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.

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.

Food Project: Prata

Prata is one of the most loved dishes in Singapore. In this article, we delve into the makings of the dish we know today and, at the same time, review Springleaf at Sunset Way.

6 Tips to Make Your Recess Week the Most Productive Week Ever

With recess week upon us, Shane gives you 6 tips on how you can make the most of this time you have. Shane believes that you’re not only capable but you will have the most awesome recess week you ever had inside and outside of Tembusu. Read this, follow it, act upon your inner inhibitions and have the most amazing time!