Korean Athletes who inspired me at the Tokyo Olympics

This year, the 2020 Olympics took place in Tokyo, Japan from July 23rd to August 8th. Due to Covid-19, the Summer Olympics, set to happen last year, had to be postponed. In Korea, some netizens were worried about the health and performance of their national athletes. However, Korean athletes managed to succeed, winning Korea twenty medals overall. Continue reading Korean Athletes who inspired me at the Tokyo Olympics

Varsity Boys Volleyball makes a comeback

Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer The Varsity boys volleyball team made a comeback from their losing streak starting with the first win against APIS on Sept. 8. With the experience and skills gained from previous season, the team was able to have their series of victories this season. Compared the the previous season, the team consisted of many returning players. In each game the players … Continue reading Varsity Boys Volleyball makes a comeback

#TakeAKnee: Are athletes role models or entertainers?

“Sports fans should never condone players that do not stand proud for their National Anthem or their country.” These were the words of President Donald Trump, criticizing the ongoing National Football League protests. Athletes had taken up kneeling or raising a fist, in an act of defiance against the traditional ‘right hand over chest’ during the anthem. Such protest first began in 2016, when former … Continue reading #TakeAKnee: Are athletes role models or entertainers?

With a small team and “big hearts”, Lady Knights pull off a win in Taiwan

  Sally Minseo Kim, News Writer Ending the season with immense growth and success the varsity girls basketball team was ready to take on bigger challenges by participating in the Asia Christian Schools Conference (ACSC tournament). The girls went in the competition with a mindset ready to fight hard and to learn from the experience. The girls faced the obstacle of having very few players … Continue reading With a small team and “big hearts”, Lady Knights pull off a win in Taiwan

Korean Players Not Meeting Expectations in MLB

Choo Shin-Soo in Texas Rangers This image was originally posted to Flickr by Keith Allison at http://flickr.com/photos/27003603@N00/14552006471. It was reviewed on 19 July 2014 by the FlickreviewR robot and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the cc-by-sa-2.0.   Lucas Lee, News Writer No Korean has had a noticeably good career yet in the MLB. Historically there have only been 20 Korean MLB … Continue reading Korean Players Not Meeting Expectations in MLB

KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds

Two years ago, the Korea-American Interscholastic Activities Conference (KAIAC) established a rule that students over 18 cannot participate in high school athletics for safety reasons. However, some students have voiced concerns that the rule is unfair, claiming that overage students should still be able to play with their classmates. “I don’t understand why we should take such an opportunity away because of a single year,” … Continue reading KAIAC Age Limit Rule Stirs Controversy: Mr. Vandermeer Responds

Lady Knights Compete in ACSC Basketball Tournament

By Sarah Wilson, News Writer With a different environment and more competition in Malaysia at the Girls Varsity ACSC Basketball Tournament, the team tried their best to come home with good results. The players had goals in mind and practiced strategies, ready to play their hardest in the games.   This being the first year that the girls varsity team was invited to the ACSC … Continue reading Lady Knights Compete in ACSC Basketball Tournament

Various views of Lionel Messi’s Ballon D’or

On Jan. 12, 2016 a historical event was held at Swiss Chirii Congress House. One of the top soccer players in the world, Lionel Messi, won his fifth Ballon D’or award of his career. Various opinions about whether Lionel deserves this award circle around soccer enthusiasts within the GSIS community. Dash Lee believes that Lionel Messi deserves the award, “I love it because I personally … Continue reading Various views of Lionel Messi’s Ballon D’or

A Bond Unbreakable: A Story of Four Senior Girls

Victor Jeong, Co-Editor-In-Chief In middle school, friendships are “more based around ideas like, ‘do I like you?’ or ‘I hope that person likes me’,” commented Angela. “High school is a much different story.” Fitting in is something that everyone must inevitably go through in high school. An at times daunting task, finding refuge amongst each other has helped form an unwavering bond between Angela Park, … Continue reading A Bond Unbreakable: A Story of Four Senior Girls