Lamenting Student Activism

By Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan This will be my final note on Malaysian student activism. I have ceased to be a student a couple of months ago and would now be moving forward onto bigger, more complex topics. Thank you for sticking by me for so long and, hopefully, adult Arveent can entertain you just as … Continue reading Lamenting Student Activism

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Malay vs Malaysian, What’s The Question?

This article is written following the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII and focuses on Session 1 entitled The Malaysian Dilemma: The Future of Race-based Politics. by Arveent Kathirtchelvan Going to the Malaysian Student Leaders’ Summit XII induced mixed emotions. From last year, the experience was expected to be about average but I guess that’s par for … Continue reading Malay vs Malaysian, What’s The Question?

The Youth as Agents of Change

The Malaysian Students’ Leaders Summit XII will be held on the 11th of August. Session 2 of MSLS XII is entitled Student Activism – Revisiting the Society’s Catalyst of Change. This article focuses on a the overarching role of young people to initiate and sustain social progress. by Shen-Li Teh Throughout history, young people—in particular students—have … Continue reading The Youth as Agents of Change

The Revival of The Students’ Declaration

by Arveent Srirangan Kathirtchelvan Just last Sunday, a discussion was had to make sense of the results of the 14th General Elections of Malaysia in Manchester. This event was a joint effort between the United Kingdom and Eire Council of Malaysian Students (UKEC) and the Malaysian Students’ Society of Manchester (MSSM). While being held only … Continue reading The Revival of The Students’ Declaration