Sally Minseo Kim, News writer Hosting the Winter Olympics for the first time, South Korea put a large amount of effort in preparation and actively advertised in attempt to gain Olympic visitors However, tension on the Korean peninsula and high priced tickets and accommodation have been met with a dismal ticket sales. It has been reported that out of 1.6 million tickets only 655,000 … Continue reading PyeongChang Olympic: Is it worth it?
Jun Woo Kang, News Editor A mother recalls the night her daughter came home from a party with a friend’s jacket, covered in vomit, and asked her to wash it, securing a promise that she’d keep it secret. A father describes using the “find my phone” app on his son’s cell to track him down in a park, where he was chugging vodka with a … Continue reading High school drinking culture exposed on social media
Kaitlyn Lee, News Writer Self trust is often overlooked, yet it is the most powerful ethic we contain in ourselves. If you find yourself doubting your actions and feeling fear towards your hopes and dreams, it may simply be the lack of self trust. Self trust is not based on your factual abilities to complete a task, however, it is based on the belief … Continue reading The Importance of Self Trust
Sarah Wilson, News Writer. On May 6, the Suwon Baseball Stadium welcomed the cheers, laughter, and adventurous spirit of 27 Freshman. They celebrated the school year coming to an end by spending time with friends in the rain as they partially watched the game, and cherished building memories with one another. The students were all looking forward to the event. Janet Ahn said she “thought … Continue reading Freshman Change the Face of Class Activities and Bond at a Baseball Game
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
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
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
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
By Angela Park, News Editor In the weeks preceding Oct. 21, a selective group of students battled through schedule conflicts to form an off-season soccer team, placing fifth amongst unfamiliar teams, in the Asian Christian Schools Conference (ACSC) held at YISS. Due to the team being formed off-season, “it was almost like a whole new team, with missing last year’s seniors,” acknowledged defending sweeper, Justin … Continue reading Off-season Knights place fifth in ACSC soccer tournament
By: Brian Lee, News Writer The Lady Knights cruised to victory against TCIS on Feb. 26, as they trampled on their opponents’ turf. This was the first win over their rivals since the team’s inception seven years ago. The “Sister School Classic” has always been a fierce battle between the two schools who have never wanted anything more but to emerge victorious against one another. Angela … Continue reading A Dream Come True: The Lady Knights Slay the Dragons
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