Misty: a photo essay

Mui Kai Yuan puts together a photo essay on one of the most adored cats of NUS.

Crunch time – Coping with stress and the jitters

We all have that nightmare, where we blank out in an exam and all our studying goes to waste. Jensen Goh offers a method professional athletes use to keep their performance in top shape.

Interview with Marcus Tan

Wei Xiang sits down with Year 4 Pharmacy student Marcus Tan to find out more about his decision to pursue a career in advertising, and also learn more about his Tembusu experience.


In line with the upcoming conference on nuclear technologies put together by students of GEM2910 Radiation and Society, Zhi Min writes a teaser explaining why renewables might not be the solution to our energy needs of the future.

Mortality in Photography: Examining the Death of Susan Sontag

The winner of the best essay prize in Tembusu College for AY14/15 is a carefully researched piece by Mary Ann Lim on the photography work of Annie Leibovitz for the Junior Seminar GEM1902T “Art and Social Change”.

The Human in the Age of the Internet

First runner-up in the Tembusu annual best short essay competition (as announced at Formal Dinner 2015) goes to Vanessa Teo for her essay on the Human condition in the age of the internet for the Junior Seminar GEM1902S “Living and Dying in the Internet Age”.