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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Tchoukball Hosts First Inter-varsity Level Tournament and Wins

story Dave Chappell and Xie Yihao, Sports Editors The Yale-NUS College Tchoukball Team enjoyed great success in the first-ever inter-varsity level sports tournament organized by Yale-NUS. One of the two teams emerged as the undefeated champion. On Saturday, Oct. 24, Yale-NUS hosted teams from two local universities and three Junior Colleges (JCs) in the Yale-NUS tchoukball […]

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Student Government Issues Athletics Report

story Xie Yihao, Deputy Sports Editor Tennis players Lee Koon Min ’18 and Mollie Saltskog ’17 represent Yale-NUS in the Inter-Faculty Games. (YNC Photography) The Yale-NUS College Student Government is seeking clarification on the role and responsibilities of the Athletics Department in an upcoming report, due to be released in the coming week. Earlier this semester, […]

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What Are We Playing For? (Part 2)

story Dave Chappell and Xie Yihao Since its inception, Yale-NUS College has been unable to compete in most inter-varsity sports tournaments. Students and athletes have often revisited the question: what are we playing for? Three years, eleven sports teams, and 524 students later, very little has changed. Many students have questioned their exclusion from inter-varsity tournaments […]

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Mr. Lewis supporting Yale-NUS Athletics

The Future of Yale-NUS Athletics

story David Chappell By the end of the first academic year, Yale-NUS College’s athletics scene was successfully out of the starting blocks. As the college approaches the end of its second academic year, its momentum is picking up, but there are still many obstacles to overcome. These issues include a need for a funding restructure, a […]

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Cendana College competitors

No Experience? No Problem!

story Xie Yihao On a typical Saturday night, the Low Tuck Kwong Hall (MPH) is normally occupied by Yale-NUS College sports teams training for their upcoming competitions. On Saturday, March 28, however, it played host to Yale-NUS’s very first Inter Residential College Games (IRCGs), an event tailored to students with less sports experience. Close to seventy […]

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Left-handed floorball player

Floorball made me left-handed

story Aved Chellapp The Yale-NUS College floorball team has become left-handed after the bulk purchase of left-handed floorball sticks by Athletics Director Bill Cartwright. While the purchase was initially met with disbelief by players, it seems to have been a blessing in disguise. Team captain Omar Gosh ’18 first noticed this phenomenon at the team’s weekly […]

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Yale-NUS Crew

Troubled waters for the Yale-NUS Crew

story Josh Ragbir The Yale-NUS College rowing team lost a combined total of twenty kilograms in three weeks to make regulation weight for what would have been their second rowing competition—but their competition ended before their boats touched the water. The competitors, Nicholas Siew ’18, Bernie Chen ’18, Shaun Tan ’17, and Captain and Founder Linus […]

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Yale-NUS versus USP Basketball Game

Fantastic But Not Flawless

story Xie Yihao In their reflections, Yale-NUS College athletes liked how the Inter-College Games (ICGs) were organized and acknowledged the effort and dedication by the officials and organizers, but noted areas for improvement. Last month, Yale-NUS won the 2015 ICGs with a total of 46 points, clinching five gold and seven silver medals in 16 events. […]

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ICG 2015

Yale-NUS Victorious in ICGs

reporting Dave Chappell On Sunday, Feb. 22 Yale-NUS College claimed first place in the Inter-College Games (ICGs) 2015. Even though it was only their second time competing, all of Yale-NUS’s teams performed well, managing to champion the other four colleges. College Total Points Yale-NUS 46 Tembusu 34 USP 34 CAPT 14 RVRC 3 Event 1st                   2nd […]

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The Yale-NUS College Tennis Team.

Tennis: Building Gradually

story Josh Ragbir Correction: Volume III Issue 5 dated February 10, 2015 It has come to our attention that the article “Tennis: Building Gradually” did not report that Mollie Saltskog ´17 is a member of the Varsity Tennis Team. While she has stepped down this semester for medical reasons, she was the female co-captain and has been […]

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Willie Khoo Fencing

Major Hurdles for Minority Sports

story Xie Yihao You might have watched fencing at The Olympic Games on TV. You might also have tried figure-skating for fun. But have you ever played these sports alongside professional and semi-professional athletes? Now it’s possible. Former (and current) competitive figure-skaters and fencers at Yale-NUS College are more than willing to showcase their talent […]

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YNC Crew

Into Uncharted Waters

story David Chappell The Yale-NUS College Rowing Team achieved great success at their first ever rowing competition over the break. The team managed to place third in the semifinals of two categories, the double and single sculls. While many students were still recuperating from a busy semester, Bernie Chen ’18 and Nicholas Siew ’18 headed […]

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