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Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Exciting Events to Check Out this Recess Week

Nothing to do during Recess Week? Stressed from the mid-term tests that you’ve done or about to take? Fret not! The Ridge has compiled a list of stress-free activities for you to take a break from all that school work. From exotic music to local films and festivals, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Music Musical Theatre...

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How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

How to Survive School After Pulling an All-Nighter

It’s still pretty early in the semester but you’re guaranteed to do this at least once in your university life if not once in this semester alone. The All-Nighter. Sometimes it seems like the most efficient way to get the job done, sometimes you avoid it as much as possible knowing that your future self...

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[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

[Review] LocalBooks.sg, a haven for local book lovers

  The Singapore Writers Festival is looming around the corner and it’s going to be bigger and better than before! Although that’s no surprise given the spike in interest regarding all things Singaporean – from reminiscing about our childhood snacks and games to our growing appreciation of local films, it’s no wonder that at the...

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5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

It’s reading week, and if you’re tired of catching up on readings, re-watching webcasted lectures and re-visiting your laboratory assignments, fret not, there are a myriad of things you can do to chill out and take a break! Here are five interesting ways to spice up your school life in this stressful period. 1. Become an Adventurous Foodie Explore the...

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[Book Review] Till the Break of Day

[Book Review] Till the Break of Day

World Health Mental Day 2016 was on the 10th of October and it was an important and significant day to reflect on the importance of mental health in our lives. The theme for this year includes “psychological first aid”, which is concerned with highlighting the importance of provision of psychological support by everyday people with...

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Getting up close and personal with DJs of Illumi Run 2016

Getting up close and personal with DJs of Illumi Run 2016

Music pumping, doused with ILLUMI glow water, running, dancing and partying to a new route – you can expect to have the time of your life at this year’s Illumi Run 2016! Happening on the 17th of December at Palawan Green, Sentosa, participants will enjoy five different ultraviolet music-themed stations, complete with inflatable features. To top...

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7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

NUS is the oldest university in Singapore, so it’s expected that it’s looking a little rough around the edges. Many students would deem the campus as not very “aesthetically pleasing”, and jump to the conclusion that finding a good spot to take a decent photo would be hard – how am I going to Instagram my...

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Jack of all trades, Master of complexity

Jack of all trades, Master of complexity

In my phone call with him, asking him to make himself visible for this interview, I told him that I would “glorify” him just enough. As I waited in the solitude of my room, listening to the fan move in its ever mundane speed, I was wondering how much I could deliver on that promise....

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Cheers to healthy eating with Green Croft!

Cheers to healthy eating with Green Croft!

Situated on the first floor of the Galaxis building at 1 Fusionopolis Place, Green Croft is hard to miss with its inviting image. A combination of optimal lighting, minimalist décor and spaciousness draws you in for a much needed respite. My friend Wendy and I were invited over for a food tasting and so we headed down one...

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Cheap date ideas for every couple

Cheap date ideas for every couple

Tired of the same old dates of movie and dinner? Shocked to see your bank account depleting ever since you got into a relationship? Well, fret no more! We present you with some date ideas for the different couple types that will ensure that you do not break the bank: The Chill Couple: When you...

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5 Things to Do During Your Recess Week

5 Things to Do During Your Recess Week

Excited that it’s coming but have no idea what to do during recess week? Fret not. Here are five things you can to do during your recess week break! 1. Catch up on your beauty sleep.  Sleep appears mundane at first glance, but there’s more to the snooze than just a boring snore. Following a period of sleep, memories...