I Don’t Feel Like Going Home

“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.

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A gavel lies abandoned at a YIRPA MUN.

YIRPA Policy Violations and Sanctions Announced

story | Pham Le Vi, Managing Editor photo | Dave Chappell, Executive Editor   Eight months after Yale-NUS International Relations and Political Association (YIRPA) was suspended, its policy violations and sanctions have been revealed. They were announced by Anandita Sabherwal ’19, Director of Student Organizations of the Yale-NUS College Student Government and student representative on […]

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Yale-NUS Welcomes Class of 2021

Story | Dave Chappell, Executive Editor Photo | Dave Chappell and Yale-NUS Public Affairs   On July 29, 2017, the Yale-NUS College campus came alive with the familiar sound of students dragging luggage to their rooms. These students were the Class of 2021, Yale-NUS’s fifth cohort, arriving for their orientation. The Class of 2021 consists […]

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Pericles Lewis was the Founding President of Yale-NUS college and served his term from July 2012 to July 2017

Four Years with The Octant

story | Pericles Lewis, President of Yale-NUS College photo | Public Affairs A colleague of mine studied for his freshman and sophomore years at Princeton University. As a junior, in 1967, he transferred to the beautiful, brand new campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz, on the Pacific Ocean. It was the university’s third […]

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Charles Bailyn served as the Inaugural Dean of Faculty of Yale-NUS College from 2011-16.

The End of “Inaugural”

story | Charles Bailyn, Professor and Inaugural Dean of Faculty photo | Public Affairs Well, it is upon us: the graduation ceremony of the inaugural class of Yale-NUS.  With the departure of the class of 2017 and of President Lewis, there will be surprisingly little that is “inaugural” at Yale-NUS in the future.  But as […]

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Why Go to College?

story | Kei Franklin ’17 photo | Public Affairs Four years ago, I sat on the porch of a wooden cabin in eZulwini, Swaziland, and contemplated whether I should go to college. Evening light danced through the lime trees, monkeys raced across the tin roof, their tiny feet hammering like thunder. The scrumptious smell of […]

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