Triad Trails: How Ex-Offenders are Being Redefined

What future paths does an ex-offender have? Many of us may believe that the answer to that question is simply reintegration. However, volunteers at Architects of Life believe otherwise, kicking off Singapore’s first-ever tours led by ex-secret society members.


Not Everyone’s a Podium Finisher — And We Shouldn’t Need to Be

2021 was a grand year for the Singapore sports scene, with Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu defending her gold medal and badminton player Loh Kean Yew clinching the BWF World Championships title. But what are sports like for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)?

Ignite follows a team of graduating Republic Polytechnic SHL students to find out more about how we can make sports more inclusive for youth with special needs.


Goodstock: Rekindling Support for the Ubin Community

What does Ubin mean to you?

For one group of Republic Polytechnic’s School of Sports, Health, and Leisure staff and students, Ubin is like their ‘second home’. Seeing the dwindling business and health gaps for less mobile residents on the island, this community group is hoping more people will return to the island and support residents with ‘the simple things’.

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Performance With Purpose: This Elderly Theatre Troupe Shows How the Arts Can Engage Our Seniors

Senior theatre benefits our older generation — from the performers themselves to the audience. But could it be for the rest of us too?

Listening to radio plays such as Chap Lau brings the older audience to a period of nostalgia, and the younger audience to a time we know less about. From currency to housing situations, things are constantly changing and getting replaced — but they are preserved in performance.