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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A Levels – Things I wish I knew before JC2 began

Hello. It’s Grace With A levels behind my back, I’m glad to be back on Origin* Cutting straight to the main focus of the article, A levels was no doubt, tough. Without seniors to guide us, I can confidently say the batch of 2018 was left to walk in uncharted waters. We made big mistakes, […]

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30 Second Reviews – Serenade with violinist So Young Yoon

Known for her momentous performance during the Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition when she tackled two insanely challenging Violin concertos (Sibelius D Minor and Wieniawski F# Minor) in a single night, Korean-born Violinist So Young Yoon dazzled Singaporeans with her performance of Bernstein’s Serenade. Together with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Yoon began the first movement with […]

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30 Second Reviews – Band Fiesta

Beginning this segment of 30s Reviews… A mundane evening in the botanical gardens was transformed by a resounding performance by the EJC symphonic band. Within the span of 2 hours, park-goers basking on the lawn by the Shaw Symphony stage, were treated to classic pop hits like Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You and a medley […]

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