focus on the                                                                                                                                                                                   before being permittedt
                                                        planned a l'ocus on the                                 i n S w a p o .T h i s h a s b e e n
Presidents Council re-                                                                                                                                                                                      continue his studiesi
                                                        D e f i a n c eC a m p a i g n . h e
                                                                                       T                        rejected by a Swapo
commendatit-rns. Thel                                                                                                                                                                                       December.
                                                                                                                                             ie
                                                                                                                s p o k e s p e r s o n . ' Hs s t i l l
                                                                                                                                                                sruoy
                                                                                                                                                                frr           I
have planned a debate                                    focus will include tape                                the man he was. fully                                                                           At the end of Januar
b e t w e e n m e m b e ro f t h e
             a                                           and slide shows and                                    backing the liberation                                                                      h e w r o t e h i s e x a m si n t h
Council and the Antr                                     meetings.                                              struggle.'                                      program for                                                            p
                                                                                                                                                                                                            J o h a n n e s b u r g r i s o n .H
                                                                                                                                                                unionists                                    managed to pass bot
                                                                                                                                                                                                             m a j o r s . P o l i t i c a lS c i e n
                                                                                                                                                   t
   E A C H T A B L E T C O N T A T N S C a f f e i n ec l T 9 0 m g c a l f e i n e A L K 9 0 m g M a g s i l l i c a t e 3 m 9 T a r t r a z i n e r a c e
                                       :
                                                                                                                                                                                                            and Sociology. and i
                                                                                                                                                                                    a
                                                                                                                                                                A research nd develop-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            p r e s e n t l yd o i n g h o n o u
                                                                                                                                                                ment Labour                   Studics
                                                                                                                                                                                                            i n s o c i a lt h e o r y .
                                                                                                                                                                P r o g r a m m eh a s b e e ns e t
                                                                                                                                                                up to proride                    trade          On l0 March he an
                                                                                                                                                                unionists rvith opportu-                    t h r e eo t h e r W i t s s t u d e n
                                                                                                                                                                n i t i e sf o r n o n - f o r m a ls t u - were found guilty unde
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ac
                                                                                                                                                                d y a n d s e l f - d e v e l o p m e n t . t h e I n t e r n a lS e c u r i t y
                                                                                                                                                                    A temporary            part-tlme        o f m a k i n ga n d d i s p l a y i n
                                                                                                                                                                co-ordinatoris required                     posterscommemoratl
                                                                                                                                                                to co-ordinateand ad-                       the inception of                      th
                                                                                                                                                                m i n i s t ea n o n - g o i n g r o -
                                                                                                                                                                                r                 p         South            African Com
                                                                                                                                                                g r a n l m e ( ) l c o u r s e s .( (      munist Party sixtv yea
                                                                                                                                                                assisr in teachingthc                       ago.
                                                                                                                                                                c o u r s e s .a n d t o d e r e l o p         They were each sen
 Detainees'
          parents slam
 ambassador'sletter
 The Detainees' Parents                                                          .
                                              s a d o ri n W a s h i n g t o n M r             A spokesperson t he   for
 Support    Committee                         Sole wrote a letter to                        committeesaid that since
 would welcome pro-                           American politicallead-                       Mr Sole's information
 secution over                               e r s i n w h i c hh es t a t e d h a t
                                                                               t            could not have come
                   alle-
 gations of mistreat-                        all but two of thedetain-                      from doctor's who at-
                                             t a i n e e sa d m i t t e d t o h o s -       tendedto the detainees,           it
 ment of detainees.
                                             pital had been faking                          m u s t h a v ec o m e , v i a t h e
                                             i l l n e s s .H e s a i d t h a t t h e       Department of Foreign
    This view                emerged         two genulne cases were                         Affairs. from the Securitv
 after Security                  Police      Dr Liz Flovd who was                           Police.
 threatenedthat members
                                             admitted after collapsing
 of the DPSC could be                        when hearingofthe death                            T h e s p o k e s p e r s os a i o
                                                                                                                             n
 taken to court over alle                -                                                  that parents rvho had
                                             i n d e t e n t i o no f D r N e i l
 g a t i o n st h a t d e t a i n e ea r e
                                     s                                                      visitedtheir childrenafter
                                             Aggett, and Ms Rene
 abused by Security Po-                      Roux who uas treated                           t h e d e a t hi n d e t e n t i o n f
                                                                                                                               o
 lice.                                       l'or Anorexia nervosa.                         Dr Aggett, had found
   A spokesperson the
                  for                                                                       them to be deeply de-
 committee said that such                        M r S o l e s a i dt h a t d o c -         pressed, and              noticed
 prosecution"would open                      t o r s a n d p s y c h i a t r i s t sa d
                                                                                 h          severe weight loss in
 up a can of worms' as                       found nothing wrong                            many cases.
therc was sufficient er i-                   with other detainees               who            The Detainees'Parents
dence to back up the                         had been admitted to                           S u p p o r t C o m m i t t e ew a s
committee'sclaims. This                      hospital. He described                         formed by relativesand
evidence, he said, had                       the case of Thozamile                          friends of detainees          after
frequently been revealed                     C q w e t a .w h o h a d s h o u ' n           the wave of detentionsin
but ignored in court                         no signs of mental or                          September 982.   1                              A Psrents Committee supporter
cases.                                       p h 1s i c a i l l n e s sw h e n r e -
                                                          I

    l n r e p l y t o c l a i m st h a t
detaineeswho had been
a d m i t t e dt o h o s p i t a u e r e
                                 l
                                             leasedrom detention.
                                                        l

                                                 In reply ro this, the
                                             DPS( saidthat Mr Gq-
                                                                                          Dup slamsdetentions
                                                                                                          D
                                                                                          Professor J du Plessis.                           s a n e p e r s o n .w i l l r e a d i l y    and unsympathetic atti-
f a k i n g i l l n e s sr h e D f , S C
                         .                   weta was in a state of                       vice-chancellorof Wits.                           concedehat theGovern-
                                                                                                                                                         t                                tude adopted cannot pos-
d e n i e d t h e s ec l a i m s a n d       mentul disorder on his                       said recentlythat reason-                         ment has to protect the                       sibly be the solutionto
s a i dt h a tt h e yc o u l dp r o r c      releaseand had not rc-                       able citizenscould not                            safety of the State. But                      South Africa's problems
otherwise.                                   c o g n i s e d i : o s n b r o th e r .
                                                           h                              c o n d o n e d e t e n t i o n sa n d            recent events have ex-                        a n d w i l l o n l y r e s u l ti n a
                                             M: FstherSrritan rras                        bannings.                                         ceededthe range of act-                       lingering hatred long
  T h e c l a i m sw e r e m a d e           al:o [ound ttr be dis-                          Speaking at a gra-                             ion which reasonable                          after our problems have
by Mr David Sole. the                        turbed after her release,                    d u a t i o n c e r e m o n ya t t h e            citizens   can countenan..'e'.                been resolved',Professor
South African Ambas-                         the DPSC said.                               University.he said:'Every                          'The
                                                                                                                                                     unnecessarily         harsh          Du Plessis aid. s



                                                                                               Top groupsto play
                                                                                               ngainstdetentions
                                                                                           Three top South African                         a t R 3 . 0 0a n d R 4 . 0 0 .                bine electric and tradi-
                                                                                           groups will be appear-                              The compere for the                       tronal instrumentsto pro-
                                                                                           ing at a concert at Wits.                       evening is disc-jockey-                       duce rnusic in which a
                                                                                               T h e c o n c e r t ,t h i s F r i -        Mesh Mapetala. The                            strong John Coltrane
                                                                                           da1', will be in aid of                         c o n c e r tb e g i n s t 8 . 0 0 p m .
