LAWSOC GENERAL ELECTION 2017 : I BELIEVE IT IS US

LAWSOC GENERAL ELECTION 2017 : I BELIEVE IT IS US

  The end of the year is upon us and it is always an important time for AIKOLIANS. This period of time is when the competition of capability and credibility, the battle of ideas and the art of persuasion reaches its peak as new aspiring leaders strive to compete in...
Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

oleh HAKIM QUE   Tidak diragukan lagi bahawa syariat yang dibawa oleh junjungan kita Nabi Muhammad s.a.w adalah syariat yang bersifat syumul meliputi seluruh aspek kehidupan dari sekecil-kecil perkara hingga sebesar-besar perkara. Syariat Nabi wajib diikuti dan ditaati hukum-hukamnya oleh seluruh umat Islam kerana Allah telah mengutus baginda sebagai Rasul...
5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

by AAINAA NADIRA MOHAMMED HASHIM If I were to describe Japan in one word, it would be: UNBELIEVABLE. It’s unbelievably clean, the people are unbelievably helpful and disciplined. But most importantly, it’s unbelievably pricey. Even as I went there with my family, the lot of us could feel how pricey...
A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

    By FIRZANA REDZUAN Life has been great since I’m the kind that just dives into the ocean. I don’t think much because I don’t live to regret. If something messes up, I don’t dwell much because I always treat the downfalls as learning curves towards improvement and ultimately, the...
Mock Trial 2017: BO-TAK

Mock Trial 2017: BO-TAK

By N. A. WARDAH and SHAHIDAH HAMEED If you were bored last Monday night and wished to watch a theatre, you might be one of the spectators who were cheering loudly at the witty pick-up lines, emotional mother-son scenes and gasp-causing fights at the staging of Bo-tak, which is this...
In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

By JANANI AFIFAH   This is an underrated movie of the horror genre. The film, which was released in 2016, was all over Twitter sometime back. Jane Doe is a name used as a placeholder name for a party whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld in a...
Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu dan Budi oleh MIFHAN KARTIKA   Aku melangkah dengan langkah berkoba Pikul membawa hasrat mengembara Menuju destinasi pilihan tuntutan jiwa Agar hidup dilengkapi wibawa Aku sanjung kitab sakti Terkandung ilmu berbalut nilai erti Sebagai penyuluh jalan berduri Agar nanti dapat berbakti Aku menuntut di sini Taman ilmu dan...
Beauty

Beauty

by EMA MARYA YACOB Beauty. It has always been something society covets. Society has set a standard of beauty, and it’s portrayed everywhere on social media. A curvy body, regardless of your body health. Flawless skin, even if it requires you consuming dangerous supplements. Big round eyes which compel Asians...
In Review: Josh Malerman’s Bird Box

In Review: Josh Malerman’s Bird Box

By AUNI NADZIRAH ROSLAN What would happen if we lived in a world where our sight is deadly? Bird Box is a brilliant page-turner that falls under the horror/thriller genre. It is a fast-paced book which leaves you guessing, turning and curious after every chapter. The chapters are also not...
Down Memory Lane With Raven Baxter

Down Memory Lane With Raven Baxter

by DAYANG MARDHIYAH Surely you remember the Disney Channel show about a teen whose psychic powers were always getting her in trouble. Yup, it’s That’s So Raven! That’s So Raven was one of the Disney Channel shows that we grew up watching and shaped us into the people we are...
The Mirror

The Mirror

by MEHARUL FARZANAH It was a dark and gloomy night, and the wind was blowing as soft as silk carrying the dreams and hopes of the people of world. Only the moonlight’s silver glow lights up while lessening the inky blackness of the night, but not so bright as to...
The New Normal

The New Normal

by NUR MERR Usually, when the topic of health is brought up, it’s always physical health that is being discussed. Mental health is rarely touched upon and is rarely given attention. This is because mental health is an issue that is still alien in Malaysia. In some developed countries like...
The Problem With "Hak Melayu"

The Problem With “Hak Melayu”

By N. A. WARDAH You might be wrong when it comes to “hak Melayu” and what you have believed about it all this while. Maybe it is not you; maybe it is your friends or social media netizens who spread negative perceptions and making viral the wrong idea about the...
In Review: A Quiet Revolution

In Review: A Quiet Revolution

By ATIFAH UBAIDILLAH For a book with such a simple title, it sure packs a hard punch! One would not have thought that its contents would have sparked a worldwide dialogue. But as the author said in her TED talk, her experiences and those that she had shared in her...
A Crimson Fate

