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

On Dec. 8, 2020, the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Science (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...

SUTD: A Distant Sibling OF Yale-NUS? (Part 3)

story | Lian Szu Jin photo | Eun Jung Min and Lian Szu Jin We have finally come to the third and final part of our...

SUTD: A DISTANT SIBLING OF YALE-NUS? (Part 2)

story | Lian Szu-Jin, Staff Writer photo | Eun Jung Min, SUTD Last week, you joined me in exploring the similarities between Yale-NUS College and the...

Major Decisions

story | Neo Huiyuan, Arts Editor and Pham Le Vi, News Editor photo | Rachel Juay “I’ve just declared my major,” Svetlana Kekutiia ’19 announced to...

SUTD: A Distant Sibling Of Yale-NUS?

story | Lian Szu Jin photo | Eun Jung Min and Lian Szu Jin Over the past six months, I’ve journeyed to the distant land of Singapore University...

The Common Curriculum Needs to Stay

story | Yip Jia Qi, Opinion Editor photo | Rachel Juay I came to Yale-NUS College for the Common Curriculum, not despite it. The Common Curriculum...

Common Curriculum Needs to Go

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Rachel Juay As with most grand ideas, Yale-NUS College’s Common Curriculum started out with a noble cause....

Literature and Science Go Hand in Hand

story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Justin Ong, Managing Editor Back when I was in Junior College (JC), I was the only student who...

Inquiries into Scientific Inquiry

story | Ren Jie, Contributing Reporter photo | Yang Xuerui The Scientific Inquiry (SI) course, a part of the Common Curriculum, has seen significant changes over...

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