                                                                                                                                                                   a                     influence can be heard.
                                                                                           political detainees.                                .l uluka are one of
                                                                                                                                           South Alrica's top acts                           Stanley James is a
                                                                                               T h e M a l o p o e r s .J u l u -
                                                                                                                                           Johnny Clegg. who lec-                        Johannesburg orn lolk  b
                                                                                           k a a n d S a k h i l ew i l l p l a v
                                                                                                                                           tures in Social Anthro-                       singer. His songs arc
                                                                                                                   ]'
                                                                                          a t U n i v e r s i t G r e a tH a l l .
                                                                                                                                           pologl at Wits. and Sip-                      reler.antand perceptive.
                                                                                           t o g e t h e rr r i t h f o l k s i n g e r
                                                                                                                                           h o M c h u n u s t a r t e dp l a y -        w i t h p r o m i n e n te l e m e n t s
                                                                                          S t u n l e l J a m e s .T h e a r t -
                                                                                                                                           i n g t o g e t h e rI I y e a r sa g o .     ol'satirc.
                                                                                          ist: hare donatedtheir
                                                                                          services       free of charge.                        S a k h i l ea r e s i x m u s i -            T h e c o n c e r lu i l l b et h c
                                                                                              The proceeds             will fund           c i a n sw h o p l a ya f u s i o no f        f i r : t t i m c g r o u p s h a re
                                                                                          c l o t h i n g .I o o d a n d o t h e r         African music and Ame-                        p e r l b r r n e di n a i d o t d e -
                                                                                          a m e n i t i e sf o r d e t a i n e e s .       rican Jaz.z. A strong                         taineesin South Aliica. lt
                                                                                          They will also pay for                           feature of the group is                       underlines the bands'
                                                                                          f a m i l i e st o v i s i t r e l a t i v e s   drurnmerMabi Gabriel                          c o m m i t r n e n tt ( ) t h e r s o -
                                                                                          in detention l'ar from                           T h o b e l a n e .a n a c c o m p -          c i e t 1 ,n w h i c h t h e y l i v e .
                                                                                                                                                                                                   i
                                                                                          their homes.                                     l i s h e d p e r c u s s i o n i sT.h e
                                                                                                                                                                              t          A l l h a v es o m ee x p r e s s i o n
                                                                                                                                           group is led by Khaya                         o f ' s o c i a lp r 0 t e s ti n t h e i r
                                                                                               The last benefitconcert
                                                                                                                        in Octo-           M a h l a n g uo n s a x o p h o n e          songs.
                                                                                           held at Wits
                                                                                           ber lastrear                altracted           and vocals, and Sipho                            l'hc concert has been
                                                                                           a sell-out crorvd. The                          Gunrede n has:gurtars.
                                                                                                                                                          o                              organrsed b1- a grtrup
                                                                                           ( r r 8 a n i \ e r sa d r i s e e a r l r         The Malopoets have                         c a l l e d t h e ' R e l e a s eA l l
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (-. . --^-r
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for business


                                                                                 ...andArgentinion
                                                               -fhe                                                                                               -l'hatcher
  Argen-        capitalist                  system.                               While the m()ney suppll'                            .joblcssness.                                 has         u n p o p u l a r a s s h c a p p l i e dh
                                                                                                                                                                                                'bittcr rncdicine'to t[e (
cy and          n a t i o n a l i s a t i o ro l h u s i n e s s cis
                                               r                    n        e x p a n d e dr a p i d l y . o u t p u t g r e w                                               s
                                                                                                                                      r e d u c c dt h c b a r g a i n i n g t r c n g t h
ametrme         the UK was limited to ailing                                 n r o r es l o w ' l y .                                 o1 r,''orkcrs nd thcrslirtc also
                                                                                                                                                             a                                  gcononly.
archyfor        sectors;private property. prolit                                  High wages and increascd                            thcir rvagcs.                                                     n radical element in t
Western         and inequality remained                                       t a x e sf o r c e dU K i n d u s t r i a l i s tts
                                                                                                                                o                                                       t
                                                                                                                                           T h i s h a sen a b l e dc a p i t a l i s t st r      l . a b o u r [ ) a r t y b e c a m em o r e
 archaic        e n t r e n c h e d n B r i t i s he c o n o m i c
                                      i                                      p r i c c u p t h e i r g o o d s .a n c l t h t t s      l o w c r t h c i r c o s t sa n d s o i m P r o r . e   mrlitant and visible rvh
 ogress.        lif'e.                                                       rcducc their inlernational                                thcir ct.lmpetitivencss.                                 nati()nwide riots rocked t
alnation-           Post-war policies ensured                                c om p e ti t i v e n c s s .                                                                                       l l r i t i s h c s t a b l i s h n r c n ti n m
                                   o
                h i g hl c r c l s l e n t p l o y t n e r r it s i n g
                                                                .                This in turn clcmandcd                                  Runaway Inflation                                       t 9 l r| .
 not only                                                                                                                                                                                               l hc l orics sccrned to
                wagcs and srtrlaincd hu:iness                                                 d                      t
                                                                             i n c r e a s e s t a t es p e n d i n g o a s s i s t
  a large                              -fhis                                                                                               ln Algcntirrit. r;u itlu:
                investment.                      was one ol'thc              ailing companics and to                                                                                            hcaded lor the politic
 poputist                                                                                                                             g o v c r n m o n t sh a v c , s i n c e 1 9 6 6 ,
                lactors behind the prolonged                                 maintain preciscly the l'ull                                                                                       wi ldc rncss a s its support
 's.                                                                                                                                  sought t() reducc runaway
                p o s t - w a rb o o m o l c a p i t a l i s m .             enrplovmcnt rvhich had                                                                                             closscd thc lloor lo thc n
 e p at e d
     r                                                                                                                                                                                  t r
                                                                                                                                      i n l l a t i o n b v d c r r a t i o n a l i s i nlg e
                    In Argcntina Peronism                                    previouslv kcpt nroncy rvages                                                                                      S o c i a l D e m o c r a t i cP a r t v .
 e other                                                                                                                              econonly, cmhracing lirrcign
                provided a cloak for the                                     high.                                                                                                                     I n A r g c n t i n au n r e s t r u p t e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         c
 in its                                                                                                                               invcstors.cutting back social
                developmcnt of an industrial                                      UK capitalism was thus                                                                                                         :
                                                                                                                                                                                                B u c r r , rA i r c : a n d o t h c rc i t i e s
 working                                                                                                                                                                     '
                                                                                                                                      w e l l a r ea n d s a v a g e l la t t a c k i n g
                capitalist economy and the                                   c a u g h t i n a v i c i o u sc i r c l e .                                                                        March lOth l9fJ2.
                                                                                                                                      the liling standards l workcrs       o                          'l
                a b o l i t i o no f t h e p o w e r o f a p r e -                                                                                                                                        he main dcnronstrat
                                                                                                                                      b y r a i s i n g u n e m p l o y m c n t' a n d
 workers        industrial landowning oligarchy                                            Inflation                                  l o w c r i n gr e a l w a g c s .
                                                                                                                                                                                                callcd by the Pcronist tra
                                                                                                                                                                                                u n i o n g r o u p i n g s .t h e G e n e
 base ol'       which had profited from trade
                                                                                                                                          l ' h c C i a l t i c r i1 6 9 i m cl i k c t h a t
y with a        w i t h c a p i t a l r s t sa b r o a d b u t                    lnl'lation              which occurs                                                                          l - a b o u r ( ' o n l c d e r a t i o n .\ \ , a st
                                                                                                                                      o l f h a t c h e ri n t h e I J K . i s t h c
and few         showed no interest in                                        when the moncy supply grows                                                                                        biggcst in a long tinte a
                                                                                                                                                            o
                                                                                                                                      c u l m i n a t r o n l t h i st r c r r d .
 had no         i n d u s t r i a l i s a t i oa t h o n r e .
