I love both the Arts and the Sciences. What to do?

Reuben Wang reflects about the differences and barriers between the Arts and the Sciences.

No pageants in Tembusu – great!

No pageants in Tembusu – great!   Pageants are the rite of passage to university life. Organised by all faculties and halls, it is an annual tradition dating back to the 80s. Yet, even as pageants make their mark in the various communities within the university, one particular community seems to be absent from the […]

Taylor, look what you made an old fan do.

They start off pure and innocent, starry-eyed and ready to take on the world. Their career begins and they ascend slowly but surely. Eventually, they release that one song which lights the afterburner of their careers and they are thrust into gargantuan fame. Yet fame is fickle. And so slowly, they lose control. They descend […]

Good ol’ days before today’s pop music

As I was writing this article, the song ‘Rock And Roll’ by Led Zeppelin aptly played on Spotify:   It’s been a long time since I rock and rolled, It’s been a long time since I did the Stroll. Ooh, let me get it back, let me get it back, Let me get it back, […]

Daenerys Should Not Be Queen Of The Seven Kingdoms.

Game of Thrones may be taxonomically listed next to Lord of the Rings or Eragon as masterpieces from the genre of medieval high fantasy, but it vandalises the tropes found in historical high fantasy since Tolkien wrote The Lord of the Rings. Where Tolkien and Lewis imagined knights and noble crusaders, the people holding political […]

Tembusu Tuesdays Alumni Reunion: Salima

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.   How did you find your experiences living here in Tembusu? Being in Tembusu was one of the best experiences of my life. It was a […]