ASEAN Entrepreneur Week Speaker Series 2018 by MEC

The Monash Entrepreneur Club (MEC) hosted a Speaker Series in conjunction with Asean Entrepreneur Week, where in which they invited four professionals from different industries to give a talk about the theme Advancing through Adversity from 27 August 2018 to 30 August 2018. Here are 5 things that were touched on by each of the…

Another Bazaar Has Invaded Monash Malaysia

It was a dreadful Monday morning. Ever get that sensation of waking up just knowing that a bunch of lectures, tutorials and assignments (Yay) await your “return” for the week? Yeah, me too. As I sluggishly stepped into the campus, my nose already picked up the scent of lab reports, essays, and… fried chicken? There…

SOP x SOMHS = CPR Training by St. John Ambulance

Most of us have been there: binge-watching a Netflix tv series in one seating. For some, this show takes place in a hospital and digs into the very personal (and sometimes glamorous) lives of the surgeons, specialists, and nurses. To name a few medical dramas: House M.D., Grey’s Anatomy, and The Good Doctor have been…

MCO Unlock: World of Wonders

“Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.” ―  Ludwig van Beethoven Oh, the agony I would be in if I was a musical genius with a deteriorating sense of hearing and knowing that there’s nothing I can do about it. Even after losing his hearing entirely, Beethoven continued composing music, which went…

Monash Cup Closing: A Culmination of Emotions

After months and months of detailed preparation, rigorous training and hard work, Monash Cup finally came to a close on the 21st of September. The night was not only an important one for every athlete who had practiced for weeks before Monash Cup, but it was also significant for every supporter who watched, cheered and…

Passion to Paycheck by Monash Entrepreneur Club (MEC)

Attending “Passion To Paycheck” not solely as a guest, but also a member of the club hosting the event was definitely a rewarding occasion. The event flow was as follows: Firstly we had Frost the model, then we had Daniel Adams, a photographer. After that was a social media influencer, Zoey, followed by Prince, a…

How Monash Cup Came to Be, Mythologically.

Disclaimer: This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, businesses, places, events, locales, and incidents are either the products of the author’s imagination or used in a fictitious manner. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Hehe. Unspecified date, 2015. “Go For Gold!” by Kyle Patrick (The Click…

SOB A-Fair

Milling about were students decorating their designated booths, strategically placing customised posters, hanging fairy lights and promotional photos. Mind you, on a Sunday afternoon, getting a head start for the next two days to come. Day 1 of SOB A-fair was off to a great start, student vendors all prepped, beaming smiles as their peers…

MYMONASHMERDEKA: Being a Malaysian

As a festive celebration of the Federation of Malaya’s independence from the British Empire, Merdeka is a day that holds great importance for Malaysia, historically and culturally. Through celebrating the concepts of freedom, autonomy and power, it is a day that holds great meaning for many Malaysians. When you close your eyes and try to…

Create and Sustain: Monash Entrepreneur Challenge by MEC

“Sustainability” and “Creativity” are terms that have gained traction amongst entrepreneurs recently due to the sudden realization that businesses tend to benefit from creative solutions to either corporate or real world challenges. To engage more Monashians to think critically in hatching sustainable businesses surrounding the 17 UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, Monash Entrepreneur Club held the…

The Past. The Present. The Future. (TEDxMonashUniversityMalaysia)

One would question why a crowd of uni students can be found on campus on a Saturday especially considering the fact that they aren’t here to attend a replacement class. Well, the answer is pretty simple. Monash University Malaysia hosted its 2nd TEDx Talk on this particular Saturday, 18th August 2018. 13 cool, interesting and…

MUSA General Elections or Popularity Contest?

“I heard X’s policies are really good, but I have to vote for Y because she’s my friend!” That transpired from a conversation I had this time last year. Was I surprised? Only initially. “MUSA, it’s just a popularity contest!” is not an uncommon sentiment echoed amongst the student population. It shouldn’t be, but when…

Chinese Valentine’s Day (Qixi Festival)

While Valentine’s Day is on the 14th of February for the rest of the world, China celebrates its version during the Qixi Festival, which falls on 17 August this year. The reason why? A legendary romantic tale that has endured for thousands of years. As with most traditional festivals in China, there is a legend…

MUSA Presidential Candidates + Zombie Apocalypse 😱

Editor’s Note: If you conspiracy theorists needed any further convincing for you take part in this year’s student elections, you might want to give this a try. How do your policies prepare students for a zombie apocalypse 10 years from now? The Vox: Kajendra Govindasamy Human centered. Realistic-optimism. Visionary. Preparing for the zombie apocalypse: Ideate…

2018 MUSA Annual Elections: The Last of the Debates

Editor’s Note: Polling for the student elections are happening throughout this week! Do refer to your student emails for polling details. Plastic chairs beckoning students to sit, the winds welcoming the dawn of the debates about to happen. On Tuesday, August 28th, the MUSA debates for School Representatives took place at the Concourse Area from…