The Octant interviews David Post, the new Dean of Faculty starting from July this year. Joanne Roberts (EVP of Academic Affairs) and Pericles Lewis (former president of Yale-NUS) speak about their impressions of the incoming college leader.
Asexual people or “aces” - referring to those who feel little to no sexual attraction towards others - are rarely talked about in our community. In this piece, Ryan talks to several aces in Yale-NUS to learn more about their experience and common misconceptions.
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!
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.
From lack of vegetarian options to finding foreign objects in their food, student complaints have been arising about Sodexo, the College's caterer. Lara Kine investigates to understand both students and Sodexo's perspectives on the matter.
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.