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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 Science: Is NUS making another Yale-NUS?

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

Dissent and Sensibility: Yale-NUS and anti establishmentarianism

Story by | Soon Minh, Contributing Writer  In a year where almost nothing has gone according to plan and progress seems to be undoing itself,...

Embarrassing Singlish — An Ugly Mixture of Classism, Orientalism, and Self-Hatred

Why are Singaporeans embarrassed of Singlish, especially in the presence of foreigners? Dexter explores this difficult question of a fractured identity

Op-Ed: How (Not) to Decolonize Faculty at Yale-NUS College

Alcan responds to Michael Sagna's article about decolonizing faculty at Yale-NUS.

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.

What is too much? Romantic Chase Culture at Yale-NUS and its Problematic Manifestations.

How do you reject an aggressive romantic proposal if you see them every day down the hall? Avani and Yihui take us through the culture of romantic chase on campus and its problematic manifestation.

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.

Breaking Norms in Comparative Social Inquiry: A Reflection

We've all done it - the CSI 'break a norm' exercise - whether we found it amusing, terrifying, or liberating. Lara reflects on the deeper meaning behind the exercise.

Seemingly impossible, yet here we are:

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.

The Firehose and Empty Caring

Apathy and indifference have become so ubiquitous in the world that we tend to take important issues for granted, Felipe believes. What should we do about this?

On Yale and Yale-NUS: Why Yale Won’t Save Us

Where exactly is Yale in Yale-NUS?

Stories from Singapore: Building Yale-NUS College’s International Student Community During COVID-19

  This year, as in years past, international students join Yale-NUS College and begin to call it home. However, unlike previous years, we have to...

The Non-Humans of Yale-NUS College

Ever wondered just how many non-human species are hidden around campus? Sangam explores the surprisingly rich biodiversity on Yale-NUS grounds.

How Yale-NUS Students Make Their Morning Coffee

In line with the Yale-NUS College mantra, even morning coffee routines have surprising diversity. Billy Tran reports.

Why Student Government Should Not Be Paid a Stipend by the Administration

After last week's news about the Student Government receiving a stipend broke, Yihui considers whether this should be acceptable to the Yale-NUS community

Breaking Out of Capitalist Realism: Minority Political Perspectives in Yale-NUS

Living in a predominantly capitalist world often makes it difficult for us to imagine any other possible reality. Shaun and Zachary discuss breaking the ultimate social norm.

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