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On Nov. 16, NASA began its Artemis I mission: https://edition.cnn.com/2022/11/16/world/artemis-1-launch-nasa-scn/index.html

NASA launches Artemis I mission

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 23, 2022

On Nov. 16, NASA began its Artemis I mission by launching an unmanned Orion spacecraft to the moon. The mission aims to verify that the spacecraft can safely deliver human crews to the lunar surface in...

Mark Zuckerberg fired 11,000 employees on Nov. 9: https://www.gizbot.com/social-media/news/mark-zuckerberg-firing-meta-employees-083452.html

Mark Zuckerberg fires 11,000 Meta employes

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 17, 2022

Days after new owner Elon Musk fired thousands of Twitter employees, Mark Zuckerberg fired 11,000 Meta employees on Nov. 9, to reduce the company’s spending. “I don't think the layoffs were a consequence...

Son Heung-min fractured his left eye on Nov. 1: https://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/2022/11/02/sports/football/Son-Heungmin-Tottenham-Hotspur-injury/20221102153401644.html

Son Heung-min suffers injury before Qatar World Cup

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 9, 2022

Tottenham Spurs’ Korean forward Son Heung-min underwent surgery after fracturing his left eye on Nov. 1. The injury occurred after his face collided with an opposing player’s shoulder, causing noticeable...

Lee Jae-yong became executive chairman of Samsung on Oct. 27: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2022/04/419_327476.html?fl

Lee Jae-yong becomes executive chairman of Samsung

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 3, 2022

Korea’s electronics company Samsung Electronics appointed vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong as an executive chairman of the company on Oct. 27.  “I think there is an expectation for Lee to bring greater...

Source: CNN

Liz Truss resigns as British prime minister

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 1, 2022

Liz Truss, the former British prime minister, resigned on Oct. 20 after only six weeks in office. This made her the shortest-serving prime minister in British history. On Oct. 25, she was replaced by Rishi...

Kakao servers go down for 10 hours

Kakao servers go down for 10 hours

Jack Lee, Reporter | October 18, 2022

On Oct. 15th, a fire Saturday at a Kakao data center caused a server outage for nearly 10 hours in Kakao services that include Kakao Messenger, Kakao Map, Kakao Metro, Kakao Bank, and Kakao-owned music...

The Ambassadors choir sings at the Hilton

Ambassadors bid farewell to Millennium Hilton Seoul

Jack Lee, Reporter | October 18, 2022

Ambassadors choir annually sang at the Millenium Hilton Seoul to celebrate Christmas. However, with the announcement that Hilton will close the hotel in December, Ambassadors choir will perform for the...

People in Korea take masks off outdoors

Korean government updates outdoor mask mandates

Jack Lee, Reporter | September 29, 2022

The Korean government lifted all its requirements to wear masks outdoors in events with 50 or more people starting Sept. 26.  However, the loosened outdoor mask mandate does not heavily affect the...

Typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Jack Lee, Reporter | September 21, 2022

On Sept. 14, Typhoon Nanmadol crashed into Japan, killing four and injuring more than one hundred people.  To avoid any further damage, nine million people evacuated and sought shelter after a series...

Students and teachers plan for Chuseok

Students and teachers plan for Chuseok

Jack Lee, Reporter | September 8, 2022

Chuseok is on the horizon, and students and teachers look forward to their long-awaited four-day break. Students’ plans differ by grade levels. While certain freshmen and sophomores will study for their...

School year opens with record rainfall

School year opens with record rainfall

Jack Lee, Reporter | August 24, 2022

A record-high rainfall of 141.5 millimeters per hour—the most in more than 80 years— devastated South Korea on Aug. 8. This flood wrecked buildings and dismantled public transportation, impacting citizens...

Space race vs. human race

Space race vs. human race

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 24, 2021

“I think the human race does not have a future if we do not go into space. We need to expand our horizons beyond planet Earth if we are to have a long-term future,” said Stephen Hawking, renowned theoretical...