                                                n                            l a s t e r t h a n e c o n o m i co u t p u t               'I                                                    s v m b r r l i s c t g r o r ri n g o p p o s i t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       l
                                                                                                                                                                                  i
                                                                                                                                              h c a t t c m p l b y l c a d c r sn b o t h
lise thc                                                                     h i t A r g e n t i n ae v e nm o r cs c v e r e l y                                                               t o t h c m i l i t a r yr e g i m e n t h e p
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        o
 ver, a                    Labourism                                         a n d a c t e d s a p c r s i s t e n tr a i no n
                                                                                              a                      d
                                                                                                                                      the llK and Argcntina ttr
                                                                                                                                      dismantle thc wcllitrc statc
                                                                                                                                                                                                o l a c o a l i t i o ro l l ) e r o n i sp a r t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           t                   t
 n gc l a s s                                                                development lronr thc 60's                                                                                         w h i c h o p p o s ct h e g o v e r n m c
                     l - a b o u r i s ma n d P e r o n i s m ,b v                                                                                  c                    c
                                                                                                                                      c a u s c d o n s i d c r a b lr c s i s t a n cn r e
arketfor                                                                     o n w ar ds .                                                                                                      policie.       s
                improving the living standards                                    'l-he                                               t h e 7 0 ' s .I n B r i t a i n ,b o t h ' [ - o r y
gentlna's                                                                                   70's saw the emergence
tries.
                o1' workers, ensured that their
                d e m a n d sw o u l d n o t e x t e n d t o                  b o t h i n B r i t a i na n d A r g e n t i n a lo
                                                                                                                                      and l-abourgovernmcntsiccd
                                                                                                                                      intensc opposition lrom
                                                                                                                                                                                    l                       Distraction
                the abolition ol the capitalist                               governments detcrmincd to                               organised labour groupings.                                    Both the British a
 uraged
                system itself.                                                r e d u c es t a t e i n t e r v e n t i o ni n t h c   n o t a b l yt h e u n i o n s .                           Argentinian governme
e unions
                     Both offered welfare                                     economy. This involved the                                  In Argentina a lcft-wing                              desperatclv                    rcrluired
 ducation
                c a p i t a l i t mt o r h c i r c ( ) n s r i t u e n l s    adoption o( highly unpopular                            clcrncnt of the Peronist                                  d i s t r a c t i o rl ) o m d o r r r c r t ircr o
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       r
h e mo n a
                and each claimed to be                                        policies.                                               m O v e m c nw e n t u n d e r g r o u n do
                                                                                                                                                          t                              t          Only by stirring up lanat
                d e m o c r a t i c L a b o u r b y v i r t u eo t '
                                       :                                          In the t.J this process has
                                                                                                  K                                   wage an urban gucrilla war                                patriotic sentiment and
e c t o r aI                                                                  been taken furthest by
                i t s s u p p o r tf o r t h e p a r l i a m e n t a r v                                                              a g a i n s t t h e r c g i n r e so l l s a b e l        s en d i n g t h c s o n so f ' t h e u o r k
ade lor                                                                       l-hatcher'sTories, who have cut
                system. Peronism by rvay of its                                                                                       P e r o na n d h c r s u c c c s s o r s .                         o
                                                                                                                                                                                                c l a s s l ' l ' t or v a ra sc a n n o nl b d d
sts and                                                                       back social welfareand stateaid
  'Third        declaredconcern for the welfare                                                                                           The insurgency asput down   w                         c o u l d t h e v s a r " et h c i r p o l i r i
                ol' the rvorking masses.                                      to industrv, and reduced the                            w i t h m a s s i v el ' i o l e n c e b y t h c          s ki n s .
unmlsm                                                                        g r o w t h o f t h e m o n e ys u p p l y .
                     [ J u t b o t h u n l e a s h e dm a s s i r e                                                                   c o u n t r y ' s p o s t -1 9 7 6 r n i l i t a r y          Argentina's invasion ol t
form of
                long-term problems for                                            T h i s h a s r e s u l t e dn n u m e r o u s
                                                                                                               i                      rulers. Some 15.000 people                                Falklandslbllorvedthr' Mar
       i
 r i a ns m
                capitalism.                                                   bankruptcies and masslve                                s i m p l y d i s a p p e a r e df r o m t h e            3 0 t h d e m o n s t r a t i o n sb r o n
s of the
                     T o m a i n t a i ne x p e n s i v e o c i a l
                                                            s                 r e t r e n c h m e n to f w o r k e r s . B y          strects uring this period.
                                                                                                                                                    d                                           t h r e cd a y s .
                w e l f a r c p o l i c i e s , s u b s i d i e st o          creating uncmployment.                                      With the adventol'Thatcher                                War came as a gilt lro
Party in        industry and cheap credit. the                               attacking the power of the                               a n d G a l t i e r i 1 6 9 i m e s ,m a t t e r s        h e a v e nb o t h t o t h e g c r r c r a l
n i s t si n    amount of money in the                                        u n i o n s a n d i n t e n s i fi ln g t h c           simpl5,grcrv rvorsc.The British                           B u e n o sA i r e s a n d ( ( ) ( h c ' l r (
 d the          econoiny had to be increased.                                 misery associated rvith                                 p r i m e n r i n i s t c r c c a m ci n t e n s e l y
                                                                                                                                                                 b                              Ladv'in l-ondon.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           I)jl (rr.
                                                                    SMA back on
    The President'sCouncil has finally come up with its
  masterplan for a new constitution for South Africa. After
  long deliberation, the proposals made by Vorster five years
 ago have largely been left intact.
                                                                    the smeartrail
     'Coloureds'                                                     The latest SMA smear en-                                  In no ways were the SRC
                 and Indianswill gainthe franchise an as yet
                                                      in             titled WITS-SAAWU CON-                                   financial by-laws transgressed
 unspecified legislature. The Prime Minister vigorously              NECTION is filled with vague,                                 The pamphlets and posters
 defends the granting of political rights to Indians and             inaccurate and unsubstantiated                           were not printed /r.rr SAAWU.
 'Coloureds'on
                 the groundsthat they canthen be calledup to         statements.                                              They were printed to supportthe
 the Defence Force.                                                        Although we feel that this                         struggleof the Wilson-Rowntree
     The proposals are a glaring example of the State,s               documentshould be treatedwith                           w o r k e r sw h o a s S A A W I j m e m -
 attempt to divide and co-opt sectorsof the people of South           n o t h i n gb u t c o n t e m p t . e w o u l d
                                                                                                           w                  bers.This media was distributed
 Africa. It is a cynical exerciseto bolster the control of the        neverthelesslike to make the                            widely on campus.
                                                                      f o l l o w i n gp o i n t s :                               On a more general level we
 ruling minority by augmentingits numbers.
