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Lucy Kim ’19 studies political uprisings in South Korea

September 18, 2018

In an effort to discover South Korea's history and learn more about the culture that her family grew up in, Lucy Kim ’19 traveled to South Korea Gwangju to learn about the political uprisings...

Samantha Ko ’19 studies traditional painting in Korea

September 17, 2018

Chronicle Art Director Samantha Ko ’19, the recipient of the HWGo! Asia Initiative fellowship, spent the first three weeks of her summer studying how to paint in the Korean traditional style and learned...

Illustration by Spencer Klink 20.

Tuning into Korean Culture: Exploring the Effect of K-Pop on Korean-Americans

Alison Oh September 5, 2018

At the first ever school-wide multicultural fair last year, the Asian Students in Action club blasted Korean pop music, or K-Pop, through huge speakers on the quad. As the foreign music, characterized...

Ni-hao: faculty

Samantha Lingard April 26, 2017

Three administrators traveled to East Asia during spring break to promote the school and meet with alumni and parents. Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts, head of external relations Ed Hu and director of...

Senior showcases biographic

Saba Nia February 15, 2017

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle Sports Online Editor Connor Reese ’17 created a HW Go!-sponsored film illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather Chu Yohan which he...

Connor Reese 17 discusses his HW Go! film with faculty members who attended the screening.
Credit: Saba Nia/Chronicle

Student screens HW Go! film

Saba Nia January 29, 2017

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle sports online editor Connor Reese ’17 screened his HW Go!-sponsored film Jan. 26 illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather, Chu Yohan.   With...

Anna Gong/Chronicle

Made in Korea: Reflecting on Multiculturalism

Brittany Hong December 28, 2016

Winter break is a time for rest and travel. As I am enjoying my staycation, I will write about my favorite place to travel to while pondering about the culture that comes with it: I was born in Los Angeles....

Natalie Choi 18 spends time in her Drawing and Painting classroom in the Feldman-Horn Studios

Credit: Sophie Levy/Chronicle

Natalie Choi ’18 finds a home away from home

Sophia Levy February 16, 2016

As Natalie Choi ‘18 sat on a warm patch of grass with her friends after school, she took a deep breath, smiled, and said she felt truly at home. After moving over five thousand miles from the city where...

Justyn Chang 18 strives to make it big in the Korean entertainment industry. Credit: Eli Adler/Chronicle

Justyn Chang ’18 brings K-pop to Los Angeles

Eli Adler January 19, 2016

His heart was beating out of his chest and sweat was dripping from his forehead. Justyn Chang ’18 had never been more nervous. He considered running out of the small, damp room, but running out of the...

16 teachers receive grant to visit Korea

Jackson Novick April 29, 2015

Sixteen members of the faculty were granted fellowships to take a trip to Korea this summer, from June 11-23. The trip, funded by the Gunter Gross Global initiative and Gyu Si and Min Sun Suh (Andy ’18),...

School to host cultural trip to South Korea

Kelly Loeb February 13, 2015

All teachers and staff will have the opportunity to apply to travel on a cultural trip to South Korea this summer. "A dozen or more teachers will be invited to travel together to Korea on a Korean cultural...

Sophomore enters second round of Korean pop star competition

November 18, 2011

By Malanna Wheat Singer Sanah Ebrahim ’14 qualified for the second round of a competition to become a Korean pop star. If Ebrahim wins the competition, she will receive 320 million won ($285,000),...

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