Marshall Too reflects on the changing dynamics in Tembusu after an 18-month absence.
Reuben ruminates on what three artworks about mental illness and suicide can tell us about art and mental health.
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.
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.
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.
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.