Opinion

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...
The Yale-NUS Student Government released a list of deliverables, following the Yale-NUS Town Hall.

After The Town Hall: Now What?

story | Kan Ren Jie, Staff Writer photo | Aditya Karkera Coming from a school where students never had much of a stake in its management, I found last week’s ...
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...
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...
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 ...
Yale-NUS College Campus

The Common Curriculum Needs to Stay

story | Yip Jia Qi, Opinion Editor photo | Rachel Juay I came to Yale-NUS College for the Common Curriculum, not despite it. The Common Curriculum is content ...
Elm College Dining Hall

Common Curriculum Needs to Go

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Rachel Juay As with most grand ideas, Yale-NUS College’s Common Curriculum started out with a noble cause. I...

The Rise and Fall of the (Woman) President

story | Minsoo Bae, Contributing Reporter photo | Minsoo Bae, Foreign and Commonwealth Office Park Geun-Hye: the woman that changed it all. The first female p...

Self-Care: An Act of Political Warfare

story | Kan Ren Jie, Contributing Reporter photo | Xuerui Yang I could’ve left the classroom, but I didn’t. Instead, I sat restlessly in the silence, tryi...