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…

Cancel Culture: an Effective Method in Creating a Healthy Society or an Obstacle Impeding Social Change?

October 19, 2020 by Ja-Young Kim

On the sixth of June 2020, J. K. Rowling quote tweeted an article that made her become the talk of the town. In the tweet, Rowling addressed…

Pet Craze and Crisis in Korea

October 16, 2020 by Sara Rousalova

Pet ownership in South Korea has grown rapidly in the past decade. Today over 5 million households have at least one furry friend. Despite…

George Floyd: Will Things Be Different This Time?

October 12, 2020 by Qirrat Ahmad

Newton’s Third Law of Motion states that for every action in nature there is an equal and opposite reaction. This scientific concept applies…

[COVID-19 Report] An Opportunity for Change?

June 28, 2020 by Min Jun Kim

As of the time of writing the article, there have been over 7,300,000 cases of COVID-19 infections and 400,000 related deaths. COVID-19 has…

[COVID-19 Report] COVID-19 and the Rhino Poaching Crisis in Botswana

June 28, 2020 by Ariunzaya Munkhuu

We all know that the COVID-19 has killed hundreds of thousands of people, bankrupted businesses, and destroyed the global economy. However…

How to start thinking about your future career

June 28, 2020 by Soonwoo Kwon

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” Many people tell us that choosing the right job that fits us is…

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