The Spaces In-Between
“The butteries, courtyards, and sky gardens have given me a repository of memories and experiences that have answered an existential question, and will continue to do so whenever I travel from the familiar to the unfamiliar.” For our Graduation Issue, Chris tells the Class of 2019 what the ‘in-between’ spaces of Yale-NUS taught him about community and belonging.
Community beyond our Campus: What happens after Graduation?
Worried about the leaving behind the Yale-NUS community after graduation? Crystal speaks to Holly Apsley, Lai Ying Tong and Angela Ferguson, three students from the Class of 2018 who currently live together, maintaining the aspects of community they love.
For our Graduation Issue, Paul turned to the Class of 2019 to ask them about their formative experiences at Yale-NUS, as well as some of their “what ifs”.
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: The Silence Surrounding Working Conditions in Yale-NUS College
“In a school that regularly hosts events about inequality, oppression and social justice, the lack of any kind of conversation concerning the existing precarity on campus is remarkable.” The silence surrounding working conditions in Yale-NUS College implicates all of us as part of the college community. Elias tells us more.
Metal Straws Actually Suck
You’ve probably seen people walking around campus with metal straws stuck into plastic bubble tea cups. Alisha tells us why metal straws are not an end in the fight against pollution, but only the beginning.
Better than Revenge: Rethinking Justice for Survivors of Sexual Violence
After Monica Baey’s experience as a survivor of sexual violence went viral, public attention has focused on the appropriate penalties that her perpetrator should receive. Daryl and Alysha discuss why we should consider more pluralistic, rather than punitive, forms of justice for survivors of sexual violence.
Taking Wellness into Our Own Hands
With finals approaching, it can seem like your academic success comes at the cost of your wellbeing. Harrison tells us why this is not the case.
Free Pizza Won’t Fix Our Bad Mental Health
In Yale-NUS College, the issue of overworking is always framed as an individual problem – just learn better time management skills! Francesca tells us why we need to have a more honest conversation about wellness and success.
The Class of 2021 Declares Their Majors
The Major Declaration statistics for the Class of 2021 are out! The Social Sciences have surged in popularity, though at the expense of the Humanities. Dion reports.