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Kim Jong-un’s daughter makes first public appearance during missile test

Kim Jong-un’s daughter makes first public appearance during missile test

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 29, 2022

On Nov. 21, the world was shocked to see Kim Jong-un hand-in-hand with his presumed daughter on his visit to their launch site for nuclear missiles in Pyongyang. Because North Korean media is heavily...

Latest China factory fire explosion kills 38

Latest China factory fire explosion kills 38

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 29, 2022

On Nov. 22, a fire at a factory in Anyang, Henan Province killed 38 and injured two people. This is the latest fatal industrial accident to hit China.  A fire broke out in a plant belonging to a private...

Students prepare for the upcoming Korea National Exam

Students prepare for the upcoming Korea National Exam

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 15, 2022

On Nov. 17, Korean high school seniors will take The College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT), also known as Suneung. This is a national level exam considered to be one of the most stressful exams in the...

South Korean police officers face backlash for Itaewon Halloween tragedy

South Korean police officers face backlash for Itaewon Halloween tragedy

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 15, 2022

On Nov.1, South Korean government officials apologized for failing to prevent the Halloween crowd surge that killed 156 people.  National police chief Yoon Hee Keun admitted there were many urgent...

College Career Consulting

Interview: Senior Early Applications

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 7, 2022

Q1: How do you feel after submitting your early applications?  “I'm happy but nervous at the same time waiting for results!” - Amber Cheun   “I feel pretty good and lightweight. I feel so...

Yonsei University’s legendary cheer team inspires K-Drama ‘Cheer Up’

Yonsei University’s legendary cheer team inspires K-Drama ‘Cheer Up’

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | November 3, 2022

On Oct. 3, SBS streamed a teenager-based romance K-Drama called Cheer Up, and it has become a nationwide hit.   Cheer Up is about Do Hae-yi—played by 26 year-old actor Han Ji-hyun—attending college...

SIS hosts first in-person forensics tournament in three years

SIS hosts first in-person forensics tournament in three years

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | October 18, 2022

In an extremely close, well-matched tournament, SIS walked away victorious by a 1.34 point difference against KIS, the longstanding Forensics champion.  On Oct.14-15, SIS hosted its first in-person...

North Korea launches two missiles 22 minutes apart

North Korea launches two missiles 22 minutes apart

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | October 6, 2022

On Oct. 4, North Korea fired two missiles 22 minutes apart from the North’s capital region. The missiles landed between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.  Later that evening, South Korea launched two...

President Yoon directs ‘foul language’ to Biden

President Yoon directs ‘foul language’ to Biden

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | September 29, 2022

On Sept. 22, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol courted another controversy against President Biden in a now-viral, hot mic moment.   The pair met at the Global Fund conference—a discussion amongst...

Son bursts out of slump

Son bursts out of slump

Jennifer Kwon , Copy Editor | September 21, 2022

On Sept. 19, Son Heung-min triumphantly returned to South Korea after overcoming his slow start to the season, scoring his first three goals of the season. “I think now that he has started his goal-scoring...

Tennis phenom Serena Williams wraps her 40-year tennis career

Tennis phenom Serena Williams wraps her 40-year tennis career

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | September 21, 2022

In early August, Serena Williams announced how she would be “evolving away” from the sport she dominated for 20-plus years. With one final twirl, the legend waved farewell to tennis following her third-round...

Queen Elizabeth leaves lasting legacy

Queen Elizabeth leaves lasting legacy

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | September 21, 2022

On Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth passed away at the Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland at the age of 96. During her lifetime, she ruled over 20 sovereign states. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days marked...