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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:

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...

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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, Managing 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...


Columbia falls in college rankings

Daniel Shin, Editor-In-Chief | 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...

Picture of a Nobel prize.

The 2022 Nobel Prize goes to…

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Reporter | October 24, 2022

Every October, the Sweden and Norway committee names six winners of prizes in a variety of  categories, including physiology or medicine, physics, chemistry, economic science, literature, and peace work.  According...

Kakao servers go down for 10 hours

Kakao servers go down for 10 hours

Jack Lee, Reporter | October 18, 2022

On Oct. 15th, a fire Saturday at a Kakao data center caused a server outage for nearly 10 hours in Kakao services that include Kakao Messenger, Kakao Map, Kakao Metro, Kakao Bank, and Kakao-owned music...

Supreme Court takes on 50-year-old Voting Rights Act

Supreme Court takes on 50-year-old Voting Rights Act

Brandon Choi, Executive Copy Editor | October 18, 2022

On Oct. 4th, the US Supreme Court began hearings on Merrill v. Milligan, which challenges the legality of Alabama’s newly drawn congressional districts in accordance with the Voting Rights Act of 1965.  The...

Hurricane Ian hits Florida

Hurricane Ian creates devastation

Erin J Choi, Reporter | October 12, 2022

On Sept. 28, Hurricane Ian made landfall on Florida’s West Coast at Category 4 strength. The death toll continues to rise, with current numbers confirming at least 109 people killed in Florida and North...