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Demystifying the RI Finance Bro

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By Anamika Ragu (23A01A), Natalie Tan (23A01B), Tang Lanyun (23S05A)

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that Singapore is a money-centric society.”

Boris Liu (23A01A)

The trope of the Finance Bro (also known as Crypto Bro) means nothing good on the Internet. Images of the Original Finance Bros come to mind, the likes of Elon Musk, Warren Buffet and the Wolf of Wall Street himself.

However, thanks to globalisation or just chronically-online entrepreneurial chancers, the label has wormed its way into the hallowed halls of Raffles Institution, culminating in a micro-epidemic that has plagued the great minds of the future. 

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High and Low Notes: The Lives of Professional Musicians

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By Mirella Ang (22A01C) 

The last concert I played with the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) was with a soloist whom the management was incredibly excited about. The SNYO head even told us that “[watching him play] has been one of [her] life’s dreams”. But judging by the politely blank expressions of some fellow musicians, I wasn’t the only one who had no idea how big a deal he was. 

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Ori’22 Behind-The-Scenes Podcast Episode 3: OGLs

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By Mei Feifei (22A13A), Mirella Ang (22A01C)

With hosting by Hong Wan Jing (22S06F), and guests Go Maomi Rosseli (22A13A), Megan Sierra Chan (22A13B), Trevor Lee (22A13A), Yu Xuan Tan (22S07A)

Orientation is undoubtedly a wonderful highlight for most Year 5s coming into RI, fresh from their secondary school days. But what really went on behind-the-scenes? How did the Year 6s make the programme run so smoothly? Was everything as wondrous as they had hoped? We invited 15 Year 6s involved in this year’s Orientation to spill the tea on everything Wonderland.

This is Episode #3 of the Press Podcast: Ori’22 Edition.

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Ori’22 Behind-The-Scenes Podcast Episode 2: Dance Team

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By Mei Feifei (22A13A), Mirella Ang (22A01C)

With guests Chin Hui Fang (22S03H), Derek Huang (22S02A), Shermaine Lim (22S03N), Vienna Fiorella Anong (22S06Q)

Orientation is undoubtedly a wonderful highlight for most Year 5s coming into RI, fresh from their secondary school days. But what really went on behind-the-scenes? How did the Year 6s make the programme run so smoothly? Was everything as wondrous as they had hoped? We invited 15 Year 6s involved in this year’s Orientation to spill the tea on everything Wonderland.

This is Episode #2 of the Press Podcast: Ori’22 Edition.

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Ori’22 Behind-The-Scenes Podcast Episode 1: O’Comm

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By Mei Feifei (22A13A), Mirella Ang (22A01C)

With guests Hudson Wong (22S06J), Jonathan Tan (22S06D), Meira Lee (22S06A), Sarrah Rose (22S06M)

Orientation is undoubtedly a wonderful highlight for most Year 5s coming into RI, fresh from their secondary school days. But what really went on behind-the-scenes? How did the Year 6s make the programme run so smoothly? Was everything as wondrous as they had hoped? We invited 15 Year 6s involved in this year’s Orientation to spill the tea on everything Wonderland.

This is Episode #1 of the Press Podcast: Ori’22 Edition.

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