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South Korea, Saemangeum 2023 World Scout Jamboree campsite

South Korea uses K-pop concert as compensation for scout jamboree failures

Christie Hwang, Reporter | Sep 6, 2023

On Aug. 1, around 43,000 participants from 158 different countries gathered for the 12-day 25th World Scout Jamboree in Saemangeum, South Korea. The 12-day event gained international attention as South...

Source: Reuters

Japan releases treated nuclear wastewater, unlikely to pose health risks

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Sep 6, 2023

Starting on Aug. 24, workers from the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) began releasing treated water stored at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power station (FDNPS), destroyed by the Great East Japan...

Image of TikTok in Apples App Store

Montana bans TikTok

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 29, 2023

On May 17, Montana governor Greg Gianforte signed the bill SB419 that would ban TikTok from operating in Montana and fine any mobile application stores that allow Montana residents to download TikTok beginning...

Source: Scott Olson/ Getty Images

DeSantis announces presidential bid on Twitter

Brandon Choi, Executive Copy Editor | May 29, 2023

On May 24, Republican Florida governor Ron DeSantis launched his 2024 presidential bid on the audio platform Twitter Spaces. While a series of technical difficulties delayed it by 25 minutes, the online...

Companies roll out features for accessibility.

Companies celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, roll out new features

Andrew Shin, Reporter | May 27, 2023

Corporations worldwide rolled out new technological features and events on May 18 in celebration of the twelfth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). Hosted by the GAAD foundation, GAAD aims to “disrupt...

Kim Nam-kuk walking to his office. Source: Korea JoongAng Daily

Kim Nam-kuk leaves party over alleged cryptocurrency dealings

Joseph Chun, Design & Production Editor | May 25, 2023

On May 14, Kim Nam-kuk announced his departure from the Democratic Party (DP) following a series of controversies surrounding his alleged involvement in cryptocurrency investments.  The decision stemmed...

Source: CNBC

Tucker Carlson out at Fox

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Apr 28, 2023

Fox News announced the departure of Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Today,” on its network on April 24 in a press release. Fox stated Carlson and Fox parted ways on agreement. Leading up...

Korean government announces new anti-bullying laws

Korean government announces new anti-bullying laws

Waan Choi, Reporter | Apr 27, 2023

On April 12, the Korean government announced anti-bullying measures aimed to further prevent bullying and create stricter punishments for bullies. All bullying records will be kept up to four years...

Drug-laced drinks distributed to students

Korean students targeted with drug-laced drinks

Erin J Choi, Reporter | Apr 21, 2023

On April 3, four suspects in groups of two were spotted distributing suspicious drinks to students in Daechi-dong, near the Gangnam-gu Cheong station, from 4pm to 9pm.  While feigning a promotion event,...

Donald Trump indicted for felony charges

Donald Trump indicted for felony charges

Sophie Choi, Copy Editor | Apr 17, 2023

On March 30, former US President Donald Trump was indicted on 34 felony charges of falsifying business records prior to the 2016 election. These charges resulted from his alleged affair with adult film...

#RaisingAwareness: Stuff or Fluff?

#RaisingAwareness: Stuff or Fluff?

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | Apr 17, 2023

If you visit Twitter, it is common to see trending hashtags such as “#standwithukraine,” “#savetheplanet,” and “#protectthechildren” on the front page. These hashtags are also found in the...

Indian government censors textbooks

Indian government censors textbooks

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | Apr 17, 2023

In India, as students return to school in June at the start of the new school year, they will find an altered version of their textbooks that better fits Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist...

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