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Marimbas, Mbiras, and the Love of Music

Story by | Ryan Yeo (he/him), Managing EditorPictures by | Mpiwa Gwindi (she/her) “Chemutengure, chemutengure,” Mpiwa Gwindi ‘24 sings a traditional call and response song in the Shona language, swaying...

Miniature Painting: Tiny Faces, Massive Worlds

Ryan follows Kyle as he demonstrates the art of miniature painting: painting tiny figurines no bigger than the size of a thumb.

two halves of a school 

Chloe's poem explores everything it means to be Yale-NUS

Follow Halcyon as They Spend the Afternoon Checking in on Their Animal Friends!

It’s Week 12. Let’s put stress aside and follow Halcyon as they check in on their campus animal friends!

Marimbas, Mbiras, and the Love of Music

Story by | Ryan Yeo (he/him), Managing EditorPictures by | Mpiwa Gwindi (she/her) “Chemutengure, chemutengure,” Mpiwa Gwindi ‘24 sings a traditional call and response song...

Miniature Painting: Tiny Faces, Massive Worlds

Ryan follows Kyle as he demonstrates the art of miniature painting: painting tiny figurines no bigger than the size of a thumb.

two halves of a school 

Chloe's poem explores everything it means to be Yale-NUS

Follow Halcyon as They Spend the Afternoon Checking in on Their Animal Friends!

It’s Week 12. Let’s put stress aside and follow Halcyon as they check in on their campus animal friends!

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...

Untitled

story | Anna Evtushenko photo | Public Affairs It's I, and it's you, and it's he, and it's she. Between us we ponder the math of Cauchy, the fate...

Post-Groundbreaking

poem | Al Lim photo | Public Affairs   Ngee Ann Kongsi, 2nd row, and I watched how the ground was broken. Facebook, many rows, and I watched how...

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