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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.

Experiencing the Common Curriculum Outside the Classroom

The Ramayana Musical performed on August 24th was a milestone in the College’s move to link the residential experience more closely to the Common Curriculum. Ryan reports.

Williams Professor Shares Stories of Statistical Sins

“Whether you have set your mind to an MCS degree or dread your bi-weekly QR lessons, it is clear that data analysis is essential to research in almost every field.”

Statistics from the Class of 2023

This academic year, Yale-NUS welcomes 246 first-year students, representing 39 different nationalities. To learn more about the Class of 2023, check out the following statistics compiled by Ruchel.

Community beyond our Campus: What happens after Graduation?

Worried about the leaving behind the Yale-NUS community after graduation? Crystal speaks to Holly Apsley, Lai Ying Tong and Angela Ferguson, three students from the Class of 2018 who currently live together, maintaining the aspects of community they love.

What if?

For our Graduation Issue, Paul turned to the Class of 2019 to ask them about their formative experiences at Yale-NUS, as well as some of their “what ifs”.

Taste, Acquired: Student Start-up Flavorgator Aims to Improve Dining Feedback

Amidst all the controversy surrounding dining at Yale-NUS, Flavorgator attempts to build a bridge between students and dining provider Sodexo. Avani tells us more.

Foreign Domestic Labor Rights: Policy Experts Speak at Yale-NUS

The Roosevelt Institute brought together a panel of experts from NTUC, the Asia Research Institute, and Yale-NUS College to discuss foreign domestic labor rights in Singapore. Dion tells us more.

All the Signs (and Flags) at the Anti-Brexit March

On Saturday, Mar. 23, hundreds of thousands of people marched into central London to protest Britain’s exit from the European Union (EU), also known as ‘Brexit’, a process set into motion by a national referendum back in 2016. Terence shows us what he saw that day.

Nathaniel Mah: College and Engaged (Four)

To marry your first love is everyone’s dream. Amanda talks to Nathaniel Mah about his engagement to his first and last love, Janeen Loh.

Still Life in Motion

Dana Lam’s Still Life paints a portrait of the artist that is anything but still. Amanda explores life as seen through Ms. Lam’s dynamic eyes.

What’s in a Story: Storytelling in Yale-NUS

There's a new student organization on the block – one entirely conceptualized and brought to life by first-year students. William tells us their story.

The Octant Explains: Migrant Labour in Singapore

In this installment of “The Octant explains” we explore some of the facts and controversies surrounding migrant labor in Singapore.

Skin Stories

In "Skin Stories," Inés seeks to break away from her photographic stagnancy and share her appreciation for tattoos.

Cendana: Not a House, but a Home

The Cendana Block Party and an improved laundry system: these are just some of the new initiatives the Cendana College Council has come up with recently. Rhyhan finds out more.

Reflecting on International Womxn’s Day

Yale-NUS saw lots of International Women’s Day events last week. Wisha asks if we are doing enough.

Before he was Dean: Getting to Know Rob Wessling

We’ve read the emails. We’ve been to the networking sessions. But how many of us really know Rob Wessling? Reza gets to know our new Dean of Students.

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