Dear Readers, The month of October saw Libyan rebels capture and execute the nation's autocratic ruler Muammar Gaddafi in brutal style. They then proceeded to bury him along with fifth son, Mutassim, at a secret location to prevent any remaining loyalists from making a shrine, thus effectively ending the dictator's oppression of his people. Although the people are celebrating now, one cannot hel
Dear Readers,I’d like to take this opportunity to remind you of something. It’s something that we all have been aware of and will continue to be aware of, and yet at the same time we always seem to forget it when we need to recognize in the most. I know that I am in no position to play the part of a wise man - how much advice can an undergraduate engineering student give on life anyway
Dear ReadersFirstly, allow me briefly introduce myself: my name is Jae Young Byon and I am the new Editor-in-Chief of The KAIST Herald. To all of our regular readers, I would like to offer our thanks on behalf of the staff for your continued support and interest in our publication. To any new readers out there, we hope to serve you to the best of our abilities in providing you with all the latest
Dear readers,Speaking with President Suh during this issue’s feature interview, I was given the privileged opportunity to ask about the current state of the school, his policies and any insights he may have wished to share with the rest of the school. The responses I received are mostly compiled and well presented on page 12, but what I perceived about our president goes beyond the text of t
The past weeks have been a tumultuous time for KAIST. The entire KAIST community had yet to recover from the shocking deaths of two students, the late Mr. Cho and Mr. Kim, when it was sent reeling into disarray yet again as two students and one professor, within a matter of days, took their own lives.
Dear Readers,Have you been to the northern student cafeteria lately? If you haven’t, don’t. Wait, why not? Back in 2009, after renovations completely remade the western and northern cafeterias on campus, many heralded a new age in KAIST nutrition. Gone would be the days where bland, stale food forced countless students to flee to the “safer” havens of cup noodles, kimbap, a
This year marks the 40th anniversary of our school’s founding. Though it may be a time to celebrate 40 years of providing an unparalleled education in science and technology to thousands of students, it is also a time to look back and critically appraise the progress we’ve made while looking forward to the numerous challenges that lie ahead.