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

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

Paul Moon 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 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 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 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...

News Flash: Muslim women forced to suppress births in Xinjiang

News Flash: Muslim women forced to suppress births in Xinjiang

Erin Choi May 17, 2021

In order to combat the demographic crisis threatened by decreasing birth rates, authorities in many regions across China are pushing for women to carry more children. However, it is the opposite in Xinjiang,...

News Flash: FAA fines unruly airline passengers

News Flash: FAA fines unruly airline passengers

Erin Choi May 12, 2021

On Jan. 13, the administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a new zero-tolerance policy that will be in effect through March 30 in order to combat unruly airline passengers. Previously,...

Paul Karason, America’s Papa Smurf

Paul Karason, America’s Papa Smurf

Jennifer Kwon May 7, 2021

Paul Karason turned into an internet sensation as soon as mass media cables caught onto … a fairly interesting story. Often dubbed Papa Smurf, the Blue man, or America’s Internet Sensation, Karason...

Economic gaps between countries spark unequal distribution of COVID vaccines

Economic gaps between countries spark unequal distribution of COVID vaccines

Jack Lee April 28, 2021

As demands for COVID-19 vaccines surged, different countries from well-developed to developing countries began making purchases. However, vaccine acquisitions were not equally available for all nations....

NFTs take the world by storm

NFTs take the world by storm

Jordan Kim April 28, 2021

What is the worth of a video of LeBron dunking? Probably only 20 seconds of your time. Yet surprisingly, a young entrepreneur Jesse Schwarz paid $200,000 for a non-fungible token (NFT) of a video featuring...

Biden brings sweeping reforms to US immigration policy

Biden brings sweeping reforms to US immigration policy

Hugo Lee April 28, 2021

Throughout his four years as president, former President Trump was very vocal about the US immigration system. His radical immigration policies, notably his proposal to build a great wall on the Mexican...