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Issue 3

News/School News

Personality Profile: Dharma and Jessica Langham

“You put the ‘international’ in Seoul International School!” The handful of ethnically foreign students at SIS often hear this from the Korean students—if it can even be called a joke anymore, because it has become a mere retelling of the facts. With every new foreign… Keep Reading

Entertainment

Marvel’s new comic sparks racial diversity in Hollywood

Hollywood and its lack of racial diversity has earned never-ending criticism, especially after last year’s #Oscarssowhite movement gained popular support. Over the past two years, significant efforts have been made to increase racial diversity in the media. On Sept. 30, Marvel’s new television series “Luke… Keep Reading

Lifestyle

Google releases new phone: Pixel

Amidst the terminated production of the Galaxy Note 7 and increase in sales of Apple’s iPhone 7, Google has released a new line of smartphones in addition to its Nexus phones, Pixel and Pixel XL. This new branch of smartphones from Google looks to compete… 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

Sports

500 days and counting: Pyeongchang Olympics

In July 2011, Pyeongchang was chosen to hold the 2018 Winter Olympics after two failed attempts in 2010 and 2014. As it is the first Olympic Winter Games to be hosted in South Korea, the event has generated great excitement among Koreans. Still, many remain… 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

Sports

Locking down on match-fixing

Underneath the cheerful atmosphere of a sports stadium – the boisterous and often rowdy fans, the stands that sell an assortment of refreshments, and the strategic plays and brilliant displays by athletes – is a somewhat more subtle reality. To the astonishment and disappointment of… Keep Reading

Global News/News

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

Entertainment

“Sully” clears for lift off

A movie based on true events surrounding the US Airways Flight 1549, “Sully,” was released in South Korea on Sept. 28. The movie broke the record for the biggest global IMAX opening for a 2D film, grossing over $150 million against a production budget of… Keep Reading

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