The Octant

You Cannot Do It (All)

story | Cheryl Cosslett and Simonas Bartulis, Guest Contributors illustration |  Justin Ong, Editor-in-Chief   For the biggest, most competitive an...
Justice Scalia

On Justice Scalia

On Tuesday Jan 28., two and a half weeks before his eventual death, Antonin Scalia, then Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, visited th...

Clockwork

Welcome back to Hell… week: We hope you all came back from the mid-term break refreshed… we certainly did (check out our website theoctant.org to see our brand ...

The “Illiberal Liberal” Narrative

Opinion by Francesca Maviglia, Guest Columnist | Illustration by Roger Ko There’s a tendency to attack left-wing individuals as the ones with authoritarian att...

Clockwork

A tongue-in-cheek view of events around Yale-NUS College Mid-Term Break: The Octant staff will be taking a well earned rest over the upcoming break. We hope ...

GOVERNING BOARD INTERVIEW SERIES

Story by Spandana Bhattacharya, Editor-in-Chief This is the latest installment of a series of interviews with members of the Governing Board. Gautam Baner...

Clockwork

A tongue-in-cheek-view of events around school CNY: The rounds of visiting will commence! Go forth and proclaim your Liberal Arts Education with no fear. May...

Returning from Abroad

Story by Li Ting Chan, News Editor In this week’s installment, we speak to two other study abroad returnees about their experience abroad and how it has affe...

Zero, the lowest common denominator

Opinion by Scott Currie, Staff Writer | Illustration by Dave Chappell Editor’s Note: Once monthly Scott will be waxing poetic about issues relating to Yale-N...

Art around Campus

Story by Nicholas Lua, Feature Editor | Photos by Serena Quay Wander around Yale-NUS College enough and you are sure to have noticed the artworks displayed a...

Adventures Abroad

Story by Li Ting Chan, News Editor Last semester, 24 members of the Class of ’17 had the opportunity to spend a semester abroad in places ranging from London...

Clockwork

A tongue-in-cheek view of events around Yale-NUS We are back: Hopefully with a bang! We hope you didn’t miss us too much! We were busy revamping the publicat...
Filler

Editor’s Note

Dear readers, It is with great sadness that I will be stepping down as Chief Editor of The Octant at the end of this semester. The baton will be passed on to...
Admitted students at EYW

Admissions over the Years

story Regina Marie Lee Admitted students speak to current students at Experience Yale-NUS Weekend on April 11. (Pareen Chaudhari) The third round o...
Ticket for "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Relying on the Rector’s copay

story Abdul Hamid An event that may be eligible for the Rector's copay. (Tamara Burgos) Interested in attending a show? Email the Rector’s Office a...
Mr. Lewis supporting Yale-NUS Athletics

The Future of Yale-NUS Athletics

story David Chappell What's next for Yale-NUS Athletics? (Gan Sylvia, Bozy Lu, Natalie Tan) By the end of the first academic year, Yale-NUS College...
Ambassador Chan Heng Chee

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee

Governing Board Interview Series interview Regina Marie Lee Ms. Chan was Singapore’s Ambassador to the United States (US) from 1996 to 2012. (Kar...
Octant

Letter to the Editor

letter Adam Goh '18 I refer to Soh Wee Yang’s opinion article, “A Hollow Core.” While his concerns are valid, our college does have a core value system...