Culture, Lifestyle and Fashion
5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

5 Money-Savvy Things To Do In Japan

by AAINAA NADIRA MOHAMMED HASHIM If I were to describe Japan in one word, it would be: UNBELIEVABLE. It’s unbelievably clean, the people are unbelievably helpful and disciplined. But most importantly, it’s unbelievably pricey. Even as I went there with my family, the lot of us could feel how pricey it is to travel to...
Legal Smarts

Legal Smarts

By NURFAATIHAH NORHAZI Life as a law student can be tough. For each subject you have between 60-80 cases, a couple of related statutes and many, many legal principles to commit to memory. It is one crazy ride, so crazy that you are either constantly on the verge of tears, reevaluating your life decisions, or...
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...
My Car, My Blood

My Car, My Blood

Written by Fuyuki Hiko Let us dive into the world of motorist enthusiasts. A small world in which strangers become friends, enemies become rivals, bad blood turns into a family bond. That is the world in which everyone shares the same passion. Cars. The mere sound of an exhaust will be music to the ear...
Child Marriage: Un-Make the Tradition

Child Marriage: Un-Make the Tradition

Written by Najwa Wira “Your father has fixed your marriage and if you don’t listen to him, people will say, what kind of girl is that who doesn’t listen to her father?” said Azima’s mother as they arranged her marriage to a 17-year-old boy, taking place three days later. She was 13 years old at...
Drunk Tank Pink

Drunk Tank Pink

Written by Anith Razak   “ATTENTION! Everyone must stay in their houses. Lock all doors, close all windows, do not wander around the neighbourhood and most importantly, do not – I repeat, do not answer the door if it’s from strangers. Five notorious serial killers with a long list of animalistic behaviours have managed to...
Radical Young Artists

Radical Young Artists

Written by Najwa Wira   “Telinga Berbulu is symbolised by a pair of ears,” explained Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj as he mused on the meaning of his artwork, titled “Meluat Kiri” and “Meluat Kanan”. It’s a literal take on the term telinga berbulu (coined by the locals to illustrate their annoyance upon hearing something unpleasant) in...
Culture & Lifestyle: Into the Heart of Tinariwen

Culture & Lifestyle: Into the Heart of Tinariwen

Written by Hashimah Abdul Halim   The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world and the third largest desert after the Arctic and Antarctica. Referred to as the Tinariwen by the Tuareg people, the desert receives less than an inch of rain water every year in half of its region, making it...
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...
Culture & Lifestyle: The Minimalist Design

Culture & Lifestyle: The Minimalist Design

Written by Najwa Wira     In the world of design and architecture, a plethora of design trends emerge and eventually lose popularity as social and cultural forces constantly evolve on a daily basis. A modern movement, minimalism, has found its way in modern architecture to be one of the trends that gained its own...