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
Alice Park, News Editor The school year can become very overwhelming for some, and who could blame them? With an overabundance of summatives and extracurriculars, maintaining good habits and skills is crucial to stay on top of your work. Here’s the good news: there is a way to avoid all those countless all-nighters, never-ending portals of overdue formatives, and forgetting everything you studied at 3 … Continue reading Avoid all-nighters and struggling through school by following these simple tips
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
Alice Park, News Writer In just under a month Psychology Club will launch Natural Helpers, a program to reach out and help students with their psychological states and issues. The purpose of the Natural Helpers program is to select students who their classmates think are natural helpers, and teach them how to become better helpers within the student body. The selected students, who will be … Continue reading New student led “Help us Help you” program launched
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?
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
By Martin Lee, News Writer During lunar break, the Myanmar VASE team members travelled to the SMOC (St. Matthew’s Orphanage Centre). At SMOC, students left with a heart to serve, but soon realised that it was them who were being served. The participants of the trip spoke about the lessons they learned as they reflected on their goals during the trip. Many students expressed that … Continue reading A heart of service at the Myanmar VASE Trip
By Justine Hong, Co-Editor-in-chief The film opens as Macbeth (Fassbender) and his wife (Cotillard) mourn the death of their baby child. Three witches relate a prophecy to Macbeth, saying he will be crowned Scotland’s king. Macbeth and his wife plot to kill King Duncan (Thewlis) to fulfill the prophecy. Upon ascending the throne, however, Macbeth is tortured by guilt and paranoia. His consequent actions form … Continue reading A Gritty Film of Sound and Fury: Justin Kurzel’s Macbeth
By being challenged physically and spiritually, the Nepal VASE trip members were able to widen their world views and strengthen relationships. Part of training for the trip to Nepal involved lots of hiking in Korea. “We have climbed some of the hills in the surroundings of the school,” said Mr. Laroche a week before Spring break. Training sessions also involved lengthy devotions in which Mr. … Continue reading Nepal VASE trip brings hope to members and locals
By Sunny Cha, and Grace Shin, News Editor Freshmen skillfully adjusted to a drastic transition from Lower Secondary to Upper Secondary School. Increased workload, complex schedules, and pressure to compile a lavish resume for college are just examples of the new adjustments freshmen have been going through. Freshman Taewoo Kim, emphasized the exacerbating academic pressure. “Sixth grade, seventh grade and eight grade were just a … Continue reading Freshmen reflect on their first semester of Upper Secondary School
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