Clockwork 17/03/17

Migrant Worker Awareness Week (MWAW): Organised by students from NUS Faculty of Law and Yale-NUS College, MWAW will be held from March 11-19. The event aims to ...
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Editor’s Note

I am writing to address the concerns over two articles published in Vol. 6 Issue 4 of The Octant on March 10, 2017. The articles entitled ‘Behind the scenes: Or...
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Letter to the Editors

I refer to the article, “Behind the scenes: organising controversial events at Yale-NUS”. The article states that Public Affairs was responsible for the challen...
Explaining liberal arts to a Singaporean can sometimes be very frustrating.

Explaining Liberal Arts to a Singaporean

story | Jia Qi, Opinion Editor photo | Serena Quay Explaining liberal arts to a Singaporean can sometimes be very frustrating. But as members of the first fou...

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A Major Decision: The Class of 2019 will be declaring their majors in the upcoming week. We wish them all the best as they chart out future career paths and wei...
Kites have no need for designated parks.

Designated Parks: Notes on Academic Freedom

story | Shawn Hoo, Guest Contributor photo | Conal Gallagher and Dave Chappell “We still fly our kites In designated parks.” (Alfian Sa’at, “Apathy,” A ...

Clockwork Feb. 17, 2017

Love is in the Air: Happy Valentines to all. Feb. 14 is the perfect day to revisit the common curriculum classics, Yusuf and Zulaikha and The Plum and The Golde...
A recent IPS survey that found that one in four non-Chinese Singaporeans have felt racially discriminated against when seeking employment or a promotion, suggesting that Chinese Privilege does exist in the job market.

Chinese Privilege Checked, Now What?

story | Daryl Yang, Guest Contributor photo | Institute of Policy Studies (IPS) and  In “Coming To Terms With Chinese Privilege”, Kan Ren Jie describes his pe...
Students attend a screening of 1987: Untracing the Conspiracy, by director Jason Soo

1987: The Missing Narrative

story | Neo Huiyuan, Arts Editor photo |  Lynn Voight What happens when the very institutions you trust for protection turn against you? What happens when the...