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Find victory in defeat

Find victory in defeat

Joseph Chun, Design & Production Editor | Dec 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 , Copy Editor | Dec 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...

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Which grade has it the toughest?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Reporter | Nov 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 , Copy Editor | Nov 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, Copy Editor | Nov 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 | Oct 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 | Oct 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...

Study cafes—Are they worth the craze?

Study cafes—Are they worth the craze?

Cherlin Kim, Managing Editor | Oct 6, 2022

Everyday after school, SIS highschoolers commonly crowd into study cafes to finish school work and prepare for upcoming exams. Study cafes are especially packed during this time of year, as suneung (Korea’s...


Patagonia founder donates company to fight climate change

Daniel Shin, Editor-In-Chief | Sep 30, 2022

On Sept. 14, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, a rock climber-turned-entrepreneur, donated his company to a non-profit organization in a bid to fight climate change, becoming one of the first billionaires...

BeReal in the App Store

How real is BeReal?

Chelsea Kim, Social Media Manager | Sep 29, 2022

BeReal, a trending French app, encourages users to post unfiltered photos of their lives once a day, boosting authenticity on social media platforms while limiting the pressure of having to post the “perfect”...

The new iPhone 14 has almost no differences with the previous iPhone 13.

Apple unveils new line of products

Waan Choi, Reporter | Sep 21, 2022

Apple announced the release of their new iPhone 14, Apple Watches, and Airpods 2 on Sept. 7, receiving mixed reviews. Most notably, Apple released the different versions of the iPhone 14, such as the...

The new cafe employees take a break before the students come during activity period.

New cafe menus garner excitement

Waan Choi, Reporter | Sep 19, 2022

The renovated cafe reopened on Sept. 1 with new menus and received positive feedback. Students have enjoyed trying the new snacks and drinks, with mango smoothies and bagels emerging as some of the most...

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