With the start of a new year came news of new campaign parties aiming to be elected as the new Undergraduate Student Council (USC). After the dismissal of the previous USC, Batchim, last year, the USC was replaced by the Emergency Response Committee (ERC), Rise, causing confusion for many KAISTians. To clarify the events of last semester, The KAIST Herald interviewed a former USC and ERC member, Jeho Jin.
With no country being held responsible for the fine dust and air pollution being ever present, the situation is only getting worse. This month’s debate discusses both Korea’s and China’s responsibility concerning Korea’s recent fine dust crisis.
I am a minority. Those who know me will wonder what makes me say so. I am an adult male, with no identified disabilities or illness, I’m economically stable, and heterosexual. Yet, I am a minority. I am a minority: I am left-handed.
Since his inauguration in January 2017, Donald Trump has been subject to endless suspicion and scrutiny. Even the slightest bit of reason to believe that the current president has tampered with the legislative process of the country is a valid enough predication to investigate the case with full expenditure of available resources.
We simply deem meeting people online to be suspicious or unnatural. We are given the tools to find people worth connecting with as well as the tools to actually connect with them, yet we somehow find a way to convince ourselves it’s too sketchy to be worth pursuing.
In times of “personalized everything” and countless choices at our fingertips, it is only natural that people’s expectations just continue to grow. However, for the sake of our own happiness and perhaps a little more simplicity in life, it seems important to remind ourselves that the perfect choice does not always exist.
The rationale for the need for menstrual leave is valid and well-intentioned. However, in the context of the grading system in universities, the abuse of the policy to evade attendance penalties cannot be ignored — or simply left to the morals of students.
John McCain passed away on August 25, and this segment of the publication wishes to acknowledge the passages of his life that cause his name to be attributed a sense of deference in the contemporary context.
Swedish musician Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name Avicii, was found dead on April 20 in Muscat, Oman. Aged 28, Avicii died of an apparent suicide, leaving his family, fans, listeners, and enthusiasts devastated.
It is not a secret that South Korea has one of the highest, if not the highest, suicide rates in the world. It can’t be pinpointed to a specific generation; it is the story of everyone, old and young, poor and rich, the famous and the ordinary.
The person who is known to have produced the Korean subtitles for Avengers: Infinity War has since been publicly shamed, with meme-ified mistakes dug up from older movies’ Korean subtitles, even some that are not of his own doing.