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To Read Between the Lines of Reality

[By Adam Effendi bin Ashaari] This article in collaboration with Taylor’s University Student Council. In Canadian Pre-University, I had a lecturer who opened my eyes to the beauty of physics. His name is Fernando Morales and he taught me physics and calculus. Born in Toronto, Canada, and of Spanish descent, he came to Malaysia to […]

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13 Reasons Why You Should Watch Thirteen Reasons Why

[By Asha Rose Byfield] If you haven’t yet heard of it or binge-watched it like some of us, Thirteen Reasons Why is a TV show adaptation of Jay Asher’s heart-wrenching book of the same title. It takes you through thirteen tapes pre-recorded by the late Hannah Baker on the thirteen people who she blames for […]

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How the TPPA Will Affect The Nation And Everyday Malaysians.

[By Elise Chen] In October 2015, the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was finalised in Atlanta, Georgia, after lengthy discussions of over 5 years. For those unfamiliar with the TPPA, the free trade agreement is the biggest trade deal in U.S. history, involving 12 countries: the United States of America, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, […]

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The Forgotten Citizens

[By Derek Tan Khai Ee] The lack of empathy shown towards migrants these days have been nothing short of disheartening, if not appalling. After all, upon more contemplation, what are the factors that truly discerns migrants from most ordinary citizens? A permanent residence card. Weighing no more than 20 grams and not longer than 13 cm […]

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#EveryoneHasHope

[By Kyle Iman] Beneath the shadow of the gleaming Petronas Twin Towers, a b-boy dance competition takes place. Hundreds of youngsters have come together to a popular nightclub, today being rented out for one purpose: to express themselves through physics-defying feats of  dexterity, agility, and flexibility. There is barely any room to maneuver save for […]

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How the Internet is Changing the Job Market

[By Tan Tee May] With the advancement of online technology, job opportunities are no longer limited to office jobs, retail, freelancing or even conventional businesses. In the social media age, various aspects of life have evolved to a whole new level, and this is particularly true in regards to new and not-previously-available job opportunities that […]

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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 […]

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4 Exciting Films Made by Female Filmmakers

By Fiona Kiung “I can connect with whoever I want to connect with in the world. And I can also write my own script. I don’t have to follow rules. I can sort of just be unconventional.” – Lynn Shelton. While we may have heard of blockbuster movies made by male filmmakers, how often do […]

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Powerful Women You Should Know About

By Nur Farahin Zulkurnain Illustration by @203.yuyu Quickly! Name one female figure who inspires you! For me, I’d go with J.K. Rowling, Zaha Hadid and my mother. With International Women’s Day on March 8, the time has come again to remember and commemorate women of all ages, races and origins. The holiday itself began in […]