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Culinary diversity bridges Chinese, Spanish classes

Culinary diversity bridges Chinese, Spanish classes

Daniel Shin, Managing Editor | March 21, 2023

Spanish and Chinese classes prepared traditional Hispanic and Chinese dishes—from tanghulu to tacos—for a unique culinary exchange in the atrium on March 18. Chinese I-III and AP Chinese classes...

Seniors take studio photographs

Seniors take studio photographs

Joseph Chun, Copy Editor | March 16, 2023

With graduation in three months, many seniors recently have visited photo studios with their friend groups. “We were all discussing what we could do to make our last few months together memorable,”...

Mitchell (45) shoots against Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic (9).

What’s driving the NBA scoring boom?

Eric Hyunseung Cho, Reporter | March 13, 2023

Even by the NBA’s standards, Donovan Mitchell’s 71-point game against the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 2 was a rarity. No NBA player had scored more than 70 points since Kobe Bryant’s 81-point game in 2006...

Two Seongsu-dong bakeries rise as Seoul’s hidden gems

Two Seongsu-dong bakeries rise as Seoul’s hidden gems

Jennifer Kwon, Reporter | February 10, 2023

Seongsu-dong was once a neighborhood known for shoe-making. However, technological advancements in the late 1980s caused many factories to shut down, forcing the majority of workers to look for new jobs....

SIS ventures into the Science Bee

SIS ventures into the Science Bee

Paul Moon, Reporter | February 8, 2023

SIS participated for the first time in the International Academic Competitions’ Science Bee on Sunday, Feb. 5. Five members of the Science Club—Paul Moon (11), Yuna Park (11), Tobias Choy (11), Cecilia...

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A deep dive into ChatGPT

Joseph Chun, Copy Editor | January 31, 2023

ChatGPT, a chatbot released by OpenAI on Nov. 30, 2022, has impressed users with its ability to understand and respond to human language in sophisticated ways, including answering questions, translating,...

swimmers at the GSIS swimming pool

Swimming into the new year

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | January 28, 2023

With the start of second semester, SIS swimmers are back in the pool, training for their B style meets.  For context, KAIAC has implemented a ‘A and B’ system to categorize the myriad of swim races....

Find victory in defeat

Find victory in defeat

Joseph Chun, Copy Editor | December 5, 2022

Defeat occurs once in a while to everybody, including us students—whether it be losing in a quiz tournament, missing a game winning shot, or performing poorly in a Model United Nations conference. And...

It’s not just Trump Republicans need to dump

It’s not just Trump Republicans need to dump

Brandon Choi, Copy Editor | December 1, 2022

When Democrats officially retained control of the US Senate during the 2022 Midterm Elections, the Republican Party was sent into a frenzy, with party leaders Kevin McCarthy and Mitch McConnell blamed...

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Where is Seoul’s best fast-food burger?

Danny Donghyun Han , Reporter | November 18, 2022

Seoul is dominated by the following four burger franchises: McDonald’s, Lotteria, Burger King, and Mom’s Touch.  The Korean burger market has been growing steadily. In 2014, the burger industry...

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Crowd crushes are deadly—here’s how to survive

Sophie Choi, Reporter | November 17, 2022

In light of the Itaewon tragedy on Oct. 29 which resulted in the death of 156 people, it is crucial to know how to survive crowd crushes. If you ever find yourself stuck in a wave of people, don’t panic,...


2022 Midterm determines the fate of US Politics

Paul Moon, Reporter | November 17, 2022

Tuesday, Nov. 8, held the 2022 Midterm Elections, the first general election since former President Donald Trump was defeated by President Joe Biden. Unlike polls and projections by political analysts,...