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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...

‘Wicked Fox’ offers wicked, emotional tale

‘Wicked Fox’ offers wicked, emotional tale

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

August 20, 2019

A gumiho, a kitsune, a nine-tailed fox: these creatures appear in tales and legends all over Asia. In “Wicked Fox” by Kat Cho, gumihos are portrayed as shape-shifting, beautiful women who prey on men. Miyoung, half human and half gumiho, struggles with the morals of a gumiho as her mother pushes her...

‘The Dude in Me’ needs more depth, pizzazz

‘The Dude in Me’ needs more depth, pizzazz

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

It might seem inconvenient when you switch bodies with someone completely different than you, but for Dong-Hyun, a chubby high school student, and Pan-Soo, a member of a criminal organization, switching bodies was exactly what they needed. “The Dude in Me” is a Korean movie that was recently release...

Mysterious hero brings justice in ‘School 2017’

Mysterious hero brings justice in ‘School 2017’

Alyssa Osborn, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Justice is attained through the actions of a hooded figure who knows how corrupt his school is, but everyday life at school gets a little more interesting when one of his plans doesn’t go too smoothly. “School 2017” is all about equality and righteousness coming into play at an unfair, discri...

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