US Presidential Election and the Mail-in Ballot Debate

December 17, 2020 by Chaewon Sung

The 2020 US Presidential Elections were like no other in American history. In this election, real estate mogul and incumbent president…

End SARS: A Call for Transformative Change in Nigeria

December 17, 2020 by Eunje Kim

The Issue in Short Shortly after the video of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) shooting a young man went viral on local media in early…

World Leaders with COVID-19

November 09, 2020 by Hyelim Kim

COVID-19 has fundementally changed how we live. As of 19 Oct. 2020 over 1.1 million people have died from Coronavirus and millions more have…

Tensions in the Mediterranean

November 02, 2020 by Minjung Kim

On July 15, 2016, the Peace at Home Council, organized by members of the Turkish military who were unhappy with Erdogan’s near-dictatorial…

Insight into the Hindsight of History

June 12, 2020 by Eunje Kim

In our analysis of history, we often adopt a linear perspective, examining how the events of the past affect the present. However, the…

Humor in All Seriousness

May 02, 2019 by Ye Eun Lee

There's no shortage of material at "SNL" this season when it comes to Donald Trump. image from Huffington Post on Saturday Night Live, NBC…

Political Relations Between the Two Koreas: Past Footsteps and Where it is Headed

November 18, 2018 by Yejin Kim

Ensuing from the previous two rounds of the inter-Korea summits, South Korean president Moon Jae-In has visited North Korea this September…

Yemeni Refugee Influx in Jeju, South Korea

November 05, 2018 by Hayun Lee

South Korea, a “homogeneous country”, is experiencing an influx of refugees for the very first time in its modern history. Since July 201…

The Korean Peninsula – How Far Have We Come?

October 29, 2018 by Hyunsung Kim

So many drastic changes have occurred since Scribe’s previous article on North Korea, “North Korean Nuclear Threat”, which was published on…

Guns Don’t Make Us Safer

June 29, 2018 by Maureen Porter

Guns are something you don’t see every day in South Korea. According to USA Today, South Korea has fewer guns per capita than any other…

What is Fascism?

June 08, 2018 by Nate Stewart III

What is fascism? The term has leapt back into the public consciousness in recent years, as what appeared to be a long dead threat seemingly…

North Korean Nuclear Threat

May 10, 2018 by Hyunsung Kim

The situation change couldn’t have been more drastic. Only a year ago, the tensions surrounding the Korean peninsula were rising as if war…

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