UNAIR NEWS – Online game addiction phenomenon has been Dwi Rezky Anandari’s interest since she studied in bachelor program of Universitas Negeri Makassar. Her interest was discussed in her thesis research in Makassar. During her study in master program Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR), She studied similar topic for her master thesis. She was named the best master graduate of Faculty of Psychology UNAIR with GPS 3.88.
Kiky’s interest on online game topic was caused by its rapid development. But the fact showed that online game phenomenon is not followed with special attention from the surrounding community and the regional government. The special attention is necessary to prevent negative impact of online games, such as addiction.
Her thesis titled “Correlation of Self Esteem and Loneliness with Online Games Addiction of Teenage Boys in Rappocini, Gunung Sari, Makassar”.
“My experiences during research were quite interesting, especially in managing the time between my job in Surabaya and my research in Makassar. Time management was one of the challenges for the research but there were many friends in Makassar who helped me for the data collection,” said Kiky to UNAIR News, on Monday, September 19.
The girl keen on comics and films really hoped that her research can be useful to the society. As her research studied causing factors of online game addiction, the people especially parents can take preventive measures.
Before ending the interview, Kiky encouraged and motivated UNAIR students as she said “Love and learn to love what you do first. What you love and do now will determine the future.”
Deynara Always Struggles and Prays
Meanwhile, Deynara Septin Dwi Putri, who studied lead pollution in the water towards animal and people’s health, was also the best graduated of bachelor program Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FKH) Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) with GPA 3.69. Her thesis titled “Hepatoprotective Effect of Green Chiretta (Andrographis Paniculata Ness ) Leaves’ Extract to Mouse (Mus Musculus L.) Hepatic Histopatology Radiated by Acetate Lead Per Oral”.
“I am interested in discussing the topic because there are great lead pollution in water, also in grasses for animal feeds. It is dangerous for both animal and people, especially for liver,” said the woman born in Surabaya, September 27, 1994.
As we all know, liver functions as poison detoxification including lead. Green chiretta leaves are useful to deal with toxicity. But its effectiveness was not known yet for protecting liver from lead toxicity.
Regarding the achievement as the best graduate, activist of Pet and Wild Animal club who was also assistant lecturer of Veterinary pathology admitted the she did not have any special tricks. “If we are diligent, sincere and always work hard then we will get the best result,” said the 22 year old student.
“The most important thing is efforts, prayers and asking for parents’ blessing as they will bring us success and joy,” she said in the end of the interview. (*)
Author: Lovita Marta Fabella, and M Ahalla Tsauro
Editor: Bambang Bes