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Chance to take more APs lies in your hands, not others’

Bin Ma, Reporter | May 17, 2022

Recently, SIS students had the chance to make appeals to take additional AP Courses. However, not everyone’s appeals were approved by the administration. Curiously, the AP recommendation form has...

Your choice: a lifeless ocean

Your choice: a lifeless ocean

Paul Moon, Reporter | April 29, 2022

The rolling surface of the ocean is disrupted by a fishing net crashing into the depths. Thousands of fish, dozens of sharks, and several marine mammals are indiscriminately pulled to the surface. Of the...

Korean history, no longer a mystery

Korean history, no longer a mystery

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | April 18, 2022

Wait, so what exactly happened in the Gwangju May 18 uprising? What about the 6.25 war?  A couple of months ago, when I asked my grandfather these questions, he was truly taken aback by my lack of...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Changing the feedback culture, Part 3: Inflated grades, inflated expectations

Jordan Kim, Managing Editor | April 15, 2022

Straight As no longer hold much meaning within our school. When most students’ grade point averages (GPA) typically reside in the mid to high 90s, the distinction is not as special as it once was. Back...

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Publicize politicians’ private personas

Isabelle Lee, Reporter | April 14, 2022

On March 8, the prosecutor general turned presidential leader, Yoon Suk-yeol, secured his victory in the 2022 presidential election, bringing the conservative party back into power. Right before Yoon confirmed...

Your choice: the “beefy” problem of meat

Your choice: the “beefy” problem of meat

Paul Moon, Reporter | March 24, 2022

From ham sandwiches at picnics, beef patties in school lunches, to hotdogs at sporting events, meat is everywhere. Recently, the rise in global meat consumption dramatically rose, increasing over 58 percent...

Editorial: Being a creative: our duty to beauty

Editorial: Being a creative: our duty to beauty

Sarah Ju, Editor-in-Chief | March 22, 2022

Why is it that only tragedy is recognized as true art in writing? As a writer, I have found myself grappling frequently with this question. American author Ursula K. Le Guin points out in her narrative...

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Why student-admin communication matters

Daniel Shin, Copy Editor | March 10, 2022

During my 10 years at Seoul International School, one aspect of student life has remained largely the same: the need for more direct communication between the administration and the student body. Communication...

Editorial: Love letter to the HSSC

Editorial: Love letter to the HSSC

Sarah Ju, Editor-in-Chief | February 18, 2022

Dear HSSC,   I love you. I really do. In fact, I often call myself your no. 1 fan, what with me reposting all of your social media posts and passionately promoting school-wide events to my peers...

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Changing the feedback culture, Part 2: Teachers have it tough too

Jordan Kim, Managing Editor | February 18, 2022

In our strange vernacular, the “nice” teachers are not kind in the conventional sense. More often than not, being “nice” is a compliment directed at a teacher’s generous grading style rather...

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Senioritis: Is it treatable?

Minjae Chun, Design Editor | February 1, 2022

As the second semester begins, the epidemic is spreading once again. Piles of unfinished assignments, inboxes overflowing with unread emails, and exams taken with bare minimum effort. Lack of motivation...

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Changing the feedback culture, Part 1: Teachers, hear us out

Jordan Kim, Managing Editor | December 10, 2021

Having slain the final boss, the glorious hero returns, flaunting his victory to the others. The marveled achievement is none other than a raised grade after a tough but successful debate with a teacher...