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The Artificial Intelligence Debate

The recent debate exchange on the development of artificial intelligence between Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg has sparked public interest. Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, was well known for his fears of unrestricted artificial intelligence; however, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, recently entered the… Keep Reading

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Jim Comey Fired by Trump

In an unexpected and controversial move, President Donald J. Trump fired director of the FBI James B. Comey, on May 9. Comey was in the midst of an FBI investigation as to whether or not there had been Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election.… Keep Reading

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Korean Presidential TV Debates affect voters

Months, sometimes years, leading up to presidential elections in democracies are filled with changing political ties and ambitious policies of each candidate. They are crucial times for candidates to appeal to voters that will ultimately determine the final result on election day. Unlike other elections… Keep Reading

US-China summit hidden away

Over the course of two days from April 6 to April 7, President Trump and President Xi Jinping, two leaders of the biggest economies in the world, met for the first time joining at President Trump’s residence at Mar-a-Lago, Florida. “I think it’s a very… Keep Reading

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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

The Paper Tiger

North Korea is at it again. On Feb. 13, two women killed Kim Jong-nam, half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, at a Malaysian airport, by wiping the internationally-banned nerve agent VX on his face. South Korean and US intelligence sources allege the North… Keep Reading

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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

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Ki-Moon Ban drops out of presidential campaign

Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ki-moon Ban dropped out of the Korean presidential race on Feb. 1 following a series of criticisms by the media and public. Currently, opposition candidate Jae-in Moon leads in poll numbers, followed by unofficial candidate Kyo-ahn Hwan. “It was… Keep Reading

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The Rise of the Right: Europe Edition

Far-right wing parties have occupied European countries for quite some time, but only recently have they seen an upsurge of political support encouraged by dissatisfaction with status quo government. Though European countries, especially countries in the EU, have generally been considered liberal, this spike of… Keep Reading

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Trump discloses big plans as president-elect

Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the election was a rather unexpected outcome based on the Electoral College forecast. Although the official presidential inauguration does not take place until next year January, Trump has been in and out of the White House to prepare for his… Keep Reading

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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

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Fact Check: Vice-Presidential Debate 2016

On Oct. 4, cable television aired the first and only Vice Presidential Debate, moderated by Elaine Quijano of CBS News. On one side was Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine, and on the other was Republican Vice Presidential nominee Mike Pence. Each candidate attempted to… Keep Reading

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Lone wolf suspected to have caused New York bombing

A homemade explosive device detonated in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Sept. 17. According to the city’s authorities, the accident resulted in 29 injured civilians. Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami has since been taken into custody where authorities are currently investigating Rahami’s motives… Keep Reading

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Elite Yongho Thae defects from North Korea

On Aug. 17, a top-ranking North Korean official named Yongho Thae officially fled the country with his wife and two sons while he was stationed in London as a diplomat. The news came as a surprise to many because North Korean defectors are usually common… Keep Reading

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What money cannot buy

By Eric Song and Daniel Shin As the world wakes up, ready for another day of work, the “Rich Kids of Instagram” (using an account publicly managed by adolescents around the world) post pictures from yet another night of opulent partying and drinking—yes, they are… Keep Reading

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SOS: Public Speaking Classes

If Martin Luther King had just thought about freedom, segregation may still continued be a reality. If Gandhi had held his tongue and just thought about a free India, perhaps the British would still be in control. Our thoughts only hold value once they are… Keep Reading

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