North Korea

How to start a war in 140 characters or less

How to start a war in 140 characters or less

By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor 9/28/17 Did Donald Trump just start a war via Twitter? According to Ri Yong-ho, North Korea’s foreign minister, the answer is yes. And, of course, calling the leader of a so-called “rogue nation” with nuclear capabilities “Rocket Man” in a formal speech before the UN probably didn’t do much […]

North Korea should be taken seriously despite antics

North Korea should be taken seriously despite antics

By: Leah Devorak | Layout Editor  North Korea is a strange, strange place. A state-run girl pop band, government-recommended hairstyles, the country’s very own hangover-free liquor – with all the outlandishness, it’s no wonder the regime only gets laughter. Even when it tries to be serious, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea still somehow always […]

North Korean peace treaty won’t amount to much

North Korean peace treaty won’t amount to much

By Leah Devorak | Layout Editor  Imagine a world where United States President Barack Obama and North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un are on amicable grounds, visiting each other’s countries to talk politics almost as often as two old Britons gossip over tea. Please, no laughing. This is a serious matter. Kim, leader of the […]

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

UN reveals rights violations in North Korea

By Pat Higgins | Asst. Sports Editor Graphic narratives of deliberate and widespread human rights violations surfaced in a report from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday. Considered the most detailed account of human violations ever out of North Korea, the report relayed the fundamental evils of Kim Jong-un’s regime. In a press […]

International peace is challenged at the 38th Parallel

By Georgie Flynn | Asst. Opinions Editor It is no secret that North Korea has been an issue for the U.S. North Korea has a reputation of not keeping the peace. North Korea has tried to assassinate multiple South Korean leaders, including the 1983 Rangoon Bombing, an assassination attempt on the fifth president of South […]