By James Ahn, Editor-In-Chief “People love what other people are passionate about” – Mia With a Metacritic score of 93, La La Land is a force to be reckoned with. It’s stunning cinematography and colorful jazz are just a handful of reasons for why La La Land is a first-rate movie. La La Land’s seamless integration of a romantic comedy and a musical provide a … Continue reading La La Loved It
James Ahn, Editor-in-Chief With the U.S. elections concluded in the favour of Donald Trump, his success has been met with mixed opinions. Despite the lack of a clear verdict in these arguments, international students have expressed that Trump’s policies have influenced their college decisions. International students applying to the U.S. may be strongly impacted by Trump’s anti-immigration mentality. In order to stay in the U.S. … Continue reading Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students
James Ahn, News Writer Nothing crushes the heart more than the realization that you do not belong. GSIS is constantly plagued with the stigma that it lacks diversity within the student body. Could this be a simple dissatisfaction or has there been a lack of proper student conduct? The monstrosity of this issue is a wolf in sheep’s clothing. The need for racial variety has … Continue reading Do I Really Fit In?
By James Ahn, News Writer As the school approaches the next school year, changes are being formed and planned. In the Lower Secondary School (LSS), a rather large transition is taking place where Mrs. Jean Choe will become the new LSS counsellor as Mr. Lozano takes on his new role as the Student Life Minister of both the LSS and upper secondary school (USS). While … Continue reading LSS to Receive New Student Life Minister
By: James Ahn, News Writer “The Loved and the Lost,” is a 117 page novel written by GSIS student, Justine Hong to raise awareness about comfort women. Writing about the struggles of being a comfort woman from the viewpoint of a 16 year old girl, Justine attempts to move the hearts of her readers. “The Loved and the Lost” was written as Justine’s personal project … Continue reading GSIS Junior, Justine Hong, publishes a Comfort Women Novel
By James Ahn, News Writer North Korea’s missile testing has caused the US to stir in East Asia. Through America’s presence, Japan, China, and South Korea increase discussion as the US works with Japan to create a missile defense program. The missile defense program was implemented in Japan soon after the US considered North Korea’s missile testing a valid threat. The system currently being used … Continue reading America’s activity in East Asia creates waves
By: James Ahn, News Writer For low-income families and elderly people living alone, surviving the cold winter of Korea is no trivial task. Briquettes of Love is an organization committed to delivering coal briquettes to people in need. These briquettes are essential items those people need to stay warm and safe through winter. Last month, on November 29, some 40 volunteers from GSIS had the … Continue reading GSIS delivers love on coal briquettes