CCAs in the Spotlight

With CCA Walkabout just around the corner, EJ Press The Origin* presents you with a taster on what you can expect from the Walkabout itself, as well as some very important details for you on making an informed decision regarding your CCA and securing your place. Read on for a sneak peek of EJ’s many […]

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SMU: Women In Tech Talk

“It can make many impossible things possible.” – Associate Professor Zheng Bai Hua Recently, I had the honor of attending an event held by SMU named Women in Tech. It was a talk based around women who are working the technology industry or are planning to work in it. The event started off with a […]

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NO PE AFTER 3

Just by reading this title, you must be guessing I’m probably another one of those ‘PE haters’ and whine continuously about having to run at least 4 rounds around the 400m track every PE lesson. But I am here to assure you, that I am absolutely not. I am merely providing another viewpoint of the […]

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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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