Education

Review: How I study using a productivity app: Yeolpumta

Review: How I study using a productivity app: Yeolpumta

In April of 2021, I started using an application called Yeolpumta, (열품타) developed by UnCheon Baek, on a daily basis. In Korean, the application name is an abbreviation for "Yeoljeong pumeun taimeo" (열정 품은 타이머), which means "Enthusiastic timer" in literal translation....

Opinion: Put self-care on your to do list

Opinion: Put self-care on your to do list

After a long, exhausting day of school and another three hours of homework, I curl up on my bed and wrap blankets around me like I am a burrito, ready to settle down and relax before going to sleep. As I open my computer and begin playing another episode of my new...

Column: Five tips for a productive and satisfying life

Column: Five tips for a productive and satisfying life

Nowadays, during a pandemic, there is no surprise that most high school students are feeling unmotivated and stressed out about the world and school.  I have also gone through this phase — when the pandemic began, I did not want to go out of my bed or do homework. But...