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Seniors take studio photographs

Seniors take studio photographs

Joseph Chun, Copy Editor | March 16, 2023

With graduation in three months, many seniors recently have visited photo studios with their friend groups. “We were all discussing what we could do to make our last few months together memorable,”...

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What goes on inside a private personal color consultation?

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | March 15, 2023

On March 1, Skylar Peck (12) and I visited Color GA Sanda in Mapo-gu to take a personal color test.  For a consultation of 90 minutes, the total was 110,000 won.  Though it is quite costly, if...

Two Seongsu-dong bakeries rise as Seoul’s hidden gems

Two Seongsu-dong bakeries rise as Seoul’s hidden gems

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | February 10, 2023

Seongsu-dong was once a neighborhood known for shoe-making. However, technological advancements in the late 1980s caused many factories to shut down, forcing the majority of workers to look for new jobs....

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Korea changes expiration date system

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | January 28, 2023

On Jan. 1, the Korean government changed expiration date guidelines from best-by-dates to use-by-dates. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) first announced the decision to stop using best-by dates...

Legal today, illegal tomorrow

Legal today, illegal tomorrow

Sophie Choi, Reporter | January 28, 2023

All South Koreans will become one or two years younger starting June 2023. South Korea’s age system rules a person one year old at birth and adds a year to their age every Jan. 1. This system, which...

Find victory in defeat

Find victory in defeat

Joseph Chun, Copy Editor | December 5, 2022

Defeat occurs once in a while to everybody, including us students—whether it be losing in a quiz tournament, missing a game winning shot, or performing poorly in a Model United Nations conference. And...

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Twitch announces new limitations on South Korea

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | December 5, 2022

On Nov.10, video-streaming platform Twitch announced that they will remove VOD content in South Korea by Dec. 13.  Twitch has previously seen success in South Korea with growing views. Platform creators...

Seniors Sean Choi, Bryan Lee, and Andrew Ham are studying in the senior lounge.

Which grade has it the toughest?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Reporter | November 29, 2022

High school is not easy. Each year is a new journey, but with each passing year, new difficulties arise and new challenges are encountered. When the student body was asked which grade was the toughest,...

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Where is Seoul’s best fast-food burger?

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | November 18, 2022

Seoul is dominated by the following four burger franchises: McDonald’s, Lotteria, Burger King, and Mom’s Touch.  The Korean burger market has been growing steadily. In 2014, the burger industry...

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Crowd crushes are deadly—here’s how to survive

Sophie Choi, Reporter | November 17, 2022

In light of the Itaewon tragedy on Oct. 29 which resulted in the death of 156 people, it is crucial to know how to survive crowd crushes. If you ever find yourself stuck in a wave of people, don’t panic,...

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Korea celebrates Hangul Day with activities

Andrew Shin, Reporter | October 18, 2022

Hangul Day on Oct. 9 marked the 576th year since the proclamation of Hunminjeongeum by King Sejong, the book detailing the mechanisms behind creating the Korean language. Various organizations hosted activities...

South Korean singer Crush

South Korean singer Crush accused of racism

Erin J Choi, Reporter | October 18, 2022

Following the “2022 SOMEDAY PLEMORA” festival held on Oct. 9 at Yonsei University, fans accused Crush of racism. While performing his song “Don’t Forget”, Crush began to high-five fans while...