Trump’s Election Evokes Fear in Prospective International Students

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

Do I Really Fit In?

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?

GSIS Junior, Justine Hong, publishes a Comfort Women Novel

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

We’re All in This Together: High School Musical Collaboratively Impresses Audiences

By Justine Hong, Editor-in-Chief   Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Through catchy music, well-organized choreography, and humor, the cast of GSIS’ High School Musical Junior guided audiences through an hour-and-a-half long production that simply conveyed the high school experience. Interweaving themes of romance, identity, and personal growth, the cast skillfully sang and danced their hearts out to entertain and engage audiences. “But you can’t let … Continue reading We’re All in This Together: High School Musical Collaboratively Impresses Audiences

America’s activity in East Asia creates waves

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

GSIS delivers love on coal briquettes

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