Tembusu Tuesdays Alumni Reunion: Yu Chuan

An initiative by the Tembusu Tuesdays Working Group, The Tembusu Tuesdays interview series aims to reconnect Tembusu with its alumni by learning about their current endeavours and having them share their wealth of experience with current Tembusians. In this article, we speak to alumnus Yu Chuan.

The Outcome-centric Conversations We Should Be Having with Our Doctors

Hello, my name is Marcus Seah. I am a 2nd year medical student from Ponya. This is my medical column and the aim is to talk about medical issues, specifically those of public health. Public health issues concern the overall health of people rather than specific diseases and treatments. Dental care is one example. Many […]

What’s It Like To Dye Your Hair Blue?

In addition to what Marshall wrote about blonde hair, a formerly blue-haired person now brings you another tale about the power of coloured hair. On 3rd August 2016, my hair turned blue. For $150 and 3 hours of my time, my hair was bleached off its black pigment and smothered in blue. As per protocol, […]

A Day in the Life of Professor Adam S. Groves

The A Day in the Life series returns this week with an interview with Dr. Adam Staley Groves, in which he discusses the concept of order and harmony, and how order is often elucidated in its moment of absence. In their interview, Tay Ying Hui and Denise Goh also discover Dr. Groves’ thoughts on his journey in Tembusu College so far, being an outsider in an institution, and how too much of what university moulds us into is a mere marketable product.

Do Not Resuscitate

Hello, my name is Marcus Seah. I am a 2nd year medical student from Ponya. This is my medical column and the aim is to talk about medical issues, specifically those of public health. Public health issues concern the overall health of people rather than specific diseases and treatments. Dental care is one example. Many […]

On Political Correctness and Privilege

What should we make of politicians who give textbook answers, and is Singapore’s safety net as small as we think it is? Sarah-Kei Lauw reflects on Minister Tan Chuan-Jin’s visit to Tembusu College.