By Jason Nathaniel Sutio (22S06U) and Keiran Koh (22S06M)
Cover image courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society
Amid the torrential rain, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu was seen outside RI Boarding on 20 August 2021.
She had planted a Gelam tree, which kicked off RI’s fundraising campaign “1823 Trees: Rooting for a Greener Singapore.”
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By Chern Huan Yee (22S06A)
Cover image by Raffles Entrepreneurship Network (REN)
This year, Raffles Entrepreneurship Network (REN) hosted the annual Raffles Business Symposium (RBS) in the form of a three-hour afternoon webinar on Friday, 20 August. Fittingly, it was themed around “Digitalization in Business.”
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By Chloe Charitey Pudjo (22SO3G)
Fast fashion, e-waste, plastic waste, food waste… the list of problems plaguing our world seems to be endless. These issues of consumerism are not new to us, but how many of us can truly attest to taking action to mitigate their impact?
In their annual batch project, “Consumer Class”, Community Advocates aims to provide students a full rundown of all the vital information we need to know to get on board the expressway to a Zero Waste Nation.
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By Jason Sutio (22S06U), Lara Tan (22A01B), Mei Feifei (22A13A)
What do you call two people arguing in a sauna?
A heated debate.
However, in the local secondary school debate circuits, things are admittedly less heated. This year, the Raffles Debate Academy Under-14 Debating Championship (known informally as RDAs) took place on 29 and 30 May, seeing 32 secondary schools participate in this annual competition organised by Raffles Institution.
Helmed by the ‘20-’21 Raffles Debaters Exco and their teachers-in-charge, Ms Umarani, Mr Ashton Tan and Ms Nicole Magno, the competition made its comeback online after a one-year hiatus.
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By Edna Lim (22S03F), Mei Feifei (22A13A), and Shermaine Lim (22S03N)
“Can I have an Aburi Chicken Don please?”
“My hit rate with aunties is quite high.”
“Mr Patrick Wong, you are not allowed to participate in the game.”
Where do a chicken don, aunties and Mr Patrick Wong (Raffles Press’s beloved teacher in-charge) come together? Raffles Press’s annual inter-JC conference, Pressing Ahead, of course!
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