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Right on Track: Singapore’s First Social Supermarket

by Charissa Joy Ng Desiree Yang never imagined her career would be one that helps the needy. Yet she took the leap of faith when the opportunity presented itself, and started Singapore’s first social supermarket Not really knowing what a social enterprise is all about, Desiree, 21, was guided solely by her passion to help […]

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Radio Heatwave Jock Makes His Debut on 987FM

by Megan Elisabeth Tan Mass Communication student Joseph Soh is the new 987FM Star Joseph Soh, 17, is not your average “Joe” since he came out top at the annual DJ competition, 987 Star. 987 Star searches for the “next voice and face” of the radio station. This year’s 987 Star auditions drew more contestants […]

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Banding Together to Relive Fond Memories

By Rachel Toh Undeterred by last year’s low audience turnout, Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s (NP) Alumni Band held their second concert at Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s Music Box On May 30, the Alumni Band, consisting of alumni aged 21 to 45, performed 10 pieces and two encore pieces, comprising Japanese pop and local songs. Up till last […]

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Film Students Win $3,000 In SingTel SEA Games Video Contest

By Christa Choo Inspiring story about a man who lost his leg clinches second prize for six Film, Sound and Video students Miranda Cardenas, Sherman Goh Wei Liang, Muhammad Irfan bin Mohd Rosdi, Tan Jia Hui, Michelle Lee Shi Hui and Khairul Hafizh Bin Said, all Year Two students in the Film, Sound and Video […]

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Capturing History In The Making

By Sandra Yim Hui Min Ngee Ann Polytechnic student Shintaro Tay is the youngest photographer to have his photos published in the book, Thank You, Mr Lee An anxious crowd filled the corridors of the Singapore General Hospital on Mar 18, 2015 to gather updates on the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s medical condition. Amidst […]

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MagiCal Moments From The Past

by Doretta Tan Mass Communication graduates reminisced about their days back in school at MCM 25. The School of Film & Media Studies (FMS) celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Mass Communication (MCM) diploma, invoked a sense of nostalgia among the alumni. More than 500 graduates and staff of FMS gathered at Level 1 of […]

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Purple Parade Fuels Passion in Youths for the Disabled

by Naomi Tham More youths give time and effort to create an inclusive society. The recent Purple Parade celebrating disabilities on Nov 15 saw about 80 per cent of the 200 volunteers aged between 15 and 25, mostly from the different junior colleges and tertiary institutions in Singapore. In its second year, the Purple Parade […]

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Utterly Good

by Amalina Haris For the first time in Utter, local directors have adapted short stories in one of the official languages of Singapore. Two of the best local filmmakers, Sanif Olek and Don Aravind, who are also alumni of Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP), directed the film adaptations of short stories written by local literary writers. […]

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Living Life with $395 a Month

by Meifang Choo Two students put themselves to experience poverty first-hand with the aim of raising awareness towards relative poverty in Singapore. In June and July, final-year Business & Social Enterprise students Nicholas Fheng and Lewin Low lived on a combined amount of $790 for their expenses each month, which included rent, utility bills, food […]

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Spontaneity In His Footstep

by Nina Gee Inspired by the stagnant and limited choices of men’s office wear, former Mass Communication student tackles the issue of Singapore’s lack of spontaneity. Ngee Ann Polytechnic alumnus collaborates with Rockstar Singapore for his innovative final year project (FYP) titled ‘The Get By on a Shoestring Project’. Noticing a group of similarly dressed […]

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