100th Issue Special

Editor’s Note   Dear Reader, This celebration of our 100th issue might not have happened, if not for a lucky, innocent question I asked in what feels like an eternity ago. In an old WhatsApp group conversation, I had asked Dave Chappell ’18, then Editor-in-Chief, on the number of issues The Octant had published up […]

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A collage of The Octant front covers from the past year.

The Last Four Years, by the Headlines

From the Editors – October 4, 2013 What are we Playing For? – August 19, 2014 Dengue Outbreak on Campus – September 2, 2014 Yale-NUS Upholds Free Speech on Campus – October 21, 2014 Constitution Matters – November 18, 2014 Finally, A Student Government – February 10, 2015 Making Major Decisions: Yale-NUS’s Inaugural Class Declares […]

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Editor’s Note

Dear Readers, It is with great pride that I introduce our final weekly issue of the semester. However, it is a bitter-sweet moment for me, as this will be my last issue as Editor-in-Chief. This also marks Zula’s last issue as Managing Editor, a position she has held for nearly two years! Zula will be […]

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Editor’s Note

Dear Readers, It is my pleasure to introduce the first issue of The Octant for this Academic Year 2016/17. We have been working hard over the summer to improve your experience with us as a publication and I would like to share some of the changes. FIrstly, I am very excited to announce that this […]

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In Memoriam

The Octant was deeply saddened to hear about the death of Professor Bernard Bate on Friday. We fondly remember him as one of Yale-NUS College’s most affectionate and compassionate faculty members. To know Prof. Bate was to be close to him. Members of the Yale-NUS community have set up a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/rememberingBarneyBate/), where students, […]

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Editors’ Note

Last Tuesday, Nov. 3, the editorial board of The Octant gathered and welcomed the following members into The Octant family. This publication is now as much theirs as it is ours. We are very pleased and proud to announce the following new staff writers of The Octant: Annie Wang ’19 Elaine Li ’19 Justin Ong […]

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