Internal Monologues

By Renee Ah yes, internal monologues, a familiar part of lower year narrative writing skills. We are taught that the internal monologue should ‘show’ the character’ feelings and thoughts. It should also be written in a more casual tone and include punctuation like ellipses to show the thoughts breaking off naturally. One thing has always bugged me. Do people actuallyContinue reading “Internal Monologues”

Faces in Objects

By Renee Faces. They are everywhere. Most are on people of course, but have you seen faces in objects too? Pareidolia is the tendency to see patterns or human-like features in random inanimate things. A famous example is in Chinese folklore, about the “moon rabbit”. (Although, personally, I don’t really see that one!) This all comes down to humanContinue reading “Faces in Objects”

Valentine’s Day Rejection Poetry Contest

This year we held a Valentine’s Day contest on our Instagram page at @nushjournalism. Students wrote and submitted poems about rejection, and we received 81 poems in all. Below are the first to third place winners, as well as the honorable mentions and other entries. Congratulations to all winners! first place Ernest Cheong M20307 Star-crossed’sContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Rejection Poetry Contest”

Research Congress 2019

Photo Credits to Oviya By Oviya Over 130 posters from NUS High, local, and overseas schools stood mounted in the school hall, marking Wednesday 20th of February as NUS High’s 12th Research Congress. This annual event is the culmination of our students’ efforts on their research journeys spanning months. Mrs Lee spoke of the resilientContinue reading “Research Congress 2019”

Student Leaders’ Investiture 2019

By Shina and Janani The Student Leaders’ Investiture, or SLI, is an annual event welcoming the new student leaders while honouring the contributions of the existing and past student leaders. This year, the theme of SLI was Coalescence, which encapsulates the joining of different objects or elements to form one united body. This is symbolicContinue reading “Student Leaders’ Investiture 2019”