Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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Sherlyn Goh

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In (What?) Asia, For the World.

story Timothy Lim, Guest Columnist The last line of the school’s vision statement, “In Asia, for the World” is a line we are all well-versed...

Our Fixation with Bad Press

story Daryl Yang, Guest Columnist | illustration by Yap Zhiwen In a recent article published on Oct. 27 in the Huffington Post, Yale-NUS College’s favourite critic Jim Sleeper...

The Ones Who Aren’t There

story Roshan Singh, Guest Columnist | illustration by Roger Ko Illness is a tricky subject to talk about, much less write about. However, over the past year,...

Clockwork

A tongue-in-cheek view of events around school An Icy Truth: Last Friday, the President’s Speaker Series played host to His Excellency Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President...

(An In-depth) Introduction to the Arts (Modules)

story Justin Ong, Staff Writer With the semester coming to a close, we can look forward not just to the winter break, but also...

Keeping You Safe: the Security Team

story Nicholas Lua, Staff Writer | photo credit David Zhang Not many people on campus have heard of the Security team. If they have, their encounters with...

Fire in the House: Rectifying our Fire Safety Policies

story Annie Wang, Staff Writer Within its first semester on the new campus, Yale-NUS College has seen a total of 19 hours of campus-wide fire alarm...

How Meaningful Is Having 38 Different Passports?

story Swarnima Sircar, Contributing Reporter As the only Japanese in the Class of 2019, Risa Shindo ’19 thinks she got in because of her passport. “I...

The Search is Over: New Dean of Students Appointed

story Yonatan Gazit, News Editor Yale-NUS College has hired a new Dean of Students, Dr. Christopher Bridges, President Pericles Lewis announced on Oct. 21. Yale-NUS...

A Few Good Men: Meet the Facilities Team

story Nicholas Lua, Contributing Reporter Who fixes your spoilt air-conditioner or unclogs your choked toilet? The Octant goes behind the scenes to get to know the...

What Week 7 Meant to Us

story Justin Ong, Contributing Reporter What does “learning across boundaries” mean? Being introduced to this phrase heading into Week 7, I was mildly skeptical as to...

Crane on Building Bridges

Governing Board Interview Series story Regina Marie Lee, Managing Editor reporting Martin Vasev As Director of the Royal Botanic Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom, he first came...

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  Elephant in the Elevator: For those who have been wondering who exactly put up the provocative posters demanding transparency in the elevators quoting excerpts...

A Collaboration Born in Davos

Governing Board Interview Series story Regina Marie Lee, Managing Editor Joyan Tan, Executive Editor Mr. Levin said criticism from Yale faculty was from a “small minority” and...

Recollections of the Pioneer Generation

story Timothy Goh, Guest Columnist Let me tell you a story about what it was like when I was growing up, a long time ago...

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Suit and Tie: This one will outrank the usual glitz of Opening Dinners and even the YIRPA photo shoots. In case you forgot, the...

Only One Yale-NUS

story Matthew Ware, Guest Columnist In his interview with The Octant (“Yale-NUS to Open a Fourth Residential College in Four Years”), Governing Board member Roland...

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Wine and Dine: Students may have noticed our dining hall food became substantially better over the weekend. No, this wasn’t due to an increase...

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Politically Engaged: With the elections looming around the corner, you may want to find out which of the ten political parties you agree with...

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