A Letter to My Constituents

story  | Aditya Karkera, Guest Contributor Illustration | Lavonna Mark, Contributing Illustrator   My dear constituents, The practice of constituents writing to their representatives is a cherished democratic tradition exercised across the world, and is emblematic of the ownership that democracy promises as well as the duties it bestows upon citizens. Today, the unfortunate absence […]

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Clockwork

What’s happening on campus? Last week’s misprint: There was an issue in the printing of last week’s issue of The Octant, with the pages in an incorrect order. We extend our apologies to our readers, and will fix this in our future issues. Thanks for your understanding and continued viewership. Handover to New Government: The […]

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Clockwork

What’s happening on campus? Love the Gov?: After a comparatively serious elections campaign, Yale-NUS College’s third student council was elected on Friday, September 2. While the results weren’t released when The Octant went to press, the Presidential campaign is set to start on Monday, Sept. 5 with voting taking place three days later on Thursday, […]

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Clockwork

What’s happening on campus We Are Family: On Friday, August 5th, Yale-NUS College officially became a full-house, with the Class of 2020’s First Year Assembly. The student body now has four classes which is composed of more than 700 students from 53 different countries! A warm welcome to everyone old and new. Your Cup of […]

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Elected Student Representatives

Finally, A Student Government

story Scott Currie | May Tay On Feb. 6, Yale-NUS College welcomed its first ever Student Government, as eleven student representatives were elected after a month-long election process. In the elections, 254 students representing 78% of the student body voted, marking the end of an 18-month-long effort to create a Student Government. A constitution drafted and ratified […]

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