CCA Previews 2017

CCA Previews ’17: Raffles Players

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By Mahirah bte Abdul Latiff (17S03B), Chairperson; Poh Erika (17S03P), Vice-Chairperson; Shirin Mehnaz Ansari (17S03C), Quartermaster; Choo Ian Kang (17A13A), Quartermaster; Sabariesh Ilankathir (17A13A), Secretary; Hu Yunting Grace (17A13A), Treasurer

If you’ve dropped by the Players booth during Open House, you might have noticed that we included a “Terms and Conditions Apply” on our board, where it says that we have CCA every Wednesday. And if you’re a prospective member, you’ll soon learn that, Terms and Conditions do indeed apply. While we seemingly only have one stated CCA day, this only applies to non production periods and admittedly, we have productions back to back throughout the year. Players is definitely not for the faint of heart, for daily CCA sessions are definitely not uncommon during production periods. Split into sub-committees for productions, there will be a wide variety of activities that a player can be involved in.

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CCA Previews ’17: Raffles Press

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By Bay Jia Wei (17S06R), Chairperson

It is odd—how after editing the tenth CCA Preview, I am still struggling to put Press into words. It is odd, because it is always the other way round. Probably no CCA in RI has shared such great affinity with Google Docs, Microsoft Word, and WordPress; or the odd tiff with blank pages on 3 am mornings when the mind starts to be more functional.

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CCA Previews ’17: Cross Country

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To some, cross country runners appear to be insane. We voluntarily get ourselves to train – drenched in sweat, breathing heavily, with our fatigued bodies aching as we force our tired minds to get rid of negativity. One thing’s for certain – cross country is not an easy sport. But it’s supposed to be hard, the hard is what makes it great.

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CCA Previews ’17: Writer’s Guild

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By Elizabeth Deng (17A01A), Chairperson of Writer’s Guild

If one happens to walk past a classroom during late Monday afternoons (either in A block or B block, depending), one might be able to look in, and see this:

Students sat together in groups, looking over each other’s laptops and computers where word documents are open, and giving each other comments and critiques and suggestions. Words like imagery or nice effect or style might float out, if one strains their ears–

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