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2019-05 27

[General]2019 ERICA Spring Festival RE;BOOT

2019 ERICA spring festival RE;BOOT was held from 2019 May 21st to 23rd with its main concept of "new-tro" (new and retro) and the sub-concept of old and new. The theme was chosen in light of the 40th anniversary of Hanyang University ERICA Campus, highlighting the coexistence of the old and the new generations. The festival was designed for all students, faculty, and alumni to enjoy and feel a wave of nostalgia, while celebrating the 40th anniversary of ERICA Campus. Some components of the festival such as the RE; Campus Music Festival, Hanyang Photo Exhibition, Café Conti-new, Roller-skating and Retro style Rest Zone show the contrasting old and new contents. The map of the 2019 ERICA Spring festival “RE;BOOT.” The yellow areas are for performances, the red areas are event booths and company promotion zones, and the blue areas are food trucks, the flea market zone, the roller-skating zone, and RE;BOOT zones. (Photo courtesy of ERICA Student Council) The booths were largely divided into three zones: Company Promotion Zone, Flea-market Zone and the Night market. The company promotion zone was set up at the Democratic Square, where marketing and promotion of companies such as Hyundai Motor Company and Shinhan Bank took place. The flea market was prepared by students who are aiming to launch startups, those seeking a new opportunity, or those looking forward to simply enjoying the festival. There were many booths selling various things like food, jewelry, postcards, clothes and even services such as henna tattooing. The night market further enriched the whole festival by selling food in company with the night performances by famous singers. Various food trucks were lined up near the rest zone. A vintage-feel photo zone (RE;BOOT zone) is located in front of Lion’s Lake. The flea market was open from 11 am to 6 pm in front of the Engineering Building II and the College of Sports and Arts. Café Conti-new played requested songs and delivered stories in an attempt to bring back the music and DJs of the teahouses of the 70’s and 80’s. A student singing during the RE; Campus Music Festival held on the second day of the festival from 11 am until 5 pm The night market is a place where anyone could eat and enjoy the night performances and socialize in the festive atmosphere. At night, starting from about 9 pm, famous singers appeared at the festival and gave exciting performances each day. On the first day, solo singers 10 cm and Hong Jin-young along with the idol group Winner came and added excitement to the festive night. On the second day, the vocalist from the band Buzz, Min Kyung-hoon, and the singing duo Davichi came and performed. Finally, on the third day, singer Monday Kiz, Huh Gak, and a duo Haha and Skull came to wrap up the last day of the 2019 ERICA spring festival. Singer 10 cm performed his famous songs "Stalker" and "What the Spring?" on the first day (21st). Singer Hong Jin-young is singing while holding a flower given to her by a fan on May 21st. The vocal duo Davichi fired up the start of the night performances held on the second day (22nd). Singer Min Kyung-hoon performed on the second day (22nd) as well. Students having a good time watching the performances given by the invited singers The ERICA Spring Festival RE;BOOT successfully brought together both the old and the new generations with its theme that connected the two with a bridge between retro and new-tro. The younger generation could experience and enjoy the recreated retro spaces, and the alumni and faculty could easily harmonize with students in reminiscence through the common ground that they share - being a member of Hanyang ERICA. The RE;BOOT bridged the generational gap and provided an exciting get-together for anyone and everyone from the campus. Kim Hyun-soo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-05 20

[General]The Absence of ‘2019 Lachios’