                                                                          The campaign to support the                         would like to say the following:
     The majority of the people are still to be barred from any                                                               we do not anologise for our
                                                                      struggleof the Wilson-Rowntree
 meaningful political rights. 87Vo of this country's                  workers has been supported by                           support of the Wilson-Rown-
 population will only be able to exercise   their politicalrights     t h e S R C . s t u d e n t s o c i e r i e si:n -      tree workers and we have
 in l37o of the country's land - in economicallyunviable              dividual students.and members                           nothing to hide. They were
 and politically bankrupt bantustans.                                 of the Universitl, since its                            u n i a i r l y d i s m i s s e d n d h a v eb e e n
                                                                                                                                                              a
    The real solution to the problems of South Africa liesnot         inception last year.                                    o u t o f w o r k f o r m o r e t h a na y e a r
 in constitutional sleight of hand but in the granting of full             In order to support this                           now. They are also being black-
 political rights to all people.                                      s t r u g g l e o r e f u i l y .a c o m m i t t e e
                                                                                     m                                        listed which makes it imoossible
                                                                      to organise activities around it                       for them to find new jobs, we
              aao                                                                                                            reject and condemn the intran-
                                                                      was set up. This committee has
 In this edition of Wits Student we satirize the concept of a         been working on campus for                             sigenceof the Wilson-Rowntree
 military unit on this campus.Howeverthe issue a very real
                                                 is                   many months, and is ailied to                          management.We also condemn
 one. Potchefstroom has had a military unit for almost five           broader Johannesburgsupport                            the measurestaken by both the
 years.RAU got one recently.Last yearthereweremovesto                for the campaign. Its members                           Ciskei and                  South African
 set up units at Durban and UCT.                                     are students who belong to                              governments to harass/intimi-
    Studentsshould fight this encroachment the militarv              student organisations. They                             d a t e /d e t a i n S A A W U m e m b e r s
                                              by
                                                                     work on this committee ln a                                   W e b e l i e v ei n t h e d e m o c r a t i
 at all costs.An academicinstitution cannot afford to have
                                                                     voluntary capacity. Projects                             r i g h t so f a l l w o r k e r st o j o i n t r a d e
 the military on the premises.It is fundamentally at odds
                                                                     Comm and the Wilson-Rown-                               u n i o n s o f t h e i r c h o i c e .a n d t o
 with the role of the university - the acquisition of                tree committee are not synony-                          negotiate freell' with manage
 knowledge in an atmosphereof freedom of thought and                 mous.                                                   ment.
 expression.                                                              For our recent ilson-Rown-
                                                                                                  W                                A s s t u d e n t sa n d p e o p l ec o m -
                                                                     tree lbcus we did indeed print                          mitted to a democraticfuture f'or
                                                                     p o s t e r sa n d p a m p h l e t s . e d i d
                                                                                                             W               all South Africans we commit
 Editorial Board                                                     use ProjectsComm silk-screen-                           ourselves to complete support
                                                                     i n g e q u i p m e n t .H o w e v e r . n o n e        lbr the struggles of oppressed
Ross Hutton - Editor                                                 of the costs for this were borne                        w o r k e r s .s t u d e n t s n d m e m b e r s
                                                                                                                                                              a
Harry Dugmore - Deputy-Editor                                        by the ProjectsCommitteeor the                          .rt communities.
PeterChipkin - News Editor                                           SRC. We. as a commiilee.                                Wilson-Rowntree Support
Lesley Chipkin - Assistant Editor                                    bought the materialswe needed.                          Committee
Orenna Krut      Features Editor
Fiona Winer - Arts Editor
Philip John - Production Editor
                                                                    No misuse-Maller
Simon Crawford - Photographic Editor                                 This letter is written in answerto                       d u t y a s s t u d e n t so c o n t r i b u t e o
                                                                                                                                                          t                      t
                                                                     a p a m p h l e ti s s u e db y t h e S M A              campaigns such as this. Al-
                                                                     last week. It is an attempt to                           t o u g h w e s p e n dm o s t o f o u r t i m e
 Contributors:                                                       clarify the Projects Committee                           on campus, we nevertheles
                                                                     stand in relation to specifically                        cannot divorce ourselves from
                                                                     off-campus issueslike the Wil-                           the society at large. We seeour
H6ndrb Viljoen                                                       son-Rowntree oycott.                                     demands for a democratic edu-
                                                                                               b
Paul Jammy                                                               Firstly. the facts:                                  c a t i o n s y s t e m ,i n t e r m s o l ' t h e
Karen Jochelson                                                      o ProjectsCommittee laid out                             national demand for a oemo-
CharlesDugmore                                                       n o m o n e yo n t h e l a t e s c a m p a i g n
                                                                                                            t                 craticsociety. nd this includes
                                                                                                                                                      A
Paul Mason                                                           undertaken by the Johannes-                              as a priority.the recognition f                   o
                                                                                                                              -f
Linda Berkowitz                                                      burg Wilson-Rowntree upport               S                 rade Unionsand their rightto
                                                                     Committee.                                               o r g a n i s e i i g h e r w a g e sf o r w o r -
                                                                                                                                                h
Daryl Glaser
                                                                    o W e d i d m a k e a v a i l a b l eI ' o r              k e r s , b e t t e rw o r k i n g c o n d i t i o n s
Louise Janet
                                                                     use our (and not the SRC)                               and jobs lbr all. lt is these
Bruce Graves                                                                                                                 demands hat theWilson-Rown-
                                                                     R o n e o m a c h i n e .t o t h e W i l s o n -                         t
Michael Levy                                                                                                                 t r e e b o y c o t t i s h i g h l i g h t i n ga n d
                                                                                                                                                                              .
                                                                     Rou,ntree ommittee.
                                                                                      C
                                                                    o A n u m b e r o f 2 . 0 0 0p o s t e r s               we are proud to bc associated
                                                                    wasmentionedn the pamphlet. i                            rvith it.
       to
Letters the Editor:                                                  Projects Comm definitely did                                 Progressive students are an
                                                                    not fund any poster making                                important part of the national
                                                                    project. although again. our                             d e r n o c r a t i c o v e m e n t .P r o i e c t s
                                                                                                                                                  m
Letters should be addressedto the Editor, Wits Student,             equlpment was used for this                              Comm iscommittedo ensuring          t
Students^U_nion  Building. Alternatively they can be lodgej         purpose.                                                 that this continues. not by
with the SRC receptionist.                                               Thus any allegation concern-                        b r e a k i n g S R C b y - l a w s .b u t b y
  Lettersof lessthan two hundred words are preferable.  The         ing contraventions f SRC By-                             d o i n g e v e r y t h i n ge g a l l y o s s i b l e
                                                                                                                                                          l           p
                                                                                                       o
editor reserves right to shorten anv letter lonqer than two
              the                                                   larvs are totally unfounded.                             t o h e l p s u c hc o m p a i g n sI t i s a n
                                                                                                                                                                         .
hundred words.                                                      P r o j e c t s o m m d o e sn o t h i d e i t s
                                                                                   C                                         important duty that we will
                                                                                                                             -.., --   . L;-t,
                                                                    support for the Wilson-Rou,n-                                                          JudS Maller
                                                                    l r c c h ( r \ c o l l .\ \ ' e l c c l i r i : o u r                       Projects (ihairperson
    Mass meetings big yawn
                a                                                                                                                                                                            SMA
    On Thursday I attended the
    Mass Meeting entitled
    for a Military Future', and I
                                            'Prepare
                                                                 speech,which said nothing we
                                                                 have not heard in one form or
                                                                 another in the last umpteenmass
                                                                                                                                which must have been
                                                                                                                                m i s u n d e r s t o o di n v i e w o f t h e
                                                                                                                                p a r t i c u l a rb e l i e f s f t h e c u l p r i t s ;
                                                                                                                                                               o
                                                                                                                                                                                             plays
    would like to comment on
    something I found interesting
                                                                 meetings, was cut off, and we
                                                                 were deprived of the delight of
                                                                 listeningto another pageor two
                                                                                                                                otherwise.         silence.
                                                                                                                                    The statement I referred to
                                                                                                                                was one of the very few
                                                                                                                                                                Wh1,rvasthis?
                                                                                                                                                                                             campus
    about the proceedings.
