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ZALORA WRITING CONTEST 2017

ZALORA WRITING CONTEST 2017

Do you have a passion for writing? Are constantly up-to-date with the latest trends in fashion, beauty, lifestyle, and entertainment? Here’s your chance to showcase your talent! Stand a chance to win S$200 worth of prizes and an internship by taking part in the inaugural writing contest hosted by ZALORA. Send in your entries by...

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Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

“A billion years from now, when everything on Earth we’ve ever made has crumbled into dust, the Voyager record will still speak for us.” – Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan 1977 marked an astounding year for NASA – it was the year when mankind launched its first ever message into the depths of interstellar space, a cultural...

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Censorship in Singapore

Censorship in Singapore

The Singapore government argues that censorship of political, racial and religious issues to a certain extent is necessary to avoid upsetting the delicate balance of Singapore’s multi-racial society, which begs the question: how far is too far? Silencing Arts The M1 Fringe Festival controversy over two shows Naked Ladies and Undressing Room started on 22nd November 2016,...

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Taksu – An Evening of Balinese Dance

Taksu – An Evening of Balinese Dance

Finals have never been so fun. Professor Irving Johnson’s module on Balinese dance establishes new traditions in face of fiscal restrictions. Since the inception of the module SE2224: Unmasked! An Introduction to Traditional Dance in Southeast Asia, I have attended previous sessions of their end-of-year performance. As such, I have observed the evolution of the...

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[Review] Doctor Strange – a Classic Blend of Comedy & Action

[Review] Doctor Strange – a Classic Blend of Comedy & Action

Doctor Strange has a generally decent quality – as expected from Marvel movies. I enjoyed the experience mostly for its comparison of certain themes; time, human nature, the question of evil against good, and the public good versus the private sphere. Synopsis: Cumberbatch is a doctor – DOCTOR Strange (he refuses to be called anything else...

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Going, Going, Gone? The Decline of Pokémon Go

Going, Going, Gone? The Decline of Pokémon Go

The rise and (relative) fall of the most popular game of 2016 I wanna be the very best, at Pokémon Go… Before going out: check handphone. Riding bus: check phone. Getting on bus: phone is on, and on its surface, A wild Pikachu appears! Gotta catch ‘em all!  res.cloudinary.com These are the daily habits of...

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Five Stars for 5 Plays: Celebrating ‘ImagiNATION’

Five Stars for 5 Plays: Celebrating ‘ImagiNATION’

Singapore’s fiftieth year already seems to have had its share of excitement, from the rah-rah celebrations of National Day to the intense general elections. But hold up, we’re not done yet. With the fifteenth birthday of Wild Rice coinciding with SG50, the local theatre company intends to make this year’s celebrations a season to remember. Their party...