There are mainly three elements that make up a school festival: various fun-booths, celebrity performances, and autonomous student activities such as student bars. With the student council failing to be elected this year, there have been limitations on operating the 2019 Hanyang School Festival, ‘Lachios’, being unable to provide the former two of the three elements. Although Lachios is not to be held officially, 11 units in total are planning to prepare their own festivals from May 22nd to 24th. The 47th Emergency Measure Committee With the official student council being unable to be officially launched this year, due to a low turnout, the 47th Emergency Measure Committee (EMC) was launched. Lee Yoon-beom (Department of Architectural Engineering, 3rd year) has been elected as the chairman of the EMC with the term until this September 1st. According to Lee, the absence of the student council has led to several limitations on organizing the school festival. Being fully aware of the students’ expectations towards the school festival, Lee has tried to organize an executive branch, yet the number of applicants were too small. “The lack of members that the EMC is currently facing makes it practically impossible for it to organize a festival. There are more practical issues, including safety that the EMC must take concern of, yet lacks capacity in taking full management. The school festival is not something that can be carried out of passion,” stated Lee. However, Lee has managed to reach an agreement with the presidents of the individual colleges within Hanyang, agreeing to provide support towards those who are willing to prepare activities autonomously. As a result, 11 autonomous units are planning to prepare student activities from May 22nd to 24th. Lee Yoon-beom (Division of Architectural Engineering, 3rd year), the current chairman of the Emergency Measure Committee, is explaining the limitations towards having an official school festival this year. May 22nd-24th The College of Human Ecology is planning to have an ‘Nangyeon-festival’ during all three days of the festival, which is to be held in front of the HIT building, holding student booths that provide various activities. Four colleges, College of Natural Sciences, College of Education, College of Humanities, and College of Social Sciences are collaborating together, also planning to hold activities during the three days of the festival. It is to be held between the Education Building and Engineering Building I, also providing various programs for students to participate in, such as E-sports competition. Food trucks are also planned to come for both festivals, adding an enjoyment for the students. May 23rd On the 23rd, the Hanyang Student Club Alliance (동아리 연합회) is planning to have its member clubs provide performances. Planning to be held at Hanmadang in front of the Student Union Building, other additional activities are also in plan in order to add enjoyment. In addition, the College of Engineering is going to have an ‘Engineer Festival’ divided into day and night activities. During the day, booths are planned to be open in front of the ITBT and Engineering Building I. As for the night, clubs of the College of Engineering are holding performances at the Amphitheater. The College of Business, College of Economics and Finance, and College of Policy Science are also collaborating for this day. In front of the Olympic Gymnasium, ITBT, and Law Building, the three colleges are sharing performances, such as hosting a song festival. After parties are also in schedule, in which each department of the three colleges are preparing activities and bars that students can enjoy. Moreover, food trucks will witness all of the festivals mentioned above. May 24th On the last day of the festival, the Division of Architectural Engineering is having a ‘Night for Architects’. Being held at the Hanmadang, many activities such as song competitions and exhibitions are currently in plan. The students of this division are free of charge for the entrance, whereas students from other colleges or departments have an entrance fee of 5,000 won. Autonomous festivals are planned to be held from May 22nd to May 24th. Although the 2019 Lacihios has been met with limitations of being officially held, many units of Hanyang have prepared various activities that students can enjoy for the three days. Lee, who has shown his sorrow towards the absence of an official school festival with all three elements, has promised his full support towards each of these autonomous festivals. As for the last words, Lee stated that “I know that the school fair is very important to all students, and I hope that they have fun enjoying each and every of the festivals prepared. With safety being our number one concern, the EMC and each of the colleges will prepare patrol members to manage the safety of Hanyang students during this period." Choi Seo-yong Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-05 20

[General]Online Education for Preventing Human Rights Violations and Gender-based Violence

