Monthly archive May, 2014

Low Marks, Low Spirit: How to Deal With A Test Gone Bad

by Aina Farzana Ismail The second half of the semester usually brings about a flurry of tests and with it, test marks. With this particular assessment method, everything seems to feel like a gamble. If you tossed the coin and came out at the losing end, here are some tips to get you back on...

Genocide: Massacre of Humanity

by Munirah Hamdan   “Scores of thousands, literally scores of thousands of executions in cold blood are being perpetrated by the German police troops upon the Russian patriots who defend their native soil. Since the Mongol invasions of Europe in the sixteenth century there has never been methodical, merciless butchery on such a scale or...

Mourning the Islamic Way

by Shahrina Anis Samsudin   Losing the one you love is really painful. It’s hard to accept that the person is no longer with you. From the recent tragedy of the missing MH370 to the sinking of the Sewol ferry, the countless deaths from daily accident cases and death due to many other reasons, people lose...

MH 370 Tragedy: The Returns of Good Diplomatic Relationship

by Nik Nuraisha Alia Binti Hanafi   It was 11.30 am in the morning of 8th March 2014, when a friend of mine told me a story that I had yet to find out and astound me that day; it was the story of a missing flight. I have always been very keen to listen...

LAP Ethics: How To Create Long Lasting Impressions?

by Eznur Aisyafiqa Zakariah   One of the biggest heads up is the fact that we must get up from the chair in the office and ask for work. In instances where you will be interning in a court or an acclaimed firm whose partners are often in the limelight, it is likely that you might...

Child Conversion to Islam: Rights and Jurisdictions

by Farhan Sapian Sauri   There are two pertinent issues on child conversion cases upon the divorce of couples from different religions. First, which judicial system has overriding jurisdiction over another in such cases where the interests of the parties are protected in both systems? Second, who has better claim to decide the religion of...

Bring Down The Pails, Again!

The writer, Arina Izuddin is always affected by water shortage – Last time in Mahallah Nusaibah, now as a resident of Selangor.   I love swimming but I do not think the water element loves me. Last semester, I was affected by the water shortage at Mahallah Nusaibah (and had written on it, hence the...

An Open Letter to NoorAzah Caterers

by Nur Ameera Syafiqah Shaharudin   To NoorAzah Caterers, Thank you. Thank you. Your delicious breakfast spread has encouraged me to move through the day even on top of a busy day (everyday) as a learning law student. Three years down the road, I am still here and I have to admit partly, I owe...

The KLM FoodFest

by Amalina Isyqie   What could be better than a cup of Chinese tea and a bowl of sliced noodles? A food festival, of course! Last Friday, on April 25th to be precise, students from the Kulliyyah of Languages and Management had successfully brought almost everyone in IIUM together when they hosted for the very...