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Why Transgender Rights are only growing worse

Why Transgender Rights are only growing worse

Jenny Seo | Sep 14, 2017

Recently, according to the Pew Research Center, the number of people who support the LGBTQ community has grown more than 50% since 30 years ago. In fact, numerous organizations were established in the...

Tiger value awards: what went wrong?

Tiger value awards: what went wrong?

Dawn Kim | May 27, 2017

It was simple, they said. A series of awards would be given to students who embodied the TIGER values. It would raise school spirit, they said. It would distinguish students as role models within their...

The bully of the playground

The bully of the playground

Andrea Jiwon Kwon | May 9, 2017

A new conservative monster is born; he is the best candidate; he is illegitimate; he won fair and square; he must be gotten rid of; he is the chosen one. Despite the fact that it sounds more like a discussion...

HSSC executive candidates prepare for another run

HSSC executive candidates prepare for another run

Grace Yang | May 9, 2017

It is that time of the year. While the majority of the students are busy preparing for upcoming tests and project presentations, another small portion of the students seems to be “busy” in another...

Why and how whitewashing is actually harmful

Why and how whitewashing is actually harmful

Marie Park | May 9, 2017

With its release on Mar. 31 in the US, “Ghost in the Shell,” a live-action sci-fi movie based on one of the most successful Japanese manga and anime series ever, garnered criticism for whitewashing...

My Family’s Reaction to the Impeachment

My Family’s Reaction to the Impeachment

Jeremiah Nam | Apr 9, 2017

Flipping through the TV channels on the night of President Park’s impeachment felt like watching another installment in the Fast and Furious franchise. News vans raced each other on the freeway, inching...

The norms of a lie

The norms of a lie

Andrea Jiwon Kwon | Apr 9, 2017

There is no doubt that every one of us lie at least once everyday, whether it is a white lie for the good of the other person or a flat out lie for a selfish reason. However, amongst the lies in society,...

Celebrities in politics: justified in voicing their political opinions!

Celebrities in politics: justified in voicing their political opinions!

Andrea Jiwon Kwon | Mar 4, 2017

It has always been there, between the lines of tweets and Facebook posts: actors and actresses voicing their opinions about politics. But with the 2016 elections and the questionable actions of the newly...

Why standardized testing is problematic

Why standardized testing is problematic

Marie Park | Mar 4, 2017

Okay, as students, we probably all think standardized testing is problematic because we do not like taking the SAT, ACT, AP, or, really, any kind of test. Or on the flip side, we might think standardized...

Stuff people say in group projects

Stuff people say in group projects

April Kim | Mar 4, 2017

1. Wait, that’s my part? This person is most likely that one person in every group who never knows about anything until the deadline, let alone begins working until literally the last minute. This...

Duterte is watching you

Duterte is watching you

Dawn Kim | Mar 4, 2017

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. ” - George Orwell, 1984 So far, there have been two movie renditions...

The power of the media and our fight for transparency

The power of the media and our fight for transparency

TTAdmin | Dec 20, 2016

Perhaps one of the most inspiring moments for a journalist or reporter is seeing their article promote some sort of change in society and move people’s minds. The very reason that journalists write for...

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