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R21: Unrestricted Access to Why R21 Matters

At Yale-NUS, we enjoy a great degree of freedom of speech. But why do we silence ourselves on the topic of sexual violence on campus?

The Octant Explains: Coronavirus

Rebecca compiles everything we know so far about the current coronavirus outbreak.

On Today’s ‘Movers and Shakers’: Students Explore Careers in the Finance Sector

Guest Writer Chloe Lim looks into one of the most desirable career path among Yale-NUS students.

Student Solidarity: What is the CAA and Why Should Students Care?

What is happening in India? Avani talks to students and academics to find out.

Decoding Traditions at Yale-NUS

Aryan and Wisha decode traditions of Yale-NUS: What they are, how they came to be and what they say about us.

Making Change with the Social Impact Fellowship

Dance workshops in Lebanese refugee camps and design thinking in Singaporean rental flats: CIPE’s Social Impact Fellowship allows Yale-NUS students to make change all around the world. Yihui gives us an introduction to some of them.

NUS Students in our Shared Spaces

“Could we then think of how we can make our spaces here in Yale-NUS to be one for more than just Yale-NUS students?” Shawn Kit speaks to the NUS students who share classes, student organisations and library seats with us to find out more.

Dean of Faculty Affirms Report on Interdisciplinary Higher Education

Yale-NUS Dean of Faculty Jeannette Ickovics spoke at a panel discussion on Oct. 23, 2019 at the ArtScience Museum Singapore titled “Branches from the Same Tree”, on the benefits and challenges surrounding the liberal arts. Ryan reports.

Admissions Priority Not Given To Yale-NUS Siblings

With at least 14 pairs and two trios of siblings in the College, some have wondered if siblings of Yale-NUS students are more likely to be admitted here. Yihui reports.

New Hire Adds Flavor to Our Dining Halls

Yale-NUS has hired a consultant to ensure accountability between the school and dining hall caterer Sodexo. Michelle reports.

Urban Planetary Health: Relocating to the Concrete Jungle

Shawn Kit tells us how the relocation of his West Kalimantan Week 7 LAB to Singapore due to the haze taught him about planetary health and community resilience.

From Arrow to Algorithm: The Aphrodite Project Could Find You True Love

Come this Sunday, participants of the Aphrodite Project might be matched with their soulmates. Michael speaks to the creators behind the campus-wide matchmaking survey to find out more.

Rest and Support at NUS’ “Pit Stop”

Alicia ventures into NUS to tell us more about the resources available to us a bus ride away.

Are You a Kingfisher for Consent?

Many Yale-NUS students have participated in consent dialogues during Orientation and signed Kingfishers for Consent’s consent pledges. But how else is the school working to foster a culture of consent on campus? Lindy finds out more.

Calls to Action from the SG Climate Rally

The recent Singapore Climate Rally garnered a lot of attention in the press and on social media – but what are the actual policy changes the Rally called for? Dion reports.

Local Students Become Kingfishers for a Day

The week of Sept. 9, 2019 saw 109 students from local pre-university institutions visiting the College for the Kingfisher for a Day program to experience a typical day in the life of a Yale-NUS student. Ryan reports.

Yale-NUS Comes 8th for Inter-Faculty Games

Yale-NUS College has come in 8th place overall for the Inter-Faculty Games, with 23 teams representing the College in different sports against 11 faculties from the National University of Singapore (NUS). This year, five teams medaled in the games, down from seven teams the year before.

Retelling the Story of the Asian Century

Dr. Parag Khanna returned to Yale-NUS College on September 5th to talk about his latest book, titled "The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century". Ryan reports.

Yale-NUS College’s New Associate Dean of Students: On Moving, Family, and the Residential Education Curriculum

Shawn Kit meets the new Associate Dean of Students and learns what his plans are for the College, the new Residential Education curriculum and his family.

Diversity Blackboards Aim to Break Barriers

‘What do you think of the present racial climate in Singapore?’, ‘What should the future of our multi-racial society look like?’ and ‘What can those in positions of privilege do?’ These are some of the questions posed by the ‘Diversity Wall’, an initiative kick-started by Student Government’s Director for Diversity and Inclusion Reni Chng ’21 and Huang Runchen ’22. Shehryar reports.

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