Dodging Our Doubts: Dealing With Impostor Syndrome

By Elizabeth Leong (18S06G) Self-doubt is a pesky yet unavoidable thing – it rises in us whenever we think that our abilities might fall short. Logically, having a record of past achievements in a certain field should improve confidence in our skill in that particular area. For those of us with “impostor syndrome”, however, this … Continue reading

Hodge Lodge Debate Series: Is Our Institution Anthem Sexist?

By Adri Faris (18A13A) We have seen numerous female presidents representing the student body on behalf of the student council, even in the current present. We have seen a multitude of female chairpersons taking charge of various CCAs (including Raffles Press!). Indeed, we have seen the achievements of many of our fellow female Rafflesians being … Continue reading

The Myth of Ambition

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) In the centre of our school crest, there sits a double-headed eagle. One head draws insight from the past and the other peers into the future. It is a symbol of empire, but to me it also depicts crossroads. I find this fitting, because junior college seems to be less of … Continue reading

Lord of the Flyers: Flyers, Foolscap, and the Future of Tuition Advertisements

By: (From Raffles Press) Jeanne Tan (17A01B), Angus Yip (18A01A) and Abigail Ang (18S06B); (From HCI Publications Society) Wong Yang (16A14), Zachary Loh (16A12) and Owen Cho (16A11) This article is a collaboration between Raffles Press and Hwa Chong Institution’s Publications Society. There are some quintessential experiences in JC life, be it orientation, Open House, … Continue reading

Spidey and the Future of Marvel

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) Editor’s note: To enhance the clarity of the article, the writers have updated and refined their movie review and opinions on the future direction of Marvel on 21/7/17. The third reboot of this popular franchise was met with a mix of anticipation and skepticism, but it … Continue reading

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