Trigger Warnings | Aporia | Ep. 1

Trigger Warnings | Aporia | Ep. 1
Aporia

 
 
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Trigger Warning: This podcast contains questions about trigger warnings. On the very first episode of the Aporia, Avani takes a deep dive into the use of trigger warnings on campus and considers an important question: In a world where opinions on it are divided between two extremes, how does one finds one’s own answer? Listen, […]

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Race | Project Anonymous |Ep. 1

Race | Project Anonymous |Ep. 1
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Race at YNC: we asked for your thoughts and you told us. Listen as Benji and Jacinta discuss cultural identity, reverse racism and more on the first episode of Project Anonymous. Listen, enjoy, and stay tuned for more! Communicate with us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/octopodcast Follow us using your favourite platform: RSS – http://theoctant.org/feed/podcast iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/sg/podcast/the-octopod/id1346799534?mt=2 Pocket […]

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Aporia | Teaser

Aporia | Teaser
Aporia

 
 
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Join Avani as she navigates the sensitive topics on campus that everyone seems to have an opinion about, but no one is really the authority on.  Follow us using your favourite platform! RSS – http://theoctant.org/feed/podcast iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/sg/podcast/the-octopod/id1346799534?mt=2 Pocket Casts – http://pca.st/0OVK Like our Facebook page Missing an app or platform? Let us know: yncoctant@gmail.com

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LGBT activism in Singapore | Activism at YNC | Ep. 3

LGBT activism in Singapore | Activism at YNC | Ep. 3
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Guest: Daryl Yang n the third installment of our Activist series, Rhyhan and Casidhe speak to Daryl Yang ’18 about his LGBT activism within Yale NUS and in Singapore. Listen, enjoy, and stay tuned for more! Follow us using your favourite platform: RSS – http://theoctant.org/feed/podcast iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/sg/podcast/the-octopod/id1346799534?mt=2 Pocket Casts – http://pca.st/0OVK

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Complaining About Dining Hall Food| Talking Cock | Ep. 2

Complaining About Dining Hall Food| Talking Cock | Ep. 2
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Follow your host, Rhyhan, on his crusade to teach the internationals of Yale-NUS College how to speak Singlish. In this episode, join our guest, Fedi, and learn how to complain about dining hall food. Follow us using your favourite platform! RSS – http://theoctant.org/feed/podcast iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/sg/podcast/the-octopod/id1346799534?mt=2 Pocket Casts – http://pca.st/0OVK Like our Facebook page Missing an app or […]

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Liberal Arts in Asia| The Octopod |

Liberal Arts in Asia| The Octopod |

 
 
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Join us for a discussion on the advent of Western colleges expanding into Asia. We talked with students and faculty from NYU Shanghai, NYUAD, Duke Kunshan and Vin University, to figure out what these schools are like and what they say about the future of education in Asia. Listen, enjoy, and stay tuned for more! […]

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Complaining about School | Talking Cock | Ep. 1

Complaining about School | Talking Cock | Ep. 1
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Follow your host, Rhyhan, on his crusade to teach the internationals of Yale-NUS College how to speak Singlish. In the inaugural episode, Rhyhan attempts to teach his awkward producer, Harrison, how to complain about school using Singlish. Whether or not he was successful is up to you to decide. Follow us using your favourite platform! […]

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Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan: In Conversation with Sohaib Nashit | Activism at YNC | Ep. 2

Blasphemy Laws in Pakistan: In Conversation with Sohaib Nashit | Activism at YNC | Ep. 2
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Guest: Sohaib Nashit Listen to the second installment of our Activist series! In this episode, Benji and Reza discuss Sohaib’s political activism in his home country of Pakistan. Tune in for a thoughtful conversation about liberalism, religion, and history. Listen, enjoy, and stay tuned for more! Follow us using your favourite platform: RSS – http://theoctant.org/feed/podcast iTunes […]

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YNC’s Own Nobel Prize Nominee | Activism at YNC | Ep. 1

YNC’s Own Nobel Prize Nominee | Activism at YNC | Ep. 1
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Guest: Zhala Sarmast Hosted by Jacinta Speer and Benjamin Pei-Wei Yang Produced by Harrison Linder The Octopod is back! We’ll be kicking off this semester with a series on activists in YNC. For our first episode, Benjamin and Jacinta speak to Zhala about how her experience on Afghanistan’s women’s cycling team got her nominated for a Nobel peace prize. Listen, enjoy, […]

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Student Journalism: What’s the Point? | The Octopod | Ep. 3

Student Journalism: What’s the Point? | The Octopod | Ep. 3
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Guests: Dave Chappell, Tom Brenner, Prof. Lage-Otero We’re changing things up a bit! In the third episode of The Octopod, Harrison, Alysha, Reza, and Terence investigate the history of student journalism at Yale-NUS, in particular that of The Octant, Yale-NUS’ first and only student newspaper. Guests include The Octant‘s former Editor-in-Chief Dave Chappell, its Faculty Advisor Prof. […]

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Diversifying Philosophy with Prof. Van Norden | The Octopod | Ep. 2

Diversifying Philosophy with Prof. Van Norden | The Octopod | Ep. 2

 
 
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Guests: Dr. Bryan Van Norden In the second episode of the Octopod, Reza and Haolie sit down with Yale-NUS Professor Bryan Van Norden, to discuss some of the ideas he presented in his new book, Taking Back Philosophy: A Multicultural Manifesto. Listen, enjoy, and stay tuned for more!   Follow us using your favourite platform! RSS […]

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Stress at Yale-NUS | The Octopod | Ep. 1

Stress at Yale-NUS | The Octopod | Ep. 1
The Octopod

 
 
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Guests: Simonas Bartulis, Cheryl Nazik Cosslett Welcome to the very first episode of The Octopod! In our first release, Harrison, Reza, and Terence discuss stress, busyness, and over-commitment at Yale-NUS. This topic is inspired by Simonas’ and Cheryl’s article “You Cannot Do It (All),” and so it was fitting that they joined the recording too. Listen, enjoy, […]

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