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Hello, my name is Helaine Lee

Hello, my name is Helaine Lee

Marie Park | December 7, 2017

Yuna Kim, often referred to as the “nation’s younger sister” (국민여동생), is one of the most revered and respected athletes in Korea. Citizens often unite around their televisions every four...

Hello, my name is Eddie Ko

Hello, my name is Eddie Ko

Marie Park | November 22, 2017

Most students at SIS are proficient in three languages and there are some students who know how to speak, read, and write even more. However among the student body, Eddie Ko (11) knows a language that...

Hello, my name is Emma Lee

Hello, my name is Emma Lee

Marie Park | October 18, 2017

The video opens to show a petite, black-haired girl in front of a microphone. She puts in her earphones, smiles, and nods her head to the beat of the instrumental as it slowly fades in. Though one may...

Hello, my name is Kevin Keebum Kim

Hello, my name is Kevin Keebum Kim

Marie Park | September 14, 2017

Though many find themselves in Apgujeong to attend their hagwons or to hang out at the newest restaurant, Kevin Keebum Kim (11) arrives with a duffel bag and athletic gear, ready to take on a different...

Why and how whitewashing is actually harmful

Why and how whitewashing is actually harmful

Marie Park | May 9, 2017

With its release on Mar. 31 in the US, “Ghost in the Shell,” a live-action sci-fi movie based on one of the most successful Japanese manga and anime series ever, garnered criticism for whitewashing...

Why standardized testing is problematic

Why standardized testing is problematic

Marie Park | March 4, 2017

Okay, as students, we probably all think standardized testing is problematic because we do not like taking the SAT, ACT, AP, or, really, any kind of test. Or on the flip side, we might think standardized...

Stop saying people need to suck it up and deal with president-elect Trump

Stop saying people need to “suck it up and deal with” president-elect Trump

Marie Park | December 15, 2016

Unless you truly live under a rock, you probably know by now that Donald Trump is the president-elect of the US. In fact, you are probably sick and tired of hearing that Donald Trump is the president-elect...

The real effects of stereotypes

The real effects of stereotypes

Marie Park | November 19, 2016

By now, we all know, at least abstractly, that stereotyping is harmful and mind narrowing. We have been told time and time again to “not judge a book by its cover.” In many ways, society has seen an...

Bisexuality definitely is and always has been “a thing”

Bisexuality definitely is and always has been “a thing”

Marie Park | November 9, 2016

By now, many people have become familiar with the term “LGBT” and the increasing advocacy for those identifying as gay or lesbian. However, despite the word “LGBT” being thrown around more and...

SIS Dance club performs at the 24 Hour Race in Seoul

SIS Dance club performs at the 24 Hour Race in Seoul

Marie Park | October 21, 2016

The SIS Dance club (D$Q) made an appearance at the inaugural 24 Hour Race in Seoul on Sept. 12. Clad in black tops and jean shorts, Jenny Lee (12), Elle Kim (12)—co-captains of D$Q—Victoria Hahm (12),...

What is intersectional feminism?

What is intersectional feminism?

Marie Park | October 21, 2016

Man-hating, angry anti-family women that burn bras and refuse to shave. Though this image is an older stereotype and many probably no longer strictly believe in that image exactly, it is an undeniable...

Suicide Squad: Closer to suicide than success

Suicide Squad: Closer to suicide than success

Marie Park | September 30, 2016

A year earlier, the action-packed snippets of the Suicide Squad trailer featuring everyone’s favorite DC Comics villains left fans on the edges of their seats with excitement. However, when the widely...