Who We Are

Soapbox.sg is an independent, student-run news organisation that was launched in 2019 to provide accurate and unbiased news about school events, trends and issues that matter to university students and alumni.

Our team comprises students who are passionate about journalism, photography and creating content to engage audiences.

Our Mission

Soapbox.sg is dedicated to being a voice for students and to help them think critically about issues today. We want to inform and empower young adults because we believe that the future is in their hands.

Our Team

For enquires, contact us at contact@soapbox.sg

Ng Yi Yang Managing Director

Hobbies include: Photography, videography, aquascaping and stimulating the economy.

Osmond Chia | Chief Editor

Avoided maths all his life and it’s led him here.

Matthew Loh | News Editor 

When he isn’t swamped by assignments or crippling student debt, Matthew thinks of how he’s going to make his next meme. Actually, no — he does that all the time. 

Yong Jun Yuan | Visuals Editor

Being a tech enthusiast and photography nerd, his brain is so full of obscure references and useless trivia, Alex Trebek would be proud. Unfortunately, his friends are not. 

Yong Hui Ting | Writer, Editor

A big fan of breakfast & coffee, even though the two don’t rhyme at all. She enjoys reading the current news and opinions in the form of newspaper or over multimedia (read also: a nerd) and is currently on her fifth cycle of ClassPass subscription.  

Ng Jean Yee Sub-Editor

Not actually a grammar nazi in real life.

Jessica Prince | Writer, Sub-Editor

Noodle enthusiast who enjoys consuming visual and multimedia journalism and often spends her commutes listening to frivolous fashion podcasts at double speed.

Bernice Yong Writer

A stationery hoarder who enjoys dumb movies.

Aditi Bharade | Writer

Went to art school for six years but she’s too scared to actually become a painter, so she likes to write about art instead.

Chong Xin Wei | Writer, Social Media

Spends way too much time binge watching historical dramas and shedding tears over fictional characters. Loves history and travelling.

Emma See Wenwei | Writer

A picnic enthusiast who spends her free time watching Asian dramas. Needs to drink tea to stay awake in school.

Tan Yu-Lynn | Writer, Social Media

Spends her mornings sleeping and nights dancing or watching videos of miniature cooking.

Shiya Watanabe | Writer

Gets most of her news on TikTok.

Natalie Tan | Writer

Usually in her room crying about Netflix shows, folklore or sad news.

Rexanne Yap | Writer

Rex likes weird tea. She’s currently brewing her own kombucha, and on a mission to find the best cheese tea in Singapore. As a writer, she also likes weird tea too.

Jacinth Chia Content and Social Media Manager 

The friendly neighbourhood girl who’s up to party all night — and then go home and mug. As a writer, Jacinth is interested in public communications, thought pieces and current affairs.

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