Celebrating the In-Chuseok

Celebrating the In-Chuseok Sujin Lee,‘20 This year we had the longest Chuseok holiday for ten days: from September 30th to October 9th. However, there are people who could not enjoy this “Golden Week.” First of all, for HAFS students, it was time to study for the midterm exam, and for international students, the SAT in…

United We Stand Divided We Fall

United We Stand Divided We Fall Chanho Kim, ‘19 There’s a psychological theory relevant today I would like to share with HAFS readers. It’s the “Social Identity Theory,” proposed by psychologist Henri Tajfel. In brief, it’s about how people tend to have strong in-group biases and exaggerate inter-group differences. So, we hate to acknowledge mistakes…

Stories of Suneung: From Preparation to Delay

  Stories of Suneung: From Preparation to Delay Sam Sung-ho Park,‘20, Jaeyoung Jung,‘20, Sophia Ye-eun Kang,‘20   The Student Council Roots for the Seniors as the Suneung Approaches The College Scholastic Ability Test — or “Suneung” in Korea — is arguably the most crucial stage of school life for students in Korea. For the students,…

How to Stay Fit in HAFS

Dohyun Kim, ‘19 For HAFS students, health is one of their many concerns. Sitting all day long and eating delicious food are the main causes of obesity. To help HAFSonians deal with this problem, Harbinger suggests two healthy solutions. First, use school facilities. HAFS’s fitness room is a school facility with lots of sports equipment.…

Hwarang Summer Camp

Inseo Yeo, ‘20 On August 12, 8 o’clock, members of Hwarang gathered in Dongtan Central Park for their summer training camp. Before the official gathering, Eddy Kwon, one of the captains of Hwarang, held a survey asking all of the Hwarang members if they’d be available for the camp on August 12 through 13. In…

Motives, Procedures, Visions: Candidates’ Reflections

Seunghee Lee, ‘19 , Inhan Kang, ‘19, Geoun Han, ‘19 , Sungwoo Park,‘19, Suh-hyeon Paik , ‘20 This year’s school president election was surely the most competitive election in recent years. Compared to the past few elections, which only had two candidates both from the international course, this year’s election had four candidates: one from…