A move to Yusof Ishak House: The Architecture cohort’s new home

NUS has been implementing numerous large-scale renovations to our campus, one of which is that to the School of Design and Environment 3 (SDE 3), a major workspace for architecture students. The building was closed for renovation last academic year, and architecture students were instead allocated a studio space at Yusof Ishak House (YIH) on a temporary basis, until the renovation is complete—which is estimated to be in December 2020. So with its completion drawing near, let’s take a look at how the architecture cohort and faculty prepared for the change, and their feelings on the move. […]

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NUS’ 2020 HERE! Arts Carnival goes online: In the Space Between celebrates the frontline and all those who keep us safe from Covid-19

From the 19th to the 21st of August, NUS’ Centre for the Arts (CFA) held its first-ever exclusively virtual HERE! Arts Carnival. The HERE! Arts Carnival has long been an opportunity for NUS arts groups and other artistically-inclined students to showcase their talents and creativity. However, this year, CFA had to shake up its tried-and-true format for a more experimental online version, thanks to COVID-19. […]

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LIFESTYLE




An Addict Logging Off

It’s official. My home screen was bare with nothing but Apple’s default applications and WhatsApp. Social media tabs on Chrome […]

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COMMENTARY








Trading in dynamite for ‘Dynamite’: the power of the youth vote

We’ve already seen the results of the youth vote in Singapore. The post-General Election polls showed how the youth vote may have been crucial in awarding the opposition a record 10 seats in Parliament as MP Inderjit Singh estimated that more than half the youth vote had been cast in favour of the opposition. Now, the American general elections are coming up, and I think it is time we re-examine the power of the youth vote. It could very well be the deciding factor between another term with Trump at the helm or a change to Biden (and who would you prefer meet Kim Jong-un on our home turf?). […]

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