        Mr Hulley, MP, spokefirst,
    and spouted forth all the
                                                                                        to
                                                                 of clich6s. Needless say, the
                                                                 right wing stageda walk out, the
                                                                                                                                statements Rev Bax made:
                                                                                                                                otherwise he simply asked
                                                                                                                                questions. For once. instead of
                                                                                                                                                                                             policeman
    traditional PFP comments on                                  left wing applauded frequently
                                                                                                                                                                                                Members of the SMA have
                                                                 and fervently, and the liberals                                being presented              with everything
    the South African situation and                                                                                                                                                          now extended their implement-
                                                                 and apathetics felt rather                                     on a platter, Wits studentswere
    t h e m i l i t a r y b i l l i n p a r t i c u l a r .l t                                                                                                                               ation of SRC rules to include
                                                     there       uncomfortablein the midst of all                               r e q u i r e dt o t h i n k . H e e x p e c t e d
      was a well rounded sPeech:                                                                                                                                                             (the removal o0 posters.Wed-
    was something for the                                        the emotion - although they                                    his listenersto ask themselves
                                                                                                                                the questions posed,and gave                                 n e s d a yl 2 t h l . 4 0 p m :t h r e e S M A
    rightwingersto heckle at, some                               too enjoyed the speaker's   biting                                                    he
                                                                                                                                no answers,hoping they would                                 membersmount the stairsof the
    gems for the liberal types to                                emotion.
                                                                    Finally, Rev Bax (Congre-                                   come to their rrx'n conclusions.                             Old Students Union Building.
    applaud, a faux pas or two for                                                                                                                                                           pulling posters off the boards
                                                                 gational Church) addressed    the                                 If this is an academic
     the left wing to hiss,and nothing
                                                                  meeting,and it was this speech                               institution, we need constantly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 '
                                                                                                                                                                                             a n d c a l l i n g :t h e s e r ea l l c o m i n g
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           a
     that would worry the apathetics                                                                                                                                                         down, they haven't been stamp-
                                                                  which particularlyinterested  me.                            to be questioningeverythingwe
    rvho were wrshing they were                                                                                                                                                              ed'.
                                                                  On the whole it seemedto be                                  see and hear. What are we
    actually in the canteen next                                                                                                                                                                The posters in question were
                                                                 greeted with almost stunned                                   studyingfor? Are we hereonly to
    door.                                                                                                                                                                                    advertisinga screeningof Lind-
                                                                 silence:there were 3 rounds of                               get a piece of paper'l Or are we
       Then Mr Hussain (SRC,                                                                                                  seeking ruth. in all dimensions                                say Anderson's film 'lf by
                                                                 applause            one at the                                              t
     U D W ) w e n t t o t h e l e c t e r n .H e                                                                             ol our lives? In our search for                                Projects Comm. Presumablv
                                                                 beginning, one at the end, and
    began         with the usual                                                                                                                                                             shocked to the core by seeing
    'invocation'                                                 one in responseto a pleasingly                               truth, will it not be thosewho
                       and a rousing                              radical statentent: he was hissed                           challenge with questions,                                      such a controversial film ad-
    'Amandla',                                                                                                                                  us                           who
                  which produced the                                                                                          are likely, if we are preparedto                               vertisedwithout use of the SRC
                                                                 3 times: once for his opening
     required 'Ngawethu' from the                                joke, the point of which most                                c o n s i d e rt h e m , t o h e l p u s t h e                 stamp, they managea big brave
     majority, and a typical song                                peopleseemed miss,and twice                                  most? Or must we, like robots.                                 grin and                   I wonder what
                                                                                  to
0   from the SMA-tvnes. His                                      in response other comments,
                                                                               to                                             live our lives without a thought?                              happenedto those posters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Consistency might not be

    Give Piet a doctorate
                                                                                                                                                                 Ian Couper
                                                                                                                                                                                             expectedfrom the S MA (at least
                                                                                                                                                                                             3 other sets of posters, also


    while you'rent it     Ovenden                                                                                                                                                            unstamped.wereleft untouched)
                                                                                                                                                                                             but they might at least have put
                                                                                                                                                                                             the stamp to their own colour{ul
    I would like to object to the
    honouring of Mr Louis Rive by
    this university. Whilst Mr Rive
                                                                 hand is using projects like the
                                                                 Urban Foundation for their so
                                                                 called reform inniatives. We
                                                                                                                                Lambert                                                      little exclusiverevelations the
                                                                                                                                                                                             same boards
                                                                                                                                                                                             SAAWU Connection?' notices
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                'Wits -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       on



    may have received praise for his
    work on the Urban Foundation
    those who laud him havemissed
                                                                 must not befooled by not linking
                                                                 the reform side of total strategy
                                                                 with the repressive side. It is the
                                                                                                                                make up                                                      concerning Projects Comm do
                                                                                                                                                                                             n o t b e a ra n S R C s t a m p .
                                                                                                                                                                                             o Are they biased?
                                                                 same strategy.                                                                                                              o Are they destroying other
    the point.
                                                                   For this universityto honour                                                                                              peoplesproperty?
      The establishment of elite
                                                                 someone who has played an                                         This letter is an attempt to                              O ls the government aware of
    Soweto suburbsand facilities  for
                                                                 important role in a strategy                                    clarify and hopefully stop a                                this'?
    a small black elite is as much a
                                                                 which has amongst other things                                  damaging situation of con-                                                                              RW
    part of the state's'totalstrategy'
                                                                                                                                 fusion. Various partiesare under
    as acts like forced removals,the
    banning and detention of truly
    democratic movements and
                                                                 lead to the detention and ban-
                                                                 ning of severalmembersof this
                                                                 universityis a disgrace.
                                                                                                                                 the impression that a 'feud' of
                                                                                                                                 sorts exists between ourselves.
                                                                                                                                                                                             Glen is
    leadersetc. The state on the one
                                                                      'I suppose
                                                                                  Koornhof next'
                                                                                                                                 This is not so. For whatever
                                                                                                                                 motives, various people are                                 good
    Mandela wasting
S
                                                                                                                                 attemptingto exploit the situ-                               IF
                                                                                                                                 atron.
                                                                                                                                    It was felt that David Oven-                             IOT US
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Most commerce students

    his time
                                                                                                                                 den'sruling of the CSC elections
                                                                                                                                 as null and void was a personal                             are unaware of the work that
                                                                                                                                 attack on Glen Lambert. The                                 Glenn Lambert does for their
                                                                                             the
                                                                 in turn, has ablY rePresented                                                                                               benefit. Commerce Faculty
     So Nelson Manoela is to stand                                                                                               ruling was made by David in his
                                                                 appropriated wealth of South                                                                                                Board. the Credit Rules
    against big business               and liberal                                                                                                                          c
                                                                                                                                 c a p a c i t ya s c o n s t i t u t i o n s h a i r :
                                                                 Africa which gives our white                                                                                                Committee. the Timetable
    politicsfor the Chancellorship                   at                                                                          and was a standard and pre-
                                                                 class one of the highest stan-                                                                                              C o m m i t t e ea n d t h e P a s t E x a m
    Wits University. I find this a                                                                                               sented action. A letter in the
                                                                 dards of living in the world.                                                                                                                          h
                                                                                                                                                                                             P a p e r sS e r v i c e , a v ea l l h a d t h e
    Iittle ironic as Mandela has been                                                                                            same issue launched a bitter
                                                                                                                                 attack on Glen. lt waswrongly                               benefit of his involvement and
    standing against exploitation.                                    And Nelson? ighteen earsn
                                                                                             E              y        i
                                                                 jail for committing the solitary                                assumedthat David had written                               commitment. The majority of
    a n d t h o s es e e k i n g o g i v ei t s w e e t
                                   t
                                                                 crime of seeking justice in an                                  this and a reply was made and                               the CSC General Assembly is
e   n a m e s a l l h i s l i f e .T h a t i s w h y h e
               .
                                                                                                                                 p u b l i s h e d l a s tw e e k ) .
