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Story | Avery (she/her), Editor-in-Chief; Suman (she/they), Managing Editor Photo | Raphael Hugh (he/him) Yale-NUS will likely reduce the number of residential colleges from Academic Year 2023/2024, Dave Stanfield, Vice President...

NUS College Class of 2026 Admissions Data: A New College

The demographics of the first NUS College (NUSC) cohort debuted in a report by The Straits Times on Sunday (17 July).

A Conversation with Rector Steven Bernasek, Rector of Cendana College 2019-2022

Before Professor and Rector of Cendana College Steven Bernasek steps down from his position in June, he shares some thoughts with The Octant.

What the Duck?

The mysterious appearance of rubber ducks at faculty office doors has piqued curiosity on campus.

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Marimbas, Mbiras, and the Love of Music

Story by | Ryan Yeo (he/him), Managing EditorPictures by | Mpiwa Gwindi (she/her) “Chemutengure, chemutengure,” Mpiwa Gwindi ‘24 sings a traditional call and response song...

Miniature Painting: Tiny Faces, Massive Worlds

Ryan follows Kyle as he demonstrates the art of miniature painting: painting tiny figurines no bigger than the size of a thumb.

two halves of a school 

Chloe's poem explores everything it means to be Yale-NUS

Follow Halcyon as They Spend the Afternoon Checking in on Their Animal Friends!

It’s Week 12. Let’s put stress aside and follow Halcyon as they check in on their campus animal friends!

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A Conversation with Rector Steven Bernasek, Rector of Cendana College 2019-2022

Before Professor and Rector of Cendana College Steven Bernasek steps down from his position in June, he shares some thoughts with The Octant.

What the Duck?

The mysterious appearance of rubber ducks at faculty office doors has piqued curiosity on campus.

Otters Spotted on Campus over Winter; Likely Displaced Group in Search for Territory

Fears that otters ate the eco-pond fish over December are unfounded.

Meet Prof Michael Choi to Explore the Charm of Stochastic Processes and Markov Chains: YNC Community Connect #4

Prof Michael Choi explains the charm of stochastic processes and Markov chains in an interview.

Meet Dr. Thomas Hercules Davies, who knows more dead languages than you can name: Yale-NUS Community Connect #3

Tom introduces himself as a philosopher who studies the ancient world (particularly the Greeks). Ancient Greeks and Romans, ancient Indians, ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians, and… Karl Marx. Read more about Tom in Evan's feature.

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Changes in Residential College Model Likely; Report to be Published for Consultation: Stanfield

Story | Avery (she/her), Editor-in-Chief; Suman (she/they), Managing Editor Photo | Raphael Hugh (he/him) Yale-NUS will likely reduce the number of residential colleges from Academic Year...

NUS College Class of 2026 Admissions Data: A New College

The demographics of the first NUS College (NUSC) cohort debuted in a report by The Straits Times on Sunday (17 July).

A Conversation with Rector Steven Bernasek, Rector of Cendana College 2019-2022

Before Professor and Rector of Cendana College Steven Bernasek steps down from his position in June, he shares some thoughts with The Octant.

What the Duck?

The mysterious appearance of rubber ducks at faculty office doors has piqued curiosity on campus.

Module List for the Next Semester: What’s There, What’s Missing, and What’s Coming

The first module list for Yale-NUS’s first post-closure academic year offers a reduced number of courses compared to the indicative three-year course lists distributed in February. On average, there was a reduction in course availability by 14% compared to the three-year course list, compounding student fears of a compromised Yale-NUS experience.
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Changes in Residential College Model Likely; Report to be Published for Consultation: Stanfield

Story | Avery (she/her), Editor-in-Chief; Suman (she/they), Managing Editor Photo | Raphael Hugh (he/him) Yale-NUS will likely reduce the number of residential colleges from Academic Year...

NUS College Class of 2026 Admissions Data: A New College

The demographics of the first NUS College (NUSC) cohort debuted in a report by The Straits Times on Sunday (17 July).

A Conversation with Rector Steven Bernasek, Rector of Cendana College 2019-2022

Before Professor and Rector of Cendana College Steven Bernasek steps down from his position in June, he shares some thoughts with The Octant.

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Changes in Residential College Model Likely; Report to be Published for Consultation: Stanfield

Story | Avery (she/her), Editor-in-Chief; Suman (she/they), Managing Editor Photo | Raphael Hugh (he/him) Yale-NUS will likely reduce the number of residential colleges from Academic Year 2023/2024, Dave Stanfield, Vice President...

NUS College Class of 2026 Admissions Data: A New College

The demographics of the first NUS College (NUSC) cohort debuted in a report by The Straits Times on Sunday (17 July).

A Conversation with Rector Steven Bernasek, Rector of Cendana College 2019-2022

Before Professor and Rector of Cendana College Steven Bernasek steps down from his position in June, he shares some thoughts with The Octant.

What the Duck?

The mysterious appearance of rubber ducks at faculty office doors has piqued curiosity on campus.

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