FOMO stands for Fear Of Missing Out

Senior FOMO

story | Lynn Lee photo | Yale-NUS Admissions Hoa and I sat quietly as the rain fell. The soft wet darkness of the evening seemed to bring the lively sounds on campus closer to each other and to us, as we sat on cold tiles with echoes of song around us. It was the start […]

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We are not all brothers and sisters, you know, but here, right next to each other, we grow

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story | Anna Evtushenko photo | Public Affairs It’s I, and it’s you, and it’s he, and it’s she. Between us we ponder the math of Cauchy, the fate of Augustus, the shape of black holes, and how scattered destinies merge into wholes. We are not all brothers and sisters, you know, but here, right next […]

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Thanks to the Class of 2017 for providing much of the inspiration behind this poem. Wherever you continue in life, know that this part of it is appreciated. All in all, it has been an immense honor to be part of your journey and have you be part of mine.

Post-Groundbreaking

poem | Al Lim photo | Public Affairs   Ngee Ann Kongsi, 2nd row, and I watched how the ground was broken. Facebook, many rows, and I watched how the fire alarm was broken. La La Luna, middle row and I was called out before the ukulele finished playing. What happened after the ground broke […]

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Yale-NUS College held its inaugural graduation ceremony for the class of 2017, on May 29, 2017.

Yale-NUS’s Inaugural Class Graduates

story | David Chappell photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs Yale-NUS College held its inaugural graduation ceremony for the class of 2017, on May 29, 2017. The 119 students of the graduating class, down from the 157 admitted, received their certificates from Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore. The ceremony featured […]

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Editor’s Note

Dear Readers, It is with great pride that I introduce our final weekly issue of the semester. However, it is a bitter-sweet moment for me, as this will be my last issue as Editor-in-Chief. This also marks Zula’s last issue as Managing Editor, a position she has held for nearly two years! Zula will be […]

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Yale-NUS students pose with divestment campaign materials. They are asking the college to divest its endowment from fossil fuels. Image: Yale-NUS Divest Campaign

Why Yale-NUS Must Divest

story | Lucy Davis and Ng Qi Siang on behalf of Yale-NUS Divest, Guest Contributors photo | Yale-NUS Divest We write as members of Yale-NUS College concerned about the threat of climate change and passionate about our institution’s capacity to be a positive force for change. Recently, it has come to light that part of […]

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Two text books from Yale-NUS'S Ancient Greek Course.

School Suspends Online Shift for Ancient Greek Following Complaints

story | Jasmine Gan, Contributing Reporter photo | Odelia Teo Yale-NUS College has suspended plans to move Ancient Greek language modules from face-to-face to online instruction, following student and faculty dissatisfaction. Students penned an open letter to Yale-NUS College administration to petition against moving Ancient Greek language modules from face-to-face instruction to online instruction. The […]

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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 an Arts and Humanities Capstone exhibition, The Anatomy of a Home. Yale-NUS and UTown Security were called. He was confirmed to be an NUS student. Security said that he might […]

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At the time of publishing, there has been no updates on when official information regarding the Global Antiquity Minor will be published.

Global Antiquity and Chinese Studies Approved as Yale-NUS’s First Interdisciplinary Minors

story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Penguin Classics Starting in August, Yale-NUS College students can better indulge their interests in the old world. Global Antiquity was approved alongside Chinese Studies by the Curriculum committee on Feb. 27, where they will be the College’s first two interdisciplinary Minors. Courses under existing majors such as Literature, […]

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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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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 a panel discussion between representatives from Zero Waste SG, Forum for the Future, H&M Southeast Asia and the Yale-NUS faculty. Course List Released: On Monday, March 27, Yale-NUS released the course […]

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