You Cannot Do It (All)

story | Cheryl Cosslett and Simonas Bartulis, Guest Contributors illustration |  Justin Ong, Editor-in-Chief   For the biggest, most competitive and prestigious debating tournament in Asia in early October, two of four Yale-NUS teams did not show up. It was not a problem of finances, lack of preparation, or emergency. Rather, the teams consisting of […]

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More Than Just a Name-Change

story  | Mathias Ooi, Contributing Reporter photo | Peh Yilin, Contributing Photographer   With the beginning of the new academic year, the Yale-NUS College Wellness Centre has been re-branded as “Wellness Initiatives” and “Counseling Centre”. Once grouped under the Wellness Centre along with other services like athletics and health, the Yale-NUS counseling team has since […]

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Clockwork 24/03/17

Balik Kampung: Malay for ‘coming home’, it is an event organized by RC^3, which will be held at Saga Courtyard on March 29. Immerse yourselves in a night of old school Singaporean culture, traditional performances, and Singaporean Fare! Is it Art?: Dubbed the Common Curriculum series, eight bed sheets spray painted with provocative messages were […]

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Clockwork

What’s happening on campus? Taking Care of Ourselves: Tomorrow marks the end of P.S. We Care’s Wellness Week events. They ‘tackled stress’, practiced being ‘alone together’, and will screen 21 Jump Street tomorrow in the Quiet Room at 8 pm. Taiwan Trip: Nearly 100 of our athletes returned to campus late Sunday night (or was […]

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Demystifying Leave of Absence

story | Regina Marie Lee, Staff Reporter photo | Yang Xuerui Recent events have fixed the spotlight on wellness at Yale-NUS College. Students have raised concerns about wellness support offered by the Dean of Students (DOS) Office, as well as a school culture that prizes busyness. For those who struggle, taking a Leave of Absence […]

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The Sophomore Slump

Story | Lian Szu-Jin, contributing reporter Photo | Lian Szu-Jin, contributing reporter Five weeks through. Twelve more to go. If you’re a sophomore going through the slump, this one’s for you. These two weeks have been a challenge for many sophomores, with Modern Social Thought (MST) essays and Foundations of Science (FoS) projects running back […]

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The Ones Who Aren’t There

story Roshan Singh, Guest Columnist | illustration by Roger Ko Illness is a tricky subject to talk about, much less write about. However, over the past year, I’ve learned there is a silent body in our community for whom this subject is one of the most pressing issues of their day-to-day life. Some of these individuals, whose […]

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An Official Start to Peer Counseling

story Annie Wang, Contributing Reporter Students seeking an alternative to our on-campus counselors now have the option of turning to a friend when in need. Starting Aug. 31, P.S. We Care, a peer support student organization at Yale-NUS College, began providing peer counseling sessions every weeknight. Students’ opinions remain divided on this new service. P.S. We […]

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