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This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Faculty...

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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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Reflections on The Death and Life of Great Halcyon RCs and Saga Courtyard

Story | Thomas Bean (they/them) Image | Avery Huang (she/her) I first planned and drafted The Death and Life of Great Halcyon RCs around 2 years...

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.

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BREAKING: NUS Law to Move into Yale-NUS Campus Following Closure; Spaces to be Shared with NUS College

This article is a collaboration with The Quadrant, the upcoming NUS College student publication.  Story | Ethan Lim (he/him), Avery Huang (she/her), Cindy Huang (she/her) Image | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Faculty...

LIVE: Elm College to Close in Fall 2024, Room Draw to be Based on Group Completeness

This is a developing story. New information and coverage will be added as they become available. Elm College will close in Academic Year 2024/25, leaving...

A Smorgasbord of Concerns Surround Yale-NUS’ New Dining Plan

Story | Sheriah Peries (they/she), Staff Writer Photo Credits to Instagram Account @yncdininghalltea Smaller portions, less flexibility and limited alternatives greet students this semester As a new...

Identical Items Observed at NUS College and Yale-NUS Dining Halls under New Meal Plan despite Differing Costs

Story | The Octant Team Photos | Joshua Vargas (he/him) The Octant would like to thank two guest reporters who contributed substantially to the investigation but...

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