How common is it for university students to compose, arrange, and perform their own piece of music? Ever imagine a student releasing their own album and starting their own entertainment company? One Sookmyungian has done it all with her sister and help from a professor at Sookmyung Women’s Universit
On November 7, 2018, a small flea market opened at the Queen Sunheon crossroads and in front of Myungshin Building. This flea market was managed by students participating in the Sookmyung Life Academy program organized by the College of General Education. All profits made in the flea market is to be
Unfair investigation of illegal filming crimes, discrimination at work, harmful substances in sanitary pads, male raiders at women’s university, hateful comments to actors working on a film based on a feminism novel, and female victims murdered by ex-husbands, ex-boyfriends or other males. The list
From electronic attendance to student identification cards, information about reading rooms, DICA and other webpages, everything linked to Sookmyung Women’s University is easily accessible on one smartphone application: Smart Sookmyung. For Sookmyungians, it is their lifeline to everything at campus
Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, Sebastian Kurz, Prime Minister of Austria, and Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand. What do they all have in common? Yes, they are all leaders of their respective nations, but more importantly, they are all young politicians.
A journey always has a purpose, and this purpose varies from journey to journey such as taking a rest, eating delicious food, doing extreme sports, and so on. Have you ever contemplated going on a dark themed tour? Instead of a joyous activity, how about taking a historic tour in darkness? Although
What would you do if you have only three months left to live because of a disease or disability? While it is scary to consider, it is natural for us all to die since human life is finite. However, the characters in the book and the movie that SMT will introduce here ponder the meaning of life throug
Will Untact Marketing Lead to Untact Relationships?1)As the world welcomes in a new era called the “Fourth Industrial Revolution”, rapid change can be seen in all sectors and areas of society. One major change is the close-to-home change in local stores, restaurants, cafés, shopping malls, and schoo
#School_MeToo, #WithYou1)Recently, South Korea is being rocked by the ‘School Me Too Movement’. This movement raises awareness about sexual violence in schools. In other words, it is the Me Too movement but at schools, especially middle schools and high schools. The Sookmyung Times covered the devel
On October 4, 2018, a special lecture on tips for writing reports was held at Queen Sunheon Building, room 509A. The lecture is one of several in the Learning Strategy Workshop series held each semester, but the theme of this lecture was found to be very popular among students. The lecturer was Kim
On September 27, 2018, a special lecture entitled ‘Approach Cultural Contents with Diversification’ was held at Sae Him Hall B101. The lecture is just one of the many lectures that are a part of ‘Special Lectures on Planning and Starting-up Historical Cultural Contents’ that are being offered as par
The program ‘Jump into Reading (독서산책)’ was held on October 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in room 522 of Myungshin Building. It was managed by the General Education Research Institute for the purpose of enhancing students’ critical reading and developing their discussion skill. On October 2, the reading ma
On September 20, a Chuseok cultural experience was held for international students on the 2nd floor of the Continuing Education Building of Sookmyung Women’s University. This event was supported by the Global Language and Cultural Institute, and it lasted 3 hours, starting at 9:30 a.m. International
Imagine having a drink with foreign friends in Korea. What Korean drink would you first introduce to them? Most of us would choose soju or beer because they are the most common. People think they represent Korean alcohol. However, there are many more representative traditional liquor types in Korea.
The University Twinning and Networking program, or UNITWIN program1), has been supported by UNESCO since 1992. Universities that host the UNITWIN program aim to develop education programs for local students at partner universities under various themes from network to network. One of the program’s th
Compared to the hustle and bustle at other clubrooms, a quiet atmosphere fills the editorial office. Computers are filled with pictures taken by reporters and bookshelves are full of magazines. Reporters can be found editing their articles and asking for feedback from others to ensure they are truth
On August 22, the ‘Yon-Yon Fruit Market’ was opened on the lawn in front of the Main Library of Sookmyung Women’s University from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The fruit market was filled with seasonal fruits of August. It was a small market for Sookmyungians, and its concept was ‘Yon-Yon Fruit Pharmacy’.
“In 1906, Myungshin Girls’ School opened as the first Korean national women’s private school. In a period when women had difficulty receiving an education, the Emperor of the Korean empire, Gojong and Empress Sunheon thought our country’s future depended on women’s education.” Sounds familiar? If yo
In July, the Ministry of Health and Welfare announced ‘Comprehensive Countermeasures for National Obesity Management’. These countermeasures include the regulation of ‘Mokbang’, which has left many upset. Unlike broadcastings that present recipes, mokbang literally focuses on the eating. Despite con