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Club executive selection standards: fair or unfair?

Club executive selection standards: fair or unfair?

Subeen Shim, Reporter | May 22, 2024

As students open emails to check club executive results, many emotions arise within the student body. These emotions range from happiness and satisfaction to disappointment and dissatisfaction. The continuation...

Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX Fraud: The Future of Cryptocurrencies

Sam Bankman-Fried and FTX Fraud: The Future of Cryptocurrencies

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Apr 15, 2024

On March 29, Sam Bankman-Fried, co-founder of the bankrupt crypto exchange FTX, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for defrauding investors of his company and ordered to forfeit $11bn to compensate victims....

Photo: Community Service club meeting

New club policies: a remedy to an ineffective system

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Apr 5, 2024

On Mar. 18, the high school office presented a new club executive selection process. An email sent out by Mr. Del Vecchio, Vice Principal of the high school, details the new changes for all clubs. These...

The Promethean challenge in the digital age

The Promethean challenge in the digital age

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Apr 3, 2024

“When written in Chinese, the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and one represents opportunity.” - John F. Kennedy Prometheus was a titan known for his intelligence...

Burning Bright: What the Burning Sun Scandal Shines about Korean Law

Burning Bright: What the Burning Sun Scandal Shines about Korean Law

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Apr 1, 2024

On Jan. 1, an online video of Seung-ri, a previous member of the K-pop group Big Bang, went viral after he was seen hosting an event at a Cambodian club when he suddenly exclaimed that he “would bring...

What ‘SIS Shantytown’ reveals about Korean ‘New Towns’

What ‘SIS Shantytown’ reveals about Korean ‘New Towns’

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Feb 28, 2024

As one approaches the beautiful territories of SIS, a disastrous scene unveils in front of them; also called the “shantytown” by many of the SIS community, there lies a huge area of land that seems...

Korean Lunar New Year Traditions are outdated

Korean Lunar New Year Traditions are outdated

Danny Donghyun Han, Reporter | Feb 28, 2024

For some people, Seollal—Korea’s Lunar New Year—is four days of rest; for others, it is a time to visit their family. However, for many mothers, it often means three days of continued labor.    These...

Barbies 2023 Marketing Campaign

‘Marketing’ and ‘culture’: media makes the two terms interchangeable, but should this really be the case?

Chelsea Kim, Social Media Manager | Feb 13, 2024

Amidst today’s dynamic creative landscape, marketing has become culture, and culture has become marketing. Marketing exerts a profound influence on culture, taking center stage as it outshines the very...

Myth of AP courses: more is the better

Myth of AP courses: more is the better

Taerin Kim, Reporter | Feb 10, 2024

With recent information sessions in SIS about AP classes, many began contemplating not only which AP classes to enroll in but also how many.  Taking various AP classes in high school offers a meaningful...

Keep the torch burning, club executives

Keep the torch burning, club executives

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Copy Editor | Jan 18, 2024

School clubs are pivotal platforms for student engagement, skill development, and personal growth. At the heart of these clubs are their executives, whose roles transcend being mere organizers of activities....

Prison violence reignites prisoner safety debates

Prison violence reignites prisoner safety debates

Jiyu Hong, Reporter | Jan 8, 2024

Recently following the stabbing of the former officer Chauvin by fellow inmate John Tursack, the issue about prisoner safety has been brought up again. This is just another event that highlights the weakness...

After experiencing an ankle injury, James Maddison is out until next year.

New Premier League: cursed by VAR and referees

Waan Choi, Copy Editor | Nov 28, 2023

The Tottenham Spurs lost 4-1 against Chelsea F.C. on Nov. 7, their first defeat in their undefeated season. Yet, this match was much more than the first loss for the Spurs; the match showed the clear flaws...