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7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

7 Photogenic Spots On Campus For That Perfect Shot

NUS is the oldest university in Singapore, so it’s expected that it’s looking a little rough around the edges. Many students would deem the campus as not very “aesthetically pleasing”, and jump to the conclusion that finding a good spot to take a decent photo would be hard – how am I going to Instagram my...

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Behind the Scenes: Packing your Welfare Packs

Behind the Scenes: Packing your Welfare Packs

The Welfare Pack Giveaway is one of NUSSU Welfare’s largest projects, and literally thousands of welfare packs reach students all over campus every semester … but have you ever wondered how? Hemaa Shruthi Sekar, the External Vice Chairperson of NUSSU Welfare, was kind enough to share a behind-the-scenes view of the Welfare Pack giveaway this semester...

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5 Upcoming Study & Break Spots in NUS

5 Upcoming Study & Break Spots in NUS

During vacations, as we wind down and kick back at home, the various offices of the University Campus Infrastructure (UCI) take advantage of the lack of students on campus and labor tirelessly against a ticking clock to constantly improve and renovate popular study spots, faculty canteens, and break areas for us students. Here are the...

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Meet Your Arts King & Queen of 2015!

It’s a cool afternoon at the Deck, where I’m scheduled to meet the newly crowned King and Queen of Arts Bash, Weirong and Janella. Organised by the Faculty of Arts and Social Science (FASS), the Arts Bash is a popular, annual pageant contest, which brings together 10 freshie contestants to compete for the (non-literal) crown....

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[Event] FASS Food Hunt 2014

[Event] FASS Food Hunt 2014

  FASS Food Hunt 2014 is here! Join the annual food hunting to find delicious and affordable food in Singapore while making new friends. FASS Food Hunt 2014 Organising Committee tells us what to expect in this year’s Food Hunt. With Food Hunt being an annual event, how is this year’s Food Hunt different from...

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The Re-development of Block ADM

The Re-development of Block ADM

The Admin building located at the Faculty of Arts of Social Sciences (FASS) in NUS is scheduled for a redevelopment this year.   The reason for the redevelopment?   The building was built in the 1970s and a study showed that the cost to make the old building compliant to current building codes is higher than the cost of building a new one. A...

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[News Flash] Lack of Halal Options A Concern, Says Muslim Students In NUS

[News Flash] Lack of Halal Options A Concern, Says Muslim Students In NUS

An online petition made its rounds on the Internet recently, asking for “one more halal certified muslim stall at the arts canteen at nus [sic]”. “The Deck”, the canteen situated in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), currently has only one Halal-certified stall, not including fast food stalls and the upper “Deck”. ‘Halal’ means...

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On FASS Elections 2011

I refer to Augustin Chiam’s “Friends, Students, Candidates – Lend Me Your Ears!” article in the Opinion Desk (pp. 28 – 29) of the October 2011’s issue of The Ridge. Thank you, Augustin, for your considerable interest in observing how different faculties conduct their annual elections. In a year marked by two landmark Singapore elections,...