Opinion

Pericles Lewis was the Founding President of Yale-NUS college and served his term from July 2012 to July 2017

Four Years with The Octant

story | Pericles Lewis, President of Yale-NUS College photo | Public Affairs A colleague of mine studied for his freshman and sophomore years at Princeton Uni...
Yale-NUS College's mascot is a Kingfisher, Halcyon

Dear Class of 2017: You are Amazing!

story | Stanislav Presolski, Assistant Professor photo | Mercury Press I say this knowing that I am not immune to biases, yet striving to stay objective to yo...
Charles Bailyn served as the Inaugural Dean of Faculty of Yale-NUS College from 2011-16.

The End of “Inaugural”

story | Charles Bailyn, Professor and Inaugural Dean of Faculty photo | Public Affairs Well, it is upon us: the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of ...

Why Go to College?

story | Kei Franklin '17 photo | Public Affairs Four years ago, I sat on the porch of a wooden cabin in eZulwini, Swaziland, and contemplated whether I shou...

Stay

story | Doris Sohmen Pao, Former EVP Administration photo | Public Affairs It is nearly midnight on the eve of my extended deadline for this article which has...
A tree grows from the common curriculum books at Yale-NUS.

A Plea from a Non-ES Graduating Senior…

story |  Rachel Ong, Guest Contributor photo | Dave Chappell What do you think is the greatest challenge confronting humans today? Do you feel our liberal art...
A Yale-NUS College banner, hung up during the NUS open day.

Unwelcome to our Campus

story | Yip Jia Qi, Opinion Editor photo | Yip Jia Qi Although Yale-NUS College as a student entity is diverse and by no means painted in a single brush strok...
Yale-NUS students pose with divestment campaign materials. They are asking the college to divest its endowment from fossil fuels. Image: Yale-NUS Divest Campaign

Why Yale-NUS Must Divest

story | Lucy Davis and Ng Qi Siang on behalf of Yale-NUS Divest, Guest Contributors photo | Yale-NUS Divest We write as members of Yale-NUS College concerned ...
A Kingfisher is chained to the ground by the tuition grant scheme (TGS).

Shall Kingfishers burn their books?

story | Aditya Karkera photo | Lucy Kuo Let’s level for a moment. The two of us—you and me—are, beyond the laughs and meals we share, entirely different. Whet...
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...
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 ...
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...