Hanyang University is implementing the Human Rights Violations and Gender-based Violence Prevention Education in accordance with the Measures Against Sexual Harassment in the Public Sector directed by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF), which is the statutory mandatory education at public institutions including universities. Although not mandatory, this highly recommeded course is open to undergraduate and graduate students of Hanyang Seoul Campus from May 1st of 2019 to February 21st of 2020. The course is available online through either Hanyang Portal or Blackboard (click to go to course). Its contents include Human Rights and Gender, Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence, Domestic Violence, and Prostitution. Upon completion of the course, a certificate stamped with the official seal of Hanyang University’s President will be issued. Regarding the emphasis on such education, researcher Jang Ga-ram from the Human Rights Center explained the necessity of recognizing the social issues of human rights. Jang Ga-ram from the Human Rights Center explained that students can receive the training regarding human rights and gender-based violence prevention that is available on Blackboard. Importance of education on human rights violations and gender-based violence Since all the teachers and staff members in Hanyang are obligated to participate in human rights education that is assigned by the government, it is highly advisable for students to take the courses as well. Throughout the one-year grace period, students can voluntarily take the course with no obligation. The online course videos were created by the Human Rights Center of Seoul National University, which experts spent a whole year choosing contents and topics for. In fact, approximately 50 universities across the country use them for education. Furthermore, Hanyang has recently been offering offline information about these topics at freshmen orientation as well. For better accessibility to students of all grades, the Research Center decided to open online courses. The significance of this education is to provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with human rights and gender equality education. With the start of the #Metoo movement in 2015, the number of declarations regarding sexual harassment or abuse has considerably increased. “As our society is experiencing gender issues through this transformational period, I believe this is the right time for students to take these courses,” said Kang. Understanding the structural problems in Korean society Women’s rights in Korean society in the past were significantly weak. Even though modern society has achieved better rights for women, more efforts need to be made in order to achieve total gender equality. “An abusive relationship could be formed due to the socio-cultural hierarchy system between genders. The reason why sexual harassment and sexual abuse occur in Korean society has become much clearer and is starting to be recognized by the general public, as many incidents are being brought to light. We need to understand the invisible power difference between the two sexes, not as simple relationship conflicts, but as structural problems in Korean society. In order to comprehend the societal imbalance, we strongly recommend students take this course,” emphasized Kang. The overall course content is about how to protect and understand each other. Violence occurs due to various factors such as differences in socioeconomic status , gender, sexual identity, nationality, and religion, and if people are not aware of these structural issues, they can easily misunderstand the violence as simple conflicts in relationships between genders. Kang insists that we need to understand overall society's structural issues in order to properly understand the prevalent violence occurring in Korean society. “Several universities are requiring students to take the course as a graduation requirement or for student council president candidate registration. Instead of making the education mandatory, the Human Rights Center offers it in the most positive way to encourage students' participation. If the completion rate is low, we will look for other methods of encouragement. Recently, the Leadership Center also requested course materials regarding human rights. We want to provide students with such education in various aspects,” insisted Kang. Kim Min-jae Photos by Kim Joo-eun

2019-05 20

[General]The Spring Olympics Are Here

It is the Spring Olympics season at Hanyang. Athletes and non-athletes alike joined the annual outdoor activities, and all looked resolute to win. The 2019 Spring Athletics Competition lasted two weeks, from the 7th to the 17th of May. There were four sport entries: soccer, basketball, women’s dodge ball, and marathon running. This year, 32 soccer teams, 16 basketball teams, 16 dodge ball teams, and 47 runners signed up for the competition. The first and second place winners of the tournaments were awarded with prize money and pride. The schedule for the Spring Olympic The most popular event was soccer. With over 30 teams competing in the tournament, the last two teams standing held their final match on the 16th at Eungbong Sports Park. The audience cheered each time a player took a shot. Finally, team Lions won the trophy and 700,000 won. A player from team Lions in the white uniform is dribbling the ball towards the goalpost. A member of the team, Kim Dong-hwan (Department of Physical Education, 3rd year), explains that the Lions are a club with 25 years’ tradition in the College of Performing Arts and Sports. “The Lions are a strong team, and in 2017, we won all six of our matches throughout the year. However, last year, we only managed to win one, so we were determined to win this competition. It feels really good to win,” Kim smiled proudly. The goalkeeper is expertly defending the goal. The 10th was the day of the marathon. Participants gathered early at Salgoji Park, warming up for the long run (10 kilometres for men and 5 kilometres for women). Although none were professional runners, all players displayed serious expressions at the starting line. 'Ready, Set, Go!' - On the count of 10, the signal went off and the marathon started. The marathon started on the count of 10, and the 47 runners started the long journey. Kim Yoon-su (Department of Architecture, 1st year), a participant of the marathon, says she enjoys running but had never run a marathon before. “5 kilometres is quite short, so I’ll try to run relaxed, not losing my pace until the end, and also, not comparing myself with other participants,” said Kim. Some of the runners were from a small club from the Department of Energy Engineering called Let’s, and one of its member, Lee Dong-wook (Department of Energy Engineering, 3rd year), stated his resolution that he aimed to complete the course, “on behalf of the Department of Energy Engineering.” Women’s dodge ball teams were as eager to the win their matches as any other participants, and had perhaps the most enthusiastic cheers from the audience. The finals were held on the 17th in the Olympic Gymnasium. After two matches out of three, the teams were tied. At the end of the last match, team Give Us 200,000 Won eliminated the last player of the opposing team. The final match of women's dodge ball was held on the 17th at the Olympic Gymnasium. “Our team members are all second year students of the Department of Physical Education. Our seniors are in the competition as well so we promised each other to meet in the finals. Unfortunately, they lost in the semi-finals,” said Yoon Bo-kyung (Department of Physical Education, 2nd year). With the prize money of 200,000 won, she says the team plans to go on a nice trip together. Two members of each team are competing to get the ball to their side. The 16 basketball teams contended throughout the two weeks, with the final match on the 17th. At 2:30pm, the game started on the basketball court in front of the College of Law. First place was awarded with 500,000 won, and second place with 300,000 won. In spite of the hot weather, all of the contenders tried their best in each event. Judging by the exhausted but resilient smiles worn on the participants' faces, it seemed that Spring Athletics Competition was a contest where everyone was a winner. Lim Ji-woo Photos by Kim Joo-eun Design by Lim Ji-woo

