On Beginnings and Ends

story | Rachel Hau, Staff Writer photo | Rachel Hau   I remember the scratchy unbreathing blue dri-fit t-shirts, a little glaringly bright, but capable of surviving mud and river water, sweat and rain. Seeing the blue and orange tents at Pasir Ris Park. Making our way to dimly-lit park toilets in the dark of […]

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A Tribute To Yale-NUS

story | Evan Asava-Aree   Five years ago, in March 2013, I was accepted into Yale-NUS College. Back then, it was a college that didn’t have a campus or students and everything was sold on a promise. It was a promise to build a institution that prided itself on learning, innovation, and change. In seven […]

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Letter From The President

story | Tan Tai Yong, President of Yale-NUS College photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs   To the Class of 2018: As you celebrate the completion of your final year in Yale-NUS College, I mark the end of my first year as the college president. This has been an eventful year for me. My wife and […]

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My New Family

story | Bilge Arslan, Prospective Student   The times during which we struggle are the most important opportunities to discover our real friends, family, and the great people we’re surrounded with. My EYW experience was slightly different than those of others, but it was also one that made me appreciate this crucial life lesson. I […]

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Taking a Gap Year [EYW 2018]

story | Charlie Colasurdo, Prospective Student photo | Tanya Olander, Guest Photographer   Coming off of just a few short days in Singapore for the Experience Yale-NUS Weekend (EYW), there’s little doubt in my mind about where I want to spend my four years of undergraduate education. Yale-NUS College provides the perfect mix of academic […]

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Breaking Barriers [EYW 2018]

story | Aryan Chhabra, Prospective Student photo | Aryan Chhabra   The sandy terrains of Gujarat, a state in India, is home to members of different communities. The beef-forbidding Brahmins, the valorous Rajputs, the fish-loving Bengalis, as well as the proud Marathas all coexist in the small yet bustling town of Surat. To 10-year-old me, […]

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The Yale-NUS Gray Space

story | Amanda Leong, Contributing Reporter   photo | Amanda Leong, Contributing Reporter   EDITOR’S NOTE, December 22, 2017:  Yale-NUS Director of Public Affairs, Ms. Fiona Soh, and Director of Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, Mr. Dennis Aw have written in to dispute the article’s claim that the article’s claim that the Occupy installation was taken […]

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Course Selection or Speculation?

story | Dion Ho & Ng Yi Ming, Contributing Reporters photo | Ng Yi Ming, Contributing Illustrator   “Do what you like most” — so reads the Yale-NUS College admissions page. Yet, choosing what we like turned out to be a curious challenge, as the freshmen experienced during the ongoing module registration exercise for Semester […]

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