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Animal rights group accused of cruelty

Animal rights group accused of cruelty

Emily Oh | Feb 15, 2019

As South Korea increasingly embraces the idea of dogs as treasured companions and pets, negative attitudes against the consumption of dogs have risen. According to Korean Animal Rights Advocates, an organization...

Editorial: Caught between success and enjoyment

Editorial: Caught between success and enjoyment

Hannah Kim | Feb 15, 2019

It is often assumed among the students of SIS that high school is a time to compromise enjoyment and personal preference for academic success and building accomplishments. Any action that goes against...

Florida girl’s canceled SAT scores spark outrage

Florida girl’s canceled SAT scores spark outrage

Christopher Shin | Feb 1, 2019

After receiving a 900 on the SAT administered in March 2018, Kamilah Campbell believed that she needed a better score to get accepted into her dream school: Florida State University. The high school senior...

A growing trend of cheating sheds light on a critical flaw of Korean education

A growing trend of cheating sheds light on a critical flaw of Korean education

Joanne Yang | Dec 4, 2018

Notoriously known as the suneung in Korea, the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) is a rigorous eight-hour exam determining universities, job prospects, future income, and even social relationships...

[Editorial] Kavanaugh: A dangerous political game

[Editorial] Kavanaugh: A dangerous political game

Jenny Seo | Oct 19, 2018

On Oct. 1, Saturday Night Live (SNL), a show renowned for its harsh satirization of many political issues, uploaded a parody of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation for a vacant position in the Supreme Court....

South Korean Min Ho-shik, 84, center, hugs his North Korean family member Min Un Sik, right, during the Separated Family Reunion Meeting at Diamond Mountain resort in North Korea, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015. Hundreds of elderly Koreans from divided North and South began three days of reunions Tuesday with loved ones many have had no contact with since the war between the countries more than 60 years ago. At left is an unidentified family member of North Korean Min.(Kim Do-hoon/Yonhap via AP) KOREA OUT

Time runs out on family reunions

Young-Jin Park | Sep 14, 2018

For most survivors of the Korean war, the deepest scar from their tribulations was losing beloved family, whether it be their demise or their separation across the different aisles of the 38th parallel....

Editorial: What it means to be in high school

Editorial: What it means to be in high school

Hannah Kim | Sep 14, 2018

By Hannah Kim and Junie Kah Time is a valuable resource. This notion is the cornerstone of the thought process of most students, SIS and elsewhere. While at many times it is important to ensure that...

Artificial Intelligence: Have we gone too far?

Artificial Intelligence: Have we gone too far?

Jenny Seo | Sep 14, 2018

While many people worry that artificial intelligence (AI) will take over our jobs once it becomes fully developed, the last occupation we would expect it to have is one that involves creativity. Simply...

Paper Editorial: What is Tiger Times?

Paper Editorial: What is Tiger Times?

Dawn Kim | Jun 9, 2018

By Jeremy Nam and Dawn Kim The answer can be simple. Tiger Times is our school’s newspaper. It is student-led and student-run from article idea discussions to packaging to distribution. Ten times...

Met Gala: Cultural appropriation or appreciation

Met Gala: Cultural appropriation or appreciation

TTAdmin | Jun 9, 2018

On May 7, the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art hosted a gala, inviting guests to dress themselves in accordance to the year’s theme. The 2018 theme that instigated a debate about the...

Kanye West: Has he finally crossed the line?

Kanye West: Has he finally crossed the line?

Andie Kim | Jun 9, 2018

A responsible public figure with a large international audience must consistently be mindful of the weight behind his or her words, whether they be simple satirical remarks or elaborate political allegations....

Dont hold your breath for reunification

Don’t hold your breath for reunification

Jenny Seo | Jun 6, 2018

“What to do about North Korea?” has undoubtedly been the most agonizing question ever since the end of the Korean War in 1953. For more than 60 long years, peace in the Korean peninsula has seemed...

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