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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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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