“Admit the student with the Gold from the Asian Games.”
Professor Nam Kung Gon of Political Science & International Relations
The school was found guilty of admission and credit fraud for Chung Yoo-ra by the Ministry of Education. According to article 2 of Admission cancellations, the school is to cancel Chung’s admissions. The MOE is further discussing disciplinary action for those involved, and cutting government funds for the school.
“One’s present life is inevitably an extension of the past. That’s why it's important to study history, and take interest in the ‘comfort women’ issue”
Umegaki Midori, student from Waseda University
In February, Ewha Voice visited Japan to take a look at how various social groups are trying to resolve the issue of “comfort women.” Students, professors and citizen groups shared their insights and efforts to bring about a satisfactory solution to the sensitive issue.
“Women in sports defy the misperception that they are weak or incapable. Every time they clear a hurdle or kick a ball, demonstrating not only physical strength, but also leadership and strategic thinking, they take a step towards gender equality.”
UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri
For the second overseas coverage, Ewha Voice traveled to Chicago in efforts to learn how sports can empower women. Girls in the Game and Women’s Sports Chicago, organizations advocating the importance of women playing sports, shared their stories of growth and future goals.
Reporters: Kang Na-min, Park Kyoung-eun, Son Young-chai, Hong Ki-yeon