Class of 2014: College acceptances, rejections, and where they will go

Monica Cho, News Writer Seniors have only a day until sending in their college decisions to whether they would like to attend the university or not. They’ve worked ruthlessly, doing anything and everything for their dream schools. Now, with 29 days left until graduation, it’s time for them to get ready for their new lives and reflect on all their hard work. The seniors probably … Continue reading Class of 2014: College acceptances, rejections, and where they will go

How The Knights Begin Their Year

By: Monica Cho, News Writer “I decided to quit eating chocolate,” junior Nicholas Lee admitted. On the first day of every year, many across the globe devise New Year’s resolutions to reach certain goals or make a change in their lifestyles. Resolution-making was no exception for members of the GSIS community. Reflecting upon his resolution for 2013, Chris Lee confessed, “I tried to lose weight. … Continue reading How The Knights Begin Their Year

SAT cheating scandal in Korea

News Writer, Angela Park Rumors erupted during the early morning hours of May 1 that the May 4 SATs (Standard Assessment Test) were canceled due to the illegal obtainment of materials for commercial benefits from SAT preparatory hagwons. By the afternoon of May 1, this rumor quickly became truth when Collegeboard sent out emails to all May 4 SAT registrars confirming the cancelation with the … Continue reading SAT cheating scandal in Korea

Students weigh the worth of the SAT

By: Eric Han, Editor-in-Chief Year after year, students take the SAT in an attempt to showcase their abilities to colleges and universities of their preference; however, what toll do students pay? Many students agreed that pressure is one of the major downsides brought forth by the SAT, whether that be from a parent or self-induced. “I feel a lot of pressure in that I want … Continue reading Students weigh the worth of the SAT

Best way to achieve success is to work hard at working smart

Jamie Kim, News Editor According to Mr. Osborne, young students tend to believe a common misconception that they need to work hard in order to achieve what they want. However, there is a fine line between working “hard” and working “smart.” Mr. Osborne has spent the past nine years teaching science and math, he has drawn a clear distinction between working “hard” and working “smart.” … Continue reading Best way to achieve success is to work hard at working smart