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The Promethean challenge in the digital age

The Promethean challenge in the digital age

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Apr 3, 2024

“When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and one represents opportunity.” - John F. Kennedy Prometheus was a titan known for his intelligence...

OpenAI announces Sora, a video generator

OpenAI announces Sora, a video generator

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Mar 19, 2024

On Feb. 15, OpenAI unveiled Sora, a system that generates videos based on a prompt. OpenAI’s demonstration included short, high-quality videos created in minutes. Video examples included a woman walking...

Keep the torch burning, club executives

Keep the torch burning, club executives

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Jan 18, 2024

School clubs are pivotal platforms for student engagement, skill development, and personal growth. At the heart of these clubs are their executives, whose roles transcend being mere organizers of activities....

Superbugs vs. Miracle Drugs: The looming antibiotic apocalypse

Superbugs vs. Miracle Drugs: The looming antibiotic apocalypse

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

Antibiotics have long been hailed as the “miracle drugs” of the 20th century. Their introduction transformed the landscape of modern medicine, turning once-lethal bacterial infections into treatable...

Short summatives: feedback or fear?

Short summatives: feedback or fear?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Oct 27, 2023

Whether mathematics homework quizzes or Chinese linguistic foundation quizzes, there has been an increase of short summatives. But like all changes, this one too has its supporters and critics, with students...

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ChatGPT mathematics accuracy decreases from 98% to 2%

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Sep 26, 2023

A recent study from Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley revealed that ChatGPT exhibited a decline in performance for specific tasks in June compared to its March iteration. These...

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Rupert Murdoch steps down from Fox

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Sep 26, 2023

On Sep 21, Rupert Murdoch announced that he would step down as chairman of Fox Corporation and Executive Chairman of News Corp. Murdoch informed his colleagues through a letter, noting that he was in good...

Indian citizens watch LVM-3, the rocket with Chandrayaan-3, launch.

India successfully lands on the moon

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Sep 8, 2023

On Aug. 19, Luna 25, a Russian spacecraft intended to land on the moon’s south pole, crashed into the moon. According to Yury Borisov, there was a problem with the spacecraft’s engines as the engines...

Barbenheimer nonexistent in Korea

Barbenheimer nonexistent in Korea

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Sep 8, 2023

On July 21, two blockbuster movies, “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” were released simultaneously in the US and other countries. This was a result of counterprogramming, a marketing strategy in which...

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How accurate is 98 percent on Turnitin’s AI detection?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Aug 25, 2023

On April 4, Turnitin released its AI detection software to 10,700 educational institutions in an effort to counter AI-assisted cheating. Turnitin’s new software falsely flagged the use of AI. For example,...

Middle school band participates in KIMEA Honor Band Concert

Middle school band participates in KIMEA Honor Band Concert

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Apr 13, 2023

On April 11, 19 middle school band students traveled to Korea International School to participate in the annual Korea International Music Educators Association (KIMEA) Honor Band Concert. Students auditioned...

Astronomically high budget, worth it?

Astronomically high budget, worth it?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Apr 5, 2023

Each year, the US spends billions of dollars on NASA for aeronautics research, human space exploration, technological development, and robotic spaceflight. This year alone, President Biden signed off on...

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