Korean Narrative: Medieval Korean Pandemic

Su Un Taeh Kim When the global pandemic COVID-19 seemed to be under control in South Korea, recent appearances of the virus in Seoul proves that it’s still not safe to roam around the streets and parks. As we are once again trapped in our homes, it seems adequate to recommend an interesting Netflix series […]


Seung Hyun Nam George Floyd, 46, died on the street due to strangulation the autopsy says, in the custody of Minneapolis police. And not so long after his death, protests are continuing to rage all over the nation demanding for justice. Through SNS like Instagram in addition, hashtag movements such as “#blacklivesmatter” became prominent. But […]

Why Do Students Study at Cafés

Donghoon Lee There are a lot of cafes at Seoul. If you visit one, you might see a lot of students studying, people talking at the cafe. Koreans love cafes. According to ICO (International Coffee Organization), 2015 Korea ranked 6th in coffee consumption. Cafes at Korea has become a more of a place to spend […]

One-day Trip to Gangneung

Gaeun Kim Before the final exam period, I went to Gangneung on a one-day trip with my friend because I wanted to feel some cool breeze with no people around me. I arrived at Gangneung station by KTX train. The atmosphere at station was quite serene because it was Wednesday. We first went to Gangmun […]

Hyundai Card Cooking Library

Hajon Lee The Hyundai Card Cooking Library is a bit of a secret place where not many Koreans have visited. First of all, it is located in Apgujeong-Rodeo. Second of all, you are only allowed to enter all the floors if you possess a Hyundai card. You can bring a plus one to the place. […]

Taking Advantage out of Historical Pain

Lee Sooyeon The matter of comfort woman (people who were forced to be sex slaves by the Imperial Japanese Army) has been a huge historical and ethical issue for years. Recently, a news about Yoon Mi-Hyang (known as a South Korean human rights activist, politician, and author, and at the same time the former head […]