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Stuff People Say About Censorship

Stuff People Say About Censorship

TTAdmin | January 15, 2016

You can’t bring up drugs or alcoholism in a school publication. Even a music review! This is a school, a learning environment. Yes, we understand. We high school students are pure and virginal and...

Age and experience should be out of context when selecting members for sports teams

Age and experience should be out of context when selecting members for sports teams

April Kim | December 4, 2015

With the beginning of every season comes the opportunity for students to join a sports team. But the truth of the matter is that those chances are not necessarily given equally: certain practices bring...

Residual effects of gun policy demand social, legal change

Residual effects of gun policy demand social, legal change

TTAdmin | October 30, 2015

There are many contradictions in the society we live in today. As highlighted in a recent comment circulated on social media, while women who seek abortion must seek counseling and go through several rigorous...

Stuff Seniors Say During College App Season

Stuff Seniors Say During College App Season

TTAdmin | October 30, 2015

Snobby senior (ooh alliteration!): Why is he/she applying to MY school? He/she’s not even qualified! Look at him/her, then look at ME: look at all of MY accomplishments! You see? You see?! Wow really...

Standards of club application process require clean up

Standards of club application process require clean up

Grace Yang | September 25, 2015

Just weeks ago, the executives of all clubs finished running through stacks of applications and sent out emails notifying the applicants’ acceptances and rejections. The selection process definitely...

Refugee crisis demands greater action

Refugee crisis demands greater action

April Kim | September 25, 2015

The deafening sounds of bombs dropped from helicopters roar in the background as children frantically scream for their mothers. Amid the colorless, shattered buildings, a throng of people reach out their...

Early closure of school due to MERS scare ineffective

Joyce Lee | September 7, 2015

Unlike the usual celebration that ends an academic year, SY 2014-2015 dwindled into an anticlimactic fizz when school closed two days earlier than expected. In an effort to prevent the further spread of...

Stuff freshmen and delusional overachievers say

Stuff freshmen and delusional overachievers say

TTAdmin | September 7, 2015

I’m going to join six clubs, get executive positions for all of them, play three sports, and get 99% minimum in all my classes and become valedictorian so that I’ll get into HYPS (Harvard, Yale, Princeton,...

Value of student resources unrecognized, ignored

Grace Yang | September 7, 2015

A hagwon a day keeps yelling moms and bad grades away, so goes a common misconception among many Korean students. SIS has provided the student body with a variety of easy-to-access educational resources...

Resistance to same-sex marriage demands response

Nicholas Kim | September 7, 2015

In a resounding victory for gay rights, the US Supreme Court ruled in Obergefell v. Hodges that states could not refuse to marry same-sex couples. Ruling that “the right to marry is a fundamental right...

Elitism: A Double-Edged Sword

TTAdmin | September 7, 2015

Elitism is defined as the advocacy or existence of an elite as a dominant element in a system or a society. As a result, the word is commonly associated with negative connotations such as snobbery and...

Exit strategy for school-based technology needed

TTAdmin | May 27, 2015

When the school year comes to close with a graduation ceremony on May 22, all of the current seniors’ and several of the teachers’ careers at SIS will come to an end. Seniors will move on to college...