Friday, January 28, 2022



Behind the Ink: Tattoo Culture at Yale-NUS College

In many Asian societies, tattoos are still considered taboo, and because school is a place of learning and influence, tattoos—associated with gangsters, drug use and “bad company” in general—are frowned upon. Understanding more about people’s relationships with their tattoos, once considered a sign of a criminal or a deviant, is thus fascinating.

It’s forever, you know?

The Octant is introducing a weekly photo essay! In this issue, Xi Zhe reminisces about his favorite memory from the December break.

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