Tivan George, News Writer For a period of one week, I explored something called a “Pomodoro”. Although it is known as an ingredient of a sauce accompanying pasta in italian cuisine, it is also, in fact, a study system. This system was created by Francesco Cirillo in the early 1990s, so he could boost the working efficiency of his employees as well as himself. It … Continue reading Pomodoro: An Effective Study System
Joseph Park, News Writer How often do you move your body to the beat and sing the lyrics to your favorite song? What many people do not realize is music impacts every individual differently while doing work. The benefits from music while working is evident only in some activities. Mr. Jackson, music teacher, said, “work like math or writing” is greatly enhanced through music. This … Continue reading Hidden Impacts Behind Music
Tivan George, News Writer Ever since the 2016 Jakarta Intercultural School child abuse scandal, overnight school trips with the exception of VASE and retreats were halted. However, on Sept. 14, the GSIS senior biology class held an overnight school trip for educational purposes. Could this mean overnight school trips are going to make a comeback? It was not easy to get this event to work. … Continue reading Overnight School Trips Back in Korea
Let’s talk about meat: steak, burgers, samgyupsal, fried chicken. Delicious meat is such a normal part of our lives that we never really think more than just satisfying our cravings. But, what if I told you that that tender, perfectly cooked steak on your plate is one of the major causes of climate change? I was an absolute meat lover. I grew up eating meat … Continue reading Why I Avoid Meat
Sarah Wilson, News Writer “Excited” to be included in making the Jan. 27, TEDxYeongheungForest hosted at GSIS, students were given the “great opportunity” to volunteer and help out with the event. 42 people volunteered to help with the event, 21 of them being students. Most volunteer teams had a mix of students and staff helping out with TEDx but unlike the other volunteer teams, Mr. … Continue reading What Students Take Away From Their TEDx Volunteer Experience
William Lee, News Writer Ever looked at your lunch tray and felt disappointed? Well, you’re not alone. Cafeteria food has always been a serious debate among International School students, especially between GSIS students. Now this sparks up the hot issue, are any of the students at any of the international schools satisfied with their school dishes? A typical GSIS lunch would consist of rice, a … Continue reading GSIS students, too critical on J&J Catering?
(Image from Gyeonggi Suwon International School) Grade nine students, need help for your Personal Project in order to get the MYP certificate? Well following the tips given from the 10th-graders will most definitely help you succeed. The Personal Project is a project that every 10th-grader in the Middle Year Programme must complete. The main goal of the Personal Project is to help the students research … Continue reading DO YOU WANT TO SUCCEED IN THE PERSONAL PROJECT!?
News Writer, Tivan George Technology, the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, has developed throughout the years, often changing lives. So how will its advancement affect the 21st Century students? From the invention of the computer to the creation of Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster, technology has advanced by leaps and bounds. This also opens up new possibilities for the 21st Century students. Rikumu Shigeta, … Continue reading Effects of Technology on Students
Alice Park, News Editor The #metoo movement went viral in October over social media, and provided a powerful platform for victims to share their stories. A month later, sexual harassment and assault are still major problems and everyone, not only victims, has been affected. Actress Alyssa Milano, who amplified the #metoo movement, said on Good Morning America, “What the ‘Me Too’ campaign really does—and what Tarana … Continue reading #Metoo Movement touches the heart of the community
Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer High school is a time when students can find themselves and prepare for life in the real world. During these years, students may feel the desire to repeat the day, the week, or the year; simply put, to go back in time. However, when looking back five, ten, even twenty years from now, is it really worth all the fear … Continue reading Facing fear and embarrassment-When you can’t repeat the past