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Korean Club: Dancing into the new year

Korean Club: Dancing into the new year

Claire Yang

September 27, 2019

Officers introduce the club with a K-Pop choreography guessing game

BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

BITE Club and Korean Club host the Spicy Noodle Challenge

Shuvi Jha, Claire Yang, and Helen Chao

March 14, 2019

THE NOODLE TASTING Students gushed through the doors of B103, licking their lips with anticipation. Amid the KPOP songs being played in the background and the students’ voices as they excitedly conversed with each other, the participants came, ready to partake in the popular Spicy Noodle Challenge....

Ringing in a new year

Ringing in a new year

Charlotte Chui and Annie Zhang

February 12, 2019

lates of delicacies are passed around, ranging from spongy airy Chinese cakes dubbed “Fa Gao” to pan-fried traditional Korean dumplings. These are just a few foods commonly eaten during Lunar New Year, which is commemorated by numerous Asian cultures. On Feb. 6, Chinese Honor Society collaborated with ...

Crossing over into new zones

Crossing over into new zones

Claire Yang

October 26, 2018

Monta Vista and Cupertino High School’s Korean Clubs collaborate to host an interdistrict event

Korean Club holds first meeting of the year

Korean Club holds first meeting of the year

Claire Yang and Helen Chao

September 28, 2018

Officers and members explore goals for the new school year

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Spicing it up: Korean Club and Bite Club hold a Fire Noodle Challenge meeting

Hannah Lee

April 6, 2018

n March 29, Korean Club and Bite Club collaborated to host the Fire Noodle Challenge, which has recently gained popularity on Youtube. More than 75 students attended the meeting in order to try the ramen. There were two rounds to the challenge — in the first round, the students ate Nongshim Shin Ram...

A fresh taste of South Korean snacks

A fresh taste of South Korean snacks

Claire Yang

March 9, 2018

orean Club officers stack boxes upon boxes of Korean snacks on top of each other, each item painted with bright colors, branded with an easily distinguishable label. Lotte, NongShim and Orion are three of the largest snack-producing companies in South Korea, selling massively popular snacks like the Ch...

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Korean Club holds its first meeting of the new year

Claire Yang

January 31, 2018

reshman Yan Zheng grins, grabbing a gift bag with various Korean treats and holding it up in excitement. Zheng decided to start off his year with a little Korean culture as he attended the first meeting of the year for Korean Club. On Jan. 4, Korean Club kicked off its meeting with a presentation rev...

Learning Hangul Basics with Korean Club

Learning Hangul Basics with Korean Club

Claire Yang

November 10, 2017

ho knows how to write this in Korean?” Students eagerly wave their hands in the air, waiting to be called on. Senior Ashley Chang, president of Korean Club, scans the group of faces, then points at a girl sitting on the far side of the room. The student strides to the board, and in a few swift str...

Korean club holds their first meeting of the year

Korean club holds their first meeting of the year

Claire Yang

September 28, 2017

s the bell rang signalling the beginning of lunch and the last few people took their seats in room E202, Korean Club’s first meeting of the year began. The meeting, held on Thursday, Sept. 28, was led by officers senior Ashley Chang, senior Haemin Jeong, sophomore Hannah Lee and sophomore Kelly Sad...