From Friday to Saturday in the first week of September, KAIST students enjoyed a variety of performances, booths, and refreshments at the 2019 KAIST Art and Music Festival (KAMF). The KAIST Herald interviewed the Head Director of the 2019 KAMF Special Planning Committee, DongJae Kang. Could you brie
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.
Sunhee Bae, a volunteer for this year’s NBC Olympic broadcasts, was kind enough to share some of her experiences in the Olympics, which give us a more excitingly peaceful and less political insight of the Olympics.
The KAIST Student & Minority Human Rights Committee is a newfound, student-led organization that aims to educate the student body on the importance of human rights and is at the forefront of urging college members to be part of a cultural movement that welcomes all people in the community.
The KAIST Herald met with Professor Sukyoung Ryu, head of the KAIST Committee on Social Inclusion, to discuss the brief history, current status, and motivations and future directions of the initiative.
With the collection of student fees from international students beginning this semester, the USC has attempted to include KISA as a special autonomous organization within the USC. Unfortunately, the motion to officially include KISA in the USC failed to reach any committee. To find out about the two sides to this issue, The KAIST Herald sat down with the head of the International Secretariat of the USC Hyoungwook Jin and the President of KISA Sanzhar Kerimbek.
Mr Jeon is a celebrity in the Korean startup scene in his own right; he not only is the CEO of a massively successful business that launched several domestic Online to Offline (O2O) dining platforms, but also has been the mentor and judge in a KBS startup reality show. On top of that, he used to be a TV anchor on Maeil Business News, produced various independent films and published a book. Upon hi
With the end of President Sung-Mo Kang’s four-year term on February 23, the KAIST Board of Trustees elected Dr. Sung-Chul Shin of the Department of Physics as the 16th President of KAIST. As the first KAIST alumni to hold this prestigious position, President Shin has delineated a bold vision for the school’s future, highlighting key sectors for development and planning new academic sys
As the end of the term draws near, KAIST’s Undergraduate Student Council (USC) has had to deal with two major scandals within the few weeks between October and November. The first bombshell came on October 20 when the Central Election Commission (CEC), which is in charge of organizing and managing the 31st undergraduate student council elections, publicly announced on social media that their forme
Campus police are an organization employed by the school to protectthe students, faculty and memberson campus. With a vast majority of itsconstituents living in dorms or spendingnight shifts performing research inlaboratories, the campus police at KAISThave especially a lot on their shoulders.Even an interview time was hard toarrange, with constant work shifts and anemergency dispatch to the Depar
The School of Humanities and Social Sciences recently announced a major policy change that will effectively reduce the number of lectures taught in Korean. This comes as an unwelcome surprise for many students as it not only reduces the total number of available classes, making it much more difficult to sign up for a humanities course, but it also exacerbates KAIST’s existing problem of the lack o