Clockwork

A tongue in cheek look at life on campus Good Friday?: The Octant hopes your good Friday wasn’t turned bad by all of your assignments and that everyone at Yale-NUS College was able to enjoy their three-day weekend. The Octant took this time to work on a special surprise for April 1… more to come. […]

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Student and media response to Ambassador’s comments deemed unsatisfactory

Story by Dave Chappell, Managing Editor, and Spandana Bhattacharya, Editor-in-Chief | Picture credit to Dave Chappell   Respondents to a recent campus-wide survey expressed disatisfaction with the reaction of the media and members of the student-body to recent comments made by Ambassador Chan Heng Chee. Respondents were asked to rate how satisfied they were with […]

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The “Illiberal Liberal” Narrative

Opinion by Francesca Maviglia, Guest Columnist | Illustration by Roger Ko There’s a tendency to attack left-wing individuals as the ones with authoritarian attitudes that has been recently growing in popularity—the “illiberal liberal” argument. This line of thought goes something like this: liberals, a label lazily used to group together a broad range of actors and realities […]

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Ambassador Chan Heng Chee

Students Reject Call for Ambassador Chan Heng Chee’s resignation: Survey

Story by David Chappell, Managing Editor, and Spandana Bhattacharya, Editor-in-Chief | Picture credit to David Chappell By an overwhelming margin, the student body of Yale-NUS College support Ambassador Chan Heng Chee’s continuation on the Yale-NUS Governing Board, suggests a survey conducted by The Octant. The Octant conducted a campus-wide poll, following the publication of an opinion […]

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