2019-05 20

[General]The 11th Annual Book Festival of 2019

A reader is a leader. In an attempt to promote students' reading, Hanyang University arranged an event that allowed students to exchange their already-read books with others that they had not yet read. The 11th Annual Book Festival was held from May 16th to 17th from 9:30 am until 5 pm in the lobby and front courtyard of Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library. A total of 685 books were exchanged on the day of the book festival, and 650 students joined the festival. This year’s event drew the attention of those interested in looking through the books available for exchange, as well as those wishing to win a grand prize giveaway by participating in the booths at the event. Book Share Hanmadang (도서나눔한마당) was located in the lobby of Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library. At the Electronic Information Fair (전자정보 페어), a free trial of Rosetta Stone, an online language learning program, was offered to 100 Hanyang students. “Book Share Hanmadang” (도서나눔한마당) and the “Electronic Information Fair” (전자정보 페어) were held in the lobby of Paiknam Academic Information Center and Library. The former allowed students to donate their books to share and exchange them for books that interest them. The latter promoted a variety of digital information that Hanyang University subscribes to that are available for students’ use. Students are looking around the booths located outdoors. Discounted books and stationery items from Kyobo Book Centre were being sold in one booth in the front courtyard of the library. Another was a book share booth held by the Korean Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO). A promotion booth for the book festival was arranged as well. Participants gathered for the giveaway drawing, which was announced at 4pm each day. Students were only allowed to enter once a day. A winner of the HYU hoodie is receiving the prize. Students who participated in one to two booths could put their names in the drawing to win automatic umbrellas. Those who took part in three booths had the chance to win prizes such as iPads, Bluetooth speakers, HYU hoodies, and gift certificates. “The large arrangements of books makes me, though I'm normally not interested in reading, become engaged in looking through good books," said Kang Yi-sak (Division of Business Administration, 1st year). Although the current trend of electronic devices and digital media is predominent, the Book Festival promoted reading printed texts. The 11th Annual Book Festival was a success in that it drew the attention of many students and gave them an opportunity to exchange their books and further grow their interest in reading. Kim Hyun-soo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-05 13

