Not An Invitation

The systematic issue women face in Pakistan captured through a woman’s lens – the lack of autonomy, mobility and safety women have in Pakistan, all documented in one street photography series..

Why bystand, when you should standby?

Imagine you’re lying on the floor helplessly as a man repeatedly punches and kicks you. Your attempt to protect yourself by curling into a fetus-like position is still not enough to stop the man. Even worse, your helplessness is still not enough to convince people to help. They instead watch through their phones and film…

Dark and Lovely

When my younger sister was born, the primary concern wasn’t her health, but the fact that she was darker skinned than either of our parents.

5 MORE Things To Do During RMO

Written by: Cheah Wei Shang Edited by: Chua Jia Ying It’s been WEEKS I tell you. Well, no, it’s been the bare minimum of days to be able to use the plural of week, and I’m sure most of you have nearly exhausted Netflix’s entire library. Most of you have probably seen MUSA’s RMO Survival…

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Musings of a graduating student nobody asked for.

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…

Perfection in Simplicity: How Japanese Culture Resonates With Their Food

To many people, food is a language that overcomes all conventional barriers of communication. To these people, words hold no importance in telling their stories when they can let their food speak on their behalf. Almost every race among humanity can be identified by the uniqueness and individuality of the flavours, smells and looks of…

Bright Star

  Sometimes I wonder, what would it feel like to hold his hands in public, in the midst of a busy moving crowd among people would constantly judge you for the decisions you make and the people you choose to fall in love with? You know, with just my fingers in between the spaces of…

8 Places to Hit a Homerun in Monash ;)

PLEASE DO NOTE THIS ARTICLE IS FOR FUN AND IS MEANT AS A JOKE. WE DO NOT CONDONE PUBLIC DISPLAYS OF AFFECTION ANYWHERE IN THIS COUNTRY! Ever need to destress when you’re in uni and you feel like doing something.. risky and adventurous? Something that makes your heart start beating faster and gets your adrenaline…

Natasha Qisty: The 9A+ girl that was bullied.

So this isn’t really hot news. Heck, I don’t even know if it’s good enough news to talk about, since I’m sure Monashians will stand on the same side of this divide, but all the same, this is for those of you who didn’t know this went down. This is Natasha Qisty Mohd Ridzuan. She’s…

Childlike Hope

After a sleepless night cramming statistics and staring at the candles giving me some aroma therapy, I got ready to head over to church on a rainy Sunday morning. Taking the LRT, I reached Kingdomcity KL, the church that I came to love. Walking in I saw stands set up in the foyer, with beautiful…

STYLE ICON : THE BBC INTERVIEW GIRL

Marion Kelly, or better known as the BBC Interview Girl who shot to fame and made her way onto the haute couture scene after swaggering into dad Robert Kelly’s BBC interview in her hippity-hoppity mood is our inspiration at the moment. She has been the current world obsession for all the right reasons. This four-year-old…

The New Kid on Campus

He’s the new kid on campus- awkward, shy and scared. He’s hiding behind his cell phone, pretending to be busy in some work. But his cell isn’t working. The new sim card hasn’t been activated yet. He’ll have to wait for an hour before he calls back home and assures his family that he’s pretty much…

A New Year, A New Us.

“A new year, a new us”. Too mainstream? We know. I know it may seem really flat that we could not come up with a witty tagline to kick off 2017, you know saying things like “Editors Take on 2017!” or “Recreating the Vision of Monga – Editors Take Charge!” (okay fine these sound just…