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 expre...

The Narratives of Our Lives

From second hand information, I knew that he took a Leave of Absence (LOA) because he was clinically depressed. He did so after I had gone to Japan, and I didn’t find out until I came back to school. When I met him again a year later, I realized we were in the same boat of needing to catch up with work in school. That was the consensus we had while I steeled my resolve to get down to work.

An Official Start to Peer Counseling

story Annie Wang, Contributing Reporter Peer counselors provide a helping hand to fellow students (Serena Quay) Students seeking ...

The Ones Who Aren’t There

story Roshan Singh, Guest Columnist | illustration by Roger Ko Illness is a tricky subject to talk about, much less write about. However, o...

Demystifying Leave of Absence

story | Regina Marie Lee, Staff Reporter photo | Yang Xuerui Recent events have fixed the spotlight on wellness at Yale-NUS College. Stude...

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 ...

The Yale-NUS Culture of Busyness

story | Gabe Ibasco, contributing reporter photo | Rachel Juay In the residential college elevators, students can be found tinkering with ...