ICG 2015

Yale-NUS Victorious in ICGs

reporting Dave Chappell On Sunday, Feb. 22 Yale-NUS College claimed first place in the Inter-College Games (ICGs) 2015. Even though it was only their second time competing, all of Yale-NUS’s teams performed well, managing to champion the other four colleges. College Total Points Yale-NUS 46 Tembusu 34 USP 34 CAPT 14 RVRC 3 Event 1st                   2nd […]

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Makeup (Natalie Tan)

Why I Wear Makeup

column Elizabeth Thai When I first arrived at Yale-NUS College, I wore makeup everyday. Maybe it was because of some repressed interest in the act—I wasn’t allowed to wear makeup back in school—or maybe it was simply because of Sydney’s fashion culture. Nonetheless, it was part of my daily routine and one that I didn’t consciously […]

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The Art of Ekphrasis

The Art of Ekphrasis

story Harini V The word ‘ekphrasis’ can be traced back to its Greek roots ‘ek’ and ‘phrasis’, which mean ‘out’ and ‘speak’, respectively. Ekphrasis incorporates two different mediums of art, where the artist crafts a written response to visual art. This semester, Ekphrasis: Creative Writing in Dialogue with Visual Art is also the name of […]

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Mdm. Kay Interview

A View From Above

Exclusive Interview with Mdm. Kay Kuok Oon Kwong, Chairman of the Yale-NUS Board of Governors  story Joyan Tan Walking into Yale-NUS College, it is difficult to miss the words emblazoned on the white walls: “A community of learning, / Founded by two great universities, / In Asia, for the world.” These words—the vision of the College—are […]

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Nobel Laureate Dr. ElBaradei

Nobel Laureate Visits Yale-NUS

story Yonatan Gazit | Lai Ying Tong Dr. Mohamed ElBaradei, Nobel Peace Laureate, former Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and former Vice President of Egypt, gave a public keynote speech at the National University of Singapore on March 11. The lecture was part of the Bridges series and jointly hosted by NUS and […]

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Arts Programming Holds ArtsMEET

story Abdul Hamid The Arts Programming department, operating within the Office of Educational Resources & Technology (ERT), held the third edition of ArtsMEET on Thursday, Feb. 12. ArtsMEET is envisioned as a platform for arts enthusiasts at Yale-NUS College to meet and exchange information on arts-related activities on campus. However, turnout was visibly lower than before—only […]

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