By Zara Karimi (18A01A), Ianni Tan (18S03C) and Jeslyn Tan (18S06R).
What do you get when you take 1270 O-packs, over 300 students, 6 months of planning, and countless dry runs? It’s simple: A kick-butt Orientation programme that promises to deliver.
In case it wasn’t obvious by now, Orientation is happening in a week’s time! As one of the defining events of J1, Orientation celebrates the arrival of a new batch of the senior-most Rafflesians, and marks the start of your next two years in junior college. J1s can look forward to a variety of fun-filled activities, ranging from song and dance to station and war games, all carefully put together by a team of dedicated councillors and orientation group leaders (OGLs). Continue reading “Fjäll: Orientation 2018 Preview”→
As the new year rolls around, us students will doubtlessly be armed with a mental list of improvements that we are determined to actualise this year, ranging from salvaging our academic careers to improving our relationships with others. In the midst of this goal-setting for the new year, One Earth and Community Advocates are here to give us a nudge and implore: what can we do to treat Earth, our shared home, more kindly in the coming year?
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 Future You can pay rent and feed himself, post-JC life is just so fun.
When I’m not scraping together a living or curating my Instagram feed, I’m rehearsing for an independent production. It’s no Hamilton or Book of Mormon, but it promises to be great fun – it’s titled “How Sharper than a Serpent’s Tooth”, and is an irreverent parody of the Shakespearean classic, King Lear.