[CARD NEWS: Opinion]The second life of Churros Grandpa
The second life of Churros Grandpa 1) Weekends at Yeouido Park these days are filled with people savoring the warmth of spring, and the climax comes in the evening, when food trucks begin parking alongside the river. 2) At the food tr…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion]The real reasons for the shortage of affordable student housing
The real reasons for the shortage of affordable student housing 1) “I pay 420,000 won [$368] a month rental fee, and I can’t afford my living expenses even if I work all day long. I have no choice but to ask my parents for an allowance.…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion]Korea, where racism is condoned
Korea, where racism is condoned 1) “The smells stinks, but it tastes real good.” Today’s story begins from the home of Rabbi Thona, “prince of Congo.” Living in Korea, Rabbi has been Koreanized as much as native Koreans. He even enjoy…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] Can a short skirt trigger sexual assault?
Can a short skirt trigger sexual assault? 1) “The woman should be well-behaved. Why did she wear revealing clothes?” “These crimes are the victims’ fault.” Such outdated logic can still be found. 2) “Sexual assault can be reduced…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] Is beating claw machine a reason to get arrested?
Is beating claw machine a reason to get arrested? 1) On Feb. 26, two men were taken to the police at a claw machine store in Daejeon for sweeping out the whole 210 dolls in the store in only two hours. 2) ‘210 dolls / 120 minutes = 34…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] How can people think it is fun to watch animals fight?
What sort of person could enjoy watching dogs fight each other? 1) “Go, go! Bite!” “Just bite the face!” Two male dogs are fighting each other in an iron cage in Gyeonggi, surrounded by a crowd. 2) “Yes, there you go! Just kill…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] “My online friend was a comment manipulator.”
“My online friend was a comment manipulator.” 1) In this well-known internet community among civil service examinees, fake commenters were frequently mentioned. 2) “Instructor OO is the worst in terms of both kindness and teaching.”…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] Victims of on-campus sexual assault are told to keep quiet.
Victims of on-campus sexual assault are told to keep quiet. 1) At an orientation for a university located in Seoul, female freshmen were called together by senior students. The newbies were told to sit facing the wall. 2) After a whi…
[CARD NEWS: Opinion] Do the elderly deserve a free ride?
Can Korea continue to let senior citizens ride the subway for free? 1) In a cabinet meeting held 37 years ago, a motion was passed which marked a milestone in history. 2) The motion let seniors ride the subway for free. The decision …
[CARD NEWS] Some say the Kim family is the most appalling in history.
The Kims, the most appalling family in history. The fight for power between the brothers was brutal. 1) In April of 2009, agents from the State Security Department, the top intelligence agency of North Korea, raided a building called …