Unearthed Treasure: Poetry Through the Eyes of Cyril Wong

By Lim Jing Rong (18A03A) and Ashley Tan (18A13A) Additional Reporting by Joan Ang (17A01B) You might have spotted his name lodged between headlines in The Straits Times. Or perhaps you, or someone you know, frequent literary events such as the annual Singapore Writer’s Festival. But if you have been keeping up with the news … Continue reading

Sugar, Yes Please: Raffles RockIn: Space Jam 2017

By Gan Chin Lin (17A01B), Abdul Qayyum (17A01B), Calista Chong (18A01A), and Grace Lau (18S03I) With a social media campaign involving an intricate formation of Smuckers strawberry jam packets, as well as mysterious video snippets on Instagram – Raffles Rock successfully drummed up much anticipation and excitement for their gig. Testament to this was the excited buzzing … Continue reading

Water Polo A Div Finals 2017: More Than Gold

By Marilyn Kang (17A01B) Photos by Ethan Ong (17S06Q) Emerging from a smooth round of preliminary matches, the Girls Water Polo Team found themselves wavering before the final grab for the champion trophy. As the 1st quarter had drawn to a close with both sides yet to score, player Ashley Teo (17A01B), recalled how nervous … Continue reading

The Canteen Stall with A Cause: My NoNNa’s

By Zara Karimi (18A01A) “I started My NoNNa’s after 22 years of working in the corporate sector, I wanted to do something meaningful with my time. And here we are,” recounts Ms. Tan. Despite being located in the rightmost corner of the Y5-6 canteen, My NoNNa’s remains eye-catching. From the small cooler filled with Italian … Continue reading

Step Out, Reach Within: Youth Got Heart 2017

by Andrew Atang Hidajat (17S03I) and Carman Chew (17A01D) “I’m Luciana Johann.” “You’re Diederik Che – uhmm what was it – riko? rika?” “You’re…you’re…I don’t know!” Participants of Youth Got Heart (YGH) 2017 sat around in a circle for a dementia simulation activity, attempting to memorise each other’s newly assumed, somewhat confusing identities. Laughter permeated … Continue reading

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