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Yoon and Biden hold first summit in Seoul

Yoon and Biden hold first summit in Seoul

Jack Lee, Reporter | May 27, 2022

On May 21, newly-elected South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and U.S. President Joe Biden met at a summit in Seoul as part of his new Asia-Pacific economic bloc. Much of their talk focused on North Korea,...

Elon Musk’s offer to purchase Twitter

Elon Musk’s offer to purchase Twitter

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | May 19, 2022

On April 25th, a Twitter press release announced at 2:50 pm ET that Elon Musk was interested in buying the app for approximately $44 billion. Musk—a highly publicized figure renowned for his successful...

Your choice: a lifeless ocean

Your choice: a lifeless ocean

Paul Moon, Reporter | April 29, 2022

The rolling surface of the ocean is disrupted by a fishing net crashing into the depths. Thousands of fish, dozens of sharks, and several marine mammals are indiscriminately pulled to the surface. Of the...

Brooklyn subway shooting: How it all unfolded

Brooklyn subway shooting: How it all unfolded

Daniel Shin, Copy Editor | April 28, 2022

What began as a normal early-morning commute on the New York City metro turned into a near-death experience for everyone on board when Frank R. James, 62, opened fire on a moving subway near 36th Street...

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Publicize politicians’ private personas

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | April 14, 2022

On March 8, the prosecutor general turned presidential leader, Yoon Suk-yeol, secured his victory in the 2022 presidential election, bringing the conservative party back into power. Right before Yoon confirmed...

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A collective fight against the Ukraine crisis: SIS chimes in

Cherlin Kim, Reporter | April 14, 2022

Following Russia’s first attack on Ukraine on Feb. 24, Ukrainian residents have been living under inhumane conditions—stripped of their homes, education, and food. The country is in desperate need...

Military sends draft letters

Military sends draft letters

Jack Lee, Reporter | April 12, 2022

This year, the Korean Military Manpower Administration (MMA) sent letters to every male Korean citizen born in 2004. Many SIS students have been the recipients of such letters from the MMA reminding them...

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From a prosecutor general to the president: How did Yoon Seok-yeol win the 2022 Presidential Election?

Bin Ma, Reporter | March 24, 2022

On March 9, People Power Party candidate Yoon Seok-yeol beat the Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung with a historically low margin of 0.73 percent. With it, People Power Party ended the streak of...

Your choice: the “beefy” problem of meat

Your choice: the “beefy” problem of meat

Paul Moon, Reporter | March 24, 2022

From ham sandwiches at picnics, beef patties in school lunches, to hotdogs at sporting events, meat is everywhere. Recently, the rise in global meat consumption dramatically rose, increasing over 58 percent...

Koreans revisit history of Samil-day on its 103rd anniversary

Koreans revisit history of Samil-day on its 103rd anniversary

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | March 8, 2022

On March 1, 1919, Korean nationalists took to the streets, leading a nationwide civil protest against Japanese occupation. 103 years later, the nation celebrates another anniversary of Samil-day, also...

A young voter’s guide to the 20th Korean presidential election: Everything you need to know

A young voter’s guide to the 20th Korean presidential election: Everything you need to know

Cherlin Kim, Reporter | March 3, 2022

On March 9, South Korea’s 20th presidential election will begin. The four front runners are currently Lee Jae-myung, Yoon Suk-yeol, Sim Sang-jung, and Ahn Cheol-soo. As of Feb. 22, Lee and Yoon take...

Your choice: human-caused mass extinction

Your choice: human-caused mass extinction

Paul Moon, Reporter | February 17, 2022

Countless birds fly out of the woods as a fire rages in the middle of the Amazon, destroying hundreds of acres of trees and burning up all life in its path. A few months later, a plain of grass and a herd...