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Farewell to Tiger Times Seniors

Farewell to Tiger Times Seniors

Joanne Yang | June 2, 2020

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Upcoming South Korean elections signify change

Upcoming South Korean elections signify change

Joanne Yang | February 25, 2020

The upcoming South Korean elections to take place on April 15 will be the first conducted under revised election rules. On Dec. 27 2019, South Korea’s National Assembly passed an election reform bill...

“Comfort women” lawsuit holds first hearing in court

“Comfort women” lawsuit holds first hearing in court

Joanne Yang | December 6, 2019

South Korean “comfort women” had their first hearing in Seoul Central District court on Nov. 13 in a lawsuit filed three years ago against the Japanese government. As victims of Japanese sexual exploitation...

Word of the Month: Sustainability

Word of the Month: Sustainability

Joanne Yang | October 11, 2019

Sustainability. This word is defined as a method of utilizing a resource for long periods of time without depleting or permanently damaging it. With the accelerating pace of industrialization and intensive...

Korean culture loses importance at SIS

Korean culture loses importance at SIS

Joanne Yang | October 11, 2019

Every year on Oct. 3, South Korea bursts into vibrant parades, festivals, and fireworks, unified with a boundless sense of patriotism for National Foundation Day. Known as Gaecheonjeol, which translates...

Word of the Month: Change

Word of the Month: Change

Joanne Yang | September 5, 2019

Change. The word change implies that some stimuli or event triggered a discontinuity in conventional or historical patterns. Change, whether in infrastructure, rules, or relationships, can have a significant...

Billie Eilish releases sensational new album

Billie Eilish releases sensational new album

Joanne Yang | April 10, 2019

On Mar. 29, 17-year-old American artist Billie Eilish released her latest studio album “When We Fall Asleep, Where do We Go?” to mixed success. The album swept the audience off its feet with a surge...

A growing trend of cheating sheds light on a critical flaw of Korean education

A growing trend of cheating sheds light on a critical flaw of Korean education

Joanne Yang | December 4, 2018

Notoriously known as the suneung in Korea, the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) is a rigorous eight-hour exam determining universities, job prospects, future income, and even social relationships...

Winter sports tryouts excite SIS athletes

Winter sports tryouts excite SIS athletes

Joanne Yang | November 21, 2018

With the fall sports season coming to an end, two winter sports seem to take their places in the hearts of passionate SIS athletes: basketball and cheerleading. The competition for a spot in the traditionally...

Kakao’s carpooling initiative divides South Korea

Kakao’s carpooling initiative divides South Korea

Joanne Yang | November 20, 2018

Carpooling, a shared travel using private vehicles, is an increasingly popular trend to offset the shortage of taxis and reduce expenses of travel like fuel, parking fees, and car maintenance. With the...

The greatest gift to medical students: a free NYU tuition

The greatest gift to medical students: a free NYU tuition

Joanne Yang | October 18, 2018

New York University (NYU) delivered a surprising announcement for its new freshman class: the tuition for its medical school would be free for all students, regardless of merit or financial status. NYU...

Resurgence of Chinese tourists saves Korean economy

Resurgence of Chinese tourists saves Korean economy

Joanne Yang | September 14, 2018

Chinese tourists are once again filling the streets of Myeongdong and other popular attractions in Seoul. This phenomenon has initiated a gradual revival of the Korean service sector and economy, especially...