Opinion
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Class Part, Class Fart?

I used to instinctively avoid classes with a heavy focus on class participation, as they often meant ripe opportunities for instinctive panic, horrific embarrassment, making oneself stand out and therefore, committing social suicide. Even though these jitters have since faded, it hasn’t stopped me from questioning the prevalent focus on graded class participation (colloquially known…

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All is not Quiet on the LGBT Front

In 2013, the Our Singapore Conversation survey revealed that that close to half of over 4,000 respondents rejected “gay lifestyles” and “same-sex marriage”. In 2014, the Institute of Policy Studies’ Survey on Race, Religion and Language reminded us – with the statistic that more than 70% view “sexual relations between two adults of the sex”…

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Rediscovering

In the course of my elusive search for a job, running from pillar to post, I’ve had the opportunity of scouring through numerous job descriptions and interacting with recruiters across all spectrums. There are those who nod approvingly upon seeing my resume, while others treat it with disdain. While I may not necessarily meet the…

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Opinion
Happiness and Meaning

We have various expectations of life – that it would get more exciting with every year, that we would gain more wisdom with every experience, and become one step closer to happiness with every ounce of effort we put in. In the course of our education, we developed the belief that the academic knowledge and…

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