Yeungnam University’s curriculum will be reorganized in 2023. The minimum graduation credit requirement will be reduced from 130 to 120 credits, and the names of the three departments will be changed. In addition, a new system will be implemented to foster convergence talent. In response to several
We listened to the student council’s opinions on the curriculum reorganization taking effect in 2023. They held a meeting with the Ministry of Education and all student representatives on May 28. After many questions, answers, and explanations, a vote was taken on the reorganization. The student cou
Yeungnam University’s academic structure will be reorganized from March 2023. The most significant change in the new academic structure is altering the names and number of colleges. Why do we need? According to the Education Innovation Division announced on May 21, they are preparing for the decline
A Note on the Poet The poet, Kee-Chul Lee, was born in Geochang, Gyeongsang province in 1943. He made his literary debut as a poet through The Hyundae Munhak in 1972. Since then, he has published more than one thousand five hundred poems in eighteen volumes. In addition, he was a professor of Korean
The Yeungnam Observer was newly published as an online English newspaper. The Yeungnam Observer is a representative English newspaper of YU, but our reporters have a goal to achieve. We hope to have a wide audience of readers. In this 348th online newspaper, we have included an overview of the upcom
On November 3rd, the government approved the government issued textbook of Korean history for general usage. The government announced their textbook plan two days earlier than scheduled. Furthermore, Yun Gwan-seok, an assemblyman of The New Politics Alliance for Democracy, had suggested that there w
In Korea, enlisting into the army is one of the biggest problems to men in their twenties, because they waste two years of their important twenties, and in addition, there are so many incidents bursti
What is your dream? There are few college students who can answer this question easily. People tend to have many different types of dreams such as being a CEO, singer, chef, and astronaut when they were elementary school students. Society attaches importance to the results and competitions rather th
Recently, after the government released university structural adjustment project, many people have feared that the project is killing regional universities by ranking universities. For universities lo
How is it going?” is a preface on hand-written posters put up at universities because of a railway strike. Last year, president Park Geun Hye approved the privatization of Suseo KTX affiliate to promo
According to a document released by the National Police Agency on crime statistics from January to July 2013, there were 545 murders in Korea. That translates into one murder every 9 hours. In additio
Current U.S. Vice President, Joe Biden suddenly dropped out the U.S. presidential race in 1987 after it was discovered he had plagiarized another politician’s speech. The Minister of Education in Germ
These days, there are many people who drink coffee or eat alone in cafes and restaurants on the streets. We can also see this regularly on campus. Seeing students eating and going to the library alone
These days, people of all ages, including those in their 20s and teens, are taking greater interest in having a beautiful face. People invest a lot of their time and money to improve their appearance. In this atmosphere the concept of having plastic surgery to help with finding a job has become a reality for many university students. This increased interest in appearance can have a positive influence on one’s self-esteem. However, excessive interest in appearance can also be damaging. The Observer conducted research with students about their attitudes regarding appearance, as well as examined how society accents the importance of appearance and the underlying problems it has created.
The overall awareness regarding pets has changed to the extent that many people refer to their pets as companion animals. The number of household pets in Korea is approaching ten million, but the number of abandoned animals is also increasing. The increase in abandoned animals is becoming a social problem. Therefore, the Observer decided to look into the problems and reports on the condition of abandoned animals locally and nationwide.
Recently, SSMs (Super Supermarkets) have spread all over the country. This has caused a conflict between SSMs and small local merchants. The government has recently enacted a business adjusting petition system to address this issue. This is an ordinance that requires SSMs to close on designated days to help ease the conflict. However, in many ways it has made the situation more serious and doubts about the effectiveness of this bill have been expressed. Therefore, the Observer decided to look into the causes of the problem, and interviewed several people who are currently involved on both sides.