By Ling Young Loon (18S07A) and Lynn Hong (18A13A)
It’s the festival of elections yet again – vibrant canteen displays and posters line the school’s corridors. To get to know our presidential candidates better, Press presents an interview feature with them.
By Lim Jing Rong (18A03A), Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Sheryl Gwee (18A01D)
For most of us, the phrase “Chinese orchestra” brings back echoes of cheesy Chinese New Year standards, looped endlessly over the crackling sound systems of neighbourhood malls. At best, it calls to mind the refrains of rather dated wuxia movies and serial dramas.
RJCO’s Singapore Youth Festival, however, is bound to reverse these mistaken notions, with each of the Chinese Orchestra’s members skillfully manipulating their instruments to present an expressive, enthralling and cohesive performance.
By Ashley Tan (18A13A) and Zacchaeus Chok (18S03O)
Student journalist – not exactly the most prestigious job around, or even one that is frequently sought after. Nor is it an easy job, with frequent late nights on Google Docs, scouring for website-worthy pictures and harassing subjects for interviews. While student journalists around Singapore may have had a taste of the perils that the job brings, the kind of experience that each journalist has would undoubtedly vary from school to school.
Raffles Press’ Pressing Ahead Conference provided the opportune platform for student journalists from 7 very different institutions to collaborate and learn from one another.
“Stop thinking about it, and just move on.” You might have heard someone say this to you before. Maybe you’ve said it yourself, to a despairing friend. The tone of which it was uttered could have been concerned, or dismissive, and most of us are likely to have been both victim and perpetrator of this phrase.
It’s GP class. My teacher is delivering a soliloquy on how awful the Yemen war is. The whole class is thoughtful and pensive. And I am too, reflecting deep thought and consideration for her claims, through the purposeful tilt of my head. The only thing I know about the Yemen war, however, is that it exists.