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Lamentable Leftovers

The Food Wastage Problem At Yale-NUS story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon Leftover food in SR4 from a major advising session!” a post on the Yale-NUS College Students...

A Spirit Of Experimentation

Governing Board Interview Series  interview David Chappell At Yale University over the spring break, The Octant sat down with the President of Yale, Mr. Peter Salovey, to...

Lessons From Yale

story Regina Marie Lee Visiting the different residential college (RC) councils at Yale University, Christina Ho ’17 of RC^3 was impressed by the strong spirit each...

Living Up To Expectations

story Martin Vasev A microcosm of a society, where we try to find our place and identity — this is how Bozy Lu ’18, starts each...

A View From Above

Exclusive Interview with Mdm. Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, Chairman of the Yale-NUS Board of Governors  story Joyan Tan Walking into Yale-NUS College, it is difficult to miss...

From Liberal Arts To Medicine

story Spandana Bhattacharya | Regina Marie Lee With advising sessions already underway, pre-medical students at Yale-NUS College are actively planning their course loads for applications to medical...

Juggling a Job with School

story Anna Evtushenko A famous saying goes: “Sleep, Study, Socialize: Choose Two”. It remains a mystery to this day how Yale-NUS College students often manage all...

Beyond Residential College Four

story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon Whenever she seeks some peace and quiet, Teo Xiao Ting ’18 can be found sitting on the pavilion steps of...

New Year, New Resolutions

story | photos Regina Marie Lee With a new year and a fresh semester, we asked students to share their New Year’s resolutions. Some hope to...

Not in Asia, For the World

story Regina Marie Lee photo Christopher Khew In January 2015, Keziah Quek '17 will be in London visiting art museums and galleries, while taking four modules in...

The Origins of Yale-NUS: A Conversation with Charles Bailyn

Kavya Gopal Photo used with permission from Charles Bailyn Bio on Bailyn Professor Charles Bailyn is Yale-NUS' inaugual Dean of Faculty. He is also the A. Bartlett...

Double Degree with Law: Is two better than one?

Kavya Gopal Photo by Christopher Khew A Liberal Arts education is often characterised as a safe haven for those with a hazy idea of their major. With two years...

Misplaced Trust

Regina Marie Lee Photo illustration by Pareen Chaudhari Knives, baking trays, an entire bottle of extra-virgin olive oil — Adlin Zainal ’17 lost all these items...

Week 7 in pictures

From Sept. 23 to Oct. 2, the class of 2018 embarked on exciting journeys for their Week 7 projects. Here’s a glimpse of what...

Critiquing the Common Curriculum

Regina Marie Lee With half a semester over, the Class of 2018 has finally had a taste of a key aspect of Yale-NUS: the Common...

Carpe Diem

Kavya Gopal Sleep-deprived, caffeinated, hungry - there are many words that you could use to sum up the plight of college kids across the world....

Uprooting: Marriages in Academia

Kavya Gopal, Regina Marie Lee Photo by Pareen Chaudhari “How’d you like to move to Singapore?” “What, where?” When Dean of Faculty Charles Bailyn first proposed moving halfway...

No Time to Breathe: A DF’s Life

Kavya Gopal, Regina Marie Lee Photo used with permission from Alyson Rozells On a typical day, Dean’s Fellow (DF) Hao Guang meets at least one or...

To ice or not to ice?

Kavya Gopal, Regina Marie Lee Over the last two weeks, more than 20 students have done it. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has spilled over...

Does Yale-NUS party?

story Joyan Tan | Kavya Gopal 6 August, 4.30PM: 30-40 sophomores gathered in the multi-purpose hall (MPH) for a school-organized talk on Navigating Social Spaces. For...

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