What’s happening on campus?
Happy Birthday To Us: This week The Octant turned three years old! We’ll be hosting a small party on Friday, Oct. 21 and would love to see you there!
World Class: Expert musicians will be sharing music from around the world in the performance hall on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The event, hosted by Yale-NUS College, will feature the College’s own Dean’s Fellow Neil Chan on the guitar.
Scared Stiff: Yale-NUS will be participating in the University Town Pandemonium Halloween event for the second consecutive year on Friday, Oct. 28. Last year’s event went well despite earlier controversies surrounding the theme of the haunted house and ghost decorations in the lift.
Straw Poll: The Student Government launched its Student Life survey on Saturday, Oct. 15. The survey covers topics from mental wellness to dining hall taps and will be used to advocate for changes on behalf of the student body. The survey will close on Monday, Oct. 24.
#MyGodIs: Over All was organised by the Yale-NUS Christian Fellowship and was held on Oct. 13 in the Black Box Theatre. Students shared their testimonies and experiences with God. The event also featured the Yale-NUS Gospel Choir, as well as a sharing by Pastor Wendy Chang from Trinity Christian Centre.
Death of Thai King: Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej died on Oct. 13 after a 70-year rule, triggering a nationwide outpouring of grief. The Thai government has declared a year-long mourning period as the nation bids farewell to the world’s longest-serving head of state.