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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, Copy Editor | 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...

Biden promises to nominate Black woman for Supreme Court

Biden promises to nominate Black woman for Supreme Court

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | February 15, 2022

On Jan. 27, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Bryer announced his pending retirement in a White House announcement. On the same day, President Joe Biden promised to nominate a Black woman to fill the vacated...

South Korea breaks its single-day COVID-19 cases

South Korea breaks its single-day COVID-19 cases

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | February 7, 2022

As of Feb. 6th, a record-breaking additional 38,691 COVID-19 infection cases were confirmed in South Korea. The Omicron variant is sweeping the nation, with the cumulative infected cases surpassing one...

Controversies erupt around Korean presidential candidates

Controversies erupt around Korean presidential candidates

Woojune Kim , Co-Editor-in-Chief | January 28, 2022

With the South Korean presidential election approaching, the presidential candidates from Korea’s two major parties are both mired in major scandals involving their families. Lee Jae-myung, the nominee...

Judicial branch terminates vaccine pass regulations

Judicial branch terminates vaccine pass regulations

Joseph Chun, Reporter | January 27, 2022

On Jan. 4, the Korean administrative court, accepting the proposal by civil groups to abolish the vaccine pass regulation, declared the temporary 30-day suspension of the regulation at study cafes and...

Deltacron misinformation goes “viral”

Deltacron misinformation goes “viral”

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | January 27, 2022

On Jan. 7, worrying news spread across the world as researchers from the University of Cyprus announced the discovery of a new COVID-19 genome— a combination of Delta and Omicron. This new recombinant...

South Korea limits PCR testing as Omicron numbers skyrocket

South Korea limits PCR testing as Omicron numbers skyrocket

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | January 27, 2022

On Jan. 7th, the South Korean Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters (CDSCH) announced its plans to alter the availability of official COVID-19 tests. This change was an inevitable response...

South Korea implements new quarantine measures on inbound travelers

South Korea implements new quarantine measures on inbound travelers

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | December 14, 2021

On Dec. 1, South Korea hit a new record in COVID-19 cases of 5,266 people, with five people confirmed to have contracted the omicron variant. 90% of all intensive care unit beds are currently occupied...

Oxford high school shooting leaves four dead, eight injured

Oxford high school shooting leaves four dead, eight injured

Erin Choi, Reporter | December 13, 2021

On Nov. 30, 15-year-old sophomore Ethan Crumbley fatally shot four students and injured at least eight others in a mass shooting at Oxford high school in Michigan. The suspect was charged as an adult with...

Rittenhouse acquitted on all charges

Rittenhouse acquitted on all charges

Erin Choi, Reporter | December 8, 2021

The verdict was finally announced: On Nov. 19, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted in the state of Wisconsin of all charges, including homicide. The jury’s decision ignited a heated debate that...

Countries impose travel restrictions to South Africa due to Omicron Covid-19 variant

Countries impose travel restrictions to South Africa due to Omicron Covid-19 variant

Sunny Lee, Reporter | December 6, 2021

As an increasing number of countries brought down their COVID cases, the world began returning to normalcy. However, due to a new variant virus, the Omicron, many nations reimplemented travel restrictions.    Researchers...