                                                                                                                                                  (                                          1 0 0 9 rb e h i n d G I e n n a n d w i s h e s
    was jailed and that is whY he                                unjust land. As very few of Wits'
                                                                                                                                    While this was an error it was                           to point out that pamphlets
    won't be madeChancellorof this                               graduates        are in favour of things
                                                                                                                                 an understandable              mistake.                     issued explaining the lack of
    University.                                                  l i k e J u s t d i s t r i b u t i o no f w e a l t h ' .
                                                                 'returning the land to the people                                  Both of us feel that not only a                          S R C r a t i f i c a t i o nf o r t h e n e w l y
       Mike Rosholt is the MD of
                                                                                                                                 bad, but more importantly, a                                            C
                                                                                                                                                                                             elected SC D/D NOf infringe
    Barlow Rand, one of South                                    who work if etc. it is unlikely
                                                                                                                                 wrong impression has been                                                                            G
                                                                                                                                                                                             a n y P u b l i c a t i o nb v - l a w s . l e n n
    Africas largest manufacturing                                that thevwill v'ote or Mandela.   f
                                                                                                                                 createdover our relationship.                               i s s u e d h e s e s t h e o u t g o i n g1 9 8
                                                                                                                                                                                                       t        a                            I
    conerns.A more subtlecapitalist
    y o u c a n n o tf i n d ; R o s h o l tt a l k st o             N o . M a n d e l a w i l l l o s el i k e h e                 We therefore ask any 'in-                                C S C p r e s i d e na n d I p r e s u m eh e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      t                   t
                                                                 d i d l a s t ) ' e a ra t t h e U n i v e r s i t y 'f
                                                                                                                    o            terested'parties to desist from                             SRC recognises the CSC's
    black unions. encouragesother
                                                                 London wherehe was thrashed                                     further attempts to exploit a                               legitimacy.
    multinationals to do the same
                                            'Mr nice                                   A
                                                                 by Princess nne.a millionaire                                   non-existentfeud! Above all we                              Representatives  of:
    and hastried to be the
    guy' ol South            African business.                   who has never worked a day in                                   feel that this is damagingthe                               Accounls llI; lncome Tax;
s       Mrs Helen Suzman, widely                                 her life. Forget it Nelson -- try                               credibility,effectiveness               and im-             IVlaths Stats ll; Tax Planning:
     regarded as a crusader for                                  again -- rvhen rve have won                                     age of the Commerce Faculty                                 Business Info Systems (Major);
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   |
     human rights. has ably rePre-                               g r e a t e rt h i n g s t h a n C h a n c e l l o r -          a n d s t u d e n tl e a d e r s .                          Commercial Law; Accounts I;
     sented Houghton in Parliament                               sn l D S .                                                                                David Ovenden                     Economics; Commerce Rugby
    .(t,l J rul
    development's
                sake
    A festival of arts          the                           t o i n c l u d en o t j u s t p a i n t i n g s u t
                                                                                                              b
    biggest to be held in Southern                            all forms of the arts.'
    Africa, is being planned for
                                                                  A prominent South African
    early July in Gaberone, Bots-
                                                              Poet, Mangone Serote, who
    swana.
                                                              lives in Gaberone,spoke of the
       The festival,which is basedon                          need to draw South African
   the theme 'Art Towards Social                              artlsts together into a sinele
   Development and Change in                                  forum and expose them to o-ne
   South Africa'. has been                                    another.
   formulated specificatly to                                    'Especially
                                                                                     those involved in
   promote Southern African arts.                             community projects', he
   As such, the organisers are                                explained.'Communitv-
   h o p i n gr o a t t r a c ta s m a n ye n t r i e s       orientated institutions oftin
  from serious artists in South                               work at cross purposesto each
  Africa as possible.                                         other. They needto discuss                  their
      The festival, which is being                           differences to be able to work
  organisedunder the auspicesof                              more effectively towards a
  the Botswana National                                      common goal, and we're hoping
  Museum. will include an                                    this festivalwill providethe righi
  exhibition of paintings and                                rmpetus.'
  photographs, the staging of                                   Serotecalledfor a new vitalitv
  plays and musical concerts(for                             in South African art where
  example the Fulani poets who                              artists did not dwell on the past
  have been playing at the                                   but rather'forged newdirections
  Nunnery Theatre on Campus),                               based on understandins the                                South Africon ort - from under cover
  and the screeningof films.                                p o l i t i c a l e n v i r o n m e n t -a n d
      The planning for the festival                         traditional cultures.'
  beganabout two yearsago. One
  of the organisers, a former
  studentat the MichaelusSchool
                                                                This fesrival is particularly
                                                            e x c l t l n g i n t h a t a r t i s t sw h o a r e
                                                            unableto exhibit in South Africa
                                                                                                                     Nine days of top films
  of Fine Art in Cape Town,                                 for political reasons, will be                                nine-day film  iestival,                                           and e*.iting movies.                 The
                                                                                                                     I
  Gordon Metz, said, .ihere had                            g r v e na n o p p o r t u n i t yt o e x p r e s s       incorporating eleven major                                              Directorate of publications hai
  been an exhibition of South                               themselves in a climate of                               films, is to take place at                                              waived the registration fee im-
  African art in 1979 which was                            mutual learning and discovery.                            Milner Park Show grounds                                                posed for other recent festiials
  subsequentlytaken on tour to                                                                                       from Friday 2l to Saturday                                              rncluding the important Cape
                                                                More information mav be
 Sweden, but as it included onlv                            obtained by speaking to Fionu                            29 May      in the General                                               lown International Film Fes
 artists from the pretoria u..u. it                         Winer, in the Wits Student                               Motors Pavilion.                                                        trval
 was heavily criticisedat the time                                                                                                                                                              Members of the Johannes
                                                            offices,or by writing to the Bot-
 Ior not being represenrative                                                                                          J o i n t l y a r r a n g e db y t h e P e r -                        burg and WITS' PAC Film
                                                            swana National Museum.
 enough.                                                                                                             forming Arts Centre Film So-                                            Societies* have           preferentia
    'lt                                                    ART TOWARDS SOCIAL
        was then decided havean                                                                                      ciety of WITS Universityand the                                         booking on Saturday ll and
                                    to                     DEVELOPMENT
 exhibition which drew on the                                                                                        Johannesburg ilm Society,he
                                                                                                                                            F                  t                             M o n d a y 1 9 M a y . T h e y n e e dt o
                                                           a n e x h i b i t i o no f S o u t h A l i i c a n
 resources artists from all over
                of                                                                                                   festival will fall within the                                           present current          membership
                                                           Art
 South Africa, and the idea erew                                                                                     Mother Earth Fair which takes                                           cards (full or temporary) to
                                                           June l0 - August l9g2
                                                                                                                     place in the Showgroundsat the                                          Computicket operators. There-
                                                                                                                     same
                                                                                                                        time.                                                                            o""u'"g opensto the


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                                                                                                                       T h e c o m b i n e d e x e c u t i v eo f                              A d m i s s i o ni s R 3 . 0 0p e r t i c k e t .
                                                                                                                     both groups hascarefullychosen                                         o r R 2 . 5 0i f 4 o r m o r e t i c k e t s r e
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a
                                                                                                                     a roster of rare, older films as                                       purchasedsimultaneously.
  What do a PhD student. a                                                                                           well as a number of brand new                                          *Film and Drama
                                                             are interspersed with exami-                                                                                                                              studenrs.
  librarian, a teacher, a psycho-                             nations of, for example,genital
  logist and a lay-out artist have                           mutilation and women de-                                  Programme:
 in common?                                                  tainees.
