February 9, a press conference was held by the undergraduate and graduate student representatives outside the Student Center 2 Building. Undergraduate President Dohan Kim and Graduate President Chan Park called for the expeditious passage of an important bill at the special session of the National Assembly’s Education, Science and Technology Committee (ESTC) held the next day.
With more and more students from across the world interested in building satellites, KAIST is embarking on one such journey. To know more about this exciting news of the KAIST Satellite, The KAIST Herald met with Professor Hyochoong Bang, from the Department of Aerospace Engineering, who is on his way to realize this dream.
“Our publication will not be a mouthpiece for any political party, government or President,” stated Le Figaro’s Journalists’ Society in an open letter to their editor this month. This was a surprisingly bold move in one of France’s leading rightist newspapers.
Have you ever looked in the mirror and wished that your jawline were a bit sharper, your eyes a little wider and your nose slightly smaller? Most people, myself included, aren’t completely satisfied with how they look. It is not a bad thing.
A combination of lip-synching and audio dubbing, the lip dub technique is usually used to make music videos. Individuals or groups of people lip synch and then their movements are dubbed over with the audio of the song. Recently, lip dub became a new international trend in college promotional films.
The Award Ceremony for the first KAIST Invention Exposition was held on November 19 in the ChungMoonsoul Building at KAIST. The topic for the Invention Exposition was coming up with solutions to relieve discomfort and tiredness that could result from studying and working for long periods.
Among the KAIST population’s many desires was a demand for the establishment of a bakery on campus. It was also one of Urinuri’s pledges that was left lingering for almost a year. Last month, the students’ hope was finally realized as Artisee Boulangerie was launched at the East and West Cafeterias. Freshly baked goods are now sold at the East Cafeteria Kitchen.
The competitive Undergraduate Student Council elections on November 23 gave victory to Do Han Kim and Seung Hwan Kim of All in One, making them KAIST’s 26th Undergraduate Student Council President and Vice President, respectively.
The tripartisan Undergraduate Student Council elections on November 23 have proven very close, with a difference of only 43 votes between the winner, All in One, and Tomorrow, the runner-up. Although the 53.15% turnout was similar to last year’s 52.88%, the interest shown by students towards the elections is nonetheless commendable.
Audition programs are everywhere. Not to mention audition programs to find musical talent, most notably Superstar K by Mnet and Star Audition by MBC, there are many other programs that search for the next great anchor, actor, model, designer and even the person who can lose the most weight.
Pro: University Should be an Open Intellectual SpaceBy Sou-yeon LeeRecently, KAIST made the headlines with its rejection of I Am a Ggomsu, a popular talk show, to be held in the auditorium on campus. I Am a Ggomsu is a podcast in which four men talk about current social issues, often making sarcastic comments about the current administration. Thus, numerous suspicions arose as to why KAIST decline
One of my plans for last summer vacation was to visit many towns in my country. However, when I arrived at the city’s train station on the day of my first trip, the scene hardly looked different from where I had departed two hours ago; the same Angel-in-Us Coffee, the same Dunkin’ Donuts and the same Misoya. This was not what I had expected to see.
The competitive Undergraduate Student Council elections on November 23 gave victory to Do Han Kim and Seung Hwan Kim of All in One, making them KAIST’s 26th Undergraduate Student Council President and Vice President, respectively.With what purpose did you come forward as candidates?After the tragic events in spring, we thought deeply about the things we could do to change KAIST, given our po
The Student Council's recent survey asked for students' opinions concerning how the university administration dealt with the clauses put forth by the Emergency Innovation Committee. The controversy of the survey's very significance derives from its seemingly biased questions that already imply President Suh as being at fault. Pro: Not Right...and More to ItBy Yoo Hee Kang The conflict between t
Over the years I have been exposed to various works of literature, the "writing" of which has caught my attention. Writing has been one of those arts that have been passed on through generations but I am afraid to look at the transitions that it has been making through these generations. Writing has been a passion for erstwhile writers whose only intention was to pen down their emotions.
On November 22, one of the biggest student events will take place: the 26th KAIST undergraduate student presidential election. Through the presidential election, undergraduate students directly elect their representatives, who will serve for the entire student body for the upcoming year. The Election Commission, composed of the heads of student associations, is in charge of keeping the election fr
This year's "RELOAD" marks the revival of the club festival in KAIST. The club festival was held from November 9 to 11, an occasion where clubs of all kinds were able to get together and actively interact with students. As hardly any information about the club festival in 2008 remained, the current Clubs Union had to start from scratch. An interview with the vice president of the Clubs
Voice of KAIST (VOK) is and has been the only broadcasting system at KAIST since its establishment in 1986. VOK is responsible for broadcasting not only various school events such as the entrance ceremony, Taewool Song Festival and KAIST-POSTECH Science War, but also their own regularly-scheduled programs and the annual fall broadcasting festival. This year, the theme of VOK's fall broadcasting f
Four KAIST students, Jae Hoon Kim, Ji Na Kim, Joo Man Kim, and Ye Won Yeo are preparing to start up a business enterprise named SumKwang, meaning "serving light" in Korean, to help out energy for the poor by developing a low cost solar heater. Ji Na Kim and Joo Man Kim participated in the interview. How did you start the project? [J. N. Kim] We had the opportunity to attend a seminar rel