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Exercising – Beyond The Keyboards

How can the Ngee Ann Polytechnic (NP) community develop an effective exercising culture beyond exercising their fingers on the keyboards? Many NP students have neglected healthy living – overlooking the importance of exercising and a proper diet. A report by the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, revealed that 244 Singaporean youths aged 12 […]

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Proper Nutrition: Every Child’s Right

By Clara Tan Some mothers pick what their children get to eat. Other mothers pick which child to feed and which to die. This is what the impoverished women in Haiti have to go through almost every day – making grim life-or-death choices in order to keep their children alive. This happens especially when food […]

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Going Your Own Way

By Chin Yan Ni I accompanied my cousins to attend the National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) Travel Fair last year, and I remember looking through the on the stack of A4-size brochures that were stuffed into my hands by salesmen. “12D 10N Exciting Greek Getaway” was one of the tour packages that was […]

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Current Affairs Should Be Learnt Willingly

By Rachel Yeo Our teachers have ingrained in us the importance of learning current affairs since young. It helps an individual stay updated on what is happening around the world, sharpens critical thinking skills, and allows them to form intellectual conversations with others through their improved worldviews. These are some of the reasons why schools […]

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The way forward for sports in Singapore

By Muhd Muhaimin Suzaini I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Team Singapore for their extraordinary achievements in the recent 2015 South East Asia (SEA) Games. They won a total of 84 gold medals in this year’s event that was held in its home turf, surpassing the 1993 SEA Games gold medal tally. This […]

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The Price of Getting Nods

By Mirabelle Koh Nothing beats the feeling of receiving praise for lending your friend a helping hand – or so I thought. But when you have to juggle schooling, a part-time career and maybe some extra co-curricular activities while being that first friend that all your buds turn to for help, exhaustion will eventually get […]

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STREAM(line) Music

By Vanessa Kang Apple Music: the new music streaming service dubbed as the saviour of the music industry, where declining physical CD sales is the norm. Other popular music streaming services like Spotify, Tidal and Rhapsody, among many others, have been in the industry far longer, with Spotify starting in 2008. These platforms however, have […]

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Closing the Family Gap

By Sandra Yim As toddlers, we whine and pine for the attention of our dear parents but as we reach our adolescent years, this essential need that we once craved so desperately starts to fade into aloofness. Sadly, as we grow older and start making more sense of the world, we think that we’ve seen […]

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Game On

by Hillary Kang I like video games. I’ve liked them since my brother introduced the ubiquitous Pokémon series to me when I was seven. Since then, video games have seen me through the years, and I’ve even seen numerous franchises mature and change along with me, such as Final Fantasy and Resident Evil (imagine my […]

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Go Big or Go Homer

by Cally Cheung It was five minutes into the first Pure Literature class when my teacher asked me about the significance of scrambled eggs. We were at the first act of A Raisin In The Sun, the 1959 Broadway play by Lorraine Hansberry. One year later, I found myself waxing lyrical about mooncakes and rice […]

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