8 Questions for the 8th CSC President

One and a half months since the 9th College Students’ Committee (CSC) took office, Treehouse speaks to the 8th CSC President Zachary Fong, a final-year pharmacy student, on life after stepping down from office and his thoughts on our Home of Possibilities.

10 Questions I wished I asked PM Justin Trudeau when he visited NUS

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a town hall dialogue titled “Canada and Asia in a Changing World” at NUS on 15 November. Here’s a list of questions Bryan Kwa prepared but didn’t get to ask.

4 Observations from Visiting North Korea in 2013

The article aims to shed some light on this hermit nation- the DPRK (“North Korea”). Instead of a day-to-day account of my 8-day trip to North Korea that will probably bore everyone, with the benefit of hindsight, I believe that the key takeaways can be distilled into 4 significant and interesting observations.

Discovering Possibilities: An Epilogue

The story of how University Town came to be. Journeys of growth amidst difficulties. Tensions between choices and identities. Five inspiring stories took centre stage at Tembusu Polity’s “15 Minutes” event, themed “Discovering Possibilities”. Chia Wee reflects on this event from the audience’s perspective. 

Surviving Halloween

Let’s face it: Halloween is here. It is that time of the year when most of your friends are out scaring themselves. But this is hardly surprising especially since Samhain is the time where the dead spirits return to earth. Similar to the hungry ghost festival, people light bonfires and pay their respects to the dead.

Solomon

Hanniel Lim pens a villanelle with a religious existentialist interpretation of the voice of the biblical figure Solomon based on Jewish and Islamic traditions.