Monthly archive October, 2015
Azran Osman Rani: Entrepreneur on Demand

Azran Osman Rani: Entrepreneur on Demand

Written by Nur Adani Sobri and Syed Sadid   For today’s final National Leadership Symposium program, we welcomed our final panelist, Mr. Azran Osman Rani, former CEO of AirAsia X, one of the leading and successful low budget airlines in the world. Currently, he is holding the position of the Iflix’s COO and CEO in...
The Name is Bon. Edmund Bon.

The Name is Bon. Edmund Bon.

Written by Nadira Nazneen and Muazzikri Zamaludin   Edmund Bon has cemented himself in the Malaysian landscape as a staunch advocate of human rights. It all started when he was studying in England, where the education system over there changed him. Reading on the European Court of Human Rights has set off a spark in...
James Tanabe: Juggling for Success

James Tanabe: Juggling for Success

Written by Nur Adani Sobri and Syed Sadid   Being an internationally known polymath, James Tanabe’s reputation precedes him.  Despite his dominating presence and a long list of spectacular achievements, this Minnesotan-born’s humility strikes out the most – leaving the entire hall in awe. James Tanabe started out as an acrobat and an artist but...
Umapagan and the Malaysian Social Media Revolution

Umapagan and the Malaysian Social Media Revolution

Written by Nadira Nazneen and Muazzikri Zamaludin     Today we had the chance to talk to the man behind those “Bieber Free Music” and “Brake Faster Macha” car signs you’ve been staring for hours out in the horrendous KL traffic, Umapagan Ampikaipakan, content creator for the prime time show evening edition BFM 89.9 –...
YAM Tunku Zain Al 'Abidin: The Young and Witty Royalty

YAM Tunku Zain Al ‘Abidin: The Young and Witty Royalty

Written by Nur Adani Sobri and Syed Sadid     Young, eloquent and incredibly witty, YAM Tunku Zain Al Abidin’s presence is undeniably notable. Acting as the second keynote speaker for the National Leadership Symposium 2015 in IIUM, he ventured into the theme of public policy. Due to the extensive nature of the topic, he...
Tan Sri Razali: The Voice of Wisdom

Tan Sri Razali: The Voice of Wisdom

    Written by Nadira Nazneen and Muazzikri Zamaludin   We had the impeccable Tan Sri Razali Ismail to grace the event with his opening speech on how the power is within us, the youth. With his caliber of experience and wisdom of age, he relayed to us his regret; if he could go back in time...
Let's Talk About: Optimising Our Multi-Stream Education System

Let’s Talk About: Optimising Our Multi-Stream Education System

Written by Hafidzi Razali   I grew up knowing no colors. In the mornings of my primary school assembly, we lined up side by side and spoke interchangeably in Malay and English—be it to gossip on that cute new girl in school, or in re-calling van Nistelrooy’s goals against Arsenal…while several others updated each other...
Events & Happenings: Don't Keep It to Yourself Because We Care

Events & Happenings: Don’t Keep It to Yourself Because We Care

Reported by Sarah Mashita Led by the chairperson and also supported by three other main board members, the Welfare Secretariat since last semester has been a success. The Welfare Secretariat is held under the Deputy Dean of Student Affairs (DDSA) office program, Asst. Professor Dr. Shahrul Mizan Ismail. It is a society that equips students with the means...
Fashion: A Moderate Change in The Fashion Scene

Fashion: A Moderate Change in The Fashion Scene

Written by Athirah Md Noor   Something is changing in the fashion world and we may have caught glimpses of it – long sleeved shirts, flowing fabrics and pretty scarves hanging off the racks in department and high-profiled retail stores. Previously, they are rarely seen; as the trend was crop tops, macro skirts and even...
Let's Talk About: Watch Out for The Lawyers!

Let’s Talk About: Watch Out for The Lawyers!

Written by Zaimah Ameera   It is no secret that lawyers are regarded as notorious for causing trouble; never shying away from an argument, always loud and never satisfied. It’s almost as if mugshots of lawyers deserve to be put on ‘wanted’ posters, with the words ‘criminal’ stamped on their forehead. Why is this so?...