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FBI director stands by COVID-19 lab leak theories

Brandon Choi, Executive Copy Editor | Mar 15, 2023

On March 1st, FBI chief Christopher Wray commented on the bureau’s investigation of COVID-19, stating that it “most likely” originated from a government-controlled lab from the Wuhan Institute of...

South Korea hits record low birthrate

South Korea hits record low birthrate

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | Mar 15, 2023

South Korea recently revealed that they have broken its record of 0.84 births per woman in 2021 with 0.78. The global average number of births per woman is 2.3, with 2.0 being the threshold rate for a...

Large fire burns down tire plant in Daejeon

Large fire burns down tire plant in Daejeon

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | Mar 15, 2023

On March 12 at 10 p.m., a fire broke out in a plant operated by Hankook Tire & Technology Co., Korea's leading tire manufacturer.  Though the Daejeon Fire Headquarters reported that 10 employees...

Non-GMO Foods: Stuff or Fluff?

Non-GMO Foods: Stuff or Fluff?

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | Mar 15, 2023

Non-genetically modified organisms (Non-GMO) foods and drinks are a huge industry. Non-GMO is any organism that has not been genetically altered through modern genetic engineering techniques. The non-GMO...

Meta lifts ban on Trump

Meta lifts ban on Trump

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Mar 13, 2023

Meta, the parent company of Instagram and Facebook, stated on Jan. 25 that former president Donald Trump’s social media accounts will be reinstated. Meta has not released an exact date, but said that...

So Seong-uk and Kim Yong-min in a press conference
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South Korea strives for same-sex equality

Joseph Chun, Design & Production Editor | Feb 28, 2023

On Feb. 21, a South Korean appeals court ruled that the national health insurance service should offer spousal coverage to same-sex couples—marking the country's first legal recognition of government...

Largest chemical disaster in history afflicts East Palestine Ohio

Largest chemical disaster in history afflicts East Palestine Ohio

Paul Moon, Managing Editor | Feb 28, 2023

A freight train owned by Norfolk Southern, containing extremely toxic chemicals, derailed in a fiery accident on Friday, Feb. 3 in East Palestine, Ohio. A total of 11 tank cars containing extremely hazardous...

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North Korea continues shooting missiles

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 28, 2023

North Korea fired an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) in the East Sea on Feb. 18, which failed to deter a South Korea-US joint military exercise conducted on Feb. 19.  North Korean officials...

Princeton University student creates GPTZero in response to ChatGPT

Princeton University student creates GPTZero in response to ChatGPT

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | Feb 24, 2023

After the release of ChatGPT in late November, Princeton University undergraduate Edward Tian created GPTZero to detect essays written by AI.  ChatGPT is a chatbot that generates coherent responses...

US shoots down unidentified objects

US shoots down unidentified objects

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 24, 2023

On February 10, 11, and 12, the US shot down three objects that were flying over Alaska, Canada, and Michigan respectively. This came after the shooting down of the alleged Chinese weather balloon on Feb....

The earthquake has killed around 46,000 and injured over 100,000.

Earthquake strikes Türkiy, killing more than 46,000

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Feb 22, 2023

On Feb. 6, two large-scale earthquakes hit areas of south-eastern Türkiye and near the Syrian border, causing structural damages and approximately 46,000 deaths. After the initial earthquakes, two more...

On Feb. 20, Biden visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, for the first time since Russia’s invasion in 2022.:https://edition.cnn.com/2023/02/20/world/gallery/biden-visit-ukraine-poland/index.html

Biden visits Ukraine a year after the Russian invasion

Jack Lee, Reporter | Feb 22, 2023

On Feb. 20, Biden visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, for the first time since Russia’s invasion in 2022. Weeks before the trip, a small number of his senior advisors carefully negotiated Biden’s...