Monthly archive December, 2013

Merchants of Sympathy

by Mohd Zharif Bin Abd Hamid   (subtitle) How unscrupulous beggars turned human emotion into lucrative businesses “People who came to him wanted to become beggars and, with his extraordinary craft, the tools of which were piled on the shelf, he would cripple each customer in a manner appropriate to his body. They came to him...

The Boy Who Loved

by Mohammad Yazid bin Zakaria   There used to be this girl who I thought the world of. Being the hard man that I always believed myself to be, it embarrasses me to say that she lightened up my life like sunshine. She was my sunshine. Her grandfather used to call her that and I couldn’t...

The Balanced Self-Esteem

by Muhammad Rafiqree Hamka Bin Ruslan   “Being a person is about discovering who you are, not just changing who you are to fit to some ridiculous mold.” Self-esteem provides a balanced perception about who you really are, holding on towhat you believe about yourself. Self esteem simply means how much you as a person...

Louis M. Brown International Client Consultation Competition in Puerto Rico: Here We Go!

by Nik Nuraisha Alia binti Hanafi   “The Caribbeans! This time would be in the Caribbeans. The international round would be in Puerto Rico!” That was the first thing running across the minds of the NCC team members when we first knew that we stand a chance to be mesmerized by the beauty of the...

“..If The Arrow Left Not The Bow, It Would Not Hit Its Aim..” The Death of a Young Da’ie

by Munirah Hamdan   November 2nd 2013 went by like any other day. Well, there’s no reason it shouldn’t unless one got married or gave birth on that day. But for some, this was a fateful day; a day they lost a son, a brother, and a friend. Most may not be aware of the existence...

Haq & The Devil’s Alibi: A Non-Comparison

by Huzir Bin Shamsul Bahrin   Being a law student, it is a norm to face the daily routine which most of us perceive as dull and not so exciting. We attend lectures, we docase research and readings, we complete assignments and hearings and the list goes on and on. Thus, the average daily routine of...

Empowering Student Bodies‘ Humanitarian Mission – A Paradigm Shift

by Hafidzi Razali   In light of the recent natural calamities such as the Haiyan Typhoon in the Philippines and the monsoon flood in the Peninsular’s East Coast, our students have been active in mobilising humanitarian missions for the affected victims. The gesture is worth noting as the awareness can only mean the existence of...

Monday’s Hue: It’s Blue.

by Farhana Zain   For many of us, Monday blues is a disease we cannot get rid off. Something so inherent within us, that when it hits – it hits hard. Nowhere to free ourselves from the shackles of the wrath of this blue; albeit the existence of myriad articles on the self-help tab(you don’t...

Life on the Fast Lane: Students’ Involvement in Racing

by Muhammad Azraai bin Mohamed Yunos   Motorsports is often associated with skinny rich men driving fast cars and runway-worthy beauties. The whole scene is made up of highly materialistic individuals with a passion for speed. Like most things in life, money talks and racing is no different. It’s the team with the biggest budget, or...

Bring Down The Pails!

by Arina Izuddin   Ten days of surviving without water. A sudden drop of water pressure on 5th November 2013 had left the ladies at Mahallah Nusaibah and Sumaiyyah waterless for ten steaming days. The pressure of the campus internal pipes dropped by 50 percent, forcing residents to travel to different blocks and Mahallahs, looking for...