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“Minari” highlights success in Koreas film industry

“Minari” highlights success in Korea’s film industry

Jack Lee, Reporter | Apr 29, 2021

Directed by Lee Issac Chung, “Minari” portrays a Korean American family pursuing their American Dream on a farm in Arkansas. Like the six-time Academy-nominated Korean film “Parasite,” “Minari,”...

Academic pressure escalates at the end of the year

Academic pressure escalates at the end of the year

Minjae Chun, Design & Production Editor | Apr 27, 2021

The unpredictable circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and the alternation between virtual and physical learning have already contributed to increasing levels of stress for students this year. However,...

Electronic music duo Daft Punk announces break up

Electronic music duo Daft Punk announces break up

Irene Kim | Mar 16, 2021

Daft Punk, the worldwide famous French electronic music duo, announced their break up after 28 years of collaboration. Consisting of musicians Guy-Manuel de Homem Christo and Thomas Bangalter, the duo...

Gina Carano criticized for controversial social media posts

Gina Carano criticized for controversial social media posts

Jennifer You | Mar 16, 2021

Actress Gina Carano has recently been fired from Lucasfilm following a series of controversial social media posts on her Instagram account. Lucasfilm released an official statement, announcing that she...

Deepfake controversy shocks the Korean entertainment industry

Deepfake controversy shocks the Korean entertainment industry

Irene Kim | Feb 14, 2021

In South Korea, the public has increasingly called for the punishment of producers and distributors for inappropriate deep fake videos, especially manipulated pornographic videos and photos involving female...

Koreans find travel closer to home, camping due to COVID-19

Koreans find travel closer to home, camping due to COVID-19

Jack Lee, Reporter | Nov 17, 2020

The South Korean government has recently announced that it will lower the COVID-19 safety precautions to level one. In response to the change of policy, people in South Korea have begun to participate...

Teachers share plans for Chuseok

Teachers share plans for Chuseok

Alice Lee | Oct 22, 2020

Adjusting to the beginning of the school year has been chaotic: a flurry of summatives, virtual club meetings, and changes in sports activities have exhausted both students and teachers. Yet, the upcoming...

Apple unveils new products for 2020

Apple unveils new products for 2020

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | Oct 22, 2020

On Sept. 15, Apple unveiled its product lineup for 2020 at a special event held at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California. The list of products included the new Apple Watch Series 6, Apple Watch...

New students adjust to school environment and challenges

New students adjust to school environment and challenges

Jack Lee, Reporter | Sep 17, 2020

Adjusting to a change is always difficult. In response to the second wave of COVID-19, SIS has been taking several measures in order to prevent students from being exposed to any possible symptoms of...

SIS graduates face challenges

SIS graduates face challenges

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | Sep 17, 2020

Following the sudden closure of college campuses due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SIS graduates have been obliged to relocate to a wide variety of living situations. After the continuous rise of COVID-19...

Home fitness rises in popularity during coronavirus outbreak

Home fitness rises in popularity during coronavirus outbreak

Aimee Choi | Jun 1, 2020

For most people, life in quarantine has continued to be the norm for the past few months, and it has naturally resulted in the neglect of their physical health and wellbeing. As the majority of fitness...

Teacher plans for summer break in Coronavirus pandemic

Teacher plans for summer break in Coronavirus pandemic

Jack Lee, Reporter | May 31, 2020

Over the past few months, the Coronavirus has spread and killed thousands of innocent individuals in hundreds of countries. In South Korea alone, 256 people lost their lives due to the pandemic. Meanwhile,...