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RAK put up a cupcake to “sprinkle kindness around SIS.”

RAK holds Kindness Week at SIS

Hannah Yi, Reporter | February 22, 2023

Starting on Monday, Feb. 13, Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) hosted Kindness Week leading up to the Random Acts of Kindness Day on Feb. 17. The club has celebrated the Random Acts of Kindness Day since 2018. “The...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg shakes hands with South Korea’s Foreign Minister Park Jin. (Source: News 360)

NATO Secretary General asks South Korea to provide arms for Ukraine

Hannah Yi, Reporter | February 22, 2023

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg requested for South Korea to grant direct exports of lethal weapons to Ukraine on Jan. 30. Although Korea has sent direct exports of nonlethal supplies to Ukraine,...

The recycling bins are available in every classroom in SIS.

How effective is recycling in SIS?

Hannah Yi, Reporter | November 17, 2022

Walking through the hallways around SIS, you may have encountered colorful recycling bins with different labels to separate waste. With a growing global awareness of sustainability, recycling is a practice...

Taylor Swifts new album breaks records. (Source: Consequence of Sound)

Taylor Swift breaks records with “Midnights”

Hannah Yi, Reporter | November 7, 2022

On Oct. 21, Taylor Swift released her latest album, “Midnights”, which quickly set global records. The album was announced following her acceptance speech at the VMAs, with its title, cover art, and...

Ukrainian soldiers adjust the Ukrainian flag. (Source: NBC News)

Ukrainian forces make headway against Russia

Hannah Yi, Reporter | October 7, 2022

In early September, Ukrainian forces regained northeastern and southern territories while driving back Russian forces, changing the war dramatically. Kharkiv and Izyum, regions formerly occupied are now...

Former South Korean president Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. (Source: Getty Images)

South Koreans’ perception of Japan show improvement

Hannah Yi, Reporter | September 27, 2022

On Sept. 1, an annual survey published by the East Asia Institute and Genron NPO, conducted with 1028 Korean citizens and 1000 Japanese citizens, revealed that public perceptions of South Korea and Japan...

A worker makes a COVID-19 test kit.

Korean government loosens travel restrictions

Hannah Yi, Reporter | September 15, 2022

Since Sept. 3, negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results were not required for inbound travelers, regardless of their vaccination status. Although travelers will still have to take a PCR test within...

Mr. Cowieson instructs Tyler Castaño (10) on his acting.

A “dream” come true: SIS hosts first live production in three years

Hannah Yi, Reporter | September 4, 2022

On Aug. 23, rehearsals for SIS Drama’s new play, “A Midsummer Night's Dream”, started, with the performance dates set to Nov. 3-5. Although there were some ideas for productions in the last three...