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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...

Ahmaud Arbery killers found guilty of murder

Ahmaud Arbery killers found guilty of murder

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | December 6, 2021

On Nov. 24, the year and a half-old case about the murder of Ahmaud Arbery came to an end with his three killers being judged guilty of murder. Arbery was an African American male who, while jogging down...

Air pollution level in Korea soars

Air pollution level in Korea soars

Sunny Lee, Reporter | December 6, 2021

Breaking the streak of clear days, on Nov. 19, fine dust plagued South Korea. For the first time in six months, the government issued fine dust and microfine dust committees for Seoul and the Gyeonggi...

UN climate summit COP26 said to insight momentum

UN climate summit COP26 said to insight momentum

Cherlin Kim, Copy Editor | November 12, 2021

Starting Oct. 13 to Nov. 12, delegates arrived in Glasgow for the Conference of the Parties’ 26th session (COP26). Originally scheduled for Nov. 2020, COP26 invites over 30,000 delegates to work with...

#Striketober sweeps the world

#Striketober sweeps the world

Sunny Lee, Reporter | November 8, 2021

In recent weeks, a novel hashtag aptly describing the hectic succession of protests that have characterized this month has been gaining traction: #Striketober. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many middle-class...

Colin Powell leaves behind a lasting legacy

Colin Powell leaves behind a lasting legacy

Paul Moon, Copy Editor | November 8, 2021

The story of Colin Powell, who passed away on Oct.18, is of a man born in an immigrant household rising through the ranks of the military and eventually becoming the first African American Secretary of...

Greta Thunberg urges climate action

Greta Thunberg urges climate action

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | October 19, 2021

On Sept. 28, Greta Thunberg voiced her opinions regarding current climate change policies at the Youth4Climate summit in Milan, chastising world leaders for failing to institute initiatives on climate...

Hurricane Ida strikes

Hurricane Ida strikes

Jennifer Kwon, Copy Editor | October 4, 2021

    On Aug. 26, officials reported Hurricane Ida making landfall along the Gulf Coast, the strongest category four storm to hit Louisiana in 165 years.     In Pennsylvania...

El Salvador’s move toward Bitcoin is impulsive

El Salvador’s move toward Bitcoin is impulsive

Paul Moon , Copy Editor | October 3, 2021

Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that carries dreams of wealth and riches, has taken its next step. From Sept. 7, El Salvador mandated a law that declares Bitcoin as its official national currency.   Many...