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End of Year Review: 2017 South Korea Biggest News and Events

Park impeached on the 10th of March – Kicking off from where we left off last year, former President Park Geun-hye made history, but not on the right side of history. After mishandling of classified government information and letting non-government and non-authorized government personnel – her friend Choi Soon Sil – access to that information, […]

Jonghyun Suicide: The Crisis of Being a K-pop Idol

I’m Not Good Enough: Body Image According to Korean Beauty Standards

’m pear-shaped and all the females in my family have wide hip bones, i.e. no matter what diet I follow or how many hours I spend exercising, I cannot have thin thighs that don’t touch. Well, that never bothered me. I never noticed my thighs were any bigger than other people, especially with all the […]

End of Year Review: 2017 South Korea Biggest News and Events

Hell Joseon: Questionable Aspects of Korean Education in Dramas & Films

s a teacher and someone whose life revolves around education, the presentation or representation (not going through the nuances of both words) of the Korean education in dramas and films have always fascinated me and drove me to write a number of articles on the topic. As fascinated as I might be with the media’s […]

End of Year Review: 2017 South Korea Biggest News and Events