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The Butteries are Opening

story Justin Ong, Contributing Reporter The wait is finally over. This Friday, the Saga and Elm butteries will open, while Cendana’s will open on Sunday. In...

The Price of RC Pride

story Helena Auerswald, Contributing Reporter The pride, identity, and support were promised; the discomfort, frustration, and separation that came with it were not. Following two...

Yale-NUS to Open a Fourth Residential College in Four Years

Governing Board Interview Series story Regina Marie Lee, Managing Editor In an exclusive interview with The Octant, Governing Board member Roland Betts revealed that a fourth residential...

SATS hopes to “impress sustainably”

story Regina Marie Lee After attending three food-tasting sessions with dining vendors competing to serve Yale-NUS College, Kwok Yingchen ’18 was not feeling optimistic. The...

Admissions over the Years

story Regina Marie Lee The third round of applications to Yale-NUS College has closed and come August, the Class of 2019 will matriculate. The Admissions Committee...

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee

Governing Board Interview Series interview Regina Marie Lee Ambassador Chan Heng Chee joined the Yale-NUS College Governing Board in July 2013 and is currently Chairman of the...

Facebook Follies

story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon When the fire alarm rang at midnight on March 10, Lim Se Ern ’18 was just getting ready for bed. She...

Successful Successions

story Avast Vermin All entities move and nothing remains still,” said the prominent Greek philosopher Pericles in a seminar room somewhere. With its second year coming to...

A Telling Voice

story Anna Evtushenko With Anastasia Vrachnos, Dean of the Centre for International and Professional Experience (CIPE), you never know what to expect. I came to speak to...

Lamentable Leftovers

The Food Wastage Problem At Yale-NUS story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon Leftover food in SR4 from a major advising session!” a post on the Yale-NUS College Students...

A Spirit Of Experimentation

Governing Board Interview Series  interview David Chappell At Yale University over the spring break, The Octant sat down with the President of Yale, Mr. Peter Salovey, to...

Lessons From Yale

story Regina Marie Lee Visiting the different residential college (RC) councils at Yale University, Christina Ho ’17 of RC^3 was impressed by the strong spirit each...

Living Up To Expectations

story Martin Vasev A microcosm of a society, where we try to find our place and identity — this is how Bozy Lu ’18, starts each...

A View From Above

Exclusive Interview with Mdm. Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, Chairman of the Yale-NUS Board of Governors  story Joyan Tan Walking into Yale-NUS College, it is difficult to miss...

From Liberal Arts To Medicine

story Spandana Bhattacharya | Regina Marie Lee With advising sessions already underway, pre-medical students at Yale-NUS College are actively planning their course loads for applications to medical...

Juggling a Job with School

story Anna Evtushenko A famous saying goes: “Sleep, Study, Socialize: Choose Two”. It remains a mystery to this day how Yale-NUS College students often manage all...

Beyond Residential College Four

story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon Whenever she seeks some peace and quiet, Teo Xiao Ting ’18 can be found sitting on the pavilion steps of...

New Year, New Resolutions

story | photos Regina Marie Lee With a new year and a fresh semester, we asked students to share their New Year’s resolutions. Some hope to...

Not in Asia, For the World

story Regina Marie Lee photo Christopher Khew In January 2015, Keziah Quek '17 will be in London visiting art museums and galleries, while taking four modules in...

The Origins of Yale-NUS: A Conversation with Charles Bailyn

Kavya Gopal Photo used with permission from Charles Bailyn Bio on Bailyn Professor Charles Bailyn is Yale-NUS' inaugual Dean of Faculty. He is also the A. Bartlett...

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