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Itaewon Halloween crush kills at least 154

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | November 7, 2022

At least 154 people are dead after a Halloween party in Itaewon, a popular nightlife district in Seoul, turned deadly, making for one of the worst peacetime tragedies in Korea since the 2014 Sewol ferry...

Source: www.nytimes.com/2022/09/12/us/columbia-university-us-news-ranking.html

Columbia falls in college rankings

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | October 24, 2022

Months following Columbia University’s announcement of having published misleading data on its class size and faculty education, US News and World Report dropped the school from the no. 2 to the no....

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Patagonia founder donates company to fight climate change

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | September 30, 2022

On Sept. 14, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, a rock climber-turned-entrepreneur, donated his company to a non-profit organization in a bid to fight climate change, becoming one of the first billionaires...

Are we making our liberal arts education less liberal?

Are we making our liberal arts education less liberal?

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | September 21, 2022

Are you moongwa (문과) or eegwa (이과)? Or both?  It is a question that is as old as the Korean education system itself, fueling hours of lunch table gossip and tormenting generations of high school...

Chet Holmgren plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Summer League. Source: www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/34457655/oklahoma-city-thunder-rookie-chet-holmgren-miss-2022-23-nba-season-foot-injury-suffered-pro-game

Chet Holmgren to miss entire 2022-’23 NBA season due to foot injury

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | September 5, 2022

Chet Holmgren, the no. 2 pick in the NBA draft, is expected to miss the 2022-'23 season after suffering a Lisfranc injury to his right foot during a pro-am game in Seattle.  The 20-year-old forward...

What if: global temperatures continue to rise?

What if: global temperatures continue to rise?

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | November 18, 2021

The world watched as over 100 heads of state converged in Glasgow, Scotland ahead of the largest annual climate change conference to discuss the most pressing environmental issue today—global warming....

Virtual gaming during the pandemic rises in popularity

Virtual gaming during the pandemic rises in popularity

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | November 4, 2021

Removing the prospects of in-person interactions, the COVID-19 pandemic ushered in an era of virtual connectivity through the rise in popularity of social media apps and video conferencing platforms. Now...

Leaked messages from athletes and coaches stir controversy

Leaked messages from athletes and coaches stir controversy

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | October 28, 2021

Jon Gruden, former NFL head coach for the Los Angeles Raiders, resigned on Oct. 11, after his Emails—showcasing his continuous use of discriminatory language—became public. A New York Times investigation...

SIS offers after-school NHD training sessions

SIS offers after-school NHD training sessions

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | October 13, 2021

On Oct. 30, the first after-school National History Day (NHD) training session took place, inviting all SIS high school students to attend. This happened just weeks after SIS became the official host for...

What if: 9/11 never happened?

What if: 9/11 never happened?

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | September 30, 2021

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, 19 al Qaeda militants did the unthinkable, hijacking four American passenger airliners and carrying out the deadliest terrorist attack on US soil. Within minutes after...

By Daniel Shin

What if COVID-19 exists forever?

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | September 12, 2021

From the bustling city of New York to the quiet savannahs in Africa, surveillance footage of animals roaming empty territories amidst COVID-19 lockdowns flooded social media outlets, including Tiktok,...

India struggles to contain the spread of the second wave of COVID-19

India struggles to contain the spread of the second wave of COVID-19

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | June 1, 2021

Not long after Indian prime minister Narendra Modi praised the government’s effort in suppressing the first wave of COVID-19, a second wave with new strains of the virus has devastated one of the world's...