Elected Student Representatives

Finally, A Student Government

story Scott Currie | May Tay On Feb. 6, Yale-NUS College welcomed its first ever Student Government, as eleven student representatives were elected after a month-long election process. In the elections, 254 students representing 78% of the student body voted, marking the end of an 18-month-long effort to create a Student Government. A constitution drafted and ratified […]

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Robert Alpern

From Liberal Arts To Medicine

story Spandana Bhattacharya | Regina Marie Lee With advising sessions already underway, pre-medical students at Yale-NUS College are actively planning their course loads for applications to medical schools. As Dean of the Yale School of Medicine, Robert Alpern has strong views on the undergraduate education necessary for a pre-med student. He recently chaired a committee that reviewed […]

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President's Town Hall

President Lewis Holds Town Hall

story Yonatan Gazit President Pericles Lewis held a Town Hall with students on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 5, to talk about Yale-NUS College’s plans moving forward and to answer questions from students. He spent a majority of the talk on the Self Study Committee. Chaired by Dean of Faculty Charles Bailyn, the committee will spend […]

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Cats - The Musical

Review: CATS

review Theodore Lai Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS certainly delivered the cheerful band of feline critters it promises in its title. Inspired by T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, the beloved production opened its second run in Singapore last month at the Marina Bay Sands Theater, boasting an all-British cast. One should be cautioned, […]

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Yale Groundbreaking Delayed

Yale Groundbreaking Delayed

story Larry Milstein Yale Daily News staff reporter Shovels may already be in the dirt, but the ceremonial groundbreaking of Yale University’s two new residential colleges has been pushed back by months. Administrators had maintained for over a year that the formal groundbreaking on the project would occur in February 2015 — even though construction work […]

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The Yale-NUS College Tennis Team.

Tennis: Building Gradually

story Josh Ragbir Correction: Volume III Issue 5 dated February 10, 2015 It has come to our attention that the article “Tennis: Building Gradually” did not report that Mollie Saltskog ´17 is a member of the Varsity Tennis Team. While she has stepped down this semester for medical reasons, she was the female co-captain and has been […]

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Shaky Foundations

Shaky Foundations

story Xie Yihao The first semester of Foundations of Science (FoS) was not terribly successful. The second semester so far shows no sign of improvement. While faculty members rolled out a new batch of short courses, replaced the Langkawi study-trip with more optional local activities, and fine-tuned the components of the final grade, FoS is still […]

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