Raffles Business Symposium: Ideas to change the world

By Ling Young Loon (18S07A) Photographs by Li Wanjie (18A01B) and Afiq Zuhairi (18S06Q). “Entrepreneurship is a very strange reason to stay back on a Friday night”, Shen Hongyi, chairperson of Raffles Entrepreneurs’ Network (REN), declared. “90% of startups fail… so it’s probably a really bad idea.” Yet, at least 100 students were gathered at the PAC, … Continue reading

The Raffles Games: Week 2

By Nadine Staes-Polet (18A01B) and Lim Jing Rong (18A03A) Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society After two long and fun-filled weeks of almost daily games and activities, the second and final week of The Raffles Games (TRG) drew to a close. Despite having significantly fewer events than the previous week, it was nonetheless just as … Continue reading

Lightning Strikes One Last Time

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) He was always known for his finishes. Some criticised his starts as slow, sloppy, but he would hold us all in rapture as he flew down the home straight, feet barely seeming to ghost the track. He would surge across the line, flashing a smile. Don’t blink, you might miss it. … Continue reading

Nationally Speaking: A School by Any Other Name?

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Yeo Kee Hwan (18S03Q) What’s in a name? For many, it is respect. Naming a public institution after someone singles them out as the best of us, as epitomes of our values and aspirations. For others, it is controversy. In February, Yale’s Calhoun College was renamed in view of Calhoun’s … Continue reading

Embrace; – Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

By Angus Yip (18A01A) Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society Singapore is a society characterised by a fast pace of life; long hours at work and school have become a norm, creating an environment that has regularly been described as a “pressure cooker”. The number of stressed-out people is on the rise, and it has … Continue reading

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