This was written in collaboration with EJC Press as part of Issue 2 of Cross Island Impressions, an inter-JC Press collaboration. You can read Issue 2 here.
By Elizabeth Paulyn Gostelow (21A01B; RI), Ray Lim (21A13A; RI), Jovan Lim (20-U1; EJC), and Leia Ong (20-O5; EJC)
The rustling of pages and the occasional whirring of printers. Perpetual chatter and laughter characteristic of the canteen. Pounding music and enthusiastic voices in rehearsal, heard from a mile away. Gusts of wind whooshing over benches of students hunched over their work.
Regardless of the school we hail from—Eunoia Junior College (EJC) or Raffles Institution (RI)—certain sights and sounds are not just incredibly distinctive, but are also genuine trademarks of our day-to-day lives as students.
Have you ever wondered about what campus life is like in EJC and RI? In this article, writers from these adjacent schools rediscover eleven places of significance in our beloved campuses—our homes away from home. Read on to find out what makes these seemingly innocuous places so unique, vibrant, and above all, indispensable to our student lives.
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