Category: Features

Unsung Heroes of RI: Aunty Annie(s)

By Calista Chong (18A01A), Lim Jing Rong (18A03A), and Nicki Chan (18S03C)

The bell chimes, signifying the end of another dull lecture. However, any happiness is short-lived as the much-dreaded announcement sounds:

“The next set of lecture notes is available for collection from the photocopy shop now.”

The whole LT heaves a collective sigh at the realisation that a new portion of the syllabus will be starting. However, while most head to their next class or to the canteen for a bite to eat after the lecture ends, the subject representatives have another job to do – collecting said lecture notes from the photocopy shop.

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2018 Arts Season: A Preview

By Nicki Chan (18S03C)
Cover photo courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society

While we were all swept up into the fast-paced routines of JC life, the days of April trickled away gradually, and now, April has almost come to an end. But not to worry, that can only mean one thing: the arts season is upon us.

This is a time when RI’s diverse array of co-curricular activities (CCAs), mainly those in the Performing Arts and Clubs category, hold performances, showcases and events for their peers and the general public. Such events allow members of said CCAs to display the fruits of their labour over the course of their time in the CCA, culminating in rewarding and enjoyable experiences for all involved.

In 2018, Raffles Press brings you a new column that collates all major upcoming CCA events for easy reference and better publicity. Events are organised by date, and this list is accurate as of 26/4/2018, though it may be subject to updates. Events that are conducted by student groups outside CCA may also be included.

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See Something, Say Something – Press Soapbox is Back!

By Abigail Ang (18S06B)

Do you have something on your mind that you are bursting to share? A cause you are passionate about? A confidential tip? An observation about school life or a phenomenon you wish someone would investigate?

Well, you can stop holding your tongue, as Press Soapbox is back in its 3rd incarnation next week. Press Soapbox is a biannual initiative by Raffles Press which aims to tap the pulse of the school community and cover issues that Rafflesians care about. Continue reading “See Something, Say Something – Press Soapbox is Back!”

Rafflesian Times: Issue #9 Preview

The following is a preview from the upcoming Issue #9 of the Rafflesian Times, slated for release next Monday.

The Rafflesian Times is Raffles Institution’s school magazine. It is jointly produced by CCA groups Raffles Publications and Raffles Press, together with the Raffles Institution Communications, Alumni Relations and Advancement Department. We serve up succulent stories on Rafflesians (and friends of RI) past and present.

In this issue:

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