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Dear Seniors,…

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dear Seniors,…

Although it still feels like yesterday, so many long years ago, when I graduated from high school and looked forward to college, I remember being extra excited but also super scared.  I was scared because I didn’t know what the future held for me and how many mistakes I would make along the way but […]

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Get Politically Active in 2017 Dear young readers: do you want to get politically active, but don’t quite know how?

| May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Get Politically Active in 2017 Dear young readers: do you want to get politically active, but don’t quite know how?

If you are 16 or 17, the first thing you can do is pre-register to vote. As of March, 2017, 16 and 17 year old California teenagers can pre-register to vote online at registertovote.ca.gov. Once pre-registered, a teen’s voter registration will become active immediately upon his or her 18th birthday. But voting represents the bare […]

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The Effectiveness of Cumulative Testing

| May 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Effectiveness of Cumulative Testing

With the end of the term approaching, instead of relaxing and enjoying the warm weather many students stress over the imminent looming cloud of darkness, the end of term exams commonly known as finals. Many students experience heavy anxiety and experience symptoms akin to sleep terrors due to these exams and the pressure they bring […]

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Editor’s Column: Seniors: Take Your Final Bow

| May 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Editor’s Column: Seniors: Take Your Final Bow

The time has come in the school year when the Seniors take their final bow as they leave high school behind and enter into college. Similarly, here at JSR, it is also time for us to say goodbye to our seniors who have worked so diligently throughout their time with us.  Whether they are veterans […]

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JSR 18 – Fall Semester Awaits You!

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
JSR 18 – Fall Semester Awaits You!

The time has come for a new changing of the tides so, applications for the Fall 2017 Semester of the J Student Reporters (JSR) Program has been opened!  Apply now! Applications for JSR 18 are due June 2, 2017! Don’t miss your chance to join a growing community of motivated and talented high school student […]

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Korea Daily to Host 7th Annual Summer Leadership Camp

| April 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Korea Daily to Host 7th Annual Summer Leadership Camp

“Make Your Voice Heard” has been set as the theme of the Korea Daily’s 7th Annual Summer Leadership Camp and will take place on the beautiful Pepperdine University campus in Malibu, California from June 19 – June 24, 2017..  Appropriate to the theme, new and improved activities are awaiting that will instill confidence, leadership, and […]

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Avoiding the crowds at Joshua Tree National Park

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
Avoiding the crowds at Joshua Tree National Park

  Approach the West Entrance Station of Joshua Tree National Park on a spring weekend, and you’ll face a long line of cars waiting to pay the $20 entrance fee and ascend into the high Mojave desert. With spring getting underway and the desert flowers about to bloom, this vast national park, which includes parts […]

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“Pressing” for “Free Press”

| March 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Pressing” for “Free Press”

Most recently, a few news conglomerates were not allowed to be present at a White House press meeting. This unfolding event has been due to the recent battles between President Trump and what he calls “Fake News”. With all of the back and forth, it has become more and more difficult to determine what is […]

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The Decreasing Happiness of Korean Children and Students

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Decreasing Happiness of Korean Children and Students

According to ‘The 2016 World Happiness Report’ of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), the happiness index of South Korea is 5.835, ranking 58th in the world. In just one year, the nation has fallen significantly from 2015’s global ranking of 47. SDSN has been producing the happiness index of 157 countries since 2012 by […]

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DNA Barcoding

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments
DNA Barcoding

DNA Barcoding is an innovative way of identifying species by utilizing very short standardized DNA fragments of the species being studied. Since we have a distinctively rich biodiversity on our planet, DNA barcoding will allow scientists to match unknown species with previously documented barcodes on an online database. This method also allows taxonomists to easily […]

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