story Yonatan Gazit | May Tay Four new professors joined Yale-NUS’s Art’s Department in the 2014 Fall Semester, including the first Department Head, to help establish the school’s Arts Department, according to a press release by the college. A few Yale-NUS students say they have hopes for what the department can bring to the school, […] Read more
story Kaushik Swaminathan Yale-NUS is an infant born from the womb of over four hundred years of collective academic excellence in Asia and the United States, and it is a child that often asks questions the adults don’t have answers to. In the three years since its inception, the school has redefined what it means […] Read more
story David Chappell On Saturday, 16. Aug approximately 20 Yale-NUS freshmen and sophomores, many still nursing hangovers from the night before, were roused from their beds in the early hours of the morning. The reason? The U Sport’s 2014 beach games. Every year, teams from across Singapore and neighbouring countries descend on Sentosa beach for […] Read more
story Yonatan Gazit | May Tay Two weeks before classes began for the sophomores at Yale-NUS, seven Yale professors made the trip halfway around the globe from New Haven to Singapore. They were here to visit the Yale-NUS and NUS campuses, as well as to teach mini-courses for the Class of 2017. These classes lasted […] Read more
Octant
A week after the first issue, all newspapers have disappeared from their boxes, several emails have popped into our inbox and many conversations have erupted in the dining hall. We look back and think: this is the kind of critical discourse our community needs, and which PANOPT is committed to. We realize certain individuals in […] Read more
story Joyan Tan | Kavya Gopal 6 August, 4.30PM: 30-40 sophomores gathered in the multi-purpose hall (MPH) for a school-organized talk on Navigating Social Spaces. For a “mandatory” session for all sophomores, attendance was painfully low. Students gathered in small groups in the almost-empty MPH and discussed alcohol consumption in serious voices. To the question, “What […] Read more
story Ling Xi Min Working for Admissions meant that lots of people asked me why I chose to go to Yale-NUS. Sometimes though, ‘answers’ are more articulated notion/emotion than rational, considered idea. But a good look at our reflexive responses can produce insights about ourselves: “I chose Yale-NUS because it gives me a sense of […] Read more
ICG 2014
story Raeden Richardson We are not NUS students. We did not reject prestigious universities across the globe, leave families on the other side of the world, tread the unbeaten path or bind ourselves to the Singaporean government to matriculate as NUS students. Our reason for taking these risks and dreaming these dreams is because we […] Read more
story Spandana Bhattacharya | May Tay As the hustle and bustle of activities on campus slowly wound down near the end of last semester, over 50 students of Yale-NUS’s inaugural batch were gearing up for one last event. They were attending the Centre for International and Professional Experience’s (CIPE) flagship program, the NGO Bootcamp. The […] Read more
RC2 Orientation
story Spandana Bhattacharya | May Tay On 7 August, the college’s freshmen class packed their bags and embarked on their 5-day Orientation Adventure Trips. These trips were part of their 18 day long orientation program, and took place in three different Southeast Asian countries: Laos (RC 1), Malaysia (RC 2) and Vietnam (RC 3). There were […] Read more