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 like an eternity ago. In an old WhatsApp group conversation, I had asked Dave Chappell ’18, then Editor-in-Chief, on the number of issues The Octant had published up […]

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A student signs up to the Tuition Grant Scheme, restricting the post-graduation employment to Singapore for three years.

Students Draft Open Letter Amidst Concern over Tuition Grant Scheme

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Terence Anthony Wang On March 12, 2017,  David Chia ’17, Rohan Naidu ’17, Tara Dear ’17 and Raeden Richardson ’17 drafted an open letter that was exclusively circulated amongst the Yale-NUS College student community to raise concerns regarding Singapore’s Tuition Grant Scheme (TGS). Titled, “A Community of Earning? Why […]

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