Rule 32: Enjoy the Little Things

It doesn’t just apply to surviving the zombie apocalypse; sometimes, each one of us needs to step back from life and find something to enjoy. Everyday life is full of big pressures: exams, sports,girls, so each and every one of us deals with stress constantly. Like Tallahassee eating a Twinkie, look at your life and find something small in your life that makes everything worth … Continue reading Rule 32: Enjoy the Little Things

Music to end the year

Last Friday was a sombre day for the leaving year 13s of Macleans music as they waved their friends goodbye at the annual Leavers’ Concert. The concert, completely student-organised and led by Naa-Eun Kim, was not just to commemorate the senior performers for their contribution but also to wish farewells to Mr Weeks and the students staying behind. Indeed, Mr Weeks was the focus of … Continue reading Music to end the year

A Chinese extravaganza

The inaugural Macleans Night of China, held on Tuesday September 24, was an entertaining night of performances. The 200-capacity auditorium was nearly full with spectators anxious to enjoy the night. Many people also commented especially on the lively hosting by Leon Hu and Michelle Huang who were said to have “good interaction with the audience”. Completely student-initiated and student-organised, the event did face a few … Continue reading A Chinese extravaganza

Subject Selection Secrets

Choosing subjects for your next year at high school can be a daunting prospect, so here’s a few tips to keep in mind as you make your decision: If you’ve got some ideas about what you want to study at university, make sure the subjects you take fulfill their prerequisites! If you’re considering applying with an overseas university in mind, you might want to consider … Continue reading Subject Selection Secrets

Blog: To change the world

Do you ever wonder if you have the capability to change the world? Have you looked at those big names – Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Winston Churchill – and asked: “Why can’t I make the same difference to humanity?” I believe that everyone can and is changing the world. Every single tiny human interaction actually has enormous impetus. From how I see it, whenever you … Continue reading Blog: To change the world

Doubts kill more dreams than failure ever will

We are taught from the day we were born that failure is not an option. We live every day of our lives in constant fear of impending failure, which society has taught us to confuse with impending doom. But failure is an integral part of eventual success. No one ever got anywhere without failing at something at least once.Although the concept of failure would imply … Continue reading Doubts kill more dreams than failure ever will