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Yale-NUS Abuzz with Life as Students Return to Campus

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.

Yale-NUS Investigates Possible Food Poisoning Incident

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

College of Humanities and Sciences: Is NUS making another Yale-NUS?

On Dec. 8, 2020, the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS), a collaboration between Faculty of Arts...

Two Households Both Alike in Dignity: A Rector’s Tea Lecture on Singapore’s Otters

Dr Philip Johns, Senior Lecturer of Life Sciences has been researching Singapore's otters. Read about the Shakespearean drama, violence, and adorable behaviour he's observed

Yale-NUS’ New Dining Concept: a band-aid over a bullet hole?

A new dining hall system promises solutions to existing problems, but some students remain skeptical. Tian Jiao investigates.

The State of Sexual Health at Yale-NUS College

How is sexual health coverage in Yale-NUS and how does that impact our daily lives? Michael investigates.

Expanded Policies for Dispute Resolution at Yale-NUS

The new conflict resolution policies, under the Yale-NUS Student Community Standards, look to focus on healing and growth, rather than simply stopping at punishing offenders.

Yale-NUS becomes need-aware for international students for next admission cycle

The new need-aware policy was announced earlier this year and will affect the Class of 2025 onwards

New DOS Policy Allows for Semesterly Compensation to High-Ranking Roles in Student Government

Under this new change, Student Government Presidents will be provided with a semesterly stipend of $1000, whereas the Vice Presidents will be provided with a stipend of $800 per semester in exchange for their service from the Dean of Students (DoS) Office.

Class of 2024 Admission Data: The Released, the Inaccessible, and the Uncollected

Yale-NUS College’s Class of 2024 arrived on campus and embarked on their university life as planned despite the global chaos and uncertainties. Yihui speaks to the Admissions Team to find out more about the Class of 2024.

The Class of 2022 Declare Their Majors

The Class of 2022 Declare their Majors.

An open letter to the Yale-NUS community

A message to the Yale-NUS Community on behalf of the faculty regarding the ongoing protests against police brutality.

Yale-NUS during COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the world around us. Here is how Yale-NUS is affected.

Helping Your Favourite Professor Get Tenure: Faculty Evaluations and How Students Can Contribute

For most professors, tenure is the holy grail. How can we, as students, contribute to a professor’s chances of getting tenure? Dion reports.

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.

First-Year Mental Health Surveys Get Mixed Reactions

Early this July, the Counselling Centre sent out a mental health survey to all first-year students matriculating in August. In late August, after processing the results of the survey, the Counselling Centre sent out emails to first-years who received elevated scores in mental health aspects such as depression and anxiety. Jia Xuan reports.

Waves From The Past: Retelling the Legacy of Okinawa

Students who participated in a Learning Across Boundaries (LAB) programme held in Okinawa last summer hosted a powerful art exhibition conveying the resilience that Okinawan locals display while overcoming their challenging past. Shivani reports.

First-Years Struggle With Opening DBS Bank Accounts

Many international students in the Class of 2023 have experienced trouble with their Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) bank accounts. Raphael reports.

Financial Aid Office Addresses Student Complaints

Miscommunications and Standing Committees. Avani writes about the problems plaguing need-based financial aid on campus.

Yehoon Ahn Wins Election to be Class of 2023 Representative

Yehoon wins the Election to be the Class of 2023 Representative with 42.7% of all votes, despite a controversial campaign policy.

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