[Editorial] Silenced No More

JaeYeong Jeong,’20 Lack of communication leads to mistrust, and distrust leads to conflict. March in HAFS has been quite chaotic, especially because of the radical changes the school suddenly imposed on its system. The unprecedented Wi-Fi situation that limited the students’ access of the school internet left many students dumbfounded, the school gym renewal and…

Newborn Clubs

InSeo Yeo,’20 Student-led club activities are substantial at HAFS. They define students’ identities. HAFS has even been in the news for its pronounced number and quality of the clubs. All clubs are made by bright students who strive for more—more than what they are being taught in school. Such clubs consist of English drama club,…

[Opinion] Best Man’s Speech at the Student Council-HBS Marriage

Chanho Kim, ‘19 Many will hold their own opinions about this marriage of the HAFS Broadcasting System (HBS) and the HAFS Student Council. Indeed, this decision is an unprecedented one: a club breaking the “9 Departments Structure,” an organization that has persisted from the birth of the HAFS Student Council. Yet despite its potentially controversial…

The Entrance Party Ceremony and Welcome Party for Freshmen

Hanna Chung, ’21 Hankuk Academy of Foreign Studies has welcomed their 14th  freshmen class for 2018. The ceremony to welcome the freshmen was divided into two major events. The events were the freshmen welcome party and the entrance ceremony. Both events were held on March 1, 2018 and March 2, 2018 at the gymnasium. The…

[Opinion] The Great Expectations, inherited or plundered?

Kidon Song, ‘21 An ambivalent stance of something frustrates me and this is exactly what I felt from the school when I was an anxious, competitive and headstrong third grader in middle school. Before the official announcement for replacement of some educational programs, people didn’t recognize distinguishable features of HAFS from other famous high schools.…

Mr.Krull Interview – He is not so cruel!

Doehyun Kim, ‘21 Mr. Jeremy Krull is the newly appointed foreign teacher in the place of Mr. Rodgers. With his always smiling face and bright personality, it is quite easy to walk up to him for a short chat, or just a simple hello. In order to quench the curiosity building up about him, I…

2018 Peer Counseling

2018 Peer Counseling Arim Shin, ‘21 It has almost been a month since the 14th class of students entered the 2018 HAFS entrance ceremony. Freshmen from International, Humanities, and Natural science courses are gradually adapting to their somewhat harsh HAFS life in their respective positions. If you are wondering about the factors that will help…