It was a rough start to Term 3 this year – the week-long closure of our school canteen, unfortunate incidents involving teenage boys that shocked students and educators throughout the country, and the persistent shadow of COVID-19 that seemed to loom even larger. Most of us have responded to these news and inconveniences well, and yet, to varying extents, our mental state must surely have been affected in some way.
In this inaugural issue of The Eagle Eye, we try to make sense of the complexities of our mental well-being – Why does it matter? What issues do we face here in RI? What can we do about them? We hope to throw some light on them and in so doing, offer some help and comfort.
What We Can Do For Mental Health
We asked our very own RGC counsellors about Rafflesians’ mental health, signs of distress, ways to help and how to deal with uncertainties. The pandemic has taken its toll on us, not just physically but… Continue reading What We Can Do For Mental Health
Being Grateful In Times Of Crisis
We have been through a lot recently. On Sunday (July 18), one of our canteen stallholders tested positive for the virus and HBL was implemented overnight at short notice. On Monday, whilst most of us… Continue reading Being Grateful In Times Of Crisis
Simple Everyday Kindness – You don’t have to go big to do good
After the tragic incidents that occurred in schools in the past month adding on to the already stressful atmosphere resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic, I started to ask myself what we can do to make… Continue reading Simple Everyday Kindness – You don’t have to go big to do good
How Our Teachers Fight Stress
“In these unprecedented times” is a phrase that has been repeated an unprecedented number of times in the past year and a half. It is probably the most apt way to describe the disarray the… Continue reading How Our Teachers Fight Stress
Being Grateful in times of Crisis
We have been through a lot recently. On Sunday (July 18), one of our canteen stallholders tested positive for the virus and HBL was implemented overnight at short notice. On Monday, whilst most of us… Continue reading Being Grateful in times of Crisis
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.
Join us as we delve into hot-button issues from a uniquely Rafflesian perspective.