A view from the top of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Maggie Dick Continue reading Top of Table Mountain: Wow!
W&L student John Tompkins hikes to the top of Lion’s Head in Cape Town, South Africa. Photo by Colin Wallace Continue reading Climbing Lion’s Head Mountain
Dede Kgotso Ntsoelengoe works as a tour guide at Robben Island. He was imprisoned in 1984 for being a member of the African National Congress. He turned 19 a few months later. He was released in 1991. Photo by John Tompkins Continue reading Political Prisoner 38/84
The members of the class on Robben Island, with Cape Town in the background. Photo by a friendly tourist Continue reading View From Robben Island
W&L students John Tompkins, Myers McGarry, Katie Monks and Colin Wallace hiked up the mountain in Cape Town, South Africa. Pictured left to right are Monks, Wallace and McGarry. Photo by John Tompkins Continue reading 2,195 Feet Above Sea Level
The W&L journalism group sat in on a lecture today in an honors class at the University of the Witwatersrand for members of its student newspaper, the Vuvuzela. The lecturer, Professor Franz Kruger, gave a presentation to the class on ethics. He focused on the four pillars of ethical journalism identified by the Poynter Institute in Florida, as well as a test of public interest. … Continue reading “Triggering” Distress Among Readers
Liliesleaf Farm tour guide Tracey Mmabjala Kutso Rapelego explains how opponents of Apartheid hid from police in the early 1960s. Photo by Mohini Tangri The walls are covered with the colored drawings of children. There are cards, notes and pictures, all written to honor Nelson Mandela, the first post-apartheid president of South Africa. During our tour yesterday, we visited Liliesleaf Farm where Mandela and other political leaders hid … Continue reading What’s In A Name?
Elephants at the end of the day in Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province of South Africa. Photo by Maggie Dick Continue reading Follow The Leader
The sun sets in Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province of South Africa. Photo by Maggie Dick Continue reading Sunset In Africa
Rhinoceroses in Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province of South Africa. Photo by Maggie Dick Continue reading Rambling Rhinos