When it comes to myths and legends, you cannot count out Japanese myths. They have the most unique and interesting (but sexist) perspective. In this rather lengthy article, we’d like to explore the Japanese concepts of heaven, hell and earth.
August 2020 Videos
“Since the theme for August’s video was about “Independence” and Aug 31 was also Malaysia’s Independence Day, I thought to myself why not create a …
Asking Aphrodite: On Love
Where do I even begin? First of all, I’d like to thank those of you who submitted questions – unfortunately, I won’t be able to address them all. I am a goddess, after all, and there’s only so much time on my hands to please the public with. If you’ve lived under a rock your whole life and haven’t heard of me, you’ve been blessed with the absolute luxury of falling in love-at-first-read with yours truly: Aphrodite, goddess of love, beauty and all things pretty. Now, shall we start?
MOSAIC by TEDxSunway University
On the 12th of September 2020, TEDxSunway University held its very first online conference with the title MOSAIC, a virtual experience.
3 Asian Folktales You Should Know
For possibly many of us, folktales have been a part of our lives. They could be the stories told at bedtime by our elders or the tales that were told around the campfires at night. Most importantly, folktales are the remnants of our past and of our culture. They represent one’s heritage and history thus making it an important piece in the representation of unique cultures. Here are 3 folktales from our Asian culture, hailing from China, Indonesia and Japan.
“A Monster Calls” (2016): An Honest Film About Grief
“A look into the dark fantasy film, A Monster Calls, and how director J.A Bayona, and author, Patrick Ness, use mythology and imagery to deliver a powerful message about grief and healing.”
Forum: Friendship in the Time of Pandemic
On Saturday, 29 August 2020, Sunway Peer Counselling Volunteers held a virtual forum titled “Friendship in the Time of Pandemic” through their Facebook Live. The forum was joined by panellists Prof. Alvin Ng Lai Oon, Rebecca Kavitha Segran, Wong Hur Beng, and Akshina Devi Nawoor and was moderated by Sharenee Philomena Paramasivam.
Astrology With Echo: Virgo Season
As we leave behind the fiery, boldness of Leo Season (check out our article on Leo Season over here!), we welcome the wholesome goodness and vitality of Virgo season. It’s time to get organised and make good decisions for our mind, body and soul.
Global Village 2020
Last week, AIESEC Sunway held an online sharing session with the global volunteers from Vietnam and Indonesia. The event aimed to broaden the awareness and appreciation of diverse cultures by joining their volunteer program across different countries.
Viva La Friendship 2.0
In celebration of Sunway’s Friendship Month, Student LIFE organized ‘Viva La Friendship 2.0’ to foster new relationships between students from different courses. With hearts filled with excitement, approximately 40 participants gathered at Function Room 2 at 6:30 p.m. on 19 August 2020. The participants were met with friendly smiles at the entrance and were given a tiny, coloured sticker to stick on their shirts. Free food vouchers were also given out which brought smiles to the participants’ faces because who doesn’t love free food?