Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Dreaded Exposé

Audrey Telfer, Sciences Po Exchange, Fall 2014   I have become all too familiar with the dreaded exposé. It was the first thing they taught us in the Welcome Week program: how to prepare an exposé. An exposé is an oral presentation with a partner, usually lasting 10 or 20 minutes, which is structured like… Read more »

“Don’t break our rules,” she said

Samuel Garcia, NUS Exchange, Fall 2014 “Don’t break our rules,” she said, as I walked onto the subway platform holding a fresh cup of Starbucks coffee. “You can’t drink, or eat, on the subway. You can hold it. Just don’t drink it.” “Anyway, have a good night with your friends, I hope you aren’t doing… Read more »

You want it? They got it.

Samuel Garcia, NUS Exchange, Fall 2014 A new local friend: “Oh, you’re new in Singapore, have you tried [insert famous local food here]?” Me: “No, I don’t eat meat so I can’t eat that unfortunately.” Local friend: “Oh you don’t eat meat? You miss out on some amazing food…” I have had this conversation many… Read more »