Pokemon Go: Boon or Bane?

Over the past week, Pokemon Go has taken our tiny island nation of Singapore by storm. Images of crowded playgrounds and other hotspots called “Pokestops” have flooded social media, and almost everyone you bump into on the street these days is playing the game on their phone. But amidst all this enthusiasm, there have been some voices who have expressed less than positive sentiments towards … Continue reading Pokemon Go: Boon or Bane?

Analyzing the NUS Fiasco

The fiasco surrounding the National University of Singapore (NUS) orientation camps has cast a harsh spotlight on how local universities welcome fresh undergraduates into their new school lives. There are some who feel the decision by NUS to shut down orientation week was too heavy-handed, letting the hard work put in by the various student bodies organizing the activities go to waste due to the … Continue reading Analyzing the NUS Fiasco

Putting Things in Perspective

Everyone has problems. It’s an unavoidable part of life. Some of us will probably share the same worries or face the same crises. But that’s where the similarity ends. Once exposed to the problem, different people react to them in different ways. Some fall apart, wrecking the rest of their lives in the process. Others manage to barely contain it, undergoing a constant struggle somewhere … Continue reading Putting Things in Perspective