Author: Raffles Press

Rank It: Chewing on Cookies

Reading Time: 7 minutes

By Sarah Lok (20A03A) and Valerie Tan (20A01E)

Here’s a challenge: try naming some cookie stores in Singapore.

Chances are, you probably have Famous Amos in your list. But maybe it’s the only name on your list. Perhaps you’d have come up with Subway or KOOKS Creamery as well, but neither of them are full-fledged cookie stores.

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CCA Previews ’20: Fencing

Reading Time: 3 minutes

By: Alastair Tam (20S06N), Boys’ Captain, and Yasmin Tay (20A01C), Treasurer

Did you know that the fencing sword is the second fastest moving object in sports after the marksman’s bullet? Pretty cool, huh? Due to the likes of pop-culture icons such as Captain Jack Sparrow and Obi-Wan Kenobi, sword fighting is vastly misrepresented. In reality, a lot more than the mere clashing of swords is required for victory. Apart from the extreme physical prowess required to outmanoeuvre opponents on the piste, a lot of mental dexterity is also required to strike at the opportune moment.

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