Eugene Kim, news writer After the election of South Korea on May 9, 2017, Moon Jae In was chosen as the 19th President of South Korea. He has made a lot of controversial promises which affect high school students. President Moon desires to combat the common stereotype of the SKY colleges (Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei university) only being worthy of attendance. A huge … Continue reading President Moon’s controversial educational reform promises to affect high school students.
News Writer, Sarah Wilson. From roommates to drinking culture, a lot of things change when heading off to college. Not knowing what to expect can make it harder to adjust, so alumni have taken a stand to share their wisdom and experiences. Going into college means you will most likely meet new people and make new friends. Naturally, this comes with a new view on … Continue reading College Advice from Alumni
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
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
By Matthew Choi, News Writer Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Yale– these are the Ivy League Schools considered the best of the best, Yet in Korea, a culture has been started where parents only care about the name of the school and some of these top universities do not make the list. One has to wonder is it all about the … Continue reading The Importance of Looking at the Whole Picture When Selecting Colleges
By Hanna Nam, News Writer As GSIS was commended by the IB visiting committee for having a thriving arts program, DP Visual Art seniors are on their way to the world’s top art universities. GSIS sent more students to top art universities than ever before with Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), the top design school in the world and Carnegie Mellon, one of the … Continue reading DP Visual Art Seniors to Attend Top Art Universities