Monday, December 12, 2005

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I am a [female] university student ...
and my appearance suits my university.

I learn ... I discuss ... I debate
We compete in loving our university

No Comment. Hell. Please Comment. Please help me understand. Please tell me I don't work for this institution.

Both posters are displayed in Kaifan (داخل الحرم الجامعي)

Thank you cameraman N.M.

27 comments:

Shurouq said...

ما فهمت
شنو يعني مظهري يناسب جامعتي؟؟
وليش الطالب يفكر ويناقش ويحاور والطالبة تحاتي "مظهرها"؟
وليش البوستر ما جمع الطلبة مع الطالبات
segregation حتى بالبوستر

(شفتي بوست زيدون عن رحلة فيلكا؟)

وليش يذبحون جبران تويني عسى رقابهم الكسر قولوا آمين

wv:aldmf (بدنا الحقيقة؟)
كيفي

Jacqui said...

OMG! I wanted to comment on that, I came to College Saturday Morning, a bit late for my morning class well not really, but I had 10 minutes to head upstairs, I saw this poster, and I cracked up. I called my friend and told her that we should check out the poster together.

We got together later on and decided that this poster must be a joke or something because seriously, I heard like 3 yrs ago or something that they tried to implement the rule about dress code in university, but you still see ill-dressed females and males, and seriously there is no use whether its a poster or a rule, they won't become brainwashed with a poster. That's the reason it's up, to brainwash :P

But in my case, it was to make me laugh LOL!

And yes you do work for this psycho Institution!

Papillona ® said...

2 words: اكلو تبن

Zorath 3000 said...

real world fact = when a girl dresses sluty (sorry couldnt find a synonm) or even mildly inaporpriate then she is labeled a whore in the eyes of society. this girl will distract the eyes of the male students. this is not a fact in the sense it is true, however it is true to the fact that society believes in it, our society anyway.

we live in a world of chaos, where idiots rule our world, idiots that can barely read, imposing their streotypes of how we should view the world. we are hanging by a thread of hope that "some" of us can ignor these threats. this is what you get for being part of this society. however, i am hoping one day, the pants gnomes will come to steal my pants, and i hear they will grant u one wish, so unless that happens, i dont see how u can fix it.

iam not really saying ignor the problem, i am just saying that some problems are better left unsolved, until something terrible happens and everyone comes to their senses.

but until that day, i am putting my money on the pants gnomes.

Eva said...

شروق
لوياك عندهم يوم رياضي الخميس , البوستر بنت ماسكة كرة سلة و الشاب كرة قدم
واقفين يم بعض مو فوق بعض مثلا
حصلنا تعليقات مثل " شنو بيلعبون مع بعض
ليش بنات وصبيان
ليش بطيخ
تم توزيع الفلايرز على الجامعات الخاصة فقط عشان مالنا خلق عوار راس

Sorry Hanan Shwi Off Topic
زين ما كتبوا هدومي شي اساسي بحياتي
هدومي قبل دراستي : )

Judy Abbott said...

oh thank you for taking those pictures i was dieing to do so ..

its not only in kefaaan its every where..

Its about thinking better etc.

ya3ny (ana jam3y o a7eb a'3azel o a'3esh o at6agag LOL )

yes shurouq segreggation my dear eb kil mokan.

LaiaLy_q8 said...

do we know these people :p

MiYaFuSHi said...

It is things like this that make me dismiss any university days reminisces.

Jewaira said...

Who is the brain behind this campaign?
I hope they study the effects it will have on KU students.

3baid said...

We have those in Khaldiya too! Man they're so embarrassing! :P

Emikweesta said...

This is not only ridiculous but rather embarrassing... It's so sad... instead of mentioning words such as "intelligence, education..." they go for the math har... I just don't see how they come up with such ads

BLaSha said...

we have those too in engineering, and at 6ib when i went to see my sis there... OMG it's so stupid, a gurl was wearin so tight n short made her friend taka picture of her in front of that poster, WALLA RA7 YZEEEDON CUZ OF THIS!!

Alia said...

didn't those intellegent brains who INVENTED those stupid non sense adds knew that the majorety of Kuwait University students are GIRLS ,,,

واشلون اعلى النسب في الجامعة والثانوية هي من نصيب البنات

Jazz Central said...

