Yale-NUS is physically separated from the rest of Singapore and NUS. This could contribute to the bubble.

Revisiting the Yale-NUS Bubble

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Rachel Juay Everyone who enrolls in Yale-NUS College quickly becomes acquainted with the infamous Yale-NUS B...

Clockwork Feb. 10, 2017

What’s Happening on Campus? SCSC: On Monday, Feb. 13, Saga college will be holding its second iteration of the Saga College Senior Coloquium in the Rector’s Co...
Halcyon stares out into the distance, contemplating if Yale-NUS's best days are ahead.

Halcyon Days Ahead

story | Pericles Lewis, Guest Contributor I am writing out of concern about a couple of recent pieces in the Octant in which students expressed frustration wit...
Yale-NUS Halcyon mascot crashes into a wall of bureaucracy.

Yale-NUS’s Halcyon Days Are Over

story | Tee Zhuo and Feroz Khan, guest contributors Today we write as concerned students troubled by a recent string of administrative decisions which point to...

Yale-NUS Unveils Official Mascot

story | Dave Chappell, Editor-in-Chief photo | Public Affairs Yale-NUS College unveiled the official Yale-NUS mascot, Halcyon, on Thursday, Feb. 2. Pericles L...
Why does Justin run for NUS, as a Yale-NUS student?

Why I Chose Team NUS

story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Justin Ong The first and most obvious reason why I joined Team NUS was simply because there was no one in school w...
1. I can turn on the television or open up the newspapers and see people of my race widely represented. 2. When I am told about our national heritage or about civilization, I am shown that mostly people of my color made it what it is. 3. I can go into a music shop and count on finding the music of my race represented, into a hawker centre and find the foods that fit with my cultural traditions, into a cinema and find films in my mother tongue or at least subtitled in it. 4. I can choose concealer, blemish cover or bandages in flesh color that more or less matches my skin.

Coming to terms with Chinese Privilege

story | Kan Ren Jie, Staff Writer photo | Rachel Juay My first encounter with the privileges I enjoyed as a Chinese Singaporean was when I was about to enter ...

Clockwork Jan. 27, 2017

Welcome Back: The Octant would like to welcome everyone back to campus after the winter break. We hope it was enjoyable for everyone. Happy CNY: 我们祝你身体健康(Wo ...