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Harrison Linder

From Down Atrocious to Up Good: A Case Study on Dumpster-Fire Vibes Reduction

Our former managing editor Harrison returns with a heartfelt reflection on the highs and lows of his time at Yale-NUS

The Meritocracy Trap: Required Reading for Anxious Elites

"A thought that has often crossed my mind since coming to Yale-NUS is: even though taking everything so seriously right now is clearly making me anxious and possibly even depressed, it will all pay off in the long run, right?" Harrison contemplates how our privilege makes us unwilling participants in the cycle of inequality.

Have Some Selective (Self) Empathy: Lessons from Nas Daily

“After attending the intimate post-event dinner, where questions focused less on politics and more on his personal journey as a content creator, I realized that it is not simply delusion, but rather faith, that enables Nas Daily.“

Taking Wellness into Our Own Hands

With finals approaching, it can seem like your academic success comes at the cost of your wellbeing. Harrison tells us why this is not the case.

The Octant Explains: Migrant Labour in Singapore

In this installment of “The Octant explains” we explore some of the facts and controversies surrounding migrant labor in Singapore.

Student Effort Contribution Discussed in Closed-door Dialogue with Governing Board

Some students are disappointed by the governing board members' response to SEC and dining issues at a recent closed-door dialogue.

Unrest continues over the Student Effort Contribution

Unrest over the Student Effort Contribution has continued into the new year, with the Senate passing a resolution condemning the policy for disadvantaging underprivileged students. Harrison reports.

The Octant Explains: Singaporean Education (Advanced Level)

story | Harrison Linder, Staff Editor photo | Elesin Teo, Head Photographer In the last issue of The Octant, we gave a basic overview of the...

Investing in the Future by Divesting from Fossil Fuels

Have you heard of the Yale-NUS Divest movement? While that campaign ended in 2017, the fight for divestment carries on in two new student campaigns. Harrison chats with Fossil Free Yale-NUS College (FFYNC) and Students Taking Action For NUS to Divest (STAND) on their work.

The Octant Explains: Singaporean Education (Normal Level)

story | Harrison Linder and Amanda Leong photo | Singapore Ministry of Education Any student studying at Yale-NUS College lives in Singapore for at least four...

Final Transitions Class Needs A New Rendition

story | Harrison Linder, Staff Writer and Sofia Sigal-Passeck, Contributing Reporter photo | Harrison Linder   Feb. 7 marked the end of Transitions – Understanding College and College...

SATS’ Contract with Yale-NUS to Expire by End of Academic Year

story  | Harrison Linder, Contributing Reporter photo | Peh Yilin   Yale-NUS College’s contract with SATS, the current dining hall operator, will expire by the end of...

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