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Korean government becomes an envy of the world during COVID-19 pandemic

Korean government becomes an envy of the world during COVID-19 pandemic

Sarah Baek | April 20, 2020

On Jan. 20, the first national case of the coronavirus was found in the US and South Korea. On Feb. 7, both the US and Korea began to develop a test kit to diagnose coronavirus cases. From that point on,...

Editorial: Diseases do not discriminate

Editorial: Diseases do not discriminate

Eju Ro | March 18, 2020

The Coronavirus, above all, is a scathing exposé. The xenophobia and misguided panic permeating many Western nations reveal the tendency of believing whatever is comfortable to believe....

The Electoral College: A Threat to Democracy

The Electoral College: A Threat to Democracy

Emily Oh | March 18, 2020

With the 2020 US presidential election coming up in a few months, voters may find it hard to find comfort in the oddness and unfairness of the Electoral College. Although countless bills have been proposed...

Editorial: Examining beauty standards

Editorial: Examining beauty standards

Eju Ro | February 27, 2020

Like in any other microcosm of society, SIS seems to have its own set of beauty standards, especially for girls. It’s not just about having glowy make-up or being stick-thin or dressing a certain way....

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Bong Joon-ho holds the Oscars for best original screenplay, best international feature film, best directing, and best picture for Parasite at the Governors Ball after the Oscars, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles
92nd Academy Awards - Governors Ball, Los Angeles, USA - 09 Feb 2020

“Parasite” wins best-film at the Oscars: What this means for Hollywood

Andie Kim | February 27, 2020

On Feb. 10, Bong Joon-ho’s highly-acclaimed thriller film “Parasite” took the spotlight at the 92nd Academy Awards. By honoring a foreign-language film with an all-Korean cast six nominations and...

Understanding the implications of celebrities’ public political voices

Understanding the implications of celebrities’ public political voices

Sally Lee | January 26, 2020

On Jan. 5, the 77th annual Golden Globes Award ceremony was held in Beverly Hills to recognize the excellence of various media productions and actors from the past year. Ricky Gervais, an English comedian,...

New decade is fueled with World War 3 memes

New decade is fueled with World War 3 memes

Sarah Baek | January 26, 2020

On Jan. 3, President Trump ordered a drone strike near the Baghdad airport, killing Major General Qasem Soleimani, Iran’s most powerful military commander and leader of special-operations forces abroad....

Editorial: Diversify the English curriculum

Editorial: Diversify the English curriculum

Eju Ro | December 6, 2019

In recent years, there have been various controversies regarding English curricula in high schools across the US. Some schools have debated dropping To Kill a Mockingbird for its glorification of the “white...

Editorial: The normalization of slurs on campus

Editorial: The normalization of slurs on campus

Eju Ro | November 12, 2019

Like any other busy Monday, I was absentmindedly walking through the third-floor lounge area last week, barely noticing the people gathered on the sofas around me when a large, rowdy circle of male students...

The roots of the growing generation gap

The roots of the growing generation gap

Sarah Ju, Editor-in-Chief | November 12, 2019

“OK, boomer.” Used as a remark by millennials and Generation Z in the United States to counter the condescending comments made by baby boomers to younger generations, this new phrase marks this period...

Editorial: Rethinking the SIS student stereotype

Editorial: Rethinking the “SIS student” stereotype

Jenny Seo | October 11, 2019

As seniors wade through the thick of college apps season, and classes are now multiplying in workload, discourse surrounding “the SIS student” is resurfacing. The SIS student, according to commonly...

Korean culture loses importance at SIS

Korean culture loses importance at SIS

Joanne Yang | October 11, 2019

Every year on Oct. 3, South Korea bursts into vibrant parades, festivals, and fireworks, unified with a boundless sense of patriotism for National Foundation Day. Known as Gaecheonjeol, which translates...