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Poems on Love

A Valentine's Day special - The Octant features two poems by Ginny and Yasmin on love.

Behind the Ink: Tattoo Culture at Yale-NUS College

In many Asian societies, tattoos are still considered taboo, and because school is a place of learning and influence, tattoos—associated with gangsters, drug use and “bad company” in general—are frowned upon. Understanding more about people’s relationships with their tattoos, once considered a sign of a criminal or a deviant, is thus fascinating.

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.

Confessions of a Yale-NUS Dancer

story | Kwok Yingchen, Guest Writer photo | Angad Srivastava, Guest Photographer   sYNCd showcase 2018: Confession, showed how much dance at Yale-NUS College can mean. As a...

Behind Those Doors

story | Mathias Ooi, Staff Writer photo | Peh Yi Lin, Staff Photographer   This past recess week, as many of us rushed to leave for home...

Exploring Cultural Identity at the Asian Youth Theater Festival

story | Amanda Leong, Contributing Reporter photo | Amanda Leong, Contributing Photographer   Hidden in the fifth floor of *SCAPE at Somerset, The TreeTop is a world...

Theater Season Descends on Yale-NUS

story | Alysha Chandra, Staff Writer photos | Zac Yeow, Sean Cham, and Tram Hoang As the semester comes to an end, the various theater groups...

Coming Up Next: A Reflection on the Arts and Humanities Festival

story | Kan Ren Jie, Staff Writer photo | Kan Ren Jie The past few weeks has been an interesting time for the Arts in Yale-NUS...

(aside)’s Private Parts, and its explicit portrayal of sexual identity

story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Rachel Juay I watched Private Parts, a play by (aside), with no expectations and little knowledge of transgender...

Less than Uplifting: Art and its Interaction with Public Space

story | Natalie Tan, Guest Contributor photo | Marcus Chua On March 16, white sheets with spray-painted messages were draped at the back of selected lifts....

Why Stop?

story | Adam Lau, Guest Contributor photo | Justin Ong When you see a STOP sign, do you stop? Why did you stop? Who made you...

1987: The Missing Narrative

story | Neo Huiyuan, Arts Editor photo |  Lynn Voight What happens when the very institutions you trust for protection turn against you? What happens when...

Totally F***ed: the Lines Between Fiction and Reality in Spring Awakening

story | Paul M. Jerusalem, Guest Contributor photo | Xuerui Yang By the time this review is published, much would have been said regarding the utter...

Negotiating the Environmental Abject in “This Topia”

story | Kwok Yingchen, Guest Contributor photo | John Reid This year’s Yale-NUS Halloween haunted house, “This Topia”,  was an environmentally-themed collaboration between Yale-NUS Artivists, Artslab,...

Liberal Arts in Singapore: How Raffles Got There First

story | Kan Ren Jie, contributing reporter photos | National Library Board, Kan Ren Jie There was once a college in Singapore that was established in...

Interchange: A Sneak Peak into Southeast Asian Cinema

story | Neo Huiyuan and Terence Wang, Arts Editors photo | Danny Lim © Apparat 2016 Engaging 12,000 audiences with over 100 films annually, the Singapore...

Inside the Mind of Ruben Pang

Story | Neo Huiyuan, Arts Editor and Yip Jie Ying, Features Editor Photo | Neo Huiyuan and Ruben Pang “Why would you buy a painting of someone...

Of Dinosaurs and Uncle-G: Singapore Night Festival 2016

Story by Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor Photos by Nguyen Thao Ngan My photographer and I were in a crowd, and a big one at that....

The Relevance of Hamlet

Story by Neo Hui Yuan, Staff Writer | Photo credit to YNC Photography In preparation for more than a year, selling out tickets in numbers larger than the student body,...

Depart: Art’s Editor Picks

Story by Tan Jia Hui Arts Editor | Photo credit to Tan Jia Hui Break away from your mundane daily routine and depart from the Yale-NUS College bubble...

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