Calls to Action from the SG Climate Rally
The recent Singapore Climate Rally garnered a lot of attention in the press and on social media – but what are the actual policy changes the Rally called for? Dion reports.
Local Students Become Kingfishers for a Day
The week of Sept. 9, 2019 saw 109 students from local pre-university institutions visiting the College for the Kingfisher for a Day program to experience a typical day in the life of a Yale-NUS student. Ryan reports.
First-Years Struggle With Opening DBS Bank Accounts
Many international students in the Class of 2023 have experienced trouble with their Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) bank accounts. Raphael reports.
Financial Aid Office Addresses Student Complaints
Miscommunications and Standing Committees. Avani writes about the problems plaguing need-based financial aid on campus.
Yale-NUS Comes 8th for Inter-Faculty Games
Yale-NUS College has come in 8th place overall for the Inter-Faculty Games, with 23 teams representing the College in different sports against 11 faculties from the National University of Singapore (NUS). This year, five teams medaled in the games, down from seven teams the year before.
Spilling the (Bubble) Tea
“We can fervently debate issues and advocate for causes until the cows come home to graze, but if we never bring that conversation beyond our bubble, then we can never expect anything to change.” Elizabeth tells us why we should move our discussions about social issues into our personal lives outside of Yale-NUS.
False Alarm or Forewarning? Lessons from the Week 7 Controversy
“The divided reactions to the cancellation of the Week 7 program reveal a growing polarization between different groups in Singaporean society with competing notions of what Singapore can and should look like.” Jia Qi and Daryl reckon with what public reactions to the cancelled LAB mean for Yale-NUS students and Singapore at large.
In Tanjong Pagar for the World: Why Kilo Lounge is the Yale-NUS of Clubs
“I was hesitant to try it out when I first heard of it, due to the protests of Singaporeans describing it as overpriced and seething with expats. Nevertheless, I gave the pretentiously named ‘lounge’ a chance, and I don’t think I’ll ever look back.” Michael tells us why he clubs at Kilo.
Retelling the Story of the Asian Century
Dr. Parag Khanna returned to Yale-NUS College on September 5th to talk about his latest book, titled "The Future is Asian: Commerce, Conflict & Culture in the 21st Century". Ryan reports.
Yale-NUS College’s New Associate Dean of Students: On Moving, Family, and the Residential Education Curriculum
Shawn Kit meets the new Associate Dean of Students and learns what his plans are for the College, the new Residential Education curriculum and his family.