Shao Kai Chng
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A Note After Election Day

You thought that it was a bad dream. It was not. The flags streaked with red, blue, and a messy splash of orange in a sea of red caps. Beyond the crazy mad months that the world has endured, lies a fu…

The Library

In here, I find peace during the grimmest days. There is no romancing of the library; silence pierced through all levels of this citadel, devoid of life, as I sauntered through labyrinths of paper in …

On Greener Pastures

Check out @pewpew_away on Instagram for more photos! For some reason, I love coming back to NUS to study on holidays (and sometimes, the weekends). It might be sense of academic pursuit amongst peers,…

Three Parts of Recovery

(Inspired by my 2016 SingPoWriMo Day 18 poem and Bulbapedia) HARBINGER ˈhɑːbɪn(d)ʒə/ noun (noun: harbinger; plural noun: harbingers) HARBINGER is an Omen/Forewarning type of Word. It has no true form,…

Not Another Singapore

In an attempt to escape the dreary spell over humid Singapore, my friend and I escaped for a week-long vacation to Hong Kong. Contrary to many naysayers, Hong Kong is nothing like Singapore despite th…

Behind Those Lenses

The author is the Publications & Communications Director of the NUS History Society (HISSOC). Being an Exco member, he is responsible for covering HISSOC events and happenings as a photographer. F…

A Field Trip to a Bookshop

Upon entering the shop, the change in the atmosphere is clear through all senses – from the sudden rush of cold air that contrasts with the heat outside, to the scent of books along with a sense of qu…

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