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Bisexuality definitely is and always has been “a thing”

Bisexuality definitely is and always has been “a thing”

Marie Park | November 9, 2016

By now, many people have become familiar with the term “LGBT” and the increasing advocacy for those identifying as gay or lesbian. However, despite the word “LGBT” being thrown around more and...

Stuff people say in foreign language class

Stuff people say in foreign language class

April Kim | October 21, 2016

Did you get what [insert language teacher here] said? Faces contorted with confusion, eyes darting from person to person, and frantically whispering to one another to get at least the gist of what...

When refugees come to our own shores

When refugees come to our own shores

TTAdmin | October 21, 2016

During the time of the Korean War, thousands of refugees fled overseas to countries in the Middle East that opened their borders for our misfortunate citizens. Half a century later, tables have flipped...

A defense of journalism, maybe

A defense of journalism, maybe

Andrew Ham | October 21, 2016

Frankly, I am tired of typing the number 2016 in my articles. I imagine this is how writers felt last year, the year before, a century ago; there always seems to be a need to qualify a statement with the...

What is intersectional feminism?

What is intersectional feminism?

Marie Park | October 21, 2016

Man-hating, angry anti-family women that burn bras and refuse to shave. Though this image is an older stereotype and many probably no longer strictly believe in that image exactly, it is an undeniable...

Stuff people say during summer break

Stuff people say during summer break

April Kim | September 5, 2016

What’s the summer assignment for [insert AP class here] again? If you’re not asking this a few days before the first day of school, something’s definitely wrong with you. What are you trying...

Why saying “All Lives Matter” is problematic

Why saying “All Lives Matter” is problematic

Marie Park | September 5, 2016

“Black Lives Matter” is a term we are all probably familiar with, whether we learned it through hashtags on social media or through the protests featured in the news. These three words have recently...

Medical dramas trick people into false perceptions of doctors

Medical dramas trick people into false perceptions of doctors

Grace Yang | September 5, 2016

A typical Korean drama setting often draws two characters recovering from several hardships and eventually falling in love with each other. Now sprinkle in spices of medical emergencies, blood-splattering...

New schedule cues controversy

New schedule cues controversy

Jenny Seo | September 5, 2016

Starved, exhausted, dehydrated. When will third period end? With the implementation of the new bell schedule, students have been showing mixed reactions. Students now have a short 10-minute break between...

Temporary holiday re-spotlight dominion of social pyramid

Grace Yang | June 7, 2016

“The government officials have decided to make May 6 a temporary holiday in hopes of contributing to booming tourism and domestic activation...”  On April 28, this one sentence from President...

The Flint Water Crisis

TTAdmin | April 29, 2016

It was a chilly March evening when LeeAnne Walters woke up to the sound of a blood-curdling scream. Anticipating a burglar, she sprinted upstairs, baseball bat in hand. What she found was not a thief,...

“Comfort women” now deserve their own comfort of mind

Soomin Chun | February 5, 2016

For as long as my mother, my grandmother, and I have been alive, Korea has always maintained a rather tense relationship with Japan. One of the biggest causes of the conflict lies in Japan’s reluctance...