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Step up your Photography game with the Huawei Nova 2i

Step up your Photography game with the Huawei Nova 2i

I own several cameras of my own, from a DSLR to a simple Point and Shoot Camera, but I don’t often bring them out with me as they can be bulky and inconvenient. However, the one thing that I always have with me, is my phone! Now you can have all the features of a...

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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] 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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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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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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New eateries in NUS

New eateries in NUS

It’s that time of the year where we round up the new food places in our beloved campus and present them to you as we review them! Waa Cow Moving over from its previous location at the Singapore Foundation Alumni House (SFAH), this establishment has now found its new home at the NUS University Town Stephen...

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Hello Goodbye: A Review

Hello Goodbye: A Review

Say what you want about the overused boy-meets-girl cliché, but Hello Goodbye is an undeniably worthwhile romantic comedy. For starters, the restaged play had previously sold out at the Hampstead theatre in London. The story chronicles two acts (both set in the same self-contained apartment): a chance meeting of a couple over a housing mix-up, and their...

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VISION: More Than a Magic Show

VISION: More Than a Magic Show

VISION isn’t just a magic show, it’s an illusion theatre performance. This is what Priscilla Khong, who stars alongside her father Lawrence Khong, tells me. “Think of it as Phantom of the Opera meets David Copperfield: there is an intricate storyline and plot that is seamlessly merged with the illusions.” Featuring Singapore’s only professional illusionist...

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6 Things I Learnt During My Visit to the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

  After getting an exclusive behind-the-scenes at the newly opened Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (try saying that fast five times), I was completely bowled over by the vast array of biodiversity that it showcased. It’s spacious and ‘bio-noob’ friendly—for example, its brochure has a QR code that when scanned, takes you through the...

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[Review] The Tempest — Shakespeare in the Park

It was lovely of the Singapore Repertory Theatre (SRT) to give us at The Ridge a pair of tickets to watch Shakespeare in the Park, The Tempest last week. Set in the middle of Fort Canning Park, the entire space of greenery fronting the majestic stage is ideal for a picnic while viewing a play, so it’s no...

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