Problems with Korea’s Emergency Disaster Relief Funds

July 05, 2021 by Chan Kim

COVID-19 will be leaving a significant mark in Korean economic history. South Korea tried to create policies that would reduce negative…

How Social Media Is Taking Over Our Lives and Why It's Alarmingly Beyond Our Control

July 02, 2021 by Latifa Sekarini

Society has developed a codependent relationship with social media. We depend on social media to stay well-informed, well-connected, and…

Considering How Mandatory Camera Policies Are Affecting Students’ Self-Esteem and Personal Privacy

June 30, 2021 by Latifa Sekarini

One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, video-conferencing has become an essential part of remote learning. Professors often include policies…

Seeking Justice by Defiling Justice: The Han River College Student Death Case

June 18, 2021 by Yoona Cho

The night of April 24, 2021, 22-year-old Jeong Min Son went drinking at Banpo Han River Park with a friend from college. While the friend…

“We are Here, We are Super Straight”: Comparing Transgender Discourse in America and South Korea

June 16, 2021 by Jeong-in Ha

The rapid modernization of technology has translated into the Internet becoming a medium for progressive discourse. When it comes to…

Online Learning and its Toll on Student’s Mental Health

May 21, 2021 by Sara Rousalova

For the many students worldwide, this month has marked over a year of COVID-19 and, with it,virtual classes. The number of institutions that…

Zero-Waste: Trashing Trash Out of Your Life

April 30, 2021 by Changhyun Kim

Coca-Cola has always been iconic when it comes to packaging, ever since the introduction of curvy contour glass bottles in the early 1900s…

Less Kids More Happiness?

April 30, 2021 by Yejin Kim

“Record-low childbirths”, “demographic cliff”, “aged society”. These must be familiar phrases to the average Korean person during the past…

Tensions Over Secularism and Religious Freedom in France

December 07, 2020 by Yurie Lee

On October 16th, Samuel Paty, a 47 year old French middle school history teacher, was beheaded in Éragny, a place nor far from his school…

Just for Laughs? Korea’s Stand-up Comedy Industry

December 07, 2020 by Yoona Cho

Since the comedy boom in the 1980s, stand-up comedy has evolved beyond an entertaining monologue into a valuable medium of cultural…

Virtual concerts: How the KPOP industry turned a threat into an opportunity

November 19, 2020 by Yooah Chung

If someone were to tell you five years ago that you could go to a live concert of your favorite artist without leaving your room, would you…

Watching Movies during the 2020 Covid-19 Pandemic in Korea

October 29, 2020 by Yalea Lee

The movies have always been a classic option for an outing. However, like most activities we had been taking for granted, the movie industry…

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