Yale-NUS Presidential Mixup

story | Tad Cruise In the latest incident of high profile mixups, it has been revealed that Tan Tai Yong has been incorrectly announced as the new president of Yale-NUS College. Instead, Da Cheng Ren will be the next president. The Yale-NUS College governing board has assured everybody that there was absolutely no interference from […]

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Clockwork 01/04/2017

The not-so-suite life: A recent survey conducted finds that 75% of friends that suite together do not remain friends by the end of the academic year. Reasons for fallouts include too much hedonism and overly-raucous surprise birthday celebrations. Coup d’etat: The Judiciary staged a coup against the Yale-NUS Student Council on Wednesday March 29, during […]

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42% of Upperclass Students Declared Mynahs

story | Chee Chi Chi photo | besgroup.blogspot.sg YALE-NUS COLLEGE — A study published yesterday by prominent local ornithologists reported that up to 42% of junior and senior students in Yale-NUS College can be classified as members of the species Acridotheres tristis, otherwise known as the common mynah. The two-year-long study was performed by a team […]

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Not So Secret

Story by Emily Tang, Features Writer It’s an open secret that Yale-NUS has plenty of secret societies – clandestine invitation-only social groups for those deemed cool enough, rumoured to meet on rooftops under cover of darkness. But did you know about this secret society? “I felt that the idea of secret societies was too exclusive,” said […]

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A Home For All

Story by Emily Tang, Features Writer | Photo credit to David Zhang In a bid to improve the relationship between Yale-NUS and the rest of NUS, a group of students has organized a series of activities to allow their peers to better understand the day-to-day experience of NUS students. Tensions had risen earlier this year over the increasingly […]

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Smells Like Team Spirit

Story by Emily Tang, News Writer A new shirt design has been unveiled for Yale-NUS athletes. In a follow-up to last year’s identity rebranding, where the words “Yale-NUS” were replaced with “Team NUS”, a further move has been made to make the shirts more inclusive. The new design (pictured right) will no longer contain the word […]

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Auntie Agony

Dear Auntie Agony, My new relationship is taking a toil on me. You see, I live in Saga but my significant other lives in Cendana. I know some people have it worse. Their significant others are literally on the opposite side of the world while we’re only separated by the muddy eco-pond and I’m not […]

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Horoscopes

Taurus: Guilt is festering away inside you: the apples, bananas, and cutlery you smuggled from the dining hall are physical reminders of your unsavoury pastime.   Gemini: You find yourself increasingly amenable to the idea of forging foreign ties— time to venture into the unfamiliar terrain of NUS!   Cancer: This month, you’ll be awakened […]

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The Mascot: We Need It Now!

Story by Gus Jontin, Guest Columnist We need a mascot, and we need it now. It doesn’t matter what people think. A college like ours, that established itself in the world with such flourish, certainly needs an animal, a creature, or an entity at least, to give the world an idea of who we are, […]

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Katniss Evergreen '19

Overnight search raid at Yale-NUS

story Yona Tan | May Tan Over two dozen students’ rooms at Yale-NUS College were raided on Thursday, March 27, after campus security acted on anonymous tip-offs about a chewing gum smuggling ring within Residential College 4 (RC4). A twelve-hour search by authorities, however, only revealed large amounts of unused condoms and several cats in students’ […]

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Successful Successions

story Avast Vermin All entities move and nothing remains still,” said the prominent Greek philosopher Pericles in a seminar room somewhere. With its second year coming to an end, Yale-NUS College is changing too. In various student organizations, many sophomores are now ready to step down from power. However, unexpected problems have cropped up with some […]

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