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Itaewon, one year after

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 8, 2023

Almost a year since the Itaewon Halloween tragedy, families continue to mourn their lost ones with a memorial opening in Seoul Plaza on Oct. 29. But what has changed since the tragedy? The memorial,...

X tests new subscription model

X tests new subscription model

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 27, 2023

Starting Oct. 17, X (formerly Twitter) began implementing “Not a bot,” a one-dollar-per-year subscription method for new users to be able to post content, like content, reply, repost, and bookmark....

Source: SBS News

Vehicles go out of control

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 13, 2023

Despite 766 cases of suspected unintended acceleration of vehicles according to the Korea Transportation Safety Authority, there was not one court case where unintended acceleration was recognized as the...

Speakers of SIS holds first session

Speakers of SIS holds first session

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 11, 2023

On Oct. 5, the club Speakers of SIS hosted their first live speaking session in the atrium during office hours. The main speakers, Kaylyn Kim (9), Sahana Raman (9), Jian Hong (10), Seongyoon Kim (12),...

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Teachers protest unfair treatment

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 22, 2023

An estimated 10,000 teachers in black outfits gathered in front of the National Assembly to participate in the protest on Sept. 4, otherwise known as “The day public education stops” to commemorate...

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DMZ Eco Youth club engulfs students with nature

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 14, 2023

  The DMZ Eco Youth Club showcased their images of the DMZ in the atrium from Sept. 11-14. The exhibition included a diverse collection of images of not just plants and animals, but also the...

Source: Reuters

Japan releases treated nuclear wastewater, unlikely to pose health risks

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 6, 2023

Starting on Aug. 24, workers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) began releasing treated water stored at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station (FDNPS), destroyed by the Great East Japan...

Joseph Lim (9) auditions for HSO

High School Orchestra auditions take place

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Aug 31, 2023

From Aug. 21-24, High School Orchestra (HSO) auditions were held for wind and string instrument players. Results were posted on Aug. 25, with the classes starting on Aug. 28. The audition required students...

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Montana bans TikTok

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 29, 2023

On May 17, Montana governor Greg Gianforte signed the bill SB419 that would ban TikTok from operating in Montana and fine any mobile application stores that allow Montana residents to download TikTok beginning...

Chong Min (10) solves a PCMM question.

MAΘ competes in PCMM

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 29, 2023

On April 18, the Mu Alpha Theta (MAΘ) competition team competed in Purple Comet! Math Meet (PCMM) competition after school. PCMM is an online math competition where teams of up to six have 90 minutes...

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Ed Sheeran found not liable in copyright trial

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 29, 2023

On May 4, New York jurors ruled unanimously that Ed Sheeran’s song “Thinking out Loud” did  not infringe upon the copyright of Marvin Gaye’s song “Let’s Get It On.”  The plaintiffs (heirs...

Companies roll out features for accessibility.

Companies celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, roll out new features

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 27, 2023

Corporations worldwide rolled out new technological features and events on May 18 in celebration of the twelfth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Hosted by the GAAD foundation, GAAD aims to “disrupt...