Editors’ Note

This issue of PANOPT marks the end of Volume I. The past four weeks have been overwhelming, challenging and beyond amazing. We have reported on dengue outbreak and the IFG, raised questions about our school identity, gender issues and the 2MC courses, and featured the party scene and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on campus. […]

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Yale-NUS Debate Juggernaut rolls out

Raeden Richardson Photo used with permission from Nicholas Carverhill The Yale-NUS College Debate Society opened its international campaign with a successful trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, competing in the Indonesian Debate Open. Pitted against teams from over 20 different countries, the squad of six took home the championship trophy and an array of individual accolades. Nicholas […]

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Yale-NUS community expands for a weekend

Yonatan Gazit, May Tay Photo used with permission from Tamara Burgos Yale-NUS College invited student’s families to learn about and experience some aspects of the school over Family Weekend, a two-and-a-half day event held at Residential College Four. From the morning Friday, Sept. 5 to noon, Sunday, Sept. 7 students’ families were invited to Yale-NUS […]

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Uprooting: Marriages in Academia

Kavya Gopal, Regina Marie Lee Photo by Pareen Chaudhari “How’d you like to move to Singapore?” “What, where?” When Dean of Faculty Charles Bailyn first proposed moving halfway across the world from New Haven, Yale to Singapore in 2009, his wife, Dr. Rebecca Tannenbaum, was a little hesitant. “I didn’t know much about the country […]

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Losing school IFG virginity

David Chappell Photo used with permission from Julianne Thomson With the end of Yale-NUS College’s first Inter Faculty Games in sight, our sweaty and exhausted sports teams can look forward to a well deserved breather, after finishing on a high note. The opportunity to compete against NUS’s various faculties, with over six years of experience […]

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What have we built?

Daniel Soo || Guest Columnist Photo used with permission from Yale-NUS Singaporientation 2014 In 1912, Emile Durkheim wrote about the concept of “collective effervescence” to describe the state of communion of thought, emotion or action. A century and a year later, a Yale professor visited Yale-NUS College and described our community with those very words—collective […]

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