Those Days: A Preview

By Angus Yip (18A01A) Those Days– what better name for a concert dedicated to the elderly in our lives? Implicit in those two words is a bittersweet sense of returning to simpler times and moments, and when it comes to reminiscence, no one else holds a greater wealth of memories than our elderly relatives. The … Continue reading

Making a Splash: Swimming Nationals 2017

By Nadine Staes-Polet (18A01B) Photos courtesy of Nadya Bhandari (18S03Q) and Ms Anna Foo The atmosphere is tense as the swimmers take their places on the plunge boards. The shrill whistle is the only sound heard in the OCBC Aquatic Centre. And then the crowds erupt in cheers and chants as the swimmers hit the … Continue reading

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

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