There are common rooms for women but why aren’t there any common rooms for men at YU? Women common rooms were created for the purpose of relaxing when women felt tired or sick. Men are also human; the
Full time employment at a university is becoming known as “god’s workplace” among job seekers. This is due to the competitive annual salary and excellent retirement benefits. Based on these conditions we should be able to expect superior services from university staff. Unfortunately this is not always the case. YU students often write messages about their experiences with YU employees’ unkindness on the YU official homepage or the “YU kiki” community. The Observer decided to investigate the state of service that exists at YU.
According to the 2012 university libraries statistical analysis sourcebook published by the Ministry of Education and the Korea Research Information Service, the number of books lent to registered students totaled less than 10 per student at 414 university libraries last year. Lack of interest in reading amongst students is a recurring issue. Each university strives to raise their students’ interest in reading. One university has gone so far as to award prize products like a tablet PC for reading. We decided to investigate what YU is doing to encourage its students to read more.
Have you ever heard of “the Slug tribe?” The term Slug tribe refers to young people that are exposed to unstable living environments like a slug. Slugs have exposed bodies without a shell unlike snail
One basic need people have is to socialize with each other. Nevertheless, there are many cases these days where basic communication is severely lacking. For example, a murder case that occurs due to f
Nowadays university students are making contributions through talent donation activities that show the special quality of their abillities. These activities are available at YU. Earlier this year, the
One of the main worries for students who are going to prepare for a new semester is purchasing books for their classes. Students are stressed out because they feel obligated to purchase books for thei
Festival season is upon us. Many departments and clubs are busy organizing their pubs and finding people to work their tents. The General Student’s Association is in charge of festival activities. The
After embracing the concept of the global village, Korean students have gone abroad to study and students from around the world have come to study in Korea. As a result, we can see many foreign studen
In Korea, there are representative enterprises which have a global impact such as Samsung, LG, and Hyundai. What is the secret of success of such enterprises? Nowadays, many university students are su
The semester has just started, but before you know it mid-term exams will be upon us. Many students have already started to study hard in spite of the glorious spring weather. However, at campus facil
The 14th Yeungnam University presidential inauguration was held at Chunma Arts Center on February 13th, 2013. Yeungnam University’s new president, Seok-Kyun Noh’s vision for the university is “YU, the
Have you ever heard about the Mathematics study group of classical scholars in the 18th century?Scholars might have been aware that group study is much more efficient since the Joseon Dynastyperiod. A
"I feel proud after returning from a safe trip.” “Yeungnam University students have good manners, but traffic road order is bad.” “Students need to be able to control themselves after drinking.” This is the unanimous voice of Yeungnam University bus drivers regarding the things they deal with everyday. They are the people who start and finish the day with us, but many times we simply don’t notice them. Let us take a closer look at their daily schedule and listen to their thoughts so we can all understand the role they play in our lives
Recently, reports of sexual harassment and sexual violence have increased in our society. This issue has gained recognition as a serious social problem. There are many stories in the news about sexual harassment and sexual violence. Reported sexual assaults now total 50 a day on average. Due to these conditions, Yeungnam University students must be aware that they could be the target of sexual assault. If YU students are sexually assaulted, what course of action can be taken? If faced with these terrible circumtances, students can visit the Counseling Center for Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence.
Our university changed its attendance/absence recording policies at the beginning of the current semester. The two latest changes are the dual attendance/absence recording system and the replacement n