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.
What Can We Afford, if Not Poetry?
William tells us about what poetry means to him.
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.
Smith Contra Coffee Tables
Michael Smith hates the Yale-NUS Library’s coffee tables and tells us why you should too.
babies! A Review
“While a little messy and off-kilter at certain points, babies! was enjoyable and heartwarming.” Steven and Runchen review babies!, which ran from March 29–31 at the Yale-NUS Black Box Theatre.
What We Owe To Each Other: Student Wages at Yale-NUS
Student workers at Yale-NUS’ butteries are paid SGD $9/hr, less than the cost of four Adlins. Avani tells us why this is not right.