Sophomores travel to Langkawi

Story and photos by Joyan Tan On Friday, Oct. 24, 61 sophomores flew into Langkawi, Malaysia for a Foundations of Science (FoS) field trip. Students were divided into six groups, each group participating in four activities over the course of the trip. Accompanied by FoS faculty, students visited an observatory, went on a mangrove walk, sailed around […]

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By Students, For Students

May Tay Photo by Pareen Chaudhari When Hillary Loh ’18 returned from a lecture, she found a slip of paper at her door. “Good morning sunshine! Thank you for making this school an even better place by participating in the Angels game,” it read, before announcing the name of her Mortal. The past month or so […]

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Misplaced Trust

Regina Marie Lee Photo illustration by Pareen Chaudhari Knives, baking trays, an entire bottle of extra-virgin olive oil — Adlin Zainal ’17 lost all these items when she left them in the kitchen, and she is not alone. A recent spate of high-profile thefts has brought the stealing problem in Yale-NUS College into the spotlight. […]

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The Name Game

Nicholas Carverhill | guest columnist Graphic by Christopher Khew I have always been equally optimistic as I have been wary of our College’s first publication, particularly in relation to its chosen name. Digging back through the archives, one can find the etymology of Panopt being described as, “that which sees everything” (Issue 02, Volume 01, 2013). Funnily […]

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Letter to the Editor by Adrian Stymne

I would like to thank Jared for bringing the important issue of disillusionment into public discourse. Although I disagree with him—I feel the college has lived up to and exceeded almost all of my expectations—I do not wish to discount the subjective experience of others. Rather, I wish to ask those that resonate with Jared’s […]

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Letter to the Editor by Matthew Ware

As the creator of the Hong Kong posters, I was heartened to see the Yale-NUS administration stand up for free expression on campus, and I was impressed that some members of the staff immediately went to talk to the Office of Housing Services, and inform OHS that they are not allowed to remove student posters. […]

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