Opinion / Singapore
2012-11-12 11.01.06
[Media & Politics] Is The Government Struggling To Engage University Students Using Social Media?

According to the results of a recent poll conducted by the NUS Students’ Political Association (NUSPA), the government seems to have problems trying to reach out to tertiary students in the changing media landscape where use of social media is on the rise. The poll of 407 undergraduates in Singapore showed that about 44.7% of…

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News / Singapore
Credit: Lionel Lin
[Guest Article] Top Guns Forum 2012: Local Politicians Engage In Lively Debate With NUS Students

This article was first published online at Newshub – NUS’ News Portal, you can find the article here: http://newshub.nus.edu.sg/headlines/1012/forum_23Oct12.php —————————– Despite their differences, representatives from the five political parties in Singapore agreed that to engage the public, efforts by the government and all political parties are necessary and important. The six politicians—Ms. Indranee Rajah and Mr….

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News / Singapore
Dr Tan Tin Wee
[EXTERNAL] Singaporean inducted into inaugural ‘Internet Hall of Fame’

Dr Tan Tin Wee, an associate professor at the National University of Singapore (NUS), has been honoured as a “Global Connector” in the Internet Society’s inaugural batch of Internet Hall of Fame inductees for his instrumental role in the internationalisation of the Internet. Tan’s list of achievements and awards over the course of his professional life is a long one….

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Singapore
Abercrombie high 5
The Abercrombie effect

When I arrived on the scene, there was a busy crowd surrounding the Abercrombie and Fitch (A&F) flagship store, located at Knightsbridge, beside Paragon Shopping Centre. The little sunshine that broke through the clouds reflected sharply off the well-cut bodies that many, both male and female, were ogling at. Wearing simple red sweat pants, the…

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Entertainment / Events / Singapore
Spring Awakening (Photo credit: Pangdemonium)
[Preview] Spring Awakening

What better way to awaken into the new semester than by watching Pangdemonium Productions’ staging of the Broadway musical, Spring Awakening? This musical tells the tale of a group of teenagers embarking on a turbulent journey of self-discovery, each one experiencing a dramatic, psychological, emotional, spiritual, sexual awakening. Meet The Misfit, The Innocent, The Rebel,…

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Entertainment / Events / Singapore
Jane Austen Tea
When Austen Beckons

WARNING: This article may be slightly tainted by prejudice and excessive enthusiasm. “I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.” – Jane Austen Tea. Scones. Chamber music. Regency costumes. Janeites. It is the perfect felicitous combination of a Jane Austen Tea worthy…

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