Guard Against Complacency: Apathy Still Exists

Student activists are gaining more attention and enjoying greater success. But what about the rest? Sarah-Kei writes a personal response.

A Straw Man Argument

Erica Lim writes about the need for disability rights in the sustainability movement, arguing that the two movements can and should work together.

An Exchange (Mis)Adventure: When You Lose Almost Everything

Not all exchanges go smoothly. Ryan Quek recounts a trip to Spain during his exchange where he loses almost all his belongings, and he shares tips on how to deal with such an ordeal, or better still, avoid such a predicament.

We Need to Talk About Senior Selection

The College Students’ Committee (CSC) recently launched a project to gather views on Senior Selection from the student body and to understand how seniors contribute to Tembusu. Isaac Neo, who volunteered as a focus group leader for some of the discussions, reflects on the feedback received.

The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye: Demythologising the Singapore Story

As Singapore prepares to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Sir Stamford Raffles’s arrival in January 1819, Jonathan turns to an unlikely source of historical knowledge: The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. In this article, he reflects on the politics of remembering and forgetting, and on the form and content of Singaporean public memory.

Ways of Seeing

This article explores recent scientific discoveries about the highly evolved colour-changing skin cells and eye structures of the octopus and cuttlefish to illustrate how they perceive and manipulate colour.