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The woes of vape

While adults claim that e-cigs are helping them quit smoking, researchers worry that it could draw children to the habit

A posed picture of youths vaping. — RAJA FAISAL HISHAN/The Star.

Please stop hurting us

‘BROTHER, I know you’re stressed, and it’s addictive, but please stop smoking because it hurts our family and I want you to lead a healthy and happy life.’

Dear smokers

Smoking is not good for your health. It also pollutes the environment. We don’t want to eat fishes that have consumed your cigarette butts. If you want to try a cigarette, please think 100 times before doing it. It’s better to spend money on food.

Creating a culture of reading

UNIVERSITY students should be agents of change, take the lead and encourage society to read more.

Dr Maszlee (middle) is flanked by Prof Hassan on his left and Dr Siti Hamisah (right) as he launches the ReadUni programme at UiTM in Shah Alam. — Bernama

Unique teaching placements

Teaching assistants under the Fulbright programme return home after helping students in rural schools with their English proficiency

(From left) Arnold, Issa, Lee, Quinn, Soophia and Halfacre sharing a light moment at the showcase held at the Education Technology Division.

Prof Jomo gets national award

PROF Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram has been awarded the prestigious “Tokoh Akademik Negara” award.

Dr Mahathir (second from left) presents the award to Prof Jomo (second from right) while Dr Maszlee (left) and Higher Education Department director-general Datin Paduka Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir look on. — Bernama

New UKM v-c appointed

PROF Dr Mohd Hamdi Abd Shukor (pic) has been appointed Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) vice-chancellor for a three-year term effective Jan 1, 2019.

Identifying options for school leavers

DECIDING on what to do next after school ends is not an easy decision to make.

Jayaceva (in white shirt, sitting) taking part in the balloting to choose the best location for BACs booths in the upcoming Star Education Fair.

Raising funds for those in need

BODHI Meditation Malaysia Charity Fund will hold the Fourth Charity Dinner at Wisma Hua Zong, Seri Kembangan on Feb 23, 2019.

(From left to right, first row) Pan, Xu, Dr Chook, Ling, Zhi, Fu, Kuang and Lau at a press conference to announce the dinner.

Calling all future BRATs!

IF you’re a young, aspiring journalist aged 16-19, then this is for you!

The BRATs Genting 2018 camp promises an exciting time as participants learn the basics of multimedia journalism and go on exclusive assignments.