Why the Abolition of Streaming in Singapore’s Public School System Matters to Yale-NUS

With students from the Normal stream being underrepresented in the Yale-NUS student population, how is the recent news on structural reforms in Singapore’s mainstream education system relevant to us? Paul reflects on his time in neighborhood secondary schools as both a student and an educator and the implications that this policy change could have on the school he is about to leave.

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Where’s the NUS in Yale-NUS?

story | Ethel Pang, Contributing Reporter photo | Elesin Teo, Chief Photographer   As a “true-blue” Singaporean, I find that I can easily flit between two (very different) worlds with ease. Within Yale-NUS College, I feel like I can explore a world beyond our tiny island; our small, diverse community is very much unique in […]

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Sit down, be civil

story | Grady Ng, Guest Writer photo | Esther Koh, Contributing Photographer   It took me a single moment of seeing a staff member’s anguish in response to an angry email to realize I had to intervene, and I would not wish the same upon anyone else, staff or otherwise — hence this letter. Being […]

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What Do We Do With A Rapist’s Guilt?

Trigger Warning: This article contains references and depictions of sexual violence, which some readers may find triggering. Please read with discretion.
Dealing with sexual violence is already extremely difficult, but never is it more so than when it involves friends and peers. Sya writes about her hopes about how the community can do better.

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An Ordinary Class

story | Cheryl Nazik Cosslett, Guest Writer photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs   I have had many underclassmen tell me that they are jealous of our class. They say that 2018 is very united, hardworking, and so original. They have also expressed worries at the potential state of our community once we graduate: how will […]

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