March 17, 2020

Behind the well-kempt and beloved hall, we have our unsung heroes – individuals who have dedicated a large part of their university time and heart into building the hall to what it is now. In this article, we dive deeper into the sentiments of some of the highly capable people of their experience and feelings as JCRC members. Today, we’re speaking to Min Kwok (Media and Communications Director) and Felicia Chen (Outreach Director).

March 16, 2020

Howe Lee (/how-ee/) is a Singaporean male currently studying in the faculty of business at the National University of Singapore, majoring in Accounting with a specialisation in Business Analytics. Born on 27 April 1997, Howe grew up in Singapore, Singapore. In 2019, he was elected into Kent Ridge Hall’s JCRC, fulfilling the role of Public Relations Director.

March 15, 2020

It’s a bird… it’s a plane…

 

It’s Kwokko’s latissimus dorsi…

 

Who is Kwokko? 

March 12, 2020

Some might say that the Student Exchange Programme (SEP) is the highlight of most NUS students’ school life. It is not only a once in a lifetime experience but can also leave you memories you will never forget. Want to know what it is like to go for exchange? We asked three current and former KResidents to share their exchange stories. 

March 05, 2020

Meet Jason. The main man of our dining hall, he’s always steadfast in ensuring we get our food, doing quality checks, managing the other staff, and on top of all that, serving our food to us one by one, manually in the humid, damp, claustrophobic space behind the serving area.

February 16, 2020

As Inter-Hall Games 2020 drew to a close with Track & Field being its final only cancelled event, it marked the beginning of a Track prodigy’s journey. Scouted on the tracks despite it being his first time dabbling in the sport, Sing Hui shows us what true talent really looks like. It has only been almost a year since this Track Star was born, but the second-year civil engineering student has already trained til his idols became his rivals.

November 06, 2019

Hi Auston! Welcome back after being away from KR for a whole year! Where did you go for NUS Overseas College (NOC), and how was the application like?

March 25, 2019

“Hate leaving work late”, Fir drops me on telegram. The time reads 7.15pm on my watch but knowing Fir, who knows what time his physical and metaphorical clock runs on. He seems to be doing something at every hour of his day – be it being a Producer/Social Media Intern at Left Profile, being the producer at Dauntlus Studios, or being the Media & Communications Director at Kent Ridge Hall. Who knows if he even has 24 hours in one day?

December 03, 2018

Eat to live or live to eat? The former is most likely the case when it comes to hall meals. Besides being a mandatory component of our hall fees, eating in hall plays a huge role in the overall quality of our residential life. Imagine a world without “any numbers?”, “ah boy remember to autoback!” or even “ A/B/C/D/E BLOCK, DINNER NOW”.... tragic right? Truly, communal dining has become a quintessential part of everyday hall life. But how many of us actually know what goes on behind the scenes of this complex tripartite dining system? What begets the creeping rise of insects, surprise apple pie and even lipton bubble tea? Today we bring you the inside scoop from our Welfare Director, Nat Tan.

November 12, 2018

KR is undeniably home to a plethora of talent, especially in the culture scene. One individual who stood out among our culture enthusiasts is Danny from D block. Danny caught the eye of many when he delivered a jaw-dropping performance of Creep by Radiohead for A Cappella during Culture Night, and showed versatility with his melodic strumming of the guitar for Rockers. Since then, Danny has been on a meteoric rise and has undoubtedly established himself as one of KR’s finest vocalists and guitarists. We sat down with Danny to learn more about his experiences in music and aspirations.

November 21, 2017

Kent Ridge Hall’s very own Charlie Lim Jr and Karl Marx enthusiast, Nigel Cheah, is a singer-songwriter who is a master of melancholy with his lush vocals and soulful nuances. Not one for formulaic pop hits, Nigel croons the experiences of his past and transforms them into compelling compositions that is overflowing with both emotion and passion.

November 21, 2017

Beneath his serious demeanour, Hui Yang claims he is actually a “very weird person” with a love for memes - one of his goals is to make a smart meme. But for the most part, Hui Yang is one of Kent Ridgeans most committed residents. During his 3.5 years in KR, he has been B Blk head, joined numerous sports and committees, taken up the role of Soccer Coach and now he is also the Co-IC for Command. All whilst juggling a double major.

October 21, 2017

He’s KR’s Handball Girls coach. Command IC for KR FYFs 17/18. Floorball star player. ex-SMU Chairperson. Business School’s resident shuai ge. With so many achievements under his belt, Alan Ng is truly a man of many talents.

October 08, 2017

Kent Ridge Hall. Indeed, an epicenter of unbelievable talent and skill. From superhuman sportsmen to show-stopping dancers to eargasm-inducing singers to no-kick-CAP-5.0 students, it appears that KR has them all. And by “all” we really mean all.

September 27, 2017

Part-time dancer and full time architecture student, Ong Yong Qing, is one of the rare members of Kent Ridge (KR) Hall who has managed to master-list all three years of his hall stay. With his only commitment in hall being dance, many have wondered how he’s even back for his third year.

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Kent Ridge Hall Reporters 2019