[General]Sharing Knowledge Through Debate

The 2019 Havruta Debate Competition was held on May 10th at the International Concerence Hall of Paiknam Library. First having started last year, this year’s competition had a total of 167 participants with only three teams, Paper-nomad (페이퍼 노마드), Toronheyum (토론헤윰), Homohavrutas (호모하브루타스), making it to the finals. The 2019 Havruta Debate Competition was held on May 10th at the International Concerence Hall of Paiknam Library. The competition began with an opening speech by Professor Han Hyun-soo (Division of Business), the Dean of Paiknam Library. According to Han, the Havruta Debate Competition has its roots in the debating habits of the Jewish tradition with the main objective of broadening one’s thoughts through questioning and answering. The Havruta Debate Competition requires students to prepare and share their ideas based on two selected books, which were Regarding the Pain of Others (Susan Sontag, 2003) and Brave New World (Aldous Huxley, 1932) for this year’s competition. The presentations and Q&A sessions Each team prepared presentations which were followed by a Q&A session led by the other teams. 10 minutes were allotted for each presentation, and the Q&A sessions were led by three questioning teams, with the team Paper-nomad receiving questions from team Veritas (베리타스), Homohavrutas from Be-human (비휴먼), and Toronheyum from Chalddeok-pie (찰떡파이). All six teams fiercely debated their ideas about the two books, fulfilling the objective of the Havruta Debate Competition. Be-human team having a debate during the Q&A session Lee Seung-chang (Department of Public Administration, 4th year) of team Toronheyum is giving a presentation about the book Regarding the Pain of Others (Susan Sontag, 2003). After the three presentations, time for panels was provided. Various questions were asked to the three presenting teams, creating a vigorous atmosphere where everyone shared their knowledge and thoughts. With the panels also actively participating, this year’s Havruta debate was one that became extended to not only the participating teams but also the audience, who was welcome to share their ideas and knowledge based upon the given agendas. The panels also actively participated by asking high-level questions, making the competition more vigorous. Hwang Soon-hyung (Division of International Studies, 4th year) of team Toronheyum is answering questions from the panels. The award ceremony It was said by Professor Lee Moon-hee (Department of Composition), this year’s chairperson of examiners, that the levels of the presentations and debates were beyond expectation and that the five examiners had a hard time selecting the winner for this year’s competition. She also showed her satisfaction toward how it showed that although only two books were selected, the participants also referred to other additional books during their presentations and debates. “The Havruta Debate is a new means of adding delight to reading, and I am pleased to see that all teams have done so,” stated Lee. Many people came to the 2019 Havruata Debate Competition, making it a great success. Team Homohavratus was selected as the winner of this year’s Havruta debate, followed by Toronheyum, and Paper-nomad. The top three teams were awarded with one million won, 800,000 won, and 600,000 won respectively, as well as a certificate. The three questioning teams were awarded participation prizes, with Chalddeok-pie additionally being awarded the Best-question prize. Various prizes were also prepared for the audience, especially those who actively participated in the panel question session. The ceremony ended with a closing speech and photo-taking. According to Kim Mi-rang (Department of Policy Studies, 1st year) team Homohavratus had long prepared for the competition since its first announcement. As the Havruta Debate Competition is a large scale competition, Kim mentioned that her team was able to learn a lot from both preparation and participation in it. Managing to achieve an outstanding outcome in their first competition as university students, the team also stated that they are willing to actively participate in other upcoming competitions. As for the prize money, the team members have decided to spend 100,000 won to buy gifts for those who helped them and divide the remaining amount into 300,000 won for each team member. Team Homohavruta, Kang Mi-rang, Kim Jung-min, and Song Ye-rim (Department of Policy Studies, 1st year), from left, was selected as the winner of the 2019 Havruta Debate Competition. Choi Seo-yong Photos by Kim Joo-eun

