LAWSOC GENERAL ELECTION 2017 : I BELIEVE IT IS US

LAWSOC GENERAL ELECTION 2017 : I BELIEVE IT IS US

  The end of the year is upon us and it is always an important time for AIKOLIANS. This period of time is when the competition of capability and credibility, the battle of ideas and the art of persuasion reaches its peak as new aspiring leaders strive to compete in...
Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

Kemukjizatan Dalam Syariat

oleh HAKIM QUE   Tidak diragukan lagi bahawa syariat yang dibawa oleh junjungan kita Nabi Muhammad s.a.w adalah syariat yang bersifat syumul meliputi seluruh aspek kehidupan dari sekecil-kecil perkara hingga sebesar-besar perkara. Syariat Nabi wajib diikuti dan ditaati hukum-hukamnya oleh seluruh umat Islam kerana Allah telah mengutus baginda sebagai Rasul...
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...
A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

A Blurry Journey To A Clear Future

    By FIRZANA REDZUAN Life has been great since I’m the kind that just dives into the ocean. I don’t think much because I don’t live to regret. If something messes up, I don’t dwell much because I always treat the downfalls as learning curves towards improvement and ultimately, the...
Mock Trial 2017: BO-TAK

Mock Trial 2017: BO-TAK

By N. A. WARDAH and SHAHIDAH HAMEED If you were bored last Monday night and wished to watch a theatre, you might be one of the spectators who were cheering loudly at the witty pick-up lines, emotional mother-son scenes and gasp-causing fights at the staging of Bo-tak, which is this...
In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

In Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

By JANANI AFIFAH   This is an underrated movie of the horror genre. The film, which was released in 2016, was all over Twitter sometime back. Jane Doe is a name used as a placeholder name for a party whose true identity is unknown or must be withheld in a...
Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu Dan Budi

Taman Ilmu dan Budi oleh MIFHAN KARTIKA   Aku melangkah dengan langkah berkoba Pikul membawa hasrat mengembara Menuju destinasi pilihan tuntutan jiwa Agar hidup dilengkapi wibawa Aku sanjung kitab sakti Terkandung ilmu berbalut nilai erti Sebagai penyuluh jalan berduri Agar nanti dapat berbakti Aku menuntut di sini Taman ilmu dan...
Beauty

Beauty

by EMA MARYA YACOB Beauty. It has always been something society covets. Society has set a standard of beauty, and it’s portrayed everywhere on social media. A curvy body, regardless of your body health. Flawless skin, even if it requires you consuming dangerous supplements. Big round eyes which compel Asians...
In Review: Josh Malerman’s Bird Box

In Review: Josh Malerman’s Bird Box

By AUNI NADZIRAH ROSLAN What would happen if we lived in a world where our sight is deadly? Bird Box is a brilliant page-turner that falls under the horror/thriller genre. It is a fast-paced book which leaves you guessing, turning and curious after every chapter. The chapters are also not...
Down Memory Lane With Raven Baxter

Down Memory Lane With Raven Baxter

by DAYANG MARDHIYAH Surely you remember the Disney Channel show about a teen whose psychic powers were always getting her in trouble. Yup, it’s That’s So Raven! That’s So Raven was one of the Disney Channel shows that we grew up watching and shaped us into the people we are...
The Mirror

The Mirror

by MEHARUL FARZANAH It was a dark and gloomy night, and the wind was blowing as soft as silk carrying the dreams and hopes of the people of world. Only the moonlight’s silver glow lights up while lessening the inky blackness of the night, but not so bright as to...
The New Normal

The New Normal

by NUR MERR Usually, when the topic of health is brought up, it’s always physical health that is being discussed. Mental health is rarely touched upon and is rarely given attention. This is because mental health is an issue that is still alien in Malaysia. In some developed countries like...
The Problem With "Hak Melayu"

The Problem With “Hak Melayu”

By N. A. WARDAH You might be wrong when it comes to “hak Melayu” and what you have believed about it all this while. Maybe it is not you; maybe it is your friends or social media netizens who spread negative perceptions and making viral the wrong idea about the...
In Review: A Quiet Revolution

In Review: A Quiet Revolution

By ATIFAH UBAIDILLAH For a book with such a simple title, it sure packs a hard punch! One would not have thought that its contents would have sparked a worldwide dialogue. But as the author said in her TED talk, her experiences and those that she had shared in her...
A Crimson Fate

A Crimson Fate

By MOHAMAD NOR AIMAN MOHAMAD NOR AZAM RASHID Dark smoke trailed beyond the mountain peaks to kiss the clouds above. The odour of burning wood and burnt flesh dominated sickeningly, detectable leagues from where the fires raged. The once proud city was aflame, fires licking hungrily at anything that came...
AIKOLFEST 2017

AIKOLFEST 2017

By AIKOL PRESS The end of every year is an exciting time for AIKOLians. There is the promise of good food, competitions to show off one’s athletic prowess in, artistic efforts, and academic gatherings – some on home turf, and all in the name of AIKOLFEST. AIKOLFEST is an annual...
Ew, This Food Is Gross!

Ew, This Food Is Gross!

By ANITH RAZAK “Picky eaters are really careful about what they eat. Who else is careful about what they eat? Foodies!” Stephanie Lucianovic, food writer. It is fascinating to think how our food preferences change over time. It is enthralling to observe that as we grow up, the food that...
Why YA?

Why YA?

By DAYANG MARDHIYAH Alright book nerds, some of you may or may not know what YA is. If you do not, it is short for Young Adult fiction – the kind that usually targets readers aged 14 and over. They are mostly stories that focus on growing pains and are...
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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...
The Dog Ate My Homework

The Dog Ate My Homework

Written by Ema Marya Yacob Nervous, I walk into the classroom and take a seat. As I stare blankly at the whiteboard, I imagine my back getting whipped by Miss Simian. Miss Simian is our super psychotic Mathematics teacher who whips students’ backs for not doing her class’ homework. Once she targets you, whatever you...
Tenggelamnya Kapal Van Der Widjck

Tenggelamnya Kapal Van Der Widjck

Ditulis oleh Akmal Filem ini boleh saya katakan sebagai sebuah karya yang sempurna. Sememangnya ia sebuah karya yang cukup hebat. Perkembangan watak dan kisahnya dapat digambarkan dengan sangat baik. Dan pastinya, yang paling penting bagi sebuah filem adalah mesej yang ia ingin sampaikan. Mesej dan nilai inilah yang akan dapat memberitahu penonton akan gaya berfikir...
Female and Proud?

Female and Proud?

Written by Atifah Izzati Ubaidillah Feminism is still in its infancy in Malaysia. Viewed as an exclusively western concept that doesn’t apply to our Asian community, the idea of feminism is deemed irrelevant, because unlike in the US and other Western countries, where wage differences and workplace discrimination point glaringly towards gender inequality, Malaysia is...
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...
Kejayaan Kita, Hak Mereka

Kejayaan Kita, Hak Mereka

Ditulis oleh Wan Harith Kita semua pernah merasai nikmat kejayaan dalam apa-apa perkara yang kita pernah lakukan di dalam hidup kita tetapi apabila kita menjalani kehidupan di dalam universiti, nikmat itu makin jauh dan makin menghilang. Bagi sesetengah orang, nikmat itu konsisten diberikan kepada mereka oleh Nya dan ada yang segelintir mendapat nikmat itu setelah...