Awkward Association Presents : A Guide to Having An Awkward Convo

New year, new people. Making new friends is never easy, so we thought you might need some help.  Awkward Association came up with 6 tips that will guarantee you an unforgettable conversation.   Prolonged eye contact. To properly start off an awkward conversation, a sustained eye contact is a must, preferably longer than five seconds. […]

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FAKE FRESHIES ALERT:POOR LIFE DECISIONS

As the title suggests, Press’ undercover project was the first bad life decision I made coming into 2019 and little did I know that the day would turn into a series of poor life choices. Though the idea did interest me at the start, having to take on this fake persona of ‘Neek Koh’, an […]

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Fake Freshies Alert: Awkward Encounters

To be very honest, most of us on The Origin* team were extremely thrilled about the idea of going Undercover when one of our members first brought it up. It seemed really cool and I am sure that we were one of the first few JCs to think about doing this. The idea of blending […]

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FAKE FRESHIES ALERT: AN UNDERCOVER BLUNDER

Same scene, new eyes – in light of Press’s Undercover project, we got our hands deep in preparation before we began. To set myself up for the mission, I created a concrete backstory – suddenly, I was a Singaporean who used to be from a school in Singapore in lower secondary, but transferred to a […]

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Fake Freshies Alert: great in theory, poor in execution

Before today, I thought a random Indian man doing a WWE-style commentary of me as I wiped down cutlery sets was the most awkward situation I would ever have to be in. But oh, is life full of surprises.   Somewhere towards the end of 2018 as we were ideating for the new adventures of […]

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Book review – “Everything I Never Told You”

Author: Celeste Ng Reviewed by: Su Min “At least I don’t let other people tell me what I want. At least I know who I am. What I want. What about you, Miss Lee? What do you want?” ~ Jack Wolff While searching online for book recommendations, I chanced upon Celeste Ng’s “Everything I never […]

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Museum Reviews

Bored at home? Tired of doing the same old thing during the holidays? Well, then maybe we’ve got a new hobby guide lined up just for you: why not try your hand at museum hopping?   Over the holidays we have been taste-testing the various museums across Singapore in search of something interesting to fill […]

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