Founder’s Day is an annual celebration held in RI to mark the founding of our school. This year as RI turns 200, this celebration is even more special, with all… Continue reading RI200 Founder’s Day – A Historic Celebration @Expo
With the ease of Covid-19 rules earlier this year, RI was fortunate to be able to once again host an open-house in person. With this year being the school’s bicentennial,… Continue reading Raffles Institution Open House 2023: The launch of RI200 stamp
We all finished the cross country this year sweaty but satisfied. Regardless of whether we won a prize, the event was definitely enjoyable and I would like to commend the…
Rafflesians have always had numerous interests and passions. But while we are immersed in our own recreational activities, have you ever wondered about our teachers?
We see buses every day, and perhaps take them to school. But some people don’t just take buses for commuting. Some take them to enjoy the melodious bus engine sounds.… Continue reading Student Feature: A Travel “Enthu” in RI
There are many things we may watch or listen to – movies, YouTube videos, TV shows, and, of course, podcasts. You probably know some people who have their own YouTube… Continue reading Make Your Voice Heard – How to Start a Podcast
Ranging from the private-jet-looking Bombardier CRJ to the mighty A380-800, and the presidential Boeing 747, there is a world of jets and airlines. It has been a long time since… Continue reading What You Probably did not Know about Aircraft
Are you feeling stale playing the same old games? Or are you feeling the urge to learn something new? How about picking up chess, a fun game that trains cognitive… Continue reading Chinese Chess —The Beginner’s Handbook
After spending 6 years in RI, there is no doubt that you will fondly remember many memories. Iconic structures may also be ingrained in your mind such as the clock… Continue reading The Military Planes That Fly Above Our Heads @ RI
Ever had to design a product for school, and didn’t know where to start? Or have you ever tried to start your own website, and found it frustrating to customise… Continue reading Design Dazzling Dreams: Canva’s Hidden Secrets
Featured image from https://www.pexels.com/ When it comes to the National Fitness Physical Award (NAPFA), or any fitness test, the running component is arguably the hardest event to ace. Requiring both… Continue reading Running Long Distances – A Little Guide
To the Year 2s of 2023: Year 2 will be a year filled with countless new challenges and changes. Even though we are in Year 3 now, we have fond… Continue reading A Note to Y2s: Transitioning from Year 1 to 2
We live in a world of digitalisation and schools have begun to move into this new normal. Communication between teachers and students have shifted to this trend as well. To… Continue reading A look into RI’s methods of digital communication
On the morning of the 14th of January, we all settled into LT1 for the literary experience of a lifetime. (Lit nerds, you’ll wish you were there). It began with… Continue reading The crucible of the familiar: Some Dreams From Now
An investigation into the light pollution in Singapore
There are different types of pollution, such as light and water. These can be seen for the most part. A more invisible yet highly talked about pollution is air pollution.
Climate change is something we hear about very often nowadays, whether it is on social media, or in everyday conversations with the people around us… but how much do people…
Oh, hello there. I’m Omega, a ghost now, the ghost of a nurdle (a pre-production plastic pellet). Allow me to share with you my sorrowful journey and unceremonious death.
Despite its claim to be a city in a garden, Singapore experiences massive amounts of man-made noise pollution. Although the National Environmental agency (NEA) has placed some restraints on the… Continue reading Man’s great cacophony: Noise pollution hurts Singapore wildlife
Did you know that an 8th continent has been discovered? Though it is not something to be excited about because it is called ‘The Great Pacific Garbage Patch’. Estimated to… Continue reading Plastic Pollution – The Silent Killer
Rafflesian Spotlight, an annual talent show organised by the RI Prefectorial Board has seen some of the best talents the RI Y14 cohort has to offer. Previously, we have seen… Continue reading A Peek Behind The Scenes of Rafflesian Spotlight
It was a regular Thursday morning on 18 August 2022. The skies were clear and the school was running about. But it was a significant milestone in RI’s calendar. It… Continue reading Promethean Leadership Investiture — A significant and important tradition
On the eve of the September holidays, as Deputy Principal Mr Ng reminded the students of Year 1 to 3 to commence preparations for the End-of-Year examinations, I could not… Continue reading Reflections from the Hall: A Final Exam Journey
The C division cricket NSG season came up in Term 3, with the B division season completing its run in Term 2. Fans of the game might be eager to… Continue reading Coverage for 2022 C Division NSG – Cricket
This week has been a long time coming. With the recent easing of SMMs on April 26, school life, to quote my form teacher, is finally “striking back.” This week… Continue reading Out of Covid’s shadow: A Reflection
Principal of RI, Mr Frederick Yeo, with Mr Tan and his fellow Deputy Principals. Mr Tan is standing, and 3rd from the left. (📷: RI Communications) What does our new… Continue reading Our Deputy Principal of Academic Studies (Year 1-4): Who is he?
We think we know how to use an iPad, but have we made the most of it? Our iPads are incredibly useful assets. We have a variety of apps, we… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Using Your iPad
Covid has already occupied our minds for almost 2 years now but even as we long for a return to pre-pandemic normal, Covid has undeniably changed our lifestyle. This photo… Continue reading Lifestyle Changes from the Pandemic
The pandemic has impacted our lives in countless ways; it has changed how we relax and refresh ourselves during this end-of-year school holidays. Continue reading COVID-19 and how it transformed our holidays
The Professor Brawn stall in the Raja Block foyer is a regular fixture, but is it really worth a visit?
Known for the iconic Rafflesian Times, we are a student-based, student-led and (mostly) student-run club of students with a passion for writing and its different forms, ranging from events reporting and commentaries to reviews and exclusive interviews. Through professional training and on-the-ground reportage assignments, we empower our members to unleash their inner writers and put their skills to test in exploring diverse issues relevant to the student and staff population.
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