Author: Raffles Press

Teachers’ Day 2023: The Mark of a True Teacher

Reading Time: 4 minutes

By Dang Tran Minh Phuong (Annie) (24A01A) and Camillia Anum Mohamad Ashraff (24S03B)

With exam season looming (or rather, charging straight at us), all eyes turn to the students as we prepare to mug. The horrors are upon us once more: swathes of unannotated notes on beds, question marks scribbled over past questions, and a terrifyingly unhealthy sleep schedule.

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Special Edition: Teachers’ Day 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute

By Raffles Press ’24
Foreword by Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A), Chairperson, Raffles Press ’24

Amidst the stresses of school life, the unconditional guidance of our teachers has always been a comforting reminder that there is more to school than the rat race. Our teachers open our eyes to the understated beauty of learning—a spirited endeavour of making mistakes, making meaning, and making memories. 

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“Hasbro? No, Has Been”: CLUE, In Retrospect 

Reading Time: 10 minutes

By Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A) and Camillia Anum Mohamad Ashraff (24S03B) 

Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society and Raffles Players

On 13 May 2023, Raffles Players held their annual College Production at RI’s very own Performing Arts Centre. This year, they staged a sold-out show of Clue.

Three months on, Raffles Press looks back on the production, as well as its journey to the stage from two perspectives: the audience (Arissa) and Raffles Players themselves (Camillia).

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Raffles Reads: Chronicles of a Village

Reading Time: 3 minutes

By Anamika Ragu (23A01A)

What is history to you?

To Nguyễn Thanh Hiền, it is a river of thought, ebbing and flowing through moments and deeply rooted in chronicling the world through the individual’s eyes. Chronicles of a Village opens with the charge of “sightless humans”, when our unnamed narrator’s village is ambushed and ravaged by colonisers. At first glance, then, this is a tragedy of a peaceful, faraway and tucked-away community interrupted by outward cruelty; a classic recount of injustice.

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Raffles Runway RProj’23 – SLAY

Reading Time: 7 minutes

By Cao Yuhan (24S03M) and Chandrasekaran Shreya (24S06A)
Photographs courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society.

Are you going to SLAY?

This was the most frequently asked question in the weeks leading up to the first physical Raffles Runway RProj Showcase since 2020.

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