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Superbugs vs. Miracle Drugs: The looming antibiotic apocalypse

Superbugs vs. Miracle Drugs: The looming antibiotic apocalypse

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

Antibiotics have long been hailed as the “miracle drugs” of the 20th century. Their introduction transformed the landscape of modern medicine, turning once-lethal bacterial infections into treatable...

OpenAI dismisses CEO Sam Altman

OpenAI dismisses CEO Sam Altman

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 22, 2023

OpenAI’s board of directors fired Sam Altman, then CEO of OpenAI, on Nov. 17. After talks between Altman and OpenAI on Nov. 18-19, the board of directors opposed reinstating Altman as CEO, instead appointing...

Seoul Shinmun

Olympic medalist’s fiancé alleged fraud shocks South Korea

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Nov 14, 2023

Jeon Cheong Jo, 27-year-old ex-fiancé of the South Korean Olympic medalist Nam Hyun Hee was under arrest on Oct. 31 for fraud and attempted fraud.  In July, Nam Hyun Hee, 42-year-old Olympian publicly...

Source: NPR

Koreans react to Israel-Hamas war

Jiah Hwang, Reporter | Nov 14, 2023

More than 1,400 Israelians and and over 11,000 Palestanians have been killed amid the fight between Israel and Hamas. Many nations, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, Norway, Austria,...

G20 Summit: will there be an Asian union?

G20 Summit: will there be an Asian union?

Jiyu Hong, Reporter | Nov 8, 2023

On Sep 19 ~ 20, 2023, the G20 Summit was held in New Delhi. The conference was primarily attended by various Asian nations including South Korea, Japan, Australia,  China (which later pulled out), Indonesia...

Source: Hankook Ilbo

Itaewon, one year after

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Nov 8, 2023

Almost a year since the Itaewon Halloween tragedy, families continue to mourn their lost ones with a memorial opening in Seoul Plaza on Oct. 29. But what has changed since the tragedy? The memorial,...

Tensions escalate between Hamas and Israel as conflict continues

Tensions escalate between Hamas and Israel as conflict continues

Waan Choi and Eric Hyunseung Cho | Oct 27, 2023

On Oct. 7, militants of Hamas executed an assault on Israel. They demolished the border fence in several areas and took the Israeli military by surprise. Initially planned as a secret operation, it quickly...

X tests new subscription model

X tests new subscription model

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 27, 2023

Starting Oct. 17, X (formerly Twitter) began implementing “Not a bot,” a one-dollar-per-year subscription method for new users to be able to post content, like content, reply, repost, and bookmark....

South Korea hosts Seoul’s largest airshow

South Korea hosts Seoul’s largest airshow

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Oct 23, 2023

Seoul ADEX 2023, Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition, was held from Oct. 17th to 22nd at Seoul Airport. It drew a large crowd of attendees who had high expectations for this year’s airshow.  Seoul...

Seasons are no longer equally dispersed

Seasons are no longer equally dispersed

Jiah Hwang, Reporter | Oct 17, 2023

Temperatures reached an average high of 24.7 degrees Celsius this summer, with high humidity as the precipitation levels were also up 291.2 mm from the average of 727.3 mm, ranking fifth in history since...

American democracy concerns rise as Speaker McCarthy ousted

American democracy concerns rise as Speaker McCarthy ousted

Everlyn Chong, Reporter | Oct 17, 2023

“The office of speaker of the house of the United States House of Representatives is hereby declared vacant,” the presiding officer announced on Oct. 3. This was the first time in history that the...

Source: SBS News

Vehicles go out of control

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Oct 13, 2023

Despite 766 cases of suspected unintended acceleration of vehicles according to the Korea Transportation Safety Authority, there was not one court case where unintended acceleration was recognized as the...

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