Assalamualaikum wbt. I have officially gone through four semesters of my diploma in Lendu (or formally, UiTM Alor Gajah). The fifth one will take place in Rembau (though I’m secretly hoping aliens take over that campus, because I do not want to go). Here’s a not-so-brief reflection on my experience as a university student in […]Read More Goodbye Lendu, Goodbye Alor Gajah, Goodbye Melaka
Assalamualaikum wbt. I’m on a 5-month semester break. EXACTLY 5 months. 10th April to 10th September. I know, right. What on earth??? Baik gap year terus. Then I can go volunteer in Cambodia for 3 months or something. The reason is because UiTM wants to selaraskan the diploma and degree intakes. We should’ve been graduating […]Read More 5-Month Break???
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. and hello! I’m Arifah, 20, a Muslim from Malaysia. I’ve been passionate about writing ever since I knew how to string sentences together from words. I wrote dozens poems and short stories as a kid, my Mum actually created a blog for me on Diaryland since I was five or six. So basically, […]Read More ABOUT ME
Assalamualaikum wbt. This was written for a university assignment. Thought I’d post it here. – Other than physical and visible illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension, there is a group of people who suffer from illnesses that are not so obvious to the naked eye. Examples of mental illnesses are bipolar disorder, depression, […]Read More The Stigma Towards Mental Illnesses in Malaysia
Assalamualaikum wbt. This is the post that I’ve been dreaming about posting for the past 60+ days. Event Management is THE subject I’ve been dreading badly since Part 1. Because it involves a lot of energy, money, time, and most importantly… teamwork. Which is scary. Like tahap menggigil punya scary. Because I’m from class […]Read More Join Awareness With Society #JAWS2K17
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. One hour left until 2017. It’s crazy how quickly the year has passed by. But I feel like on this date one year ago, I was still an inexperienced, naive, scared little kid with a very small amount of XP. I feel very different now… stronger, wiser. Hopefully. Here are 60 things I […]Read More 60 Things I Did in 2016
Assalamualaikum w.b.t. Last Sunday, I watched Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with my brother at Toho Cinemas, Shibuya. My second time watching a movie in Japan. I prefer watching in Malaysia, though, since the prices are MUCH cheaper and the crowd isn’t so hambar (lol). For example, when I watched Captain America: Civil […]Read More Fantastic Beasts and Mail from Disneyland