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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?...
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...
Making America Great Again

Making America Great Again

Written by Syahirah Nazirah It is jarring how time flies so fast. Not too long ago the idea of Donald Trump being president of the United States was a joke. Well, not anymore. The United States have voted and their choice is Donald John Trump, American business magnate, investor, television personality and author. Even though...
For All The World's Children

For All The World’s Children

Written by Sofiya Hazali (In order for readers to fully understand this article, I would advise them to read the footnotes along with it) “When I met him, he would touch me all over” (16 years old, Deevi*) “We would go to a hotel room” (15 years old, Liyana*) “He would teach me a lot...
Disabilities? You Mean Superpowers?

Disabilities? You Mean Superpowers?

Written by Noor Athirah Md Noor   Malaysians have always longed for an Olympic gold medal that we can call our own. We waited and waited some more, and finally it came. At the 2016 Paralympics Games in Rio, our fellow Malaysians, our athletes, our heroes brought back not one but three gold medals. Some...
This is Why We Need to Talk About Sex

This is Why We Need to Talk About Sex

Written by Nadira Nazneen Awalludin   Sex has become so taboo in our country that even in a strictly academic setting, educators would apologize or mumble every time the word “breast”, “ejaculate” or “rape” were mentioned in class, or make up a whole entirely new word to describe these things, as if we’re a bunch...
Islam and Terror: An Identity Crisis

Islam and Terror: An Identity Crisis

Written by Ijlal Hannan Hafeedz   “Islam is a religion of peace”, “Muslims are not terrorists” and “Terrorists are not Muslims” – these were some of the many phrases sung by Muslims near and yonder, almost automatically after any instance of terror attacks by Muslim Extremists. It has been so for more than a decade...
“Media Bias” : Sangkaan Pesimis atau Realiti?

“Media Bias” : Sangkaan Pesimis atau Realiti?

Dikarang oleh Khairunnisa Zaki   Media ialah jendela dunia. Terutamanya media Barat seperti CNN ,BBC, Al Jazeera, ABC dan lain lain. Kebiasaannya, media akan membuat liputan tentang hampir semua kejadian yang berlaku di seluruh dunia . Kita boleh mengakses berita-berita ini di sebalik skrin televisyen mahupun di telefon pintar. Namun begitu, adakah maklumat yang disuap kepada...
Modern Awareness Of Ecology - Burden Or Gain

Modern Awareness Of Ecology – Burden Or Gain

Written by Aminah Jabber   Alan M. Eddison quoted that, “Modern technology owes ecology an apology”. What he is emphasizing here is that the development of technology has civilized societies; however, societies today are not aware of the dangers and destructions Mother Nature is generating. It seems to me that, we are most likely to...
Gender Disparity: The Cut

Gender Disparity: The Cut

Written by Nadira Nazneen Awalludin   In conjunction with the worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day, it is prudent to highlight why we have this celebration in the first place. 8th of March is not just a mere celebration of women like any other, such as Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day but a day where...