Category: What We Do

The Raffles Press Experience: An Interview With Our Members

By Raffles Press

Whether you’re considering Press as a potential CCA or you’re just simply curious about what we do at Press, we have compiled interviews from the Batch of 2021 in this short video for you to find out more about our CCA! For more content like this, do follow our Instagram (@rafflespress)! More information about Raffles Press can be found on our CCA Preview.

CCA Previews ’21: Raffles Press

By Shaun Loh (21A01A), Chairperson

Back when school was closed during circuit breaker, Press was still up and running, churning out articles on HBL and online school activities. When school reopened in Term 3 and live CCA sessions still couldn’t resume, Press was busy preparing for its Teacher’s Day edition.

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CCA Previews ‘20: Raffles Press

By Ng Ziqin (20S03H), Chairperson, and Sarah Lok (20A03A), Vice-Chairperson (Editorial) 

Six weeks and 67 CCAs later, it’s finally our turn!

A curious and somewhat charming breed of student, the student journalist can often be found in the thick of the action at any school event, chatting effortlessly to students or staff whom we might only have seen in passing outside a lecture theatre, attempting to collect an insider perspective or a pithy quote.

After all, whether it’s a fashion show, the annual Kiwi Cup, or a self-organised TED talk—we’ve got you covered. 

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Pressing Ahead 2019: Preparing for the Multimedia Newsroom

By Huang Beihua (20A03A) and Sarah Lok (20A03A)
Photos courtesy of Mr Patrick Wong

Despite our denial, the life of a student journalist is markedly different from that of a paid professional. We are fortunate not to risk having someone set their dogs on us, for example, and rejections of our articles—even if churned out on Google Docs in late-night frenzies—are exceptions rather than the norm. Yet, the safe harbour of school does not so readily exonerate student-journalists from the keeping abreast of the meteorology in the open seas beyond, and as the field of journalism as a whole braces for the digital era ahead, it is only too appropriate that student journalists must, too, consider and discuss the challenges and opportunities it heralds for ourselves.

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Typical Tuesday Thrills

By Raffles Press

5:05pm. The sun hangs low in the air; for a split second (or hours, it feels like), the world stops spinning on its axis. Time treads lighter, slower, even, around these parts. A block ends and another begins, though most (the sane ones) are no longer in school to care. You might think you know what’s going on in school around this hour, but do you really? Raffles Press presents: the darker side of the campus, for your reading pleasure.

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