19 Jan '11, 9am

Do you dare to eat alone? via @cmswire

NUS undergraduate Heng Choon Peng eats alone at the NUS canteen as he tries to promote the Eating Alone In The School Canteen campaign. -- ST PHOTO: AZIZ HUSSIN IT WAS a much subdued affair at the National University of Singapore's (NUS) Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences canteen yesterday as a student-run campaign to dispel the stigma of eating alone was held. Over the course of the four-hour event, about 40 people turned up at the canteen wearing a T-shirt imprinted with the words 'I dare to eat alone', sitting at various parts of the canteen to have lunch alone. Organisers of the Eating Alone In The School Canteen campaign, Heng Choon Peng and Jude Alphonsus Tan, both 24, and Sonia Oh Ting Wen, 20, felt that the turnout could have been better. 'I think there is room for more improvement as we only met half of the target. But I guess the awareness is definitely more tha...

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