     All are feminists,
                      and all work                               "The reason we called it                              Fri 2l May:                   6.00pm       fhe Valler Obscurcd tr1, louds (Schroeder;
                                                                                                                                                                                                          C
 on the editorial collectiveof an                            'Cue"',                                                                                 ti..t0pm La peau Douce
                                                                           one woman explained.                                                                                                             (Trul.laur)
 exciting news magazine called                              "is that we feel irs time that                             Sat 22 May:
                                                                                                                                                                 'Ihc
 'Cue'.                                                                                                                                              2.00pm               M a g i c i a no t t _ u b l i n  (Golan)
                                                             women took thcir cue in oarti-
                                                                                                                                                     4 . 3 0 p m ( ' a p r i c i o u sS u n r m c r         (Menzel)
     Cue provides a forum for                               cipating in events with other
 Johannesburg women to share                                women". This                                               S u n 2 - 3M a . v : 2 . 0 0 p r n I ) i e S c h r r c i z e r n r a c h c r                      (l__vs\))
                                                                                             participation
 ideas,advertise          events.    and learn              c o u l d i n v o l v ej o i n i n g o n e o f t h e                            4..l0pm Rebellion                                                            (Kobavashi)
 s k i l l sf r o m o n e a n o t h e r                     c l a s s e s a d v e r t i s e d ,s u b m i t t i n s     Mon 24 Ma1': 6.00pm Lina Braake                                                                   (Sinkel)
    Above all it gives women a                              a n a r t i c l e .o r s i r n p l yw r i r i n g i                     It.-10pm ,4 Woman t>l Parir
 space to communicate with                                  I e t l e rt o t h e m a g a z i n e .
 other women.                                                                                                          Tue 25 May:                  6.00pm The (irear I)ictator.
                                                               There is spacefor a variety of
    The contents of each edition                           v i e w p o i n t s .f o r w h i l e r h e e O i -                                          pm
                                                                                                                                                    8.30 The
                                                                                                                                                           Gar.den t.inri-Con,."',
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                                                                                                                                                                          :                                              (Menzel)
 readers'letters to political com-                         magazlne, their viervs do not                                                   8 . _ 1 0 p mR e b e l l i o n                                                (K oba_vashi;
ment.                                                      necessarily         dominate the tone of
    A c o l u m n c a l l e d. B l i n k ' c o m _                                                                    Thu 27 Mar': 6.00pm Mangainnic                                                                     ( Honey)
                                                           what is published.
m e n t so n t h e m e d i a ;t h e r e i s a                  O n l y t w o e d i t i o n sh a v e b e e n                        8.-10pm t)ie ljel,uri.,cr.rlachcr                                                     (t_yss1,.)
'smalls'
                page in which readers                      produced thus far. but more on                             Fri 2ti Mar':                 6 . 0 0 p n t I ' h e L a s r N l c t r o{ p r c - r c ) c a s c 1   (-l-rullaut)
can advertise anything from                               t h e w a y ! T h e s ew i l l b e o b t a i n -                                          t i . - j 0 p m l _ i n aB r a a k c                                 (Sinkc_l)
coursesin photography to.rea-                             able from 'Grace' (Hunter
                                                                                                                      Sat 29 Mar':                 2.00pm Manganrnnie
sonably price fridges wanted";                            Street. Yeoville), 'Bookwise'                                                                                                                                   (Hone1,)
                                                                                                                                                   . 1 . - ] 0 p n l l h c L a s t N l e t r o( p r e _ r e l e a s c . l (
and short articles dealing with                           ( B r a a m f o n t e i n )o r t h r o u g h t h e                                                                                                                lruf.laut)
eventsin Jo'burg (puppetshows.                            Wits Women'sMovemeni(2nd                                    B a c ku p fi i m :                             M i r a c l ei n M i l a n                         (dcSica)
defence        classes.  movementclass)                   f l o o r .S t u d e n t s n i o n B u i l d i n g ) .
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n Military IIQ in CB bunker
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%         Under the Military Bill the
          RAU campus recently got
          their own Military
          Knowing the way our beloved
                                                        Unit.
                                                                                                                                                                                           W e a r e c o n f i d e n ti n t h e k n o
                                                                                                                                                                                           ledge that they will be only t
                                                                                                                                                                                           glad to serve their coun
                                                                                                                                                                                          d u r i n g t h e i r h o l i d a y s ,t h e i r f

w         government's alleged brain
          works, we can be sure that the
          Wits version can't be far off.
                                                                                                                                                                                           time and between lectures.
                                                                                                                                                                                          yes.we haveonl1,the good oft
                                                                                                                                                                                          studentsat heart.'
                                                                                                                                                                                                 H e s a t b a c k i n h i s c h a i r ,d o
               Bur what would it be like.
                                                                                                                                                                                           i r r e p a r a b l e a m a g et o t h e b a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                d
          having the Czarist troops right
                                                                                                                                                                                          o f i t , a n d s m i l e dl i k e a c a t w
          here under our noses'J ll'it.s
                                                                                                                                                                                           had discovered a badly
         Student spent a few sleepless
                                                                                                                                                                                          composed rat under the set
          n i g h t s ,g n a w e ds r : m e i n g e r n a i l s .
                                               f
                                                                                                                                                                                          m u m b l i n gs o m e t h i n g b o u t '
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 a
         c o n s u l t e da c o n l p u t e r .c o u n t e d
                                                                                                                                                                                          serve them right, militant a
          o n t h e i r f i n g e r sa n d d r e w o n t h e
                                                                                                                                                                                          archist left-wing commie b
          w a l l s ,a n d t h i s i s w h a t t h e l , c a r n c
                                                                                                                                                                                          t a r d s . . . g o b b l e g o b b l e.. . '
          upwlth...
                                                                                                                                                                                                He folded his hands over
               I pulled my sca                    rl' closer
                                                                                                                                                                                                            ,
                                                                                                                                                                                          s t o r n a c ha r e m a r k a b l e e a t .
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    f
         around my ears and stared                                                                                                                                                             'Have
                                                                                                                                                                                                          t h e s t u d e n t sb e e nc
)d       around me furtively. Then,
         gathering all m1' courage in my
         shoesand rny heart in my throat,
                                                                                                                                                                                          sulted on this matter'l' I as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                ,
                                                                                                                                                                                          i n n o c e n t l y n o t w e l l v e r s e dn t
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        i
                                                                                                                                                                                         d e v i o u sw a y s o l ' t h e P o w e r s h    t
and       I r a c e du p t h e s t e p si n t o C e n t r a l
                                                                                                                                                                                          Be.
          Block.
                                                                                                                                                                                                He seemed to get a taraw
               A green-cladMP intercepted
ring                                                                                                                                                                                     look in his eyesas he ponde
          me deftly and escortedme down
peal                                                                                                                                                                                     t h e q u e s t i o n ,i d l y t a k i n g a f
                            c
         a n e n d l e s s o r r i d o r .o c c a s i o n a l l y
sion                                                                                                                                                                                     p o t s h o t s t a s t u d e n tw a l k i n g
                                                                                                                                                                                                          a
         j a b b i n g h i s s u b - m a c h i n eg u n
 m-                                                                                                                                                                                      o u t s i d e h i s r v i n d o r v .W h e n t
         into my spine in a comradely
an                                                                                                                                                                                       l a t t e rc r u m p l e di n t o a s h a p e
         fashion. Alier a centurv or two
um-                                                                                                                                                                                      h e a p .h e l o s t i n t e r e s a n d s t a r
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               t
         we came to a steel armoured
 the                              'Campus                                                                                                                                                looking around 1'or a mo
         door labelled                               Militarl'
                                                                                                                                                                                         i n t e r e s t i n ga r g e t .
                                                                                                                                                                                                              t
          Unit          Gen.HQ              S a l u t ew h e n
                                                                                                                                                                                               F i n d i n g n o n e , h e s l o w l vt u
 the     you enter'.
