I know. Your love life is never a bed of roses. There are highs and lows, and you just wished that there were someone patient, insightful, and empathetic to offer illuminating advice when you are stuck in a love’s dilemma.
As Valentine’s Day is approaching, you may be preoccupied with your romantic life more than ever. Today, we invited The Octant’s very own Agony Aunt to listen to our readers’ dilemmas, and talk about communication and romantic FOMO.
How does it feel like to be stranded overseas while one’s peers have started their semester? As one of the several international students unable to secure entry approval, Shikhar muses on his mixed feelings about the ongoing, long-winded journey back to the college.
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 Yale-NUS Student shares about some of the struggles and challenges that she has faced adapting to campus life with the COVID restrictions and inconveniences, ending on a positive note that we can hope for the better!
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
Compared to the environments some queer students come from, the Yale-NUS community is, in many ways, a much safer space. But as two queer students let Pandora know, this safety still comes with caveats.