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Militarism fuels attack on Japan’s pacifism

Militarism fuels attack on Japan’s pacifism

Sia Cho | November 22, 2017

With a landslide victory in the Japanese re-election, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reinvigorated his efforts in pushing for reform of Japan’s pacifist constitution. The revision of Article 9, a long...

Never too old for a field trip

Never too old for a field trip

Soomin Chun | November 22, 2017

By SOOMIN CHUN & NICHOLAS KIM We all remember our first field trip. For many of us, such trips were simple -- visiting the museum of paleontology or the zoo. We had always seen the images of dinosaurs...

The reality on South Koreas refugee crisis

The reality on South Korea’s refugee crisis

Angela Jinyoung Choe | November 9, 2017

On Sept. 20, South Korea made several changes to its refugee legislation, such as providing humanitarian aid for Myanmar refugees. In previous years, South Korea was known for its impressive framework...

The Pyeongchang Olympics fuel unintended consequences in South Korea

The Pyeongchang Olympics fuel unintended consequences in South Korea

Jenny Seo | November 9, 2017

On August 30, 2017, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) claimed that Pyeongchang, South Korea is ready to welcome the world to the 2018 Olympics. In fact, the huge preparations for this event, such...

Community service focus needed at home

Community service focus needed at home

Nicholas Kim | November 9, 2017

Clubs at SIS exist to provide extra opportunities for students to pursue their passions outside of the classroom. In particular, a bevy of “volunteer” clubs (Red Cross Youth, Habitat for Humanity,...

Let it be

Let it be

Soomin Chun | October 18, 2017

By Soomin Chun & Nicholas Kim SIS is widely known among other Korean international schools and colleges alike for its highly competitive environment. Walking through the hallways of our high school...

DACA repeal:  What does it mean?

DACA repeal: What does it mean?

Young-Jin Park | October 18, 2017

The protection for hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants implemented by President Barack Obama was repealed by President Trump on the 5th of September, putting 800,000 people at risk of losing...

The Revival of a Calamity

The Revival of a Calamity

TTAdmin | October 18, 2017

Promises are promises. However, when there is no particular benefit in keeping them, sometimes, one must concede to reality—especially the leader of a nation. As one of his main campaign promises, President...

Why Transgender Rights are only growing worse

Why Transgender Rights are only growing worse

Jenny Seo | September 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...