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BREAKING: NUS Law to Move into Yale-NUS Campus Following Closure; Spaces to be Shared with NUS College

This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore will relocate to the present-day Yale-NUS College...

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BREAKING: NUS Law to Move into Yale-NUS Campus Following Closure; Spaces to be Shared with NUS College

This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Faculty of Law at the...

LIVE: Elm College to Close in Fall 2024, Room Draw to be Based on Group Completeness

This is a developing story. New information and coverage will be added as they become available. Elm College will close in Academic Year 2024/25, leaving Cendana College the only Residential College (RC) within the...

BREAKING: NUS Law to Move into Yale-NUS Campus Following Closure; Spaces to be Shared with NUS College

This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Faculty of Law at the National...

LIVE: Elm College to Close in Fall 2024, Room Draw to be Based on Group Completeness

This is a developing story. New information and coverage will be added as they become available. Elm College will close in Academic Year 2024/25, leaving Cendana College the only Residential College (RC) within the Yale-NUS...

A Smorgasbord of Concerns Surround Yale-NUS’ New Dining Plan

Story | Sheriah Peries (they/she), Staff Writer Photo Credits to Instagram Account @yncdininghalltea Smaller portions, less flexibility and limited alternatives greet students this semester As a new academic year dawns and the student body reluctantly returns to...

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At The Octant’s first General Meeting of the semester, I posed this question to the team: WHY do we do what we do? My answer came in...

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The Slow Death Of The Academy

column Dennis Chiang "We cannot tolerate intolerance.” This aphorism best encapsulates the current attitude in academia towards controversial areas of research, which are often labeled as ‘intolerant’. In providing funding or hiring faculty for controversial areas of research—such as race, sex, and gender—academic institutions err on the side of caution and are...

Expanded Opportunities for Yale-NUS Students, Full Suite of Courses...

The Octant, in a conversation with Joanne Roberts, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, discusses the commitments of staff and faculty to create an authentic experience for the Class of 2025 at Yale-NUS College.

Letter to the Editors

It was heart-warming for me to see Raeden and Aaron voice out such ardent school spirit. I too am tired of having to explain...

The Octant X Bocconi Global Edition

In the face of a global crisis, hear the voices from student newspapers all over the world.

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We visited every restaurant, stall, and diner in UTown so you don’t have to.

So what does UTown have to offer? Which restaurants or stalls are affordable, and which should you avoid? Read on for a gastronomic tour with Michael.

What Do We Do With A Rapist’s Guilt?

Trigger Warning: This article contains references and depictions of sexual violence, which some readers may find triggering. Please read with discretion. Dealing with sexual violence is already extremely difficult, but never is it more so than when it involves friends and peers. Sya writes about her hopes about how the community can do better.

Class of 2025 declare their majors: Economics becomes the most popular major, MCS relegated to second-place

Story | Suman (they/them), Co-Editor-in-Chief Photo | Joshua Vargas (he/him) On the 17th of March in AY2022-2023, the Class of 2025 concluded their major declaration exercise, with a total of 226 participants, including 14 DDP...

Learning on the Job: Pericles Lewis on His Journey with Yale-NUS

story Spandana Bhattacharya, Editor-in-Chief Next week promises to be a momentous week for Yale-NUS College, but even more so for Pericles Lewis, founding president of the College. As the campus opens this coming week to dignitaries from around the world, it is in many ways asserting its place in the landscape...

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Module List for the Next Semester: What’s There, What’s Missing, and What’s Coming

The first module list for Yale-NUS’s first post-closure academic year offers a reduced number of courses compared to the indicative three-year course lists distributed in February. On average, there was a reduction in course availability by 14% compared to the three-year course list, compounding student fears of a compromised Yale-NUS experience.

YNC Module List Until 2025 Released

With the release of the projected course offerings for the next three years, does the reality live up to the promise of the "full Yale-NUS experience"? Suman reports

“West Wing” to be NUS College Designation for Portion of Yale-NUS Campus Used; No Renaming Plans until 2025: Roberts

After the name "West Wing" was used to refer to Yale-NUS in correspondence, students feared that the College's identity was being prematurely erased.

1 + 1 = 3 but 2 + 2 ≠ 5, or Should You Apply to NUS College?

What do Yale-NUS's first recruitment campaign and George Orwell's 1984 have to do with each other? In conjunction with NUS Open Day, alumnus Daryl Yang '19 reflects on recent developments surrounding NUS College, and offers his advice to prospective students on what to expect there.

BREAKING: NUS Law to Move into Yale-NUS Campus Following Closure; Spaces to be Shared with NUS College

This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image...

LIVE: Elm College to Close in Fall 2024, Room Draw to be Based on Group Completeness

This is a developing story. New information and coverage will be added as they become available. Elm College will close in Academic Year 2024/25, leaving...

A Smorgasbord of Concerns Surround Yale-NUS’ New Dining Plan

Story | Sheriah Peries (they/she), Staff Writer Photo Credits to Instagram Account @yncdininghalltea Smaller portions, less flexibility and limited alternatives greet students this semester As a new...

Identical Items Observed at NUS College and Yale-NUS Dining Halls under New Meal Plan despite Differing Costs

Story | The Octant Team Photos | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Octant would like to thank two guest reporters who contributed substantially to the investigation but...

Class of 2025 declare their majors: Economics becomes the most popular major, MCS relegated to second-place

Story | Suman (they/them), Co-Editor-in-Chief Photo | Joshua Vargas (he/him) On the 17th of March in AY2022-2023, the Class of 2025 concluded their major declaration exercise,...
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