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New club policies: a remedy to an ineffective system

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Apr 5, 2024

On Mar. 18, the high school office presented a new club executive selection process. An email sent out by Mr. Del Vecchio, Vice Principal of the high school, details the new changes for all clubs. These...

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Tottenham Hotspurs beat Luton Town at home

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Apr 4, 2024

On Mar. 30, Tottenham Hotspurs emerged victorious from a Premier League match against Luton Town. This game also marked the return of the team’s captain Son Heung Min from the Korean national team. He...

Korean Lunar New Year Traditions are outdated

Korean Lunar New Year Traditions are outdated

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Feb 28, 2024

For some people, Seollal—Korea’s Lunar New Year—is four days of rest; for others, it is a time to visit their family. However, for many mothers, it often means three days of continued labor.    These...

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President Yoon vetos Itaewon tragedy special bill

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Feb 15, 2024

On Jan. 30, President Yoon vetoed a special bill appealing to those who lost a family member in the Oct 23, 2023 Itaewon tragedy where several people were pushing and shoving to reach the bottom of an...

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SIS takes center stage at KAIAC Championships

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Feb 8, 2024

On Jan. 26-27, SIS winter sports athletes traveled to different schools to compete in the KAIAC Championships. Both the swim team and varsity girl’s basketball team traveled to YISS, while SIS hosted...

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Youtuber Jin Jarim under scrutiny for unethical sales

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Jan 29, 2024

Popular YouTuber and streamer Jin Ja-rim faced backlash after announcing on Jan. 13 that she would be opening her own Tanghulu shop next to the popular Tagulu chain Wangga Tanghulu.  Initially, the...

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Who won the Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks trade?

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Jan 18, 2024

On Dec. 30, the Raptors traded OG Anunoby and others to the New York Knicks for a package deal that included RJ Barrett, Immanuel Quickley, and a 2024 second-round draft pick. On the Raptors’ part,...

Tim Hortons launches in Korea

Tim Hortons launches in Korea

Donghyun Danny Han, Copy Editor | Dec 8, 2023

On Dec. 14, Tim Hortons–Canada’s highest-selling coffee franchise–is opening in Gangnam, South Korea. Even more, the company has announced plans for a second chain near Tehran Boulevard, Seolleong....

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Music services release music recaps

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Dec 6, 2023

On Nov. 29, YouTube Music, Apple Music, and Spotify announced their 2023 music replays. These replays show the user’s top five favorite genres, most liked artists, and other highlights recorded on...

Swimmers at SFS

SIS swim team competes in first meet

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

The SIS varsity swimming team traveled to SFS for the first meet of this season on Nov. 15. They were joined by four schools: CDS, SFS, CI, and SIS.  This meet was especially important as it allowed...

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James Harden traded to L.A. Clippers

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

James Harden, star guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, was traded in a package deal to the L.A. Clippers on Nov. 1. In the trade, the Philadelphia 76ers received Nicolas Batum, Marcus Morris, Robert Covington,...

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Preseason training prepares school athletes for winter season

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Nov 14, 2023

While winter sports tryouts took place last week, preparation for the upcoming season began earlier on Oct. 17. With the Fall season coming to an end, swimming and basketball coaches opened practice sessions...