By: Matthew Choi, News Writer British author, George Orwell once said in his book 1984, “Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future.” This quote perfectly fits what the South Korean government is attempting to do with their latest policy changes. On Oct. 12, the South Korean Ministry of Education announced that the government would begin … Continue reading The Distortion of History
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 list. One has to wonder is it all about the … Continue reading The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges
By: Matthew Choi, News Writer The internet is an archive with endless amount of information on everything you can imagine. In the internet realm, everyone has a voice unlike in real life (IRL). The internet has become a reliable form of communication around the world, due to its speed and accessibility which cannot be matched. Due to this, any form of news is rapidly spread. … Continue reading The internet’s freedom and censorship leaves for an uncertain future
By: Matthew Choi On Apr. 16, MV Sewol capsized after taking a routine trip to Jeju. Among the 450 plus passengers, only 174 survived with the remaining passengers either dead or missing. The passengers mainly consisted of students and teachers from Danwon High School in Ansan, approximately 20km from GSIS. This accident has been one of the worst maritime accidents to happen in South Korea. … Continue reading MV Sewol Sinking
By: Matthew Choi, News Writer On Mar. 27, the Republic of Korea (ROK) Armed Forces along with U.S soldiers began the largest military exercise between the two countries since 1993. The yearly twelve day military exercise is called Foal Eagle and tests the ROK and the US forces’ ability to respond quickly and decisively in case of an invasion from North Korea. Foal Eagle is … Continue reading Annual military drill sees combat shelling
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