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BTS is not just a boy band

Jack Lee, Reporter | October 19, 2021

On Sept. 20, the United Nations invited BTS as a special envoy to President Moon Jae-in for its annual Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Moment. At the conference, BTS performed its most recent popular...

Greta Thunberg’s urges climate action

Greta Thunberg’s urges climate action

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | October 19, 2021

On Sept. 28, Greta Thunberg voiced her opinions regarding current climate change policies at the Youth4Climate summit in Milan, chastising world leaders for failing to institute initiatives on climate...

Hurricane Ida strikes

Hurricane Ida strikes

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | October 4, 2021

    On Aug. 26, officials reported Hurricane Ida making landfall along the Gulf Coast, the strongest category four storm to hit Louisiana in 165 years.     In Pennsylvania...

El Salvador’s move toward Bitcoin is impulsive

El Salvador’s move toward Bitcoin is impulsive

Paul Moon , Reporter | October 3, 2021

Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that carries dreams of wealth and riches, has taken its next step. From Sept. 7, El Salvador mandated a law that declares Bitcoin as its official national currency.   Many...

Quarantining is not for everyone

Quarantining is not for everyone

Paul Moon, Reporter | September 12, 2021

Many are seeking to travel internationally amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, but having to go through the mandated two week quarantine can turn many away. However, for fully vaccinated individuals entering...

The global community must not desert Afghanistan

The global community must not desert Afghanistan

Erin Choi, Copy Editor | September 11, 2021

Your heart pounds furiously as you hear several harsh knocks on the door. You knew they were right outside, pressuring your mother to cook for them once again. Your mother refused multiple times, but they...

India struggles to contain the spread of the second wave of COVID-19

India struggles to contain the spread of the second wave of COVID-19

Daniel Shin, Reporter | June 1, 2021

Not long after Indian prime minister Narendra Modi praised the government’s effort in suppressing the first wave of COVID-19, a second wave with new strains of the virus has devastated one of the world's...

Controversies rise over Samsung’s 60 percent inheritance tax

Controversies rise over Samsung’s 60 percent inheritance tax

Bin Ma, Reporter | June 1, 2021

Since April 28, the inheritance tax rates of South Korea have been brought into question by the general public following the announcement that the Lee family of Samsung would have to pay a high inheritance...

Alexei Navalnys Anti-Corruption Organization Put at Risk of Shutting Down

Alexei Navalny’s Anti-Corruption Organization Put at Risk of Shutting Down

Paul Moon, Reporter | June 1, 2021

For years, Alexei Navalny has been the voice behind the call to reveal governmental corruption in Russia, and he has succeeded in raising many protests and movements. Navalny is a Russian lawyer, politician,...

The blooming history of cherry blossoms in Korea

The blooming history of cherry blossoms in Korea

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | May 30, 2021

Times pass and seasons change. As the once-naked trees escape the winter, the blossoming trees reveal their true beauty. The petite, delicate buds blooming into soft cherry blossoms and the rays of sunshine...

News Flash: The breakout of the Israel-Gaza violence

News Flash: The breakout of the Israel-Gaza violence

Erin Choi, Copy Editor | May 28, 2021

The conflict between Israel and Palestine goes back to over 100 years ago, centering around control over territory and religion. The fighting and violence between Israel and Palestine continued to escalate,...

News Flash: Elizabeth Lynne Cheney removed from her post

News Flash: Elizabeth Lynne Cheney removed from her post

Erin Choi, Copy Editor | May 17, 2021

Elizabeth Lynne Cheney, a Republican who has held the third-highest ranking in the House of Representatives since 2019,  was ousted from her leadership post after challenging former President Trump’s...