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Tucker Carlson out at Fox

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Apr 28, 2023

Fox News announced the departure of Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Today,” on its network on April 24 in a press release. Fox stated Carlson and Fox parted ways on agreement. Leading up...

Phillip Kim (12) throws the ball back into the field

SIS hosts AISA boys soccer tournament

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Apr 17, 2023

From April 14-15, SIS hosted the Association of International Schools in Asia (AISA) tournament for boys varsity soccer. SIS competed against KIS, KIS Jeju (KISJ), Kaohsiung American School (KAS), Senri-Osaka...

Source: Reuters

Do Kwon arrested in Montenegro

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Apr 13, 2023

CEO of Terraform Labs, Kwon Do-hyung, better known as Do Kwon, was arrested on March 24 in Montenegro for attempting to travel with falsified documents.  Kwon’s problems started in May 2022, when...

Bora Chung presents to English students

Meet Bora Chung, author of ‘Cursed Bunny’

Andrew Shin and Cherlin Kim | Mar 24, 2023 On March 20, author of “Cursed Bunny” Bora Chung held meetings during English classes and Kaleidoscope to answer questions and interact with students. She is the first...

Suzume no Tojimari makes a big hit

‘Suzume no Tojimari’ makes a big hit

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Mar 15, 2023

On Mar. 8, “Suzume no Tojimari,” better known as “Suzume,” began airing around theaters in Korea. Directed by Makoto Shinkai, “Suzume” is an animated adventure film based on the Great East...

Driver’s License: too easy or just enough?

Driver’s License: too easy or just enough?

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Mar 15, 2023

As SIS seniors pass their 18th birthdays, they can begin the relatively simple process of attaining a driver’s license: watch an hour-long video on road safety and pass a written test, a driving course...

Source: ABC News and Korean Central News Agency

North Korea continues shooting missiles

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 28, 2023

North Korea fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) in the East Sea on Feb. 18, which failed to deter a South Korea-US joint military exercise conducted on Feb. 19.  North Korean officials...

US shoots down unidentified objects

US shoots down unidentified objects

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 24, 2023

On February 10, 11, and 12, the US shot down three objects that were flying over Alaska, Canada, and Michigan respectively. This came after the shooting down of the alleged Chinese weather balloon on Feb....

Source: Bocchi the Rock!

‘Bocchi the Rock!’ rocks with viewers

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 10, 2023

From October to December 2022, the 12-episode anime series “Bocchi the Rock!” made a splash with generally positive reviews throughout the anime community.  The plot follows introverted Hitori...

From left to right: Daniel Holz, Sharon Squassoni, Mary Robinson and Elbegdorj Tsakhia. Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

Doomsday Clock ticks closer to midnight

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 6, 2023

On Jan. 26, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced that our world is a mere 90 seconds away from midnight, or how close we are to destruction due to technology of our own making. The Doomsday...

From left to right: Ian Park (11), Fabian Roh (12), Jungwoo Lee

SIS competes at KAIAC robotics championship

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Jan 31, 2023

On Jan. 28, SIS competed in the final KAIAC robotics tournament at SFS, in which SIS placed fourth out of ten alliance teams, or a total of 21 participating teams. Four teams from APIS, four teams...

Travelers from China stand in line for COVID-19 test Source: BBC Korea

COVID-19 cases surge in China, lead to Korean policy changes

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Jan 26, 2023

On Jan. 9, China faced a resurgence of COVID-19 cases with over 13,000 patients testing positive for the first time following the loosening of COVID-19 lockdown policies in early December 2022. The resurgence...