Andrea Ng (22S06B)

It’s Okay to Not Know What You Want to Do!

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By Andrea Ng (22S06B)

To the lost Rafflesian:

Ever see your older cousins or aunts and uncles get pelted with questions about their jobs and relationships during family gatherings? Those questions never fail to give me a good laugh and I would think to myself that thankfully, that is a problem for another day, because I am still studying. 

As I grow older, I realise that age does not matter when it comes to being asked the BIG question: what do you want to do in the future?

I myself am guilty of using this as a conversation starter. However, this is a bad one that usually gets me nowhere in developing a stronger relationship with the other party because when the same question is thrown my way, I simply answer: I don’t know.

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Rank It! A Hot Take on Mala

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By Andrea Ng (22S06B), Jason Sutio (22S06U), Lara Tan (22A01B), Sophie Goh (22S07B)

First there was bubble tea, then there was all things salted egg yolk, and more recently the love for coconut drinks—but one cannot talk about Singaporean students’ food fads without mentioning the all-time king, Mala Xiang Guo. 

After eating this chilli-filled, “numbingly-spicy” dish multiple times in a single day, we now have enough ammunition to spit fire from our mouths. For this reason, be assured that our article will be a spicy one. 

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Dis Way or Data Way? H2 Computing 

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By Andrea Ng (22S06B), Jason Sutio (22S06U), and Sophie Goh (22S07B)

Joining the likes of 10 other pre-university institutions, Raffles Institution will introduce H2 Computing as an A level Subject starting 2022. Behind the digital screen, the affable and chatty computing teacher, Mr Lai Wai Liang, armed with more than 10 years of experience, shed new light on what students keen to take this subject can expect. 

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A Lecture on Lectures

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By Andrea Ng (22S06B), Chern Huan Yee (22S06A), and Keiran Koh (22S06M)

Have you ever wondered about the work that goes into making our online lectures? How they differ from past-years’ presentations to a full theatre of students, and how they might spell a shift in learning styles in the future?

To answer these questions, Raffles Press interviewed three teachers to find out what goes on behind the scenes of these online lectures.

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Good Bites: Good Or Not?

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By Andrea Ng (22S06B), Chloe Pudjo (22S03G), Keiran Koh (22S06M), Mei Feifei (22A13A), Sophie Goh (22S07B)

On a sunny Tuesday morning, five Raffles Press members found themselves at the Bishan Sports Centre, ready for a workout of their… stomach muscles at Good Bites, a halal-certified cafe restaurant serving “delicious fusion western dishes at pocket-friendly prices”

Good Bites is about a five minutes walk from Bishan MRT station. We would advise taking the sheltered route along Bishan Street 13, instead of walking along the sun-baked Bishan Road (as Andrea and Sophie learned the hard way).

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