Terence Wang

Editor’s Note: Our Finest Hour

Dear reader, If you are reading this article in print, you would be holding Volume X, Issue 10 of The Octant. It is, by all measures, a normal issue for you...

4 Year’s Time: Graduation Special

story | Sim Yi Shien and Chia Jie Lin photo | Sim Yi Shien   As Graduation Day draws closer, the urge to reminisce about our time in college grow...
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A Short Message of Appreciation

story | Daryl Yang, Guest Writer   When we think of college, we often remember our community of professors and classmates. Yet, there is another group of p...

An Ordinary Class

story | Cheryl Nazik Cosslett, Guest Writer photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs   I have had many underclassmen tell me that they are jealous of our class. The...
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A Note to My Freshman Self

story | Regina Ng, Guest Writer   Dear Freshman Regina, You know the thing they append to your name (Class of 2018 / ’18) when you joined the college? Well...

On Beginnings and Ends

story | Rachel Hau, Staff Writer photo | Rachel Hau   I remember the scratchy unbreathing blue dri-fit t-shirts, a little glaringly bright, but capable of ...
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A Tribute To Yale-NUS

story | Evan Asava-Aree   Five years ago, in March 2013, I was accepted into Yale-NUS College. Back then, it was a college that didn't have a campus or stu...

Lessons Learned

story | Dave Chappell, Executive Editor photo | Dave Chappell   What lesson do you wish you had known in your first year, when you started college...

Letter From The President

story | Tan Tai Yong, President of Yale-NUS College photo | Yale-NUS Public Affairs   To the Class of 2018: As you celebrate the completion of...

My New Family

story | Bilge Arslan, Prospective Student   The times during which we struggle are the most important opportunities to discover our real friends, fa...

Taking a Gap Year [EYW 2018]

story | Charlie Colasurdo, Prospective Student photo | Tanya Olander, Guest Photographer   Coming off of just a few short days in Singapore for ...

Confessions of a Yale-NUS Dancer

story | Kwok Yingchen, Guest Writer photo | Angad Srivastava, Guest Photographer   sYNCd showcase 2018: Confession, showed how much dance at Yale-...

Breaking Barriers [EYW 2018]

story | Aryan Chhabra, Prospective Student photo | Aryan Chhabra   The sandy terrains of Gujarat, a state in India, is home to members of differe...

100th Issue Special

Editor's Note   Dear Reader, This celebration of our 100th issue might not have happened, if not for a lucky, innocent question I asked in what feels lik...