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The Archetype of a Firstborn

Illustration by Zoe @203.yuyu By Lye Wen Ying You may not realize it, but many of us have undergone countless experiments since the day we were born. As the firstborn in the family, we are the guinea pigs, the subject of the experiments carried out by our parents. All of these eventually shape us into […]

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Siblings with Big Age Gaps: An Honest Confession

Illustrated by Carmen @wen31xx__ By Teh Su Syuen Famous actor Michael J. Fox once said, “Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” This quote means a lot to me as I can personally relate to it. I treasure my family to the moon and back because they mean the world to me. Although my […]

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I am Generation Equality 2020: Realizing Women’s Rights

Illustrated by @chokoilatte By Jane Law Malaysia has definitely come a long way when it comes to fighting for women’s rights. However, the day isn’t exactly all bright and sunny, especially when we come across indecorous reports time after time such as politicians commenting on female sports’ attires being ‘too revealing’, proposing protection laws for […]

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How Did We Get a Window to Our Soul?

Illustrated by @audaciousauburn @hafsa_imrann By Elaine Shak Words. Written. Spoken. They are essential in helping us carry out our everyday tasks, every menial transaction, every brief interaction. It has seeped into our very being, ingrained into our brains even before our earliest memories. Our strongest desires, our insatiable wishes; it is through language and the […]