A Call Against Confessions
Guest columnists || Hoa Nguyen, Raeden Richardson, Shanice Stanislaus Photo Illustration by Pareen Chaudhari Fellow schoolmates, We want to bring your attention to a matter that deeply concerns us: the recent spate of personal attacks on the ‘Yale-NUS Confessions’ page on Facebook. Many of us do not belong to the page, neither are we vocal on
Money Talks
David Chappell Photo by Pareen Chaudhari On Wednesday, 5 Nov. 2014, looking like a scene from Martin Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street (albeit minus the obscenities) the Investment Mastermind’s FinAnalyse final got underway. Over the course of the night, the five FinAnalyse finalists would be fighting it out to be declared the winner of the competition
In Sickness and in Health
Yonatan Gazit, May Tay Photo by Christopher Khew The student health insurance covering all Yale-NUS College students “provides very affordable top-notch medical care,” according to the admissions website, and ensures basic medical bills are covered in the case of accidents and illnesses. Yale- NUS students share the same student health insurance as NUS students. Alongside enjoying
Double Degree with Law: Is two better than one?
Kavya Gopal Photo by Christopher Khew A Liberal Arts education is often characterised as a safe haven for those with a hazy idea of their major. With two years before making the nail-biting, sweat- inducing, life-defining decision, many students do not begin seriously making a choice till their sophomore year. But some students at Yale-NUS never had this
Health Matters and Insurance
Guest Columnist || Payal Lal It was sunny and it was raining, which made the day even worse than it had already been. I was just outside the UHC, walking towards the Yusof Ishak House to search for an ATM.I had just been diagnosed with chickenpox and didn’t have enough cash to pay for $60 worth of
Safe Haven: Not Your Call
Guest columnist || Nicholas Carverhill Photo from the Sultan Knish blog My moral sensibilities are profoundly influenced by the recognition that I live a deeply privileged life. As a white, heterosexual, cis-gendered male, I have never had the core of my sense of self questioned or challenged as abnormal, deviant, or, at worse, abominable. The appropriate response
Notes for Panopt Forum on 7/11
Dear all, Having received permission from all participants in the forum, here are the full notes from the forum the Panopt team held last Friday night, 7 November. We have attached names to arguments only when participants have specially requested so, and all participants have had a chance to look through the notes and make
Under the Microscope: An investigation into YIRPA and DoS
Joyan Tan Photo used with permission from YIRPA When the new executive board of Yale-NUS International Relations and Political Association (YIRPA) was elected into office on Oct. 8, they took a vote on whether to keep YIRPA open and running. The eventual vote was in favour of keeping YIRPA for the next academic year, before another
Beyond the ‘A’ Cup
This article is written in collaboration with On Century Avenue, the student publication at NYU Shanghai. Spandana Bhattacharya ’17 Yale-NUS College, Kadallah Burrowes ’18 NYU Shanghai Photos by Joyan Tan On Friday Oct. 31, delegates from four different student organizations in Yale-NUS College arrived in Shanghai, China to meet with their NYU Shanghai counterparts. While
Halloween Comes to Yale-NUS
Yonatan Gazit Photos by Pareen Chaudhari, Christopher Khew A dark pathway with twists and turns. Fog in the air and blood on the walls. Mannequins covered in sheets. A shrill shriek. Fluttering of some hanging cloth. One of the mannequins starts. These were several of many scenes during Yale-NUS’s haunted house. The latter was one