Spaces, Places

By Sheryl Gwee (18A01D) “Spaces, Places”, a first-time collaboration between Art Club and Raffles Photographic Society, was a feast for both the eyes and the palate. Wanting to provide the audience with the best atmosphere and art-viewing experience, the organisers opted to exhibit the artworks at Flor, a quaint little Japanese-styled bakery nestled among the … Continue reading

Raffles Rave: A Review

By Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A), Ling Young Loon (18S07A) and Yeo Kee Hwan (18S03Q) Every May, the Audio-Visual Unit, the unsung heroes of the school community, organizes a DJ showcase event for an afternoon of dance, music, and fun. After all, they are often behind the scenes, helping to make various events a success, but … Continue reading

BYE lingual?: ACJC ELL Symposium 2017

By Abigail Ang (18S06B), Soh Gek Shuen (18S03B) and Soh Ying Qi (18A01C), photo credit to Sng Hong (18A01C)  Why did Lee Kuan Yew call English “emotionally unacceptable” as a mother tongue? How do ideologies and political motives affect language policy? And could Singapore ever adopt an “open” bilingualism policy, where students could study any … Continue reading

The Centre Is Not The Centre – Writer’s Guild Anthology Launch 2017

By Angus Yip (18A01A), Elizabeth Leong (18S06G), Zhu Xiuhua (18S06A) Last Friday, Writer’s Guild held an escape room to mark the launch of the CCA’s latest anthology, The Centre Is Not The Centre. Members of Raffles Press participated in the escape room, perplexed and curious about this unorthodox setup for an anthology launch. Written works … Continue reading

Unearthed Treasure: Poetry Through the Eyes of Cyril Wong

By Lim Jing Rong (18A03A) and Ashley Tan (18A13A) Additional Reporting by Joan Ang (17A01B) You might have spotted his name lodged between headlines in The Straits Times. Or perhaps you, or someone you know, frequent literary events such as the annual Singapore Writer’s Festival. But if you have been keeping up with the news … Continue reading

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