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Bae Hyun-jin was attacked last week. (Source: KBS News)

Teenager attacks South Korean lawmaker

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Feb 5, 2024

A 15-year-old attacker struck Bae Hyun-jin, a lawmaker and member of the governing People’s Power Party (PPP), in the head with a blunt object on Jan. 25.  According to surveillance footage, the...

Josh Giddey is under investigation by police. (Source: The Sydney Morning Herald)

Police investigate Josh Giddey

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Dec 12, 2023

On Nov. 29, police in Newport Beach, California confirmed that Josh Giddey, Oklahoma City Thunder player, was under investigation for allegedly being in a relationship with a minor.  “The Newport...

Franke and her family pose in a photo. (Source: Insider)

Ruby Franke arrested for child abuse

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Sep 27, 2023

On Aug. 30, family vlogger Ruby Franke, who ran the popular YouTube channel “8 Passengers,” was arrested on aggravated child abuse charges after her 12-year-old son climbed out of a window and pleaded...

The schedule for Open House was posted on the SIS Instagram account.

SIS hosts Parent Open House

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Sep 8, 2023

On Sept. 7, the SIS faculty invited SIS parents to visit campus at 5:30 p.m. for the 2023-'24 Parent Open House. SIS sent an email to parents prior to Open House, where it outlined the basics of the...

Strikers hold up signs in protest. (Source: WIRED)

Hollywood writers go on strike

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Sep 6, 2023

Starting in May, more than 11,000 writers from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) went on strike to protest several issues that they allegedly faced from negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture...

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

RAK holds Kindness Week at SIS

Hannah Yi, Copy Editor | Feb 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, Copy Editor | Feb 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, Copy Editor | Nov 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, Copy Editor | Nov 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, Copy Editor | Oct 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, Copy Editor | Sep 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, Copy Editor | Sep 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...

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