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Major K-Pop Comebacks as Awards Season Approaches

Major K-Pop Comebacks as Awards Season Approaches

Jocelyn Lee | November 21, 2018

2018 was a monumental year for K-Pop, and the trend is on a further rise as the year is slowly coming to an end. Groups such as BTS, EXO, Twice, and Wanna One are expected to make outstanding comebacks...

Recognizing art of translation in “The Intermediate Class”

Recognizing art of translation in “The Intermediate Class”

Alice Jimin Lee | November 21, 2018

Learning a foreign language is usually an enriching and rewarding experience despite the various restrictions that it may impose on beginners. These limitations are eloquently depicted in Sam Allingham’s...

Welcoming new royal baby

Welcoming new royal baby

Jiwon Lee | November 21, 2018

On Oct. 15, Kensington Palace announced via its official Twitter page that the Duchess of Sussex was expecting a baby in the spring of 2019. The Duchess of Sussex–better known as Meghan Markle, a retired...

“The Beauty Inside” enthralls seniors during college application season

“The Beauty Inside” enthralls seniors during college application season

Kirsten Huh | November 19, 2018

In the midst of SIS’s busy college application season, “The Beauty Inside” premiered on JTBC on Oct. 1. This romance drama features renowned celebrities Seo Hyun-jin and Lee Min-ki, the lead female...

K-drama “Mr. Sunshine” sparks controversial reactions

K-drama “Mr. Sunshine” sparks controversial reactions

Claire Lee | October 19, 2018

The Korean romance drama, “Mr. Sunshine,” depicts the despondent yet heart-warming history of the Joseon Kingdom, evoking a variety of responses from the Korean audience. The 24-episode drama depicts...

“The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” questions morals

“The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” questions morals

Alice Jimin Lee | October 19, 2018

Almost everyone is happy, festive, and peaceful in Omelas, a fictional utopian society depicted in “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas” by Ursula K. Le Guin. Even in this seeming utopia, however, comfort...

Fan Bingbing Gone Missing

Fan Bingbing Gone Missing

Lauren Kang | October 19, 2018

Renowned for being the fifth-highest paying Chinese actress in the year 2016, according to Forbes. Despite her popularity, Fan Bingbing was reported to be missing on her trip back for charity when she...

“Omakase” explores racial barriers

“Omakase” explores racial barriers

Alice Jimin Lee | September 14, 2018

Because literature often serves as a reflection of society, it is important to recognize the connections between the literary and the contemporary worlds. In today’s society where globalization and cultural...

“Crazy Rich Asians” empowers Asians worldwide

“Crazy Rich Asians” empowers Asians worldwide

Joanne Yang | September 12, 2018

The first Hollywood production with an all-Asian cast, “Crazy Rich Asians” hit an astonishing $26 million in its first week at the box office, generating social buzz and possibly a profound movement...

Movie review: “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

Movie review: “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

Jiwon Lee | September 12, 2018

The new Netflix movie, “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” has received outstanding reviews from critics worldwide. Released on Aug. 17, the film stars Lana Condor as main character Lara Jean, and...

Korean Legislation Sparks Debate over Military Exemption for BTS

Korean Legislation Sparks Debate over Military Exemption for BTS

Jocelyn Lee | September 12, 2018

As Korean culture began to spread globally among nations in just a span of several years, K-Pop stars have started to pay enormous amounts of media attention and shine a bright spotlight onto the country....

Faux News: World cheers in preparation for the royal wedding

Faux News: World cheers in preparation for the royal wedding

Jeremiah Nam | June 9, 2018

The royal wedding between British Prince Harry Windsor and American actor Meghan Markle took place on May 19 at precisely eight o’clock eleven minutes fifteen seconds and two hundred and sixty four nanoseconds....