“Now that I’m back and almost done with my final year, I do not want to go home. I want to spend every minute here until security waits at the door for me to pack my bags. It is an almost cruel irony to think at the moment I most want to stay here that this space will be gone.” For our Graduation Issue, Justin meditates on home: the one he has built here, and the one he will return to when he graduates.
You asked for it, and you got it. Yale-NUS College has announced an “opt-out” option to students. We report.
story | Justin Ong, Executive Editor photo | Bozy Lu On Oct. 16, Elm College hosted former People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP)
When seeking interviews for an article on Section 377A, The Octant faced difficulty getting students affiliated with religious groups to speak on the record. Justin writes about their silence.
Should 377A be repealed or should it remain? A month after India’s landmark ruling to decriminalise sex between consenting males, The Octant asks students if Singapore can, or should, follow suit.
story | Justin Ong, Executive Editor photo | Justin Ong When the Yale-NUS College Men’s Basketball team competed in an external league last semester, they
story | Dave Chappell, Feroz Khan, Seow Yongzhi, and Tee Zhuo illustration | Justin Ong We were both heartened and disappointed at the recent
story | Vasudha Kataruka, Guest Reporter photo | Justin Ong, Editor-in-Chief The National University of Singapore (NUS) has changed its Undergraduate Student Health Insurance
story | Tee Zhuo, Guest contributor photo | Hannah James This is the second part of a two-part series. In the first part, Tee introduced
story | Pham Le Vi, Managing Editor photo | Dave Chappell, Executive Editor Eight months after Yale-NUS International Relations and Political Association (YIRPA) was
Story | Dave Chappell, Executive Editor Photo | Dave Chappell and Yale-NUS Public Affairs On July 29, 2017, the Yale-NUS College campus came alive
Story | Tee Zhuo, Guest contributor photo | Justin Ong, Editor-in-Chief It’s Saturday! You wake up late but refreshed: it’s finally the weekend! You
story | Justin Ong, Editor-in-Chief image | Paul Gallagher, Vice Rector of Cendana College As the new semester is around the corner, we are
story | Eduardo Lage-Otero, Former Vice-Rector photo | Eduardo Lage-Otero, Former Vice-Rector Around four years ago, Yale-NUS College was something of a blank slate. Although
story | Kei Franklin ’17 photo | Public Affairs Four years ago, I sat on the porch of a wooden cabin in eZulwini, Swaziland, and
story | Joyan Tan ’17 and Spandana Bhattacharya ’17 photo | The Octant Dear readers, It’s been a long time since we last wrote anything
story | Chee Chi Chi photo | besgroup.blogspot.sg YALE-NUS COLLEGE — A study published yesterday by prominent local ornithologists reported that up to 42% of junior
story | Twangie Wangie, Arts Editor photo | David Zhang, Yale-NUS College website, Marcus Chua and Lucy Kuo This semester has been an interesting
I am writing to address the concerns over two articles published in Vol. 6 Issue 4 of The Octant on March 10, 2017. The articles
I refer to the article, “Behind the scenes: organising controversial events at Yale-NUS”. The article states that Public Affairs was responsible for the challenges the