Established in 2009, The Kent Ridge Common is an independent publication of the National University of Singapore. Run by current undergraduates, the magazine focuses on current affairs and commentaries affecting the student life and beyond.

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Neo needs to reinvent

The Chinese New Year period is probably the busiest stretch of time for the box offices in Singapore, and it is no surprise that two locally made films chose their release to coincide with the festive…

Not the Bell Curve again

Concerned students await the day of examination results release with trepidation. The bell curve is drawn and the academic fate has been decided. It may signal a boon for only a small handful of stude…

Kaka’s £15m-a-year snub

Manchester City’s over-£108 million bid for AC Milan’s Kaka fell remarkably through this week, after the player failed to agree on a series of complex personal terms with the club. Just last week, Cit…


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,…

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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…

A Day in the Life of an NUS Student

Established in 2009, The Kent Ridge Common is the independent daily of the National University of Singapore. Writers comprise largely of current undergrads with select alumni contributing to the paper. Opinions expressed are of the writer's own. Please visit our disclaimer page for our terms and conditions.

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