Monthly archive February, 2016
The Robin Hood of Research

The Robin Hood of Research

Written by Syed   Few may have heard the name of Alexandra Elbakyan, a Russian neuroscientist who created a website called ‘Sci-Hub’ with the intent of providing research papers to those wanting to obtain it for free. Sci-Hub utilises university networks to get to subscribed scholarly articles without their consent. It works like a ‘suspended...
The Sea

The Sea

By Ijlal Hannan Hafeedz   The wind blew strongly. Out at sea, nothing is certain. The ebb and flow of the seemingly endless body of water that stretches over the horizon, etching the world with blue ink, leave mankind in awe and terror of its enigma. I have sailed the seas for as long as...
Pembaharuan Pengajaran dan Pelajaran di Malaysia

Pembaharuan Pengajaran dan Pelajaran di Malaysia

Dikarang oleh Ammar Irfan Rosli     Era pascaperindustrian dan pascaglobalisasi yang serba mencabar akal dan minda kita telah banyak menunjukkan kepentingan dalam kemajuan pendidikan rakyat Malaysia, antaranya penglibatan anak-anak muda di universiti-universiti tempatan tidak kiralah universiti awam mahupun universiti swasta. Namun, pernahkah anda terfikir mampukah mereka mencapai tahap yang memberangsangkan untuk digelar anak-anak muda...
Charm of the Quatrains

Charm of the Quatrains

Written by Nur Aiman Kautsar   Tuailah padi antara masak, Esok jangan layu-layuan; Intailah kami antara nampak, Esok jangan rindu-rinduan. Garner the rice crop at its height, Lest it be withered ere the morn, Look well on me whilst in your sight, Don’t lovelorn be at tomorrow’s dawn. How beautiful are the words, immersing us...
Sorry, Not Sorry

Sorry, Not Sorry

  Written by Nurfaatihah Norhazi It is impossible to be living in the 21st century and not know who Beyoncé is. Unless, of course, you’re over 70, have never used the Internet, or lead a very boring life that’s devoid of any form of worldly enjoyment. I kid. Chances are everyone keeps up with Bey....
PULP FICTION

PULP FICTION

Dikarang oleh Muazzikri Zamaludin Pulp fiction, ataupun picisan, dalam erti kata umum boleh didefinisikan sebagai karya yang mempunyai unsur-unsur mendebarkan untuk terbitan luas. Quentin Tarantino, pengarah filem pascamoden terkenal yang akan saya ulas (tanpa spoilers) iaitu Pulp Fiction, dengan kebijaksanaannya telah menghidupkan ciri-ciri penting karya picisan iaitu komedi gelap, keganasan, dan juga dialog ekletik. Secara...
Catch Me If You Can

Catch Me If You Can

Written by Ammar Irfan Rosli Catch Me If You Can, is a movie adaptation based on the true story of Frank Abagnale, which was directed by Steven Spielberg in 2002, and starring Leonardo Di Caprio, an actor who is known for his superb acting in many movies such as The Wolf of Wall Street, Django...
Insecurity

Insecurity

Written by Shazleen “This is not good enough. This is bad. Who would read this? Are you crazy, you’re sending this for people to read? Quit writing.” Growing up with amazing people next to me, I have experienced the worst feeling of having insecurities budding up slowly inside of me. I know I can stop...
Islamofobia: Salah Amerika atau Salah Kita?

Islamofobia: Salah Amerika atau Salah Kita?

Dikarang oleh Khairunisa Zaki   Kita telah disuap sejak kecil di dalam kelas Pendidikan Islam dan Bahasa Melayu di sekolah sekolah rendah dan menengah bahawa pengaruh  Barat adalah tunjang segala anasir-anasir buruk yang meracuni generasi kita seperti parasit yang merbahaya. Terutamanya apabila kita membincangkan isu islamofobia yang berleluasa di negara-negara Barat. Terdapat banyak kes di...
Malaysia in 2016: Prospects and Challenges

Malaysia in 2016: Prospects and Challenges

  Written by Ijlal Hannan Hafeedz   Going through 2016 will not be an easy task for Malaysia, for this year should be the year that our country acclimates to the changing economic backdrop. It’s easy to pick out our problems, and assume that 2016 will be a gargantuan hurdle for our nation as a...