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How Yale-NUS Disables Students and How We Can Do Better

While variations in one’s physiology might result in impairments, it is not the impairment itself that disables people—places, institutions, and people do. Yihui and Alex investigate how Yale-NUS disables its students, why you should care, and what we should do about it.

Unpacking My Closet

There is something melancholic about it though, the Hockney on the wall. All I am left to behold is the white spray—not the spring of the body, not the goggled boy in a swimming cap. Even the yellow diving board is motionless. 

Decoding Traditions at Yale-NUS

Aryan and Wisha decode traditions of Yale-NUS: What they are, how they came to be and what they say about us.

Reflections on Fulbright University Vietnam: How Should We Engage With Other Asian Liberal Arts Institutions?

“Do we want to engage with an institution that is complicit in perpetuating America’s imperialistic foreign policies in Vietnam?” Following the participation of Yale-NUS College faculty members at a Fulbright University Vietnam’s (FUV) conference, Ai Huy Luu asks how Yale-NUS should engage with the school.

From the Black Box to The Globe: Seven Week 7 Highlights

250 students. 14 hotly-contested destinations. One Week 7. What did they “learn across boundaries”? Kimberly, Wisha, Rhyhan, Aryan, Jun Jie, Michelle and Fatima write about their experiences.

4 Year’s Time: Yale-NUS seniors, then and now

story | Sim Yi Shien, Contributing Photographer photos | Sim Yi Shien Do you ever have moments where you just stop and assess your life and...

Yale-NUS Graduates Secure Job and Graduate School Opportunities

story | Rachel Hau, Contributing Reporter photo | Yale-NUS College Public Affairs As of Sept. 29 2017, 90% of Yale-NUS College graduates had secured jobs, fellowships...

Social Emotional Leadership — is it a Cult?

Story | Terence Choo, Contributing Reporter Photo | Wong Zhi Ying   Upon entering the dining hall, I spotted two figures conspicuously seated right in the...

End-of-Term Official Letter

Letter | Saza Faradilla, Avery Simmons Story | Peh Yi Lin photo | Saza Faradilla   Dear students, It’s been our pleasure to serve in the Student...

The Disruptive Good?

story  | Bryson Ng Pei Shen, Contributing Reporter photo | Kalla Sy, Contributing Photographer   If you were at the National Gallery on Aug. 23, 2017,  you...

The Story of YNC Ultimate Frisbee

story | Jonas Yun Do Ung, Guest Contributor photo | Kah Mun Chan   As I write this article, it is 3:30 A.M. on a Thursday...

A Letter to My Constituents

story  | Aditya Karkera, Guest Contributor Illustration | Lavonna Mark, Contributing Illustrator   My dear constituents, The practice of constituents writing to their representatives is a cherished...

Class of 2017 Memories

The following are edited memories about the Class of 2017, submitted by students of Yale-NUS College.   “Yale-NUS Confessions broke the perfection bubble for me, not...

The Last Four Years, by the Headlines

From the Editors - October 4, 2013 What are we Playing For? - August 19, 2014 Dengue Outbreak on Campus - September 2, 2014 Yale-NUS Upholds Free...

Clockwork 7/04/17

Stranger in the Shower: On March 31, a stranger was found showering in an unoccupied Saga suite which was, at the time, being used for...

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...

Saga Dining Hall Hires Barista in War of Coffee One-Ups

story | Svegli Davvero On Friday, March 31, hungry students of Saga College were greeted by the appearance of Nicola Costa, master barista. Mr. Costa...

Civic Responsibility Class Added to Common Curriculum

story | Aunt Norris Faculty members have unanimously voted to add a new class to the Common Curriculum called Civic Responsibility, following the advice of...

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...

Clockwork 31/03/17

Sorting it Out: On Thursday March 30, Yale-NUS screened Sorting it Out, a student-produced documentary about recycling in Singapore. The documentary was followed by...

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