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Same Faces, Different Pursuits

Oct 17 heralded in the beginning of the new school term, and npTribune set out to discover how our current students’ ambitions, motivations and expectations have changed over the course of the year.   Rohit Bhojwani Banking & Financial Services School of Business & Accountancy, Year 2 How have your motivations and expectations changed from […]

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Movie Making in a Battle Against Time

By Isabelle Liew Bi Xuan From Apr 15 to 17, aspiring filmmakers from around Singapore were tasked to create a short movie within two days Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) team, Twinfilm, emerged as Best Visual Effects winner at The 48 Hour Film Project award ceremony on Apr 23. Twinfilm comprises of second and third-year students […]

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Against all Odds

By Teo Zi Lin Being resilient, courageous and determined is no easy feat for this student – but Edgar Cheong has what it takes to rise above adversity After being granted a chance to live again, Edgar Cheong turned his near-death experience four years ago into his source of motivation in life. Despite being paralysed […]

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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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