Fresh(?)man YearBy Cris Jericho Goh Cruz Staff ReporterMany students say that your first year at KAIST is supposed to be your best year. You have more time to yourself. You can hang out with your friends more frequently. You don’t have to worry about your major requirements just yet. Sure, there is
We Must Keep Them AliveBy Juhoon Lee Senior Staff Reporter"Every day is war. Thousands arrive and hundreds die under my care. I have been separated from my family and my home for months. We are running out of beds, ventilators, and patience. I’ve even contracted the disease but after the quarantine,
The COVID-19 Vaccine RaceBy Jaymee Palma Assistant EditorThe COVID-19 pandemic has put a pause on daily lives globally, with social distancing measures in place for many countries. Although countries like South Korea and Taiwan seem to have already flattened the curve, some experts warn that the onl
Coronavirus: From Start to NowBy Juhoon Lee Senior Staff ReporterNo other crisis has been as big, broad, and long: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ground the globe to a halt in just four months, since the initial cases. The disease is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SA
Protests, Populism, and PoliticsAs the world entered this decade, we seemed to be leaving the worst behind. We escaped the noughties, in which the world encountered the global terror, the 2008 Financial Crisis, and many other misfortunes. But as Karl Marx once said, history repeats itself twice — th
MBN: Open Coverage, Closed RecordsEvery company now fights for one thing. Not money, as many would expect, but attention. The currency of choice for any popular platform, whether it be TV, YouTube, Netflix, or social media, seems to be the attention span of the core consumer demographic. And one Kor
Youth Activists Lead Global Climate MovementBy Ada Carpenter Editor-in-ChiefIn one of the “largest coordinated global protests in history”, more than 7.6 million people around the world took to the streets and raised their pickets at the end of September, demanding action on the climate crisis from
Knowing that the self-created limits on our reporters’ knowledge of multiculturalism and current events on the global scale may be holding us down, this summer, four Herald reporters sought to become better journalists by visiting Hong Kong.
The KAIST campus is full of little surprises. For the new, especially international, students, finding out about the remote amenities of the school can be difficult. Here are the secret jewels of the KAIST campus that will improve the day-to-day lives of the students. For any questions, contact us on the KAIST Herald Facebook page!
The Chaos in ChemnitzThe city of Chemnitz in Germany has been in the spotlight of many European media outlets, as the violent confrontations between the far-right activists and antifa continued. The protests started on August 26, when the news of a 35-year old German citizen murdered by two migrants of Middle Eastern origin spread throughout the city.On August 27, two rallies led by right-wing act
The season of rejuvenation is well underway, but here in Korea, it is also the season of health warnings and daily masks. Rather than getting out to breathe the fresh air and witness the oncoming of spring, advice to keep outdoor activities to a minimum dominates citizens’ consciousness.
The efforts between North and South Korea have culminated into the 2018 Inter-Korean summit on April 27 when President Moon and Kim, along with several other high-ranking officials, met the Joint Security Area of Panmunjeom beyond the de facto border.
The questionable conditions, insular medical society, and the lack of financial support all converge at a keystone of the arch that is the Korean medical system — education. Despite the pristine image illuminating the Korean medical society, much paddling occurs under the surface to keep the reputation afloat. The brutal and elitist medical education system in Korea aids little in disassembling the rigid structure, and in fact instigates many issues currently in place.
800 million KRW in seven months. In Korea, where the position of a doctor holds high prestige in society, it is pretty unbelievable for a doctor to be in debt. In the winter of 2013, however, Dr. Cook-Jong Lee of Ajou University Hospital found himself 800 million KRW in debt after paying for multiple helicopter transportation fees for emergency patients in unreachable areas.
On November 12, a scandal at Hallym University’s Sacred Heart Hospital hit headlines. Video footage of nurses dressed in provocative clothing and performing sexually suggestive dances at an event hosted by the hospital was released to social media.