A Crimson Fate

By MOHAMAD NOR AIMAN MOHAMAD NOR AZAM RASHID Dark smoke trailed beyond the mountain peaks to kiss the clouds above. The odour of burning wood and burnt flesh dominated sickeningly, detectable leagues from where the fires raged. The once proud city was aflame, fires licking hungrily at anything that came...
AIKOLFEST 2017

AIKOLFEST 2017

By AIKOL PRESS The end of every year is an exciting time for AIKOLians. There is the promise of good food, competitions to show off one’s athletic prowess in, artistic efforts, and academic gatherings – some on home turf, and all in the name of AIKOLFEST. AIKOLFEST is an annual...
Ew, This Food Is Gross!

Ew, This Food Is Gross!

By ANITH RAZAK “Picky eaters are really careful about what they eat. Who else is careful about what they eat? Foodies!” Stephanie Lucianovic, food writer. It is fascinating to think how our food preferences change over time. It is enthralling to observe that as we grow up, the food that...
Why YA?

Why YA?

By DAYANG MARDHIYAH Alright book nerds, some of you may or may not know what YA is. If you do not, it is short for Young Adult fiction – the kind that usually targets readers aged 14 and over. They are mostly stories that focus on growing pains and are...
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Humans of AIKOL #3

Humans of AIKOL #3

“As a Muslim, do you think being in the music scene will leads one to a darker path?” “Yeah it’s undeniable in some scenes, it can actually lead people to do unruly things but in any case, it depends on the will of the person itself. Let’s say prayers, for example, that’s a very individual...
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Humans of AIKOL #2

  “I have never experienced many hardships in my life. Everything I know and experience is from stories from my friends. I often scroll through IIUM Online to know about other people’s problems and I realized that a lot of the complainants were females. I have a lot of female friends and they like to...
Humans of AIKOL #1

Humans of AIKOL #1

  “I noticed that you have a real monotonous voice, heheh…”  “Yeah… I joined choral speaking from form one all the way to form five….but that really didn’t help my voice at all though I thought it would. Now I vary in volume so that I could sort of trick people into thinking that I...
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Footlife : The Offside Rule

by FAIZ NAQIB AMIRUL RAMLI “Player A with the ball. Passes to player B. Nice footwork there. Had a glance. B crosses. C is there … and GOAL!! A sensational effort from C to give Team X the lead!!” Football, or soccer as it is called in America, has been a cultural norm among many...
Legal Smarts

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By NURFAATIHAH NORHAZI Life as a law student can be tough. For each subject you have between 60-80 cases, a couple of related statutes and many, many legal principles to commit to memory. It is one crazy ride, so crazy that you are either constantly on the verge of tears, reevaluating your life decisions, or...
Between Batik and Baju Kurung

Between Batik and Baju Kurung

By AUNI NADZIRAH ROSLAN and NUR AFIQAH WARDAH AG. DAMIT If you are an AIKOL student and is at least a little observant, you would notice that our kulliyyah plays host to groups of Indonesian students hailing from Yogyakarta once every year. Ada apa dengan Gombak, really? During their month-long visit this time around, AIKOL...
Fake News: A Real Issue

Fake News: A Real Issue

Written by Ibrahim Halim We as the members of society have taken two steps forward and one huge step back. The reason why I say this is that with the advancement of the communication technology, with any informing news that we receive, there is a huge possibility that the news is fake. Don’t believe me?...
Change Is Just A Click Away

Change Is Just A Click Away

Written by Firzana Redzuan She was around the age of five, and a male neighbour wanted to play a game with her. It was a weird game. They partnered up, and to give him energy for the game, she was asked to suck his penis. She felt uncomfortable, but played along. Why? She didn’t know...
The Women’s March: Of Westernisation and Sexism

The Women’s March: Of Westernisation and Sexism

Written by Najwa Wira Under the scorching hot sun, a group of women and men came together on 11th March to march for women’s rights in Kuala Lumpur. Armed with colourful and bright placards, they marched together in solidarity towards furthering their cause to fight for women’s rights. This includes women’s right to own their...
The Indian Bride

The Indian Bride

Written by Shahidah Hameed “What will your mother-in-law say? She will tell everyone I didn’t teach you anything,” echoes the voice of an Indian mother in her daughter’s ears. The majority of Indian women all over the world, especially in India, grow up with the constant reminder that she’s going to be someone’s wife and...