Author: Nicolle Yeo (23A01D)

RI200 Special: Press’ Past

Reading Time: 8 minutes

By Leong Junwei (23A01D) and Nicolle Yeo (23A01D)

From controversial takes on school culture, to social experiments on the unsuspecting student population, Raffles Press has certainly had a colourful history since its foundation in 2012. As we celebrate the illustrious legacy of Raffles Institution, we are inclined to look back at our very own CCA’s background as well!

Press has been around for a decade, with its members conscientiously reporting on school events and giving their (sometimes) unsolicited opinions about every matter from Raja block to the Raffles Bust. 

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Raffles Reads: Daughter of the Moon Goddess

Reading Time: 4 minutes

By Nicolle Yeo (23A01D)

Rating: 3/5 stars

Walking past the local bookstore, one might be easily tempted to pick up a copy of “Daughter of the Moon Goddess” just from a quick glimpse of its spectacular cover illustration. Upon flipping through the pages, readers will be transported into a fantastical world which combines ancient Chinese mythology and modern thriller. 

This debut novel by Sue Lynn Tan made waves in the Young Adult literature community, even earning a coveted place on Goodreads’ list of “Can’t Wait Books of 2022” before its publication in early January. 

But readers should be warned not to judge a book by its cover (literally). While the book does have its merits, it fails to live up to its alluring packaging and stellar reviews.

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Teachers’ Day 2022: Teachers’ Pets

Reading Time: 8 minutes

By Jolene Yee Xin Yi (23S03A), Nicolle Yeo Minh (23A01D) and Hsiao Jia Ying (23A01C)

No, not that kind of “teachers’ pet”. We’re referring to the literal furry household companions here. In this Teachers’ Day special, we explore the difficult (but rewarding!) journey into pet ownership by three enthusiastic educators: Mr Derek Tan (Biology), Ms Evangeline Tan (Knowledge Skills, GP) and Mr Patrick Wong (Knowledge Skills, GP).

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