Monthly archive April, 2017
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...
Tidying For The Soul

Tidying For The Soul

Written by Atifah Izzati Ubaidillah What kind of an era do we live in that people actually need a guide book on how to tidy up? Well, this kind, apparently! In an age where people acquire more things than they could possibly ever need, the KonMari method helps keep our material world in perspective. The...
In Review: The 2017 Oscars Best Picture

In Review: The 2017 Oscars Best Picture

  Written by Balqis Abdul Rahim   The 89th Academy Awards, or Oscars, took place last February. The awards show, held at the famous Dolby Theater in Hollywood, Los Angeles, was a night of glitz and glamour where the best films of 2016 received honour and acclaim. As many as 24 awards were presented that...
Act 355 Amendment Symposium: Challenges and Concerns

Act 355 Amendment Symposium: Challenges and Concerns

Written by Balqis Abdul Rahim On Friday morning, the 17th of March, the ‘Act 355 Amendment Symposium’ was held at theMoot Court of Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws. Of course, this was not the first symposium held on the topic of the Amendment Bill of Act 355. However, this time the programme was held to...
Spotify v. Apple Music

Spotify v. Apple Music

Written by Nadira Nazneen Awalludin It’s 2017 and the way we listen to music has evolved throughout the decade from vinyls (currently in revival!) to audio tapes & CDs and unto digital formats like MP3s. Now we’re going through another shift in music which is streaming. There are so many companies out there providing this...
Art As A Means: "Tales Of The Untold"

Art As A Means: “Tales Of The Untold”

  On the 1st of April, the Asian Law Students’ Association (ALSA), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) hosted an arts appreciation night in conjunction with their symposium, Monsters Among Us that is set to take place in September this year. The arts appreciation night is the first of a number of events leading up to...