Justin Ong
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
Back on the School Bus: Mature Topics, Childish Egos

When I was in junior school (Singapore’s version of an elementary school), I took the school bus home. I couldn’t have been older than 11 […]

Give Yourself More Credit, Will You?

As the runners lined up to take their positions, I was involved in the typical prerace banter. I was running the 400-meter section of a […]

You Can’t Quit Instagram… Or Can You?

During one of Laurie Santos’ “Psychology and the Good Life” lectures she challenged her students to quit social media. She said something to the effect […]

Four Months, Two Cultures, One Counter

It was five minutes of queuing before I found myself in front of the cashier. “Lunch tap,” I said. “What does that mean?” asked the […]