Arts

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,…

Going Crazy over Pokemon

POKEMON GO: the latest craze that has riveted the world.   Tapping on the nostalgia of the 1990s and combined with the newest advances in Augmented Reality, it has proven to be a cultural phenome…

Not By Any Definition

“When senseless acts of tragedy remind us / That nothing here is promised, not one day.” In the wake of a tragedy (or even resistance), we learn a few things. We learn that hate remains within some of…

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…

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