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

Seeing Donald Trump win up close: A Singaporean’s take on the US elections

WKWSCI student Hillary Tan is on exchange at the University of Missouri in the US. He was with a group of Clinton supporters the morning when it became clear that Trump was going to win.

Canteen talk: What exchange students think about President Trump

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections has been a major talking point. What are your thoughts on the new American President-elect and what impact do you think his administration will have on your country?

Local or foreign talent for Singapore sports?

While debate continues to brew over the integration of foreign talent into local sports, coaches say that embracing foreigners remains important in building the domestic scene, but the long-term success lies in the early and consistent grooming of home-grown talents.