I hate them! Those banner are soooo cheesy! ..."and my appearance suits my university"????

lame!

you can tell that I hate it huh?
I'm in the advertising field and it kills me to see ads like this.

desmond said...

Nice. One step forward and a short run backwards.

nazzal said...

تفييي عهيك مخوخ

ZinZinQ8 said...

The deal is, the intended message is great but the actual communicated message is crap. Whoever designed this campaign has a major DISCONNECT between his/her thinking and how many students would perceive these messages. My God people you're not talking to Kindergarten students!

AyyA said...

Sorry guys, I don’t agree with most of you who see this and whine, complain or even laugh about these posters. You are the ones who witnessed this and you all know well what is the aim of such actions. This was not posted in a high school or an elementary school; it was posted in the highest educational institute in the country. Your duty is to organize a protest against it (no matter how small a group) like our mothers did years ago when the fundamentalists tried to impose 3abaya on them. I’m talking to the new generation of today; wake up and take your rights because this will never stop.

Mad M2000 مــادم الكويت said...

Thanks :]

McArabian said...

Hmmm...maybe I shouldn't have showed at KU with Nekkid Nirvana T-shirts back in undergrad.

To tell the truth, I'd rather it be an ad campaign than an actual mandate (which is the usual route they use at KU).

During a job interview I had at M3ahad ilTjara, they actually asked me if I would be willing to wear a 7ijab in order to work there. I was so stunned that it took me a minute to realize how offensive that question was - especially considering I never wear tight clothes or even shirts with sleeves that came up above my elbows. I came to the conclusion that my arms must've been extra sexy that day.

Hanan said...

shuroq. segregation is the rule at KU. all else is minor :)

jackie. ill-dressed? do we really have ill-dressed people in campus? except if you mean ill-dressed as in not having a sense for fashion :)

papillona, desmon, nazzal :)

zorath. something terrible IS happenning. but it's like poison. we're being fed with it in small quantities that we don't really see it happening. we're becoming immune.

eva. not off-topic really. it's the same messed up mentality.

judy, 3baid and blasha. yeah i heard they're everyone.

laialy and jewaira. we're investigating. rumor say its the student union but and these seem plausabile since who else would have this much money to waste on brainwashing people. will let you know as soon as possible.

emikweesta. well maybe KU is changing to a fashion university :)
miya. i still love KU inspite of all this. you think that will last?

alia. well i guess now all our girls have to worry about is their dress code.

jazz. yalla then give us a counter ad. one with girls in bikinis with a caption that reads: KU. It's like a day on the beach (lol. ad business is totally not me:)

zinzinq. nothing's great about this ad, neither intended nor actual message.

ayya. i wish we have those women's courage and conviction :(

madm200. you're welcome.

mcarabian. sorry to disappoint you but there is a mandate (and yes jackie it's not a rumour) maybe 2 years back a university circulation informing us that faculty members or any other employees at the university have the right to 'advise' students on their appearances if they see fit. so cover up those arms sexy lady :)

and finally: eva, laialy, mia, emikweesta, madm200, blasha. welcome to my blog. come back soon.

Mr. JOMBAZE™ said...



بس البنات بالبوستر صراحه حلوين؟
هل مسموح احط صورهم ببلوجي فوق علشان اكشخ فيهم

هل الهوشه اللي صارت بالجامعه بسبب هذي البوسترات؟

Swair. said...

oh my god oh my god... don't tell me it's on THIS blog!! nooo!!! i avoid them on campus!!! don't pollute ur blog!!

Mr. JOMBAZE™ said...


ما لاحظتو شئ ببوستر البنات
حـاطـيـن مـُـحـجـبـتـين ووحده بــس سـفـور
يعني النتيجه 2-1 لصالح الإئتلافيه

وحتى بوستر "الصبيان" حاطين 2 صـبـيـان تكانه مـغـتـريـن وواحد فـري
يعني النتيجه أيضاً 2-1 للإئتلافيه!!ـ

النتيجه 4-2 لصالح الإئتلافية ضد الليبراليين!!ـ

شوفو الجمبازي
لما يكوكس


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Talisman said...

i agree with the poster kuwaiti cows should cover their fat bums, at least till the guys finish their breakfast.

Hanan said...

talisman. thank you for your insightful input. we need more people like you in this country.