By Kuang Shane Qi (19A13A)
Photographs courtesy of Alyssa Marie Loo (19A13A)
Students of Literature in English Paper 2 (The English Renaissance) might be familiar with this quote by John Donne:
“Twice or thrice had I lov’d thee,
Before I knew thy face or name;
So in a voice, so in a shapeless flame
Angels affect us oft…”
(In this case, “twice or thrice” refers to the number of morning announcements the Lit Week Team made to sleepy students… )
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By Zacchaeus Chok (18S03O), Elizabeth Leong (18S06G) and Ling Young Loon (18S07A)
Game theory is hard to pin down. It originates from a fascinating line of economic thought, but feels more like a branch with its own roots. The H3 game theory module stands under the shadow of economics, but truthfully, the concepts of the subject stretch way further. The umbrella of game theory ponders over all of academia, spanning political science to evolutionary biology.
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By Chung So Hyun (18A13A) and Grace Lau (18SO3I)
What on earth is “H1”?
As to-be J1 students, we remember first coming across this unfamiliar term while talking to our seniors about “the JC life”. Initially, we thought that “H1” was an acronym for “History Paper 1”. It was only through our senior that we found out later — “H1” actually stood for the most basic level among the 3 different levels of study for the GCE A-Level subjects.
If you are as clueless as I was back then, fret not! This article is for you. In this feature, we provide a short introduction to some common H1 subjects — Project Work (PW), General Paper (GP), and H1 Economics.
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By Abigail Ang (18S06B) and Soh Ying Qi (18A01C), with guest writer Lim Tian Jiao (18A01C)
This article is the ninth and last part in Raffles Press’ series, Please Mind the Platform Gap: The Road Less Taken, about non-traditional A-level subjects offered in RI. For our previous feature on H2 TLL, please click here. For our last feature on H2 ELL, click here.
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By guest contributors Mridula Kumar (18S03B) and M Farhana (18S03B)
Additional reporting by Soh Ying Qi (18A01C)
Photos courtesy of M Farhana
This article is the eighth part in Raffles Press’ series, Please Mind the Platform Gap: The Road Less Taken, about non-traditional A-level subjects offered in RI. For our previous feature on H2 MLL, please click here.
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