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Supreme Court hears affirmative action case

Supreme Court hears affirmative action case

Andrew Shin, Reporter | November 7, 2022

The Supreme Court heard two cases of affirmative action on Oct. 31 regarding Harvard University and University of North Carolina (UNC), where it will decide whether the race conscious admissions policies...

Source: CBC

Itaewon Halloween crush kills at least 154

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | November 7, 2022

At least 154 people are dead after a Halloween party in Itaewon, a popular nightlife district in Seoul, turned deadly, making for one of the worst peacetime tragedies in Korea since the 2014 Sewol ferry...

North Korea fires a total of 28 missiles

North Korea fires a total of 28 missiles

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | November 7, 2022

On Nov. 3, North Korea fired three unidentifiable ballistic missiles at the East Sea. On the previous day, over the course of 11 days, a total of 25 ballistic missiles were fired from Pyongyang, North...

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Assailant attacks Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | November 3, 2022

US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s husband, Paul Pelosi, was tied up and attacked by an intruder inside his home on Oct. 28. The intruder repeatedly shouted “Where is Nancy?” during the home...

Musk’s purchase of Twitter signals long-term worries

Musk’s purchase of Twitter signals long-term worries

Sophie Choi, Reporter | November 3, 2022

As Elon Musk enters his second week as chief executive of Twitter, the company faces major consequences as Musk has already fired top executives and has announced a plan to remove 75 percent of the company’s...

Lee Jae-yong became executive chairman of Samsung on Oct. 27: https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2022/04/419_327476.html?fl

Lee Jae-yong becomes executive chairman of Samsung

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 3, 2022

Korea’s electronics company Samsung Electronics appointed vice-chairman Lee Jae-yong as an executive chairman of the company on Oct. 27.  “I think there is an expectation for Lee to bring greater...

Source: CNN

Liz Truss resigns as British prime minister

Jack Lee, Reporter | November 1, 2022

Liz Truss, the former British prime minister, resigned on Oct. 20 after only six weeks in office. This made her the shortest-serving prime minister in British history. On Oct. 25, she was replaced by Rishi...

Protesters throw tomato soup on Gogh’s “Sunflowers”

Protesters throw tomato soup on Gogh’s “Sunflowers”

Waan Choi, Reporter | October 28, 2022

On Oct. 14, climate change activists threw tomato soup on the famous Van Gogh painting “Sunflowers” in London’s National Gallery before gluing their hands on the wall.  The protesters were Phoebe...

The body packing technique involves the insertion of pods of narcotics in the human body through the mouth.

First case of Korean body-packer found dead

Waan Choi, Reporter | October 24, 2022

On Sept. 25, the first case of a body-packer, a smuggling technique in which drugs are stored in one’s body, was found dead in Yongsan-gu, a testament of increasing drug trafficking in South Korea. Later...

Korean military soldiers preparing for combat

Training or torture?

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | October 24, 2022

Take a moment and picture a soldier. Let me guess—tall, muscular guy in cargo pants?  This spring, SIS senior boys have begun receiving military enrollment letters to sign up for two years of cut-throat...

Source: www.nytimes.com/2022/09/12/us/columbia-university-us-news-ranking.html

Columbia falls in college rankings

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | October 24, 2022

Months following Columbia University’s announcement of having published misleading data on its class size and faculty education, US News and World Report dropped the school from the no. 2 to the no....

BTS performing at Busan

BTS concert causes hotel prices to skyrocket

Chelsea Kim, Reporter | October 24, 2022

Prices of hotels in Busan have been at an all-time high, with hotels demanding up to $1400 per night to maximize their profits off of BTS' immensely popular “Yet to Come” Busan concert. “I have...