Milestones, by Janel Sunflakes ’17, an exhibit at this year's Arts and Humanities Festival.
Coming Up Next: A Reflection on the Arts and Humanities Festival
story | Kan Ren Jie, Staff Writer photo | Kan Ren Jie The past few weeks has been an interesting time for the Arts in Yale-NUS College.  From debates about works labelled as art installations in the lifts, to the sudden appearance of a Stop Sign in front of the library, there has been much
Yale-NUS students pose with divestment campaign materials. They are asking the college to divest its endowment from fossil fuels. Image: Yale-NUS Divest Campaign
Why Yale-NUS Must Divest
story | Lucy Davis and Ng Qi Siang on behalf of Yale-NUS Divest, Guest Contributors photo | Yale-NUS Divest We write as members of Yale-NUS College concerned about the threat of climate change and passionate about our institution’s capacity to be a positive force for change. Recently, it has come to light that part of
Two text books from Yale-NUS'S Ancient Greek Course.
School Suspends Online Shift for Ancient Greek Following Complaints
story | Jasmine Gan, Contributing Reporter photo | Odelia Teo Yale-NUS College has suspended plans to move Ancient Greek language modules from face-to-face to online instruction, following student and faculty dissatisfaction. Students penned an open letter to Yale-NUS College administration to petition against moving Ancient Greek language modules from face-to-face instruction to online instruction. The
Clockwork 7/04/17
Stranger in the Shower: On March 31, a stranger was found showering in an unoccupied Saga suite which was, at the time, being used for an Arts and Humanities Capstone exhibition, The Anatomy of a Home. Yale-NUS and UTown Security were called. He was confirmed to be an NUS student. Security said that he might
At the time of publishing, there has been no updates on when official information regarding the Global Antiquity Minor will be published.
Global Antiquity and Chinese Studies Approved as Yale-NUS’s First Interdisciplinary Minors
story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Penguin Classics Starting in August, Yale-NUS College students can better indulge their interests in the old world. Global Antiquity was approved alongside Chinese Studies by the Curriculum committee on Feb. 27, where they will be the College’s first two interdisciplinary Minors. Courses under existing majors such as Literature,
Private Parts was directed by Sean Cham ’19 and adapted from the original play written by Michael Chiang in 1992.
(aside)’s Private Parts, and its explicit portrayal of sexual identity
story | Justin Ong, Managing Editor photo | Rachel Juay I watched Private Parts, a play by (aside), with no expectations and little knowledge of transgender issues. Directed by Sean Cham ’19 and adapted from the original play written by Michael Chiang in 1992, I was, firstly, interested to see how a modern theater group
Arts and Humanities and Global Affairs had the most declarations among the inaugural two classes.
42% of Yale-NUS Upperclass Students Declare Minors
story | David Chappell, Editor-in-Chief photo | David Chappell Nearly half of the senior and juniors have declared minors, a breakdown of minor declarations has revealed. Of those declared, Arts and Humanities and Global Affairs (GA) proved the most popular. The breakdown, obtained by The Octant, revealed that approximately 42% (87 students) of the class
Yale-NUS Presidential Mixup
story | Tad Cruise In the latest incident of high profile mixups, it has been revealed that Tan Tai Yong has been incorrectly announced as the new president of Yale-NUS College. Instead, Da Cheng Ren will be the next president. The Yale-NUS College governing board has assured everybody that there was absolutely no interference from
Coffee Cup prepared by Saga's New Barista
Saga Dining Hall Hires Barista in War of Coffee One-Ups
story | Svegli Davvero On Friday, March 31, hungry students of Saga College were greeted by the appearance of Nicola Costa, master barista. Mr. Costa had been flown into Yale-NUS College from Italy to serve coffee in the Saga dining hall in the latest in a series of coffee one-ups, dubbed the “Yale-NUS Coffee War.”
Socks and dirty dishes sit in the suite toilet. A prime example of a lack of civic responsibility.
Civic Responsibility Class Added to Common Curriculum
story | Aunt Norris Faculty members have unanimously voted to add a new class to the Common Curriculum called Civic Responsibility, following the advice of the Common Curriculum Review Committee. This change will affect all classes joining after AY2017-2018. The preliminary list of skills to be included in the curriculum include cleaning up after one