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Fluffy Things | Yes, I’m Sure I’m not an Airplane Pilot

Story | Olivier Danvy (he/him) Editing | Cindy (she/her), Managing Editor; Soroush (she/her), Copyeditor Photo | Joshua Vargas (he/him) ”Introduction to Computer Science” (YSC1212, Intro to...

Red Tape or Confidentiality? Restrictions Surround Information Sharing, Student Engagement For New College Working Groups

WG Student representatives are not required to carry consultations with students without an approval or request from their Chairs, said Prof. Ho Teck Hua.

The New College: Fantastic Hopes and How It (Probably) Can’t Achieve Them

It has become a cliché universally tired of that the New College seeks to combine the best of its parts. Unfortunately, this is a lofty claim that comes with mountainous challenges that the New College may—or may not—overcome.

College of Humanities and Sciences: Is NUS making another Yale-NUS?

On Dec. 8, 2020, the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS), a collaboration between Faculty of Arts...

Nihilism or Enlightenment? My Journey to Understanding the Point of Critical Thinking

There is a thin line between Nihilism and Enlightenment. Jan talks about his experiences navigating this boundary.

Experiencing the Common Curriculum Outside the Classroom

The Ramayana Musical performed on August 24th was a milestone in the College’s move to link the residential experience more closely to the Common Curriculum. Ryan reports.

Yale-NUS in a Malay World: A Case for Decolonizing Our Common Curriculum

The Common Curriculum spans cultures and continents, but fails to include important texts from Singapore’s own indigenous culture. Faris makes a case for examining our position in the Malay world.

A Not So Common Curriculum

Yale-NUS students hail from at least forty countries and hundreds of different schools and education systems. But all students have to take the same Common Curriculum. Rhyhan explores the consequences of these different backgrounds.

“The Spirit Is Willing But the Flesh is Weak”: Why are Freshman Lectures So Empty?

How often did you attend Common Curriculum lectures? Alex and Wisha explore the yearly phenomenon of decreasing lecture attendances.

What Happens If You Don’t Fit The Yale-NUS “Mold”?

story | Wisha Jamal, Contributing Reporter photo | Peh Yi Lin, Visuals Editor   Do you feel alone in a crowd? Don’t know how to join the...

The Ramayana: Through Religious or Literary Lenses?

story  | Ambika Madan photo | Kalla Sy, contributing photographer   “It is interesting that the Ramayana is now the only text in the Literature and Humanities...

Memoirs of the Halcyon

story | Vasudha Kataruka photo | Anshuman Mohan, Bozy Lu, Yale-NUS Admissions From RC4 to the New Campus Growing from 150 students to a full house in...

Quartz’s Misleading Article on Yale-NUS Reflects Journalism’s Sad State of Affairs

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Terence Anthony Wang, Dave Chappell and amCharts A few days ago, digitally-native news outlet Quartz published an...

A Plea from a Non-ES Graduating Senior…

story |  Rachel Ong, Guest Contributor photo | Dave Chappell What do you think is the greatest challenge confronting humans today? Do you feel our liberal...

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