367. For the Improvement of Your Life: 3 Important Facts I Have Learned
MostKNU students are living busy lives due to studying, doing their work or tryingto achieve their goals. A hard-working life is admirable, but sometimes itmakes you exhausted. That’s why I would like to give you some tips in makingyour life more enjoyable and in achieving your goals without draining you… [2017-09-11 02:06:53]
366. Is Together Better than Alone?
Enjoyingbeing alone has become one of the new trends among university students inKorea. This implies that it is natural to grab a bite, take a course, and drinkalcohol by oneself. This solo trend has produced newly-coined words: hon-bap, dok-gang, and hon-sul respectively. Such a trendpartly challenges the conventional wis… [2017-05-10 13:12:58]
365. Gautama Buddha, Lumbini, and Buddhism: A Single Glance
I hail fromNepal, a South Asian country,well renowned forMt. Everestandthe birthplaceof Lord Gautama Buddha. Though Korean people havehectic lifeschedules,theyarestillattachedtothe spiritual world. The spiritualworld of Koreansis a bit similar tothat ofNepalese people asKorean people haveahuge devotionforShakyamuni, anothe… [2017-03-03 09:48:44]
365. Daegu Cafe Map Project
Last semester,25 KNU students including me took part in a project to help people find nicecafés in Daegu. We were enrolled in a class called ‘TheSociology of Culture’ in the fall semester 2016, taughtby Dr. Chun, Sun-young, and we worked together to make a ‘Daegucafemap’ using Instagram.During the classlectures, Professor Chun l… [2017-03-02 20:17:01]
365. Wishing You a very ‘Happy New Year’!
2016 was such a chaotic year for Korea. Many issues on the news wereconstantly in the public eye. They were much more dramatic than any moviescenario, and there were so many of them that I could not even attempt to writedown everything on one page. Therefore, I chose three stories that continue tohave a strong influence on Kor… [2017-03-02 19:57:21]
364. Skiing on the Sky
It has been almost a year since I arrived in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Canada. Usually Canada is portrayed as an ice world, but Vancouver is different. Similar to Busan where I came from, Vancouver and Victoria are the only big cities that are not cold in winter in Canada; The temperature rarely goes below zero. This is… [2016-11-07 12:33:58]
364. You Can See Yourself in Your Writing
We live in an age of self-expression. We can express ourselves and communicate with a variety of people easily through social media, blogs, and instant messaging applications. However, we are not likely to have enough time to ‘communicate with ourselves’. What is communication? Is it simply talking to yourself? This can be true, but th… [2016-11-07 12:29:21]
363. Why Not? Into the New World
Already amonth and a half have passed since I arrived at Incheon National Airport, andthe final exam of my summer session has just finished. The adjustment to Koreawas way faster than I had expected. The memory of five months in Europe wasbeautiful and dreamlike. Looking back, participating in the internationalexchange program w… [2016-08-29 03:42:23]
363. Small Changes Make a Big Difference!
At the startof the year, many people make New Year’s resolutions. These vary from person toperson, but they usually aim to make this year better than last year. Now, ithas been half a year since we made them. Did you turn your resolutions into realityduring last semester? Did you make the new habits you wished for? Probably,most of you would… [2016-08-29 03:40:50]
362. New Circumstance, New Aptitude
“What is your aptitude?” Wheneverwe hear this question, it is a little difficult to answer clearly because theconcept of aptitude is so abstract. We might define our aptitude by comparing ourability with that of others, or we might connect it to an occupation. However,the person who wins a writing contest only have an aptitude for writing? Does a… [2016-06-18 17:01:49]