Category: Commentary

Food Reviews: Chill@RI

By Asfar Alim (18S03J), Angus Yip (18A01A), Adri Faris (18A13A), Zhu Xiuhua (18S06A), Elizabeth Leong (18S06G), Soh Ying Qi (18A01C) and Jeslyn Tan (18S06R)

With the introduction of the Healthy Meals in Schools Programme (HMSP) in 2017, many students lamented the disappearance of their favourite snack foods from the shelves of Chill@RI, as new and often lesser-known (and ostensibly healthier) alternatives began to replace them. For those who have yet to give these new brands a shot, Raffles Press presents our latest round of food reviews: snacks from Chill@RI.

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Things People Search, Vol. 2: 2 Fast 2 Curious

By Soh Ying Qi (18A01C)

The Word of Mouth search bar. Always handy, always helpful, (nearly) always reliable. But behind the scenes, what our readers key into it is a different story. Here are some of this term’s very best queries, taken from your collective search history.

(Read Vol. 1 here.)

Note: Queries posted here are completely unedited, unless otherwise stated.

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The Small Duck: Jazz Showcase

By Shervon Lee (19S06A), Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A), Asfar Alim (18S03J)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

Last Thursday afternoon, a smooth melody emanated from the TSD. This was none other than the members of Raffles Jazz, who were hard at work making the final preparations for their showcase, The Small Duck. As the title suggests, the showcase was held on a smaller scale with a smaller audience. As a result, the performances seemed more casual, where the Jazz members performed for no other reason than to, well, perform.

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Homeground 2018: Bridging Term Contract Workers and Students

By Zacchaeus Chok (18S03O)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Community Advocates

“What is the weirdest thing you ever ate?” A few awkward glances ensue.

“Or how about, what is your favourite food?” interjects another student facilitator as he frantically rummages through the bag of ice-breaker statements, prepared by the organising committee for the very purpose of preventing an uneasy silence.

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