Seoul National University

Steven Borowiec
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Is South Korea Ready for All Its International Students?

In August, Bernadette had dropped out of her summer classes and found herself repeatedly Googling ‘how to die painlessly.’ She was in her third year at Dongguk University in Seoul, far from her family and friends in her native Philippines. Having been in South Korea since 2014, she hadn’t

Seohoi Stephanie Park
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153 Forgotten Days at Seoul National University

The student sit-in at Seoul National University lasted 153 days, before being disbanded just a day after president Park Geun-hye was ousted from office. Their long-drawn protest, like many news stories, has been subsumed by the Park Geun-hye scandal. What’s going on in the country’s

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Open Letter to the Student Who Harassed Me

Editor’s Note: The following is an open letter from Professor Olga Fedorenko, who teaches anthropology at Seoul National University, one of South Korea’s most prestigious schools. The letter provides a glimpse into the racism and misogyny experienced by a white female foreigner from