With the slogan #NoMoreTopDown, NUS students released a petition against the merger of six colleges. The petition is jointly written by the students across NUS and encouraged the community to sign the petition against an “unaccountable, impractical and harmful” merger.
Yesterday’s news left the Yale-NUS community with much information and many feelings to process. Here’s a timeline of how the plan unfolded since June, with a look from the inside in an exclusive interview with the College’s administrators.
Cock-a-doodle-doo! A sound dreaded by light sleepers in Cendana but adored by others, the NUS rooster Jimmy Nugget is once again at the center of the debate. Is he here to stay, or be egg-spelt from campus? Yihui and Michael investigate both sides of the argument and bring you the college’s official stance. You get a sneak peek at the cage, too!
The major declaration exercise for the Yale-NUS College Class of 2023 concluded this semester, with a total of 232 participants. Ryan finds that there are several significant changes in major composition compared to last year.
For the first time, the Yale-NUS Learning Across Boundaries program has been held exclusively in Singapore. What's happened to the trips to Vienna and London that other batches experienced? Yihui speaks to President Tan Tai Yong.
Yale-NUS was set out to be a fully residential college where students are required to stay on campus for four years, but what happens if there aren’t enough rooms to accommodate everyone? Michael interviews the senior administration to understand the reasons and solutions for the looming housing crisis.
A new semester is upon us. With it comes new faces, loosened COVID-19 regulations and exciting initiatives. Have students coped well with the start of yet another unusual semester? Read more in The Octant.
At least 99 Yale-NUS students reported feeling unwell after consuming food made by dining vendor Sodexo on 21 January. Investigations are underway, led by the Dean of Students Office and Dining Experience Team. Soon Minh reports