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Freedom, equality expressed in ‘Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung’

Freedom, equality expressed in ‘Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Goo Hae Ryung is tired of playing an inferior role in Joseon, the last dynasty of Korea. She takes the opportunity to become one of the first female historians, unbalancing the preserving structure of Joseon. Goo Hae Ryung helps bring a changing world to life. “Rookie Historian Goo Hae Ryung” i...

‘The Beauty Inside’ shows realistic, strong romance

‘The Beauty Inside’ shows realistic, strong romance

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

It’s what’s on the inside that matters, at least for Kim Wu Jin.  “The Beauty Inside,” a Korean movie, follows Wu Jin as he finds love and deals with changing appearances every day. Each day he wakes up as someone different -- old and young, male and female. Twelve years have passed s...

Characters ignite hope, humor in ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’

Characters ignite hope, humor in ‘Sungkyunkwan Scandal’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

During an era where girls were not allowed to be educated or employed, Kim Yoon-Hee did the only thing she could think of to help out her family, which is to disguise herself as her sickly younger brother, Kim Yoon-Shik. “Sungkyunkwan Scandal” follows Kim Yoon-Hee at the most trivial time of her life. ...

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