Emelyne: Quest for Self-Acceptance

Editor’s Note: Just in time to usher in the new year, here’s a submission from a fellow Monashian about her journey towards self-acceptance. In this era of a tech-savvy society, people are constantly being drowned by unrealistic standards of superficial beauty. Social media indubitably aggravates it; leading many into ridiculously believing that beauty is only…

AMEU Presidential Debate

On September 22nd and 23rd 2018, The Association of Malaysian Economics Undergraduates (AMEU) hosted our inaugural Presidential Debate Competition, the very first of its kind in Malaysia. This competition was established by AMEU with the vision to promote intellectual discourse among the Malaysian youth. This was in line with the new Malaysian Government’s’ beliefs. However,…

Count To Ten

“This is your 10th year, I want you to look good on the floor.” It was about the fiftieth time we’d heard our dance instructor, Ms. Sharon, say it. For weeks now she’d been patiently coaching us through our many routines, and she has never failed to emphasise Monash Dance Fusion Club’s milestone — our 10th…

Solace: Mohsin

I find solace in the fact that I don’t depend on anyone for my happiness In the fact that I have been blessed in a billion ways I find solace in being the reason behind the happiness of the people around me. In being content with what I am. Which is good because in the…

Solace: Stay

You have taught what it means to comfort a soul, how raw and impossible it is to embrace, but to do it anyway because of love. Call to me in the darkness just to hear something real, keep the line alive even if you can barely breathe. Though the clouds shade the night sky it’s…

Monash Street Jam Vol. 2: The Novices’ Floor

Editor’s Note: Here’s our special guest-written piece by MEWS! More of their content can be found here! It was a quiet Saturday of Week 7 in the Monash campus until you approached the badminton court where you’re met with blaring music and the smell of buttery popcorn. Open the door and you would find people…

Routine: A Mother’s Routine

Editor’s Note: I’m not crying! You are! Artist’s Note: It’s inspired by a best friend of mine who passed away. His mum would go to the hospital and visit him almost every day before his passing, which was her routine. But like everyone else as stated in the first few pictures, waking up, getting ready…

Routine: Just Another Day

Editor’s Note: Everyone’s given 24 hours in a day, it’s really what you do that counts. Zheryew’s piece demonstrates the perfect juxtaposition of incorporating madness within mundanity, and showcases how some routines may not be so simple, after all. If you’re looking for an accompanying soundtrack, here’s my personal suggestion.   Just another day. A:…