No place for elitism here

Being an institution that opens its doors to students from all walks of life is what makes the University unique and vibrant in the first place. There should be no place for elitism here.

Opinion: When our conversations about racism fall short

Being judged on my skin colour has always felt inescapable, but racism reared its ugly head in an especially uncouth manner for me, when I was searching for a rental apartment last year.

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Life around NTU

Building networks of friendships

In our eagerness to make beneficial relationships, many of us overlook forging genuine, deep friendships. We hang out in large groups of friends. We share stories and laughter. However, these individuals are ultimately mere acquaintances.

Hope amid division in Trump’s America

I am here in this country at a time when its people seem most divided; a time when tensions are starkly high, when protests against new policies break out every other day.

What I learned about education

As my maturity grew with life experiences and having learned the importance of doing what you love and loving what you do, I started to question the value of education. As my maturity grew with life experiences and having learned the importance of doing what you love and loving what you do, I started to qu

Changing and growing with NTU

The open concept of the North Spine, with sunlight filling the corridors, the new buildings in the South Spine and the fresh new look that my school has, fills me with hope for my future outside as I step out of my academic life.

Young at heart, but old school?

I have realised that age truly is but a number, and learning never ceases, even if everyone else around you is from a different generation.

What anger can turn you into

By Gowri Somasundaram After an argument with my brother, my living room reeked of talcum powder for an entire week. I had, in a fit of ire, smashed a small bottle of said powder against the wall. Sadly, these incidents sometimes happen as a result of pure instinct. This was just one of the more recent incidents where m