Student Features

A Day of Fasting

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By Arissa Binte Kamaruzaman (24A01A), Syaura Nashwa Rasyiddin (24S03R) and Camillia Anum Mohamad Ashraff (24S03B)

In light of the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations, and the end to Ramadan, Press has invited two students to try out “A Day of Fasting” alongside three of our Muslim Press members! Join these students in gaining a deeper understanding of Ramadan’s significance, as they undergo a day’s journey of fasting in school.

A-Level 2023 Features: Pursuing Their Passions

Reading Time: 8 minutes

By Low Jing Kai (24S03H), Noh Sangeun (23S06Q) and Saara Katyal (23S05A)

Hee Ker Ru

Hee Ker Ru (22A13B) has never been one to conform. With her self-proclaimed “colourful, kitschy, karang guni aesthetic”, she turns heads whenever she dresses up in public. She applies the same singular ethos to her artistic pursuits, and has blossomed into a bona fide artist with a bold style and constant desire to improve. 

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A-Level 2023 Features: Just Keep Moving

Reading Time: 6 minutes

By Aiko Yeo (23A01B), Shannen Lim (24A01A), and Venkatesan Ranjana (23A01D)

Bonnie Yeo

As the owner of a gold medal in the 2022 SEA Games’ 4×100 medley relay, Bonnie is beyond a doubt one of RI’s prominent student-athletes. Despite this, her humility shines through (along with her graciousness—evidenced by her laughter in response to our pun of “diving right into it”) as she shares with us about her swimming career thus far.

“I was not expecting by any measure to get into the SEA Games. It was such a surprise, and a shock—it was really a blessing. […] My mum was like, ‘Huh, what? Did you check your email properly?’

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A-Level 2023 Features: Serving From The Heart

Reading Time: 6 minutes

By Chandrasekaran Shreya (24S06A), Fiona Ting (24S06A), Jermaine Lee (24A01A), and Tay Yu Ning (23S06E)

Faith Ho Enki

For Faith Ho (22A01A), getting to know stories from communities outside of her own has always been the core of her motivation for service. A narrative-driven person, she feels that stories are the bridges between people. “I’ve always wanted to get out of the bubble I was in. In JC, we’re often caught up with schoolwork and commitments, but there’s a much bigger world out there and it’s worth it to step out and talk to different people.” 

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A-Level 2023 Features: Rolling With The Punches 

Reading Time: 6 minutes

By Anamika Ragu (23A01A), Chia Kei Yin (24S03C), Claire Jow (23A01B), and Gabriel Ho (24S02A)

Nadra Binte Hamdan (22S03M)

“In excelling in my studies, I may be able to solve the challenges that I have at home.”

Nadra has had a penchant for science for most of her life. Fascinated with the way reactions occur in chemistry, she has always worked towards a career in medicine. She describes studying the way certain drugs are capable of reacting with the body and treating diseases with a smile.

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