Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A)

Honouring the Past by Inspiring the Future: RI200 Founder’s Day  

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By Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A), Chia Kei Yin (24S03C), Jermaine Lee (24A01A), Shannen Lim En-Qi (24A01A) and Syaura Nashwa Rasyiddin (24S03R)

On 8 September 2020, RI started its 1000-day countdown to FD200 with the launching of the RI Bicentennial Wall and Countdown Timer. Since then, a flurry of activities have commenced, including the launch of the RI200 microsite, the virtual Raffles Archives and Museum, the 1823 Trees campaign, the English compilation “Some Dreams From Now: 135 Years of Rafflesian Writing”, the Mandarin publication “莱到两百年” (or “Our StoRIes”) and the Festival of Ideas.

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Raffles Symphonic Band: SYF 2023

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By Alena Siaw (24S03O), Glenda Hua (24A01C) and Syaura Nashwa (24S03R)

Nervous chatter and the soft sounds of the tuba and euphonium filled the Year 1-4 atrium. Raffles Symphonic Band’s teacher-in-charge was more overwrought about their upcoming concert at the end of May. Though an aura of nervousness lingered in the air, it was clear from the determined faces of the band members that they were going to make this performance count.  

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CII 2023: Impostor Syndrome

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By Syaura Nashwa (24S03R), Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A), Ariel Lau (NUS High), Chloe Tan (EJC), and Hannah Phua (EJC)

This video is part of the 5th Edition of Cross Island Impressions. CII is a national student paper written by student journalists across Singapore. This year’s edition will comprise publications from teams spanning 8 different schools: DHS, EJC, HCI, NJC, NUSH, RGS, RI, and VJC. Each team of writers collaborated to produce a video and a photojournalistic article. Come read the 5th Edition of CII here, and watch the videos here!

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A Day of Fasting

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By Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A), Syaura Nashwa Rasyiddin (24S03R) and Camillia Anum Mohamad Ashraff (24S03B)

In light of the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations, and the end to Ramadan, Press has invited two students to try out “A Day of Fasting” alongside three of our Muslim Press members! Join these students in gaining a deeper understanding of Ramadan’s significance, as they undergo a day’s journey of fasting in school.