Humans of Monash: Jensen

There’s a word sonder, and sonder if I’m not mistaken is the realization that everyone has their own story, their own struggles, their own everyday life. I feel like I’m always drawn to people. I always love just getting to know people and know their story, because everyone has a story worth telling and I…

Humans of Monash: Faheem

I’ve been on the move all my life. I was born in Seoul, South Korea because my dad worked there as a diplomat. I’ve lived in eight different countries, including Malaysia. After Seoul, I moved to Iraq, but then we left because of the Americans. . . bombing and all.  We went to Bangladesh and…

Humans of Monash: Nurul

“She’s into superstitions, black cats and voodoo dolls” She’s always had these two sides to her. Upon initial impression, one would perceive her as rather dreamy, a little ditzy, spontaneous, bright-eyed and bubbly. Essentially, what one would deem, the ever so controversial Manic Pixie Dream Girl. She would just randomly whip out her deck of…

Humans of Monash: We want to hear from you

Aren’t we all just tiny humans, ordinary and full of flaws at the end of the day? We want to know you, for you and we want to listen to you, for you. For who you are, for all the times you cried in the shower and nobody heard you, for all the times you…

Humans of Monash #5: Everyl

Written by: Zoe Yap Featuring: Everyl Yevita “I used to have everything- yes, everything. I led a comfortable life without having to worry about money. I had designer handbags, clothes I had never worn more than once. I had a boyfriend- life was a fairytale. I crashed my parents’ expensive cars like they were nothing. …

Humans of Monash #4: Rowena

Written by: Chua Jia Ying Featuring: Rowena Mohan I’ve always yearned to travel across the world, to experience cultures different from my own and to live moments I’d only ever get so little in a lifetime. When I was presented the opportunity to travel to Italy, it felt almost too good to be true. Travelling…

Humans of Monash #3: Clary

Written by: Christie Wong Featuring: Clary In 2016, my family and I lived through a house break-in. One man took me hostage, with a knife to my neck while threatening my parents to keep quiet so the other man could tie them up with cable wires. It was either they stay silent or they would…

Humans of Monash #2 : Gavyn

Written by: Kieran Nair Photographed by: Ivan Liew Featuring: Gavyn What prompted me to kick-start my entrepreneurship journey was when I couldn’t believe I’d just spent 200 bucks on a Champion sweater I had bought from an online shop, knowing that if I had done more research to look into the market, I could get…

Humans of Monash #1 : Hyqel

Written by: Kieran Nair Photographed by: Ivan Liew Featuring: Hyqel Razali Three years ago on the 5th of August, I got a call around 10:00pm asking me if I was the relative of [my brother] and telling my family to rush down to the hospital. He was involved in a motorbike accident; his helmet flew…