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Apple’s iPad Pro ad receives backlash from viewers

Zoe Chang, Reporter | May 31, 2024

Apple’s new advertisement for the upcoming iPad Pro sparked controversy among viewers for their disrespect towards creative equipment. Released on May 8, the ad portrayed a hydraulic press crushing down...

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Met Gala stirs worldwide criticism

Stella Eu, Reporter | May 30, 2024

Mostly known for its extravagant themes and dresses, the Met Gala brings together celebrities and social media stars across the globe once every year. However, on May 6th, this year’s Met Gala attracted...

The concerning influence of TikTok

The concerning influence of TikTok

Jiah Hwang, Reporter | Apr 29, 2024

Since the advent of TikTok in September 2016, it has slowly risen to become one of the most influential platforms on the Internet today. Currently, it has surpassed one billion downloads from people around...

Gym popularity explodes with seniors

Gym popularity explodes with seniors

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 29, 2024

An annual trend between seniors is to start working out at the gym after finishing their college applications. Starting around the New Year, many Korean students (both public school and SIS students)...

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Apple releases Vision Pro

Andrew Shin, Reporter | Feb 8, 2024

Apple began delivering their new Vision Pro product to consumers in the US starting Feb. 2 at a starting price of $3499. The Apple Vision Pro is a mixed reality headset. With two forward-facing cameras...

Table ordering system transforms dining culture in Korea

Table ordering system transforms dining culture in Korea

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Jan 26, 2024

In recent years, Korea has undergone a notable transformation in its dining culture marked by a growing number of restaurants installing online tablet ordering systems. These devices on the table allow...

Tim Hortons launches in Korea

Tim Hortons launches in Korea

Donghyun Danny Han, Copy Editor | Dec 8, 2023

On Dec. 14, Tim Hortons–Canada’s highest-selling coffee franchise–is opening in Gangnam, South Korea. Even more, the company has announced plans for a second chain near Tehran Boulevard, Seolleong....

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Music services release music recaps

Danny Donghyun Han, Copy Editor | Dec 6, 2023

On Nov. 29, YouTube Music, Apple Music, and Spotify announced their 2023 music replays. These replays show the user’s top five favorite genres, most liked artists, and other highlights recorded on...


New health phenomenon: barefoot walking

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Nov 29, 2023

Walking in a park through a hiking trail in Daemosan, certain types of hikers catch your eye: barefoot walkers hiking on yellow clay soil.  Ever since the fad caught on, new practitioners have increased...

Compilation of 23 fashion trends

Fashion trends dominate transition from autumn to winter

Chelsea Kim, Social Media Manager | Nov 22, 2023

From pinstripe blazers to platform two-inch Uggs, new fashion trends have decorated the streets as autumn departs and winter returns. This year, runway brands are embracing easily wearable styles—all...

Koreas Hwachae goes viral on Tiktok

Korea’s Hwachae goes viral on Tiktok

Everlyn Chong, Reporter | Sep 26, 2023

Ever since a TikTok video of a Korean influencer eating Hwachae, a Korean cold fruit bowl, at 3 a.m. went viral, Hwachae has gained massive popularity around the world. The Korean dessert is now globally...

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Plant-based meat industry struggles

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Sep 8, 2023

Sales of plant-based meat declined by 19.8% this year after receiving criticism from experts and consumers.  Plant-based meat has once been a popular meat-free alternative. Made of vegan ingredients...