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Global News/News

North Korea suspected of creating Hydrogen bomb

On Jan. 6, the Korean Central News Agency in North Korea reported the successful testing of a hydrogen bomb, which, if true, would mark a large advancement in the nation’s highly controversial nuclear program. Through news networks such as the BBC and CNN, the international… Keep Reading

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Sports

Student featured in “Take Off 2”

With the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics fast approaching, South Koreans have increasingly turned their attention toward various winter sports, most notably—ice hockey. Not only has the sport been given greater coverage in various Korean news outlets, it is also being featured in the long-awaited sequel… Keep Reading

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Artificial intelligence shapes future lifestyle

The introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), or the ability of smart technology to make decisions without any human input, has recently transformed engineering. Artificial intelligence has paved the way for breakthroughs such as autonomous cars, flying drones, and computer-aided diagnosis. On Jan. 4, Mark Zuckerberg… Keep Reading

Features/Website Features

Paris Feature: Introduction

In the months following the Paris attacks in November, the wheels of politics and media have turned to divide the world in furious debate over issues like immigration, surveillance, and military action in the Middle East. While the political consequences of the Paris attacks have… Keep Reading

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Lifestyle

Angelika Lin’s journey to the eye of the storm

She successfully climbed the tallest mountain in Africa. She nearly ran over a holy cow in Palkhel, Nepal, an offense that she half-jokingly claims would have landed her in jail. She visited a Tibetan monk who taught her how to meditate and guided her to a sense… Keep Reading

Features/Website Features

New Teachers 2015

The SIS community welcomed twelve new teachers for the 2015-2016 academic year: Ms. Bruttig, Ms. Feng, Mr. Green, Ms. Harman, Ms. Lin, Ms. Mitchell, Ms. Morales, Ms. Sadler, Mr. Silber, Mr. Thomson, Ms. Shelby, and Mr. Richie. Disclaimer: Ms. Alyssa Shelby and Mr. David Richie… Keep Reading

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Global News/News

COEX receives threat from ISIS

Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria (ISIS), a terrorist group that gained notoriety in 2014 for its mass killings, abductions, and beheadings, threatened to bomb COEX, a large shopping mall complex on Oct. 25. In an alleged posting on social media, the group threatened… Keep Reading

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Fall Sports/Sports

AISA Volleyball Review

Hours of practice and preparation culminate in the Association of International Schools in Asia (AISA) and KAIAC tournaments, where teams are given an opportunity to showcase the skills they have polished since the beginning of the season. From Oct. 15-18, the volleyball teams travelled to… Keep Reading

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News/School News

Students take a more hands-on approach for studies

The North East Asia Math Competition (NEAMC), the Science Olympiad, and the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) national tournament are programs recently made available to SIS students in order to provide opportunities for students to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to different environments.… Keep Reading

Global News/News

AP Capstone program to be offered at SIS

From the upcoming school year, rising juniors and sophomores will have the opportunity to enroll in two new AP courses—AP Seminar and AP Research—aimed to help students cultivate independent research skills, teamwork, and communication. According to CollegeBoard, the AP Capstone program, the collective label of… Keep Reading

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Parents fatally beat teen in New York church

When Lucas and Christopher Leonard failed to answer questions during what the police believe was a counseling session at the Word of Life Christian Church on Oct. 11, the two were severely assaulted. Police investigations have accused their parents, Bruce and Deborah, of severely whipping… Keep Reading

News/School News

Gender Imbalance in the Classroom

“Women belong in the kitchen.” Traditional norms have assigned the genders appropriate roles and characteristics in the past: education was no exception. Traditionally, males have been expected to study hard and get jobs while women have been assigned more domestic roles. As women were not… 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

Yesterdays with Yeena

Yesterdays with Yeena: Introduction

Dear reader, It was a tattered Coffee-Bean receipt abandoned on a Monday, how the flier, painted in the familiar hues of uncaring footsteps, gently rode the Thursday breeze. It was the way a Saturday sun shied away to hide behind its cloud, the whispered melody… Keep Reading

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