                                                                                                                                                                                         e d i n m y d i r c c t i o n .a b u s i n
ey's                                            h
               I d i d s o . r e s i s t i n ,tq e i m p u l s e
                                                                                                                                                                                         l i k e g l e a mi n h i s b l o o d s h o e y  t
 tne     to shout 'Heil Hitler'. It was
                                                                                                                                                                                         A sudden flash of deep insi
 tee     immediately obvious to my                                     The commanding otficer of the School ol Law busts                                                                 informedme that it might b
  bli-   experienced yesthat this rvas
                                e
         not your run-o1'-the-mill                     office.         SRC president Jeremy Clark down to private alterfailing                                                           g o o d t i m e t o e v a c u a t eh e a r
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  t
or a                                                                                                                                                                                           I r o s e h u r r i e d l y ,t h a n k e dh
 or-     T h e s u b t l e d i f f e l e n c ew a s e m -              to hand in his Aspects of Public Law project on time
                                                                                                                                                                                         r v a r m l l ' a n dr a n f b r t h e d o o r .E
dbc      phasized bl the sandbagsin                                  foam forming on his lips. His                                Franticallv I exolained that I                         route l'or said exit I blunde
and      front of the windowandaround                                fingers twitched convulsively.                           was a mere minion, a lowly                                                                 g
                                                                                                                                                                                         : n t o a n e l o n g a t e d r e e nc y l i n
         t h e w a l l s , t h e S p a n d a um a c h i n e          a n d i n s u p r e m e g i t a t i o na d r o p
                                                                                                   a                          u n d e r l i n ga n d c o u l d n o t b e h e l d         u i t h a n o t i c e r e a d i n g' N u c l
         g u n m o u n t e do n t h e r v i n d o ws i l l           of oil percolatedup out of his                           responsible          for the r'iews of the                 Warhead. Handle Careles
         among the geraniumsthe neat                 .               platered-down hair. lt tlowed                            managernent. Reluctantlv he                                Ani' old way up.'
         pile of hand grenades in the                                down the barren wastelands                        of     allowed himsell'tobe convinced.                                 As the heavy metal do
         corner and the two-metre-thick                               hisparting,clungprecariouslyto                          but still held on to the cannon                            c l a n g e ds h u t b e h i n d m e I c o u
         concretervalls.                                             one bushy eyebrorv and then                              hopefully.                                                 hear the frustrated whiner
              Filling most of the offrcewas                          d r o p p e do n t o t h e i m i t a t i o no a k            F i n a l l l ' m a n a g i n gt o r e s t r a i n     ricochet rvhiz-zing round t       a
         B r i g a d i e r G a b r i €l G e r h a r d u s            d e s kt o p . F o r a m o m e n ti t h u n g            m y t e e t h f r o m c h a t t e r i n gt o c r           o l t ' i c e .l n p a s s i n gI s a w t h e M
         van der Merwe-Botha. Eager to                               there. bubbling and giving off                           loudly. I asked whether he                                 smiling apologeticallyat t
         please, I llashed him my most                               puffs of smoke, and then it                              thought the nerv Bill rvould                               h o p e l u l m e d i c a l s t u d e n rw i t h
 tee     c h a r m i n gs m i l e .                                  burned its way right through.                            c h a n g el i f e o n c a m p u sm u c h .
              ' D o n ' t s n e e ra t m e l i k e a h a l f -                                                                                                                           stretcher tandingnexl to hi
                                                                                                                                                                                                            s
bv                                                                   c a u s i n g s e v e r e d i s t r e s si n t h e           'Not
                                                                                                                                             at all.' he ansuered                        F o l d i n gm y a r m s o v e r m 1 ,h e a
 . lt                                              i
         w i t t e da p e . 'h e s n a p p e dr r i t a b l y .      a n r m u n i t i o nd u m p b e l o w .                                            o
                                                                                                                              d e c i s i v e l y . ' W e f c o u r s eh a v e
                                                                         'llit.s                                                                                                         s p r i n t e df o r t h e m a i n e n t r a n
 ute     I removed said smile.                                                      Student'. he repeated                     the students' best interests at
              'Good dar'. sir. I'm fl'om l,i it.i                                                                                                                                                             t
                                                                                                                                                                                             A s i n g l e h o u g h tk e p t t u r n
kers                                                                 t h o u g h t f u l l i ' p r o d u c i n g am e a n -
                                                                                               .                              heart. We know that thel will                              in mv head.Maybe if I hurr
         S t u d e na n d . . . '
                         t                                           looking pistol from his top                              e n j o y t h e 5 o ' c l o c ke a r l . ' m o r n -
                                                                                                                                                                         -
               '14'its                  'he                                                                                                                                              can still make it to thc tra
een                       Stuienr.'                  gargle-d.       d r a r v e ra n d c h e c k e dl h e n t a g a -        i n g f l a g r a i s i n gp a r a d e .n o t t o          bureau and book a one-w
ter-     eyes rolling in their.sockets.                              zine.                                                    mcntion the eleninc assemblv.
 od-                                                                                                                                                                                     ticketto Outer-Monsolia
va.                                                                  national ne\t'spapers b1' the
eby           lhe Phantom                                            Commerce Student'sCouncil.
                                                                                                                              we'd let vou knou bef'orethcr
                                                                                                                              did).                                                         A bit of Muscle
on-                                                                  C h r i s t$ i l l a p p e a r o t h ew o r l da t
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                                                                     m i s i n g b e t e r t i n t e - t a b l e sa f r e e
                                                                                                                   .                                                                     d e s p e r a t e l yt r y i n g t o c o n f i
age                                                                                                                               The SRC is ro launch a                                 rumoursthat MuscleKrysta
                                                                     e x a m p a p e r s e r ri .c c a n d u , o r l d
 ew                                                                                                                            natlonal poker tournament.                                meetlng M ike Weaver for
 ere         I                                                       peace. Christ is said to be
                                                                     standing tbr l9ti-l Wits SRC
                                                                                                                               F o l l o * ' i n gt h e s u c c e s s f u lo l d i n g
                                                                                                                                                                        h                u'orld title bout in .seprem
oul                                                                  pres                                                      of trvo meetings R10.00 in. 5 (                           M r Bomb Arum said at
                                                                           idencv.
 up-                                                                                                                          cent chips.                   no rcquisition               n a t r o n a l p r e s s c o n l e r e n c el a
s.                                                                   The Cargo Motors                                         lorms pleasc) \\'its First side
                                                                                                                                                        a                                u,eek rhat if' South Afri
med
ent-
                                                                     account                                                  rvaschosen.
                                                                                                                                 C)ther teams for the new
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                                                                                                                                                                                         p r o r , ' i d eh i m w i t h " a n o t h e r b
                                                                                                                                                                                         u'hite palooka -- rhe Fighr
om                                                                    M r David Overdone became                               leagueare norv beingsoughtand                              ()n".
                                                                      S R C t r e a s u r e ro n M o n d a y 1 4              anyone wishing to join the
                                                                      A p r i l . O n W e d n e s d a yl 6 A p r i l
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                                                                                                                 g
                                                                                                                              competition can contact the
                                                                                                                              Wits captains. .lohn. "Aces
                                                                                                                                                                                              M r K r stal could nilt b
                                                                                                                                                                                         c o n t a c t ( - cl li l r t t l r n m c n t . H e
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                                                                                                                                                                                         b r ' l i ee d l o ! g I r A r g c n t i
         a d v e r t i s e m e n tp l a c e di n t u ' e h e
                                  s                                  automatic unroof. .lusthought
                                                                                     s            (                           "Ro1al Flush" Ferreira.                                    r i s i t i n gs o m e f r i e n d s .
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