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College of Humanities and Sciences: Is NUS making another Yale-NUS?

On Dec. 8, 2020, the National University of Singapore (NUS) launched the College of Humanities and Sciences (CHS), a collaboration between Faculty of Arts...

Dissent and Sensibility: Yale-NUS and anti establishmentarianism

Story by | Soon Minh, Contributing Writer  In a year where almost nothing has gone according to plan and progress seems to be undoing itself,...

Embarrassing Singlish — An Ugly Mixture of Classism, Orientalism, and Self-Hatred

Why are Singaporeans embarrassed of Singlish, especially in the presence of foreigners? Dexter explores this difficult question of a fractured identity

Stories from Singapore: Building Yale-NUS College’s International Student Community During COVID-19

  This year, as in years past, international students join Yale-NUS College and begin to call it home. However, unlike previous years, we have to...

Orientation: Pandemic Edition

Story | Danan Lee and Le Nguyen Phong Photo | Luke Seow This year’s orientation was different, to say the least. Instead of travelling all over Singapore...

New DOS Policy Allows for Semesterly Compensation to High-Ranking Roles in Student Government

Under this new change, Student Government Presidents will be provided with a semesterly stipend of $1000, whereas the Vice Presidents will be provided with a stipend of $800 per semester in exchange for their service from the Dean of Students (DoS) Office.

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.

Class of 2024 Admission Data: The Released, the Inaccessible, and the Uncollected

Yale-NUS College’s Class of 2024 arrived on campus and embarked on their university life as planned despite the global chaos and uncertainties. Yihui speaks to the Admissions Team to find out more about the Class of 2024.

Leones Luminantes: A History of the Secret Society on Campus

What was the secret society on campus, and what did they do?

Exchange Students Become the First Group on Campus to Gain Senate Representation

Constitutional reforms now allow for students to join the Senate representing either affinity or interest groups, with two exchange students already forming an affinity group. Alysha reports.

Senate Announces Resolution to Tackle Academic Stress

Are the kids alright? The Student Government Senate doesn’t think so. Avani and Wisha report on the Senate resolution to tackle academic stress.

The Future of Finance in Student Government

“Finance in this year’s Student Government may not look big, fast or exciting,” said Director of Finance Ryan Yoong ’20, “but there’s nothing wrong with that.” Alysha reports.

Graduation statistics from the first cohort of Yale-NUS graduates

Post-graduation statistics for the Class of 2018 have been released in the Graduate Employment Survey, shedding light on how well Yale-NUS graduates have fared in the job market. Dion reports.

A Letter from Equals: Improving Student Government Participation

story | Dave Chappell, Feroz Khan, Seow Yongzhi, and Tee Zhuo illustration | Justin Ong   We were both heartened and disappointed at the recent opinion...

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...

Dissecting Apathy: Why Should We Care about the Student Government?

story  | Yi Lin Peh, Contributing Reporter photo | Yip Jia Qi graphics | Kalla Sy   Unlike local government and school council election speeches, the number of...

After The Town Hall: Now What?

story | Kan Ren Jie, Staff Writer photo | Aditya Karkera Coming from a school where students never had much of a stake in its management,...

Yale-NUS Unveils Official Mascot

story | Dave Chappell, Editor-in-Chief photo | Public Affairs Yale-NUS College unveiled the official Yale-NUS mascot, Halcyon, on Thursday, Feb. 2. Pericles Lewis, President of Yale-NUS...

Why Didn’t Anyone Vote in the Student Government By-Election?

story | Terence Anthony Wang, Arts Editor photo | Dean of Students Office With less than 24 hours remaining before the Jan. 19 deadline, the first...

Yale-NUS Student Government Elections: Why the apathy?

Story by Elaine Li News Editor | Photo credit to Eduardo Lage Otero In the most recent Yale-NUS Student Government elections, despite repeated deadline extensions,...

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