Friday, September 17, 2021

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Avani Adhikari

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Avani is the current editor-in-chief of The Octant. A lover of detective stories, Avani likes fun facts, anime, and talking to new people.

Protected: Dining Contract Vendor Showcase

We went to the Dining Hall Vendor Presentations at 9 am so you didn’t have to.

What is too much? Romantic Chase Culture at Yale-NUS and its Problematic Manifestations.

How do you reject an aggressive romantic proposal if you see them every day down the hall? Avani and Yihui take us through the culture of romantic chase on campus and its problematic manifestation.

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.

Clementi Roads, Take Me Home

Michael and Avani write about what home in Singapore looks like to them.

Leones Luminantes: A History of the Secret Society on Campus

What was the secret society on campus, and what did they do?

Yale-NUS during COVID-19

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

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.

Financial Aid Office Addresses Student Complaints

Miscommunications and Standing Committees. Avani writes about the problems plaguing need-based financial aid on campus.

What We Owe To Each Other: Student Wages at Yale-NUS

Student workers at Yale-NUS’ butteries are paid SGD $9/hr, less than the cost of four Adlins. Avani tells us why this is not right.

Taste, Acquired: Student Start-up Flavorgator Aims to Improve Dining Feedback

Amidst all the controversy surrounding dining at Yale-NUS, Flavorgator attempts to build a bridge between students and dining provider Sodexo. Avani tells us more.

Sodexo Responds to Meal Tap Situation

Worried about how many lunch credits you have left? Tap on this.

Staying Alive: Classics at Yale-NUS

“Well, first of all I wouldn’t call these languages dead.” Avani speaks to Nicholas and Jun Hao about studying classical Chinese, Sanskrit, Ancient Greek, and Latin — all on campus!

What is Dead May Never Die: Learning Dead Languages at Yale-NUS

story | Avani Adhikari, Staff Writer photo | Wang Xing Hao With as much liberty as the pixelated connection would allow, Wang Xing Hao ’21,...

Senate Announces Resolution to Tackle Academic Stress

Are the kids alright? The Student Government Senate doesn’t think so. Avani and Wisha report on the Senate resolution to tackle academic stress.

As We Waste Away

As the new semester starts, let us look at what we put on our plate.

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