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Movie Review: Moana (2016)

By Abdul Qayyum (17A01B) Moana, an animated spectacle that follows the story of a young girl in forgoing tradition and family to find something bigger than herself- to restore and correct the world imbalanced by darkness sparked by the mistake of an ancient demigod. I have to admit, being dragged along by my sister to … Continue reading

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#sglitftw: Support Your Local Authors

By Joan Ang (17A01B) and Ernest Lee (17A01A) It is a common practice in any vaguely-literature-related classroom to, during introductions, go around the room and say a few things: firstly, your name, and secondly, your favourite book. There’s usually a bit of uncomfortable shuffling, and people nudging the person on their left to say something to … Continue reading

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Advofeste 2016: Uncovering Hidden Communities

By Carman Chew (17A01D) Why is advocacy important? It is simply because advocacy is the first step to making a positive change in the systems and mindsets that perpetuate social problems. This was a message that definitely reverberated throughout Advofeste, an outreach event organised by the J1 batch of Community Advocates (CA). The week-long event … Continue reading

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Review

by Tapasya Singh (17S03C) and Kaushik Rangaraj (17S06P) [Spoiler Warning] Starting in a silent, dramatic fashion, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them opens with a scene featuring a group of wizards about to face an unknown enemy – and quickly being defeated. Reminiscent of Voldemort’s actions in the Harry Potter movies, this scene transitions … Continue reading

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Birds of Raffles

By Anonymous Writer Photos by Adriel Tan (17S06C) Raffles can have a surprisingly diverse range of birds, which can be found in a couple of hot spots. The School track, being in close proximity to MacRitchie, tends to have many birds fly over in the mornings and evenings. 2nd Field, Gryphon’s Square, Marymount Gate and the long … Continue reading

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