The Battle of the Giants: MUSA Election Debates 2013

By Hanny Kee  *All photos taken from their respective Facebook groups.* Two parties: Team Transcend (represented in purple) and Team Sapientia (represented in blue), are currently vying to fill the 38 MUSA positions for 2014. The highlight of the elections was of course the debates of the office-bearers (with the exception of General Secretary), namely…

All Purpose, Affordable Black Smokey Eye!

Let’s face it, we’re poor, University kids with a limited budget. Going to a formal event is never a cheap endeavor. Aside from the entry tickets, we have to pay for the dress, the hair, the shoes… and let’s not forget about the accessories… Don’t worry, I have an affordable solution for you makeup wise,…

Orientation Bash Semester 2, 2013: Thrills and Spills at Sunway Lagoon!

By Hanny Kee The sun hid itself for most of the morning, providing the perfect weather for approximately 135 students (a mix of first-years and their facilitators) to roam freely in the vast playground before them. The occasion? It’s the Orientation Bash for Semester 2 of course! This time, the Orientation Bash was held in…

Anime Review: K

By: Hanny Kee Although a self-professed anime fan, I have not gobbled down a new anime series since Hakuouki was introduced in 2010, which sucked me into the Otome game (a whole other genre of text-based gaming world) thereafter. When I finally hit rock bottom, I decided that enough was enough, and went to look…

Monash Parking Woes – Information Session recap

By Hanny Kee On Tuesday 30 April 2013, Mr. Pang Koon Tuck, the Executive Director of Monash University Sunway Campus (MUSC) held an information session. The MUSC community was notified of the major projects going on around Bandar Sunway that will directly affect us, namely, the construction of an underpass linking Sunway South Quay to the new…

Fangirl Confessions

By Hanny Kee Sometimes you are so captivated by something you just can’t take your mind off it. James Blunt sang about a girl on the subway in You’re Beautiful, and some people would focus on that beautifully crafted cupcake in some chic pastry shop. I, for one, am caught by narratives. As you might…

The Qingming Festival – the Chinese All Souls’ Day

By Hanny Kee Every year, around 4th to 6th April, the Chinese will celebrate a unique festival known as Qingming where we pay respects to our ancestors by cleaning their tombs and offering prayers and items such as fruits, incense and paper-based sacrifices. The ritual can be observed ten days before or after the actual date…

Orientation Bash: Sun, sand and each other

By Hanny Kee Photographs by Mr Eng Cheong Meng Beneath the sweltering sun, about twenty undergraduates and 150 first-year students attended the Monash Orientation Bash for Semester 1, and the end result for each person was the same: they all had a smashing good time and the war stripes – er… the tan lines to…