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Rockfest ’16: A Review by Stacy Ooi

Rockfest ’16, an annual pop/rock concert in NUS, took place at the UCC Courtyard on the 16th of March, Wednesday. Organized by Sheares Hall, the concert featured bands from all six NUS Halls of …

Encountering A Racist On The MRT

The peak hour train at Jurong East was crowded as usual. I stood in front of a well-dressed lady in her 40s sitting at the priority seat. Upon seeing me, she promptly crossed her legs and kicked her s…

The Syrian Refugee I Met In Rotterdam

By Insyirah Yahya Shlan. That was the name of the refugee I met when I was on an exchange program in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. And truth be told, our short exchange made the biggest impact on my ent…

This Happened In February

12-14 February 1942 Led by Lieutenant Adnan bin Saidi, 42 men from the Malay Regiment’s 1st Battalion defended Singapore against the Japanese invaders. Despite being heavily outnumbered Lieutena…

Why Women Suffer Poorer Mental Health

By Joey Tok Studies have shown that generally, women suffer from poorer mental health in comparison to men. An analysis of epidemiological studies by Oxford University for example, established that wo…

Her Road to Medical School

Hers is a story of persistence. In secondary school, Nuralyah Razali toyed with the idea of becoming a doctor. But she shook it off when she felt that her dream was far-fetched. Being from a neighbour…

Why Do Some Men Rape?

Why do some men rape? Is male sexual violence a vestige from our evolutionary history? Or has society made sexual violence a tool for men to assert their power in society? Evolutionary Perspective Dar…

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