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No more trips to South Africa and Europe: Yale-NUS President explains future plans for Week 7

For the first time, the Yale-NUS Learning Across Boundaries program has been held exclusively in Singapore. What's happened to the trips to Vienna and London that other batches experienced? Yihui speaks to President Tan Tai Yong.

The Full Story (For Now): Two Mysterious Suspected Mass Food Poisonings at Yale-NUS

The Octant looks into the suspected food poisoning and the investigations

Pritam Singh to Speak at Yale-NUS Graduation Ceremony 2021

Pritam Singh, leader of the Workers Party, will be the guest speaker at the Yale-NUS College 2021 Graduation Ceremony. President Tan Tai Yong said Mr. Singh is a “good chap”.

No More Room at the Inn: Yale-NUS’s Looming Housing Crisis

Yale-NUS was set out to be a fully residential college where students are required to stay on campus for four years, but what happens if there aren’t enough rooms to accommodate everyone? Michael interviews the senior administration to understand the reasons and solutions for the looming housing crisis.

Yale-NUS Abuzz with Life as Students Return to Campus

A new semester is upon us. With it comes new faces, loosened COVID-19 regulations and exciting initiatives. Have students coped well with the start of yet another unusual semester? Read more in The Octant.

Yale-NUS Investigates Possible Food Poisoning Incident

At least 99 Yale-NUS students reported feeling unwell after consuming food made by dining vendor Sodexo on 21 January. Investigations are underway, led by the Dean of Students Office and Dining Experience Team. Soon Minh reports

College of Humanities and Science: Is NUS making another Yale-NUS?

On Dec. 8, 2020, the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Science (CHS), a collaboration between Faculty of Arts...

Two Households Both Alike in Dignity: A Rector’s Tea Lecture on Singapore’s Otters

Dr Philip Johns, Senior Lecturer of Life Sciences has been researching Singapore's otters. Read about the Shakespearean drama, violence, and adorable behaviour he's observed

Yale-NUS’ New Dining Concept: a band-aid over a bullet hole?

A new dining hall system promises solutions to existing problems, but some students remain skeptical. Tian Jiao investigates.

The State of Sexual Health at Yale-NUS College

How is sexual health coverage in Yale-NUS and how does that impact our daily lives? Michael investigates.

Expanded Policies for Dispute Resolution at Yale-NUS

The new conflict resolution policies, under the Yale-NUS Student Community Standards, look to focus on healing and growth, rather than simply stopping at punishing offenders.

Yale-NUS becomes need-aware for international students for next admission cycle

The new need-aware policy was announced earlier this year and will affect the Class of 2025 onwards

New DOS Policy Allows for Semesterly Compensation to High-Ranking Roles in Student Government

Under this new change, Student Government Presidents will be provided with a semesterly stipend of $1000, whereas the Vice Presidents will be provided with a stipend of $800 per semester in exchange for their service from the Dean of Students (DoS) Office.

Class of 2024 Admission Data: The released, the inaccessible and the uncollected

Yale-NUS College’s Class of 2024 arrived on campus and embarked on their university life as planned despite the global chaos and uncertainties. Yihui speaks to the Admissions Team to find out more about the Class of 2024.

The Class of 2022 Declare Their Majors

The Class of 2022 Declare their Majors.

An open letter to the Yale-NUS community

A message to the Yale-NUS Community on behalf of the faculty regarding the ongoing protests against police brutality.

Yale-NUS during COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the world around us. Here is how Yale-NUS is affected.

Helping Your Favourite Professor Get Tenure: Faculty Evaluations and How Students Can Contribute

For most professors, tenure is the holy grail. How can we, as students, contribute to a professor’s chances of getting tenure? Dion reports.

Student Solidarity: What is the CAA and Why Should Students Care?

What is happening in India? Avani talks to students and academics to find out.

First-Year Mental Health Surveys Get Mixed Reactions

Early this July, the Counselling Centre sent out a mental health survey to all first-year students matriculating in August. In late August, after processing the results of the survey, the Counselling Centre sent out emails to first-years who received elevated scores in mental health aspects such as depression and anxiety. Jia Xuan reports.

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