Living with an eating disorder. You’re not alone.

Last week MONGA had its first major editorial board meeting this semester. We were told that amongst other things, we should perhaps consider writing about depression and suicide, as suicide rates have been on a steady rise. Now, I’ve thought long and hard about this. Suicide and depression are not easy things to write about….

Merdeka Throwback – Malaysia in the 1950s-70s

It’s Merdeka month, and the nation takes it VERY seriously. From discounts on food and the country being decorated with our Jalur Gemilang, we take pride of what we’ve become as a big mess combo of brown, yellow and spectrum brown peoples. With the Petronas Twin Towers, UNESCO heritage sites, Mount Kinabalu and also AMAZING…

Unlimited Power? August’s theme of the month winner!

Power. Unlimited. Power. What first comes to your mind when you hear that word? I bet it’s the power to rule the world. But what could you get out of it? Travel the world? That’s a given. Unlimited money? Sure, since you could just take them by force. Fame? Well, you’d probably get a similar…

A Beginner’s Guide to Playing A Game of Thrones

Disclaimer: This article is completely spoiler-free; Any spoilers, especially from Season 7, will be met with extreme prejudice. When George R.R. Martin first started A Song of Ice and Fire in 1996, no one expected it to become one of the most universally acclaimed series in television history. With the years of extreme hype and…

Freshman Year for Dummies

Freshman goal #1 : To not look like a freshman on campus. To all freshmen, well you are in luck, because this is your fast guide on how to not look like a freshman during your freshman year at Monash. To all upperclassmen, here are a few fun tips for figuring out if that kid…

Tropical Paradise Unplugged

Picture yourself slathering on sunscreen while lazing on a perfect white-sand beach covered in coconut palms that gives way to emerald waters and coral gardens. Not forgetting the tropical slopes that surround you, the seemingly endless blue skies and a Bahama Mama in your hand. Vogue material? No, just routine in Bora Bora.  If you…

Mechanical Might – Are mechanical keyboards really that much better?

Words are important. Words encode knowledge that otherwise would not have been able to be stored and propagated through the generations over land, sea, and time. What could have we ever be as a human species, if it weren’t for the capacity to store and share knowledge for the future generations? Alas, I’m not going…

5 Hollywood Films Shot in Malaysia! Do you know them all?

Every good slacker needs a great movie watch-list to fill in time better spent revising for tests, meeting assignment deadlines, or just getting out of bed to go to class. Seldom, though, can you flunk out, run a Hollywood movie marathon, and support our local film industry, all at the same time. Here are 5…