A Gritty Film of Sound and Fury: Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth
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A Gritty Film of Sound and Fury: Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth

By Justine Hong, Co-Editor-in-chief The film opens as Macbeth (Fassbender) and his wife (Cotillard) mourn the death of their baby child. Three witches relate a prophecy to Macbeth, saying he will be crowned Scotland’s king. Macbeth and his wife plot to kill King Duncan (Thewlis) to fulfill the prophecy. Upon ascending the throne, however, Macbeth … Continue reading

The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges
Academics

The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges

By Matthew Choi, News Writer Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Yale– these are the Ivy League Schools considered the best of the best, Yet in Korea, a culture has been started where parents only care about the name of the school and some of these top universities do not make the … Continue reading

Press Release: Senior Head Editors Display a Multitude of Talents
Academics / School News

Press Release: Senior Head Editors Display a Multitude of Talents

Release: October 5th, 2015 Media Contact: Victor Jeong Hello, Knights! After a busy summer, Publications has the opportunity to rejoice yet again! The four main senior editors have brought home impressive individual honors to GSIS from competitions such as the Cricket Media Creative Endeavors Contest, Ayn Rand Competition and the TeenInk Editor’s Choice award. Already … Continue reading

An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night
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An “Out-of-the-Box” Experience at Arts Night

Justine Hong, Co-Editor-In-Chief On Thursday Apr. 30 at 7:00 p.m., the audience was hushed and attentive as they awaited a performance yet to unfold on an illuminated circular stage. The school art community hosted Arts Night, a tribute to “out-of-the-box” thinking and a chance for MYP and DP art students to flaunt their artistic abilities. … Continue reading

Major Letdowns of Avengers: Age of Ultron
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Major Letdowns of Avengers: Age of Ultron

By: Tae Woo Kim, News Writer One of the most highly-anticipated movies in 2015, Avengers: Age of Ultron is Marvel’s most recent, large-scale, production. The Avengers was filled with breathtaking action scenes where the heroes displayed each of their unique, fancy abilities. However, the movie’s plotline was relatively complicated, in fact awkward, compared to the … Continue reading

Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert
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Non-stop artistic suspense at the Elementary Christmas Concert

By Matthew Choi, News Writer Christmas music and carols permeate the artwork lined auditorium. Instruments, choir platforms, red and green streamers, and paper snowflakes decorate the stage, as the warm ambient candlelight promotes an atmosphere of holiday joy. Parents, teachers, and students occupy the whole of the auditorium as it bursts at the seams with contagious energy, joyful … Continue reading