Lord of the Flyers: Flyers, Foolscap, and the Future of Tuition Advertisements

By: (From Raffles Press) Jeanne Tan (17A01B), Angus Yip (18A01A) and Abigail Ang (18S06B); (From HCI Publications Society) Wong Yang (16A14), Zachary Loh (16A12) and Owen Cho (16A11) This article is a collaboration between Raffles Press and Hwa Chong Institution’s Publications Society. There are some quintessential experiences in JC life, be it orientation, Open House, … Continue reading

Spidey and the Future of Marvel

By Lynn Hong (18A13A) and Choi Hoe Chang (18S07A) The third reboot of this popular franchise was met with a mix of anticipation and skepticism, but Spider-Man: Homecoming has emerged as an enrapturing and competent love letter to fans of the beloved superhero. It presented a dorkily endearing version of the superhero in a decidedly … Continue reading

Jock Speak

By Sheryl Gwee (18A01D) You’ve heard these phrases thrown around—hollered across canteen tables, muttered in lecture halls. You’ve probably used quite a few of them yourself, being an active participant in school culture. Maybe, at some point in time, you’ve even wondered, “Why ‘fam’?  What’s that all about? Where’d that come from?” Well, we’ve done … Continue reading

Happiness: An Achievable Feat or a Beautiful Whim?

By Asfar Alim (18S03J) and Chung Sohyun (18A13A) Scrolling through our social media feeds, most of us, at some point, would have come across various “motivational” quotes on happiness. Framed against aesthetic wallpapers ranging from pastel watercolour splashes to butterflies poised on a delicate flower, these quotes often draw thousands of likes and shares, as … Continue reading

Preview: How Sharper Than a Serpent’s Tooth: A King Lear Parody

By Lee Chin Wee (14A01B) What do Raffles alumni do in their free time after graduation? Aside from two years of compulsory National Service for the guys, we end up getting involved in all sorts of activities: from studying till 2 am in the university library to fretting about getting the right internships so that … Continue reading

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