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TED wields creative magic in NTU

TED wields creative magic in NTU

Rachel Loi

— 3 years, 4 months ago

If you thought the invisibility cloak existed only in the fictional world of Hogwarts, then as of last year, you were wrong. Voted top 10 breakthroughs in Physics of the year 2010, the “invisibility cloak” was invented by Dr George Barbastathis and his team at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre. Full story

Hope on a platter

Hope on a platter

Carolyn Khew

— 3 years, 4 months ago

Good food cannot cure cancer, but it can warm the hearts of cancer patients. Who says food for the sick has to taste bland? Six NTU students launch a book to change this misconception.Carolyn Khew finds out more. Full story

A less wholesome Singapore Experience

A less wholesome Singapore Experience

Lim Wei Li

— 3 years, 9 months ago

Contrary to popular belief, not every exchange student in NTU is guaranteed a room in the Halls of Residence. For those who were left out, they have to contend with higher transport and accommodation costs, making their Singapore experience less enjoyable. The Youth Olympic Games had also caused some difficulties in hall applications earlier this year. Lim Wei Li finds out more. Full story

Candid words from an outgoing president

Candid words from an outgoing president

Chua Yini

— 3 years, 11 months ago

It was the last day as president of the NTU Student Union Dimas Harry Priawan. During his term, he presided over the new 9-8-7 policy, the S/U debate and prepared NTU for the Youth Olympic Games. He was unusually frank last Friday, giving his thoughts on pressing issues close to the hearts of students. Full story

Nantah’s spectre haunts NTU’s name

Nantah’s spectre haunts NTU’s name

Lin An Chyi

— 5 years, 4 months ago

When late calligrapher and poet Pan Shou called for NTU to be renamed simply as Nanyang University in 1998, he saw it as a way to “quieten the hearts of many”, reflecting a desire among some Nantah alumni to see the old name of their alma mater brought back. Full story