Author: Raffles Press

Inroads 2017: A Look at Migrant Workers’ Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutes

by Zacchaeus Chok (18S03O), Liu Enqi (18S03C), Ling Young Loon (18S07A)

Singapore boasts a narrative of economic prosperity, but at what cost? It is becoming more evident today, more than ever, that the continued oppression and human rights violations migrant workers face are a constantly overlooked, but nonetheless atrocious, part of our society.

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Raffles Reviews – A New Collaboration with BooksActually

Reading Time: 5 minutes

by Noor Adilah (17S06B), Marilyn Kang (17A01B), Abdul Qayyum (17A01B), Liu Enqi (18S03C), Angus Yip (18A01A), Asfar Alim (18S03J), Soh Gek Shuen (18S03B)

This year, Raffles Reviews is honoured to receive books and support from the folks over at Singapore’s beloved local bookstore, BooksActually!

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Purple Power – International Women’s Day 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes

by Zara Karimi (18A01A), Ashley Tan  (18A13A)

Last week, you may have encountered a classmate or two sporting a bright purple ribbon in their hair or around their wrist. You may have caught a glimpse of the videos playing in the canteen. You may have walked past a poster or two, packed with bite-size information on women’s rights.

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Power Trip – From Blues To Bossas

Reading Time: 4 minutes

by Elizabeth Leong (18S06G), Liu Enqi (18S03C)

For many, jazz brings to mind a distant era and faraway setting – a lively American nightclub in the 1940s, perhaps. Some may consider it elusive, especially compared to styles like pop or rock. Despite this, Raffles Jazz successfully acquainted its audience with the genre, immersing them in an afternoon of music last Thursday during their free concert, Power Trip.

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