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No Experience? No Problem!

story Xie Yihao On a typical Saturday night, the Low Tuck Kwong Hall (MPH) is normally occupied by Yale-NUS College sports teams training for their upcoming competitions. On Saturday, March 28, however, it played host to Yale-NUS’s very first Inter Residential College Games (IRCGs), an event tailored to students with less sports experience. Close to seventy […]

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A Hollow Core

A Hollow Core

story Soh Wee Yang In his 1978 National Day Rally speech, then Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew warned the state of losing our “Asian roots” that have served as a blueprint for development. He had felt that while Westernization had served Singapore well in terms of industrialization, he also feared that it might create a “moral […]

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Facebook Follies

Facebook Follies

story Rachel Lim Cheng Woon When the fire alarm rang at midnight on March 10, Lim Se Ern ’18 was just getting ready for bed. She immediately checked her Facebook to find out what was going on. “Facebook is the platform that connects the student population in the most immediate way,” she explained. The efficiency and […]

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Mismatched Expectations

Mismatched Expectations: CIPE’s Selection Processes

story Li Ting Chan Several students have expressed disgruntlement over how the Centre for International and Professional Experiences (CIPE) chooses its program participants, following the release of application results to summer opportunities in the past few weeks. According to Dennis Chiang ’17, there has been general frustration with CIPE’s lack of transparency. He said that some […]

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Community Service Illustration

Serving the Community at Yale-NUS

story May Tay The community service scene at Yale-NUS College is off to a slow start as students demonstrate lower levels of interest in community work than expected. This trend may change with time, and as the Service Executive Committee (SEC), which seeks to be a network of socially-oriented student groups, revises its role. The level […]

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ARTS FEST '15 leaves its mark

Arts Fest ’15 leaves its mark

story Kavya Gopal As Yale-NUS College prepares to move to its new campus next semester, the memories made in its temporary home—Residential College 4 (RC4)—will not be easily forgotten. To commemorate the physical space that the College has inhabited for the last two years, a group of seven students, headed by Director Jevon Chandra ’17, […]

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Review: Machine

We All Play the Game

Review of Machine, a Fifth Wall production review Theodore Lai A couch, a table and several lamps line the makeshift stage converted from the first floor common lounge. A lone washing machine sits in the corner of the room. Old Chinese tunes play on a radio as warm, comfortable lighting illuminates the set, creating a tranquil […]

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YCC Debate

YCC Candidates Debate on Student-Admin Relations

story Joey Ye Yale Daily News staff reporter With Yale College Council elections beginning this Thursday, candidates for next year’s executive board sparred Monday over the council’s role in negotiating the boundary between the student body and the administration. Established in 1972, the YCC is the official link between the undergraduate student body and Yale University […]

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