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Town Hall on Sexual Misconduct in NUS Ends On An Ambiguous Note

Town Hall on Sexual Misconduct in NUS Ends On An Ambiguous Note

Photo: Marc Tey Ge Wai On April 25, NUS conducted a Town Hall to address concerns about sexual misconduct in the university. This was in response to the growing controversy regarding Ms Monica Baey’s sexual harassment case, and the more widespread predicament that is rampant in NUS culture. From the very beginning, the university expressed their...

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Better Than Revenge: Rethinking Justice For Survivors Of Sexual Violence

Better Than Revenge: Rethinking Justice For Survivors Of Sexual Violence

Originally Posted on: theoctant.org Written by: Daryl Yang, Guest Writer and Alysha Chandra, Editor in Chief Photo: Alysha Chandra After the story about Monica Baey’s experience as a survivor of sexual violence went viral, much attention has focused on the appropriate penalties that her perpetrator, another student from the National University of Singapore (NUS) named Nicholas...

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NUS Students’ Union Empowers Students To Create A Safer Campus in Response To Concerns of Sexual Harassment

NUS Students’ Union Empowers Students To Create A Safer Campus in Response To Concerns of Sexual Harassment

On Sunday (April 21), the NUS Students’ Union (NUSSU) Executive Committee issued a statement on sexual harassment in NUS. In the statement, the union expressed its condemnation of any form of sexual harassment and highlights how this episode reflects on NUS’ policy regarding sexual harassment. The statement was released after the recent surge in advocacy...

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NUS Libraries Face Shortened Hours, Potentially Affecting Students’ Study Habits

NUS Libraries Face Shortened Hours, Potentially Affecting Students’ Study Habits

In the usual attempt to catch up with the ceaseless demands of the school curriculum, students seek asylum in the various libraries spread across the NUS campus, where the quiet spaces and optimal air-conditioned temperature seem to be the only enablers for their hustling spirit. However, the second semester of the 18/19 Academic Year witnessed...

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NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

NUS’ cultural icon refreshed for a new generation

The University Cultural Centre’s first major renovation since its inception sees improved high standard of guest comfort, efficiency and production possibilities.   NUS’ University Cultural Centre (UCC) was formally reopened by NUS President Professor Tan Eng Chye this afternoon, after an extensive renovation. The six-month revitalisation project is the first in the iconic venue’s history. It improves...

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5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

5 Things I Learnt Living On Campus

More than just an academic backdrop to the university student life, the NUS campus is perpetually moving in motion with students and staff shuffling to get to their next classes or meetings. While the aesthetics are invigorating and uniquely imbued with gentrified inklings, the true beauty of the campus is what takes place on its...

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Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Where Art Tho? – Investigating the visual arts scene in NUS through the lens of one of the university’s very own visual arts clubs, nuStudios.

Over the past semester, we saw an increasing vibrancy in the visual arts in NUS. With the recent installation of the Here! Arts Carnival Party in NUS as well as an Art History minor, one remains ecstatic about the prospects of the arts culture in the university.   The NUS Centre of the Arts (CFA),...

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NUS goes CASHLESS #cashlessweek

NUS goes CASHLESS #cashlessweek

Together we can make NUS a cashless campus! Imagine coming to school without a bulky wallet (forget about crumpled notes and heavy coins!), but only with your MOBILE PHONE for a faster, hassle-free payment experience, be it paying for your lunch at the canteen or any of your everyday purchases! Led by NETS and major...

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Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

Food for Thought: To Pay or Not To Pay?

I’m sure most of us have heard of NUS Whispers. For some of us, it’s a source of daily entertainment, and for others it’s a platform to ask questions without being judged. But the popular confessions page, hit a snag last week, when a seemingly innocuous post gave rise to a heated debate. Early last...

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Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

Catch The Golden Record @ NUS Arts Festival 2017!

“A billion years from now, when everything on Earth we’ve ever made has crumbled into dust, the Voyager record will still speak for us.” – Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan 1977 marked an astounding year for NASA – it was the year when mankind launched its first ever message into the depths of interstellar space, a cultural...

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Introducing: Engineering Good and Engineering Good Student Chapter

Introducing: Engineering Good and Engineering Good Student Chapter

Engineering Good (EG) is a non-profit organisation that empowers disadvantaged communities by improving their quality of life through sustainable engineering solutions. Working in partnership with community-based organisations locally and in the region, they provide opportunities for engineers to contribute their expertise to address community needs through skilled volunteerism. The vision of EG is to build...

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5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

5 Fun Things to Do in NUS

It’s reading week, and if you’re tired of catching up on readings, re-watching webcasted lectures and re-visiting your laboratory assignments, fret not, there are a myriad of things you can do to chill out and take a break! Here are five interesting ways to spice up your school life in this stressful period. 1. Become an Adventurous Foodie Explore the...

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