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Grace Yang

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Entertainment

“Get Out” Movie Review

As the year is gradually seeping into the shills of summer, it appears that the traditional hit movies are coming back in sequels including the Spider-Man, Pirates of the Caribbean, and Planet of the Apes. However, in the midst of this string of pending adrenaline-filled… Keep Reading

Opinion

HSSC executive candidates prepare for another run

It is that time of the year. While the majority of the students are busy preparing for upcoming tests and project presentations, another small portion of the students seems to be “busy” in another way. The HSSC executive candidates are yet preparing for another ambitious… Keep Reading

Sports

Korean basketball season hoops in again

From beginning of this year, the Korean Basketball League (KBL) had finally opened its annual season. Ten teams are participating in total: Anyang KGC, Ulsan Phoebus, Dongbu Promy, Seoul Samsung Thunders, Incheon Electroland Elephants, Busan KT, Jeonju KCC Egis, Changwon LG Sakers, Seoul SK Knights… Keep Reading

Global News/News

South Korea’s race to a new vision

Thousands of people showed up in Gwanghwamun Square on March 11 to celebrate the impeachment of President Park Geun-hae. Although the order from the constitutional court of South Korea ended the scandal-filled Park regime, the decision also marked a new beginning for Korea, especially regarding… Keep Reading

Global News/News

Pokémon Go strikes Korea

Just when the craze over catching pokémons in America finally died down, it appears that people will be busy throwing pokémon balls again on the other side of the globe. On Jan. 24, Korea released the “Pokémon Go” mobile game, which already took the world… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

Disney sails a century back in “Moana”

A series of full-length animated motion pictures swept through over last year ranging from the nostalgic comeback of Pixar’s Finding Dory to a recent Japanese hit Your Name. In the midst of this wave of animations, Disney released its latest film “Moana”, the tale of… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

Samsung invests in auto-technology

It appears like smartphones and televisions will not be the only gadgets with Samsung logos plastered on them. On Nov. 14, 2016, Samsung Electronics announced that it would be buying the Harman International Industries, an American automotive technology company, in an eight billion dollar deal… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

Samsung halts production of Galaxy Note 7

Samsung’s smartphone recall crisis has only intensified after the company declared a suspension of its Galaxy Note 7 production on Oct. 9 after 35 reports that the phone caught on fire. According to Yonhap News, Samsung decided to halt the production of the smartphone due… Keep Reading

Global News/News

Typhoon Chaba leaves chaos in its wake

Typhoon Chaba hit the southern parts of South Korea between Oct. 4 and Oct. 5, leaving seven people dead, three missing, and hundreds more affected by the ensuing flood. Recognizing Chaba as the strongest typhoon to hit the country since Typhoon Maemi of 2003, Korean… Keep Reading

Opinion

Demi Lovato’s Instagram comments stir uproar

Thanks to Demi Lovato’s recent Instagram comment, it seems like one of the most universal way of fans showing their love for their favorite singers might fade into oblivion: drawing portraits. Often times, any celebrity-dedicated social network account consists of recreated artwork made with delicate… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

Want some “Fall” in your drinks?

A myriad of coffee shops along the sidewalk are busy changing their menu platforms. Workers scurry in and out, briskly sprinkling maple leaves all over and tinting their stores from cool shades of blue to gentle flames of orange and yellow. Bottles of bright blue… Keep Reading

Sports

Highlights: Korea marks 20th place in Paralympics

Marking a significant improvement from the 2012 London Paralympics, a series of international contests for athletes with disabilities along summer and winter Olympics, the South Korean Paralympics team this year gained national attention by bringing back 35 medals. A total of 139 Korean athletes participated… Keep Reading

Opinion

Medical dramas trick people into false perceptions of doctors

A typical Korean drama setting often draws two characters recovering from several hardships and eventually falling in love with each other. Now sprinkle in spices of medical emergencies, blood-splattering surgery scenes, bone-chilling weeping, and earsplitting screams. The story now transforms into a more eye-catching, captivating drama, only to later set up a… Keep Reading

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Sports

Play-by-play: Tigers win match against Chadwick

Preview Having won all the previous games this season and bound to be undefeated once again, the varsity boys basketball team headed for a match against Chadwick International School on Jan. 21. Quarter 1 Minutes into the quarter, the Tigers started pulling ahead with a… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

A little more than “finishing-the-race”

Keeping a steady pace, Jiwon Chung (10) glances back to spot another pair of runners fiercely trying to close the gap. Has it been five minutes? Perhaps seven? Coming to a halt, she breathes in deeply as streaks of aching pain strike her chest. Streams… Keep Reading

Opinion

Standards of club application process require clean up

Just weeks ago, the executives of all clubs finished running through stacks of applications and sent out emails notifying the applicants’ acceptances and rejections. The selection process definitely requires painstaking efforts behind; when student club executives evaluate an application, they have to consider everything from… Keep Reading

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Lifestyle

Chefs Heat Up Entertainment Industry

Recently, chefs have been devouring the Korean television airwaves with their frequent appearances on both cooking and reality shows. From programs with straightforward titles such as “Three Simple Meals a Day” to more nifty concoctions, including “My Little Television” and “Teacher Baek’s House Rice,” the… Keep Reading

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Opinion

Value of student resources unrecognized, ignored

A hagwon a day keeps yelling moms and bad grades away, so goes a common misconception among many Korean students. SIS has provided the student body with a variety of easy-to-access educational resources in order to enhance students’ writing skills. Specifically, the Writing Center is… Keep Reading

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