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Ukrainian soldiers adjust the Ukrainian flag. (Source: NBC News)

Ukrainian forces make headway against Russia

Hannah Yi, Reporter | October 7, 2022

In early September, Ukrainian forces regained northeastern and southern territories while driving back Russian forces, changing the war dramatically. Kharkiv and Izyum, regions formerly occupied are now...

North Korea launches two missiles 22 minutes apart

North Korea launches two missiles 22 minutes apart

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | October 6, 2022

On Oct. 4, North Korea fired two missiles 22 minutes apart from the North’s capital region. The missiles landed between the Korean Peninsula and Japan.  Later that evening, South Korea launched two...

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Sindang Station

Brutal subway murder shocks Korea

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | October 4, 2022

On Sept.14, Jeon Joo-hwan killed a woman after stalking her in the Sinsadang station. Jeon waited at the station, where the victim worked, for approximately one hour and 10 minutes. Then, when she entered...

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral day

Queen Elizabeth’s funeral day

Erin Choi, Reporter | October 4, 2022

On Sept. 19, Britain’s longest reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral took place at Westminster Abbey. At 6 a.m., the doors of Westminster Hall where the queen lay in state closed to the public...

Carlsen and Niemann in a head-to-head classical chess match

Magnus Carlsen accuses Hans Neimann of cheating

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | October 2, 2022

Magnus Carlsen, considered by many as the greatest chess player of all time, released a statement on Sept. 26 accusing Hans Neimann of cheating after being defeated by him in a chess match on Sept. 4....

President Yoon directs ‘foul language’ to Biden

President Yoon directs ‘foul language’ to Biden

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | September 29, 2022

On Sept. 22, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol courted another controversy against President Biden in a now-viral, hot mic moment.   The pair met at the Global Fund conference—a discussion amongst...

People in Korea take masks off outdoors

Korean government updates outdoor mask mandates

Jack Lee, Reporter | September 29, 2022

The Korean government lifted all its requirements to wear masks outdoors in events with 50 or more people starting Sept. 26.  However, the loosened outdoor mask mandate does not heavily affect the...

Former South Korean president Moon Jae-in shakes hands with Former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe. (Source: Getty Images)

South Koreans’ perception of Japan show improvement

Hannah Yi, Reporter | September 27, 2022

On Sept. 1, an annual survey published by the East Asia Institute and Genron NPO, conducted with 1028 Korean citizens and 1000 Japanese citizens, revealed that public perceptions of South Korea and Japan...

Typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Jack Lee, Reporter | September 21, 2022

On Sept. 14, Typhoon Nanmadol crashed into Japan, killing four and injuring more than one hundred people.  To avoid any further damage, nine million people evacuated and sought shelter after a series...

Queen Elizabeth leaves lasting legacy

Queen Elizabeth leaves lasting legacy

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | September 21, 2022

On Sept. 8, Queen Elizabeth passed away at the Balmoral Castle in Aberdeenshire, Scotland at the age of 96. During her lifetime, she ruled over 20 sovereign states. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days marked...

The Artemis 1 is preparing for launch.

Artemis Program launches new space era

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Reporter | September 21, 2022

“That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” said Neil Armstrong when he stepped off Apollo 11 onto the moon in 1969. 53 years later, NASA’s Artemis Program aspires to put humans...

Queen Elizabeth at the 2018 London Fashion Week, source: Vogue

Brands cancel London Fashion Week shows in light of Queen Elizabeth’s death

Chelsea Kim, Reporter | September 21, 2022

To demonstrate respect for the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, many brands such as Burberry and Raf Simons have canceled their shows at the upcoming London Fashion Week, held from Sept. 16-20.  “I...