2019-05 08

[General]Perks of Being a Hanyang Member

Various advantages are provided for members of Hanyang University both within and around the campus. Simply posessing Hanyang indentification allows members to receive some special services. This week, let us discover what the advantages of being a Hanyang member are. Valance Burgers (Hanyang University branch) Valance Burgers, which is across from the main gate, has been in business since 2009. In order to celebrate its 10th anniversity this year, the store has decided to provide a special service to all students of Hanyang. If one shows his or her student identification, they can get an upgrade in fries. The original fries can be upgraded to Chill Fries, Sweet Garlic Fries, or Deep Cheese Fries. Valance Burgers is providing a special service in which students can upgrade their fries by showing their student identification. According to Valance Burger, it has long tried to maintain a coexisting relationship with Hanyang members. The store manager stated, "We are always thankful for our customers and have been trying to repay our thankfulness in various methods, with the current service being one of them. We have also tried to use part-time workers who are students of Hanyang, since our first opening in 2009." Young-poong Book Store (Wangsimni branch) Young-poong Book Store has recently opened a new branch on the third floor of the Wangsimni Enter-six Shopping Center. The book store is currently providing a special offer to all members of Hanyang, which is a 10 percent discount on all books (with the exception of certain magazines and textbooks). Having agreed upon a partnership with the Media Strategy Center of Hanyang University, the Wangsimni branch is the only Young-poong store out of the total 40 to provide additional promotions to its neighboring university students. Young-poong Book Store (Wangsimni branch) recently opened in March, and has started providing a 10 percent discount to all members of Hanyang on their purchase of books (with the exception of certain magazines and textbooks). Paek Seung-hwan (Department of German Language and Literature, '89), the general manager of Young-poong Book Store (Wangsimini branch) and a graduate of Hanyang University, showed his hopes of enriching the opportunity for Hanyang students and members to find an interest in reading through this special offer. Paek stated how he always kept a book close to his side during his university years and that he wanted to share that valuable experience with the current students of Hanyang. The SKT agency (Hanyang Plaza) At Hanyang Plaza, there is an SKT (SK Telecom) cell-phone agency, which targets only the members of Hanyang and their family members. Those who purchase their phone at this agency are provided a discount from between 3,000 to 18,000 won off their monthly cell-phone payments. Having formed an alliance between SKT and Hanyang University, the buyers are provided with a "Hanyang-alliance discount" on their monthly payments. The SKT agency located in Hanyang Plaza provides a monthly discount on cell-phone payments to not only all members of Hanyang, but also to their families. The general manger of the agency explained that the marginal profits are lowered in order to provide better services for the members of Hanyang. Even cell-phone related accessories such as phone cases and screen protection films are also provided at a cheaper price than other agencies. Such benefits are only provided to the members of Hanyang and their families, with outsiders being unable to have access to the special prices. Choi Seo-yong Photos by Kim Joo-eun

2019-05 07

[General][알림] Young Poong Book Store at Wangsimni Provides Book Discounts to Hanyang Members

Young Poong Book Store, the large store that recently opened inside the Wangsimni station located near the Seoul campus of Hanyang University offers discounts to members of the university. Starting from April 19th (Fri), Hanyang members (faculty and students) that visit the Young Poong Book Store Wangsimni franchise can receive an on-site 10% discount when purchasing a book after showing their faculty identification or a student ID card. However, the discount cannot be used with any other discounts, and the mileage for Young Poong Book Store cannot be earned or used. ▲ Young Poong Book Store at Wangsimni discount announcement leaflet Translation by Kim Hyun-soo

2019-05 06

[General]Campus Spring Fashion

With the warm and fine weather these days, colorful, lightweight, and unique fashion styles caught the eye of many at the Seoul and ERICA campuses of Hanyang University. Enjoyng the clement weather and the post-midterm period, students expressed their happiness for the new season with a change in their fashion into fun looks for school. <Seoul Campus> A vibrant red cardigan caught the eye of many on the Seoul Campus of Hanyang University that is now filled with green, slowly on the stage of transition from spring to summer. Lee Hyun-jung (Department of Media Communication, 3rd year) wore her outfit brightly to her class. Her secret to the unique and one of a kind fashion style is to add bright, lively colors to her outfits. She also enjoys defining her fashion with plain, but not rare shoes, focusing on colors more than patterns while dressing. Lee Hyun-jung (Department of Media Communication, 3rd year) matched the vivid red cardigan with a flowy white long skirt, and completed the look with a bright smile and a flash of confidence. Yellow socks, suspenders and properly matched accessories instantly made Yoon Byeong-han (Department of Educational Technology, 1st year) stand out from his crew of colleagues on his way to the lecture room in Engineering Building II. “Why not be too cute to handle for today?” is the thought that came into his mind before styling his plain black and white striped t-shirt with suspenders for a point. “I try to have at least one unique clothing piece in my Outfit of the Day (OOTD),” he said with his laid back smile. Yoon Byeong-han (Department of Education Technology, 1st year) shared his must-have fashion item to equip at all times - his confidence. The combination of light grey, white, navy, and beige naturally gave Kim Na-young (Department of Policy Studies, 3rd year) an effortless spring look. With a linen jacket and flowy skirt, the outfit was perfectly lightweight for the blazing, postmeridian sun covering Seoul Campus. Her favorite style is a lovely theme, often including skirts as part of her look. Kim Na-young (Department of Policy Studies, 3rd year) wanted to achieve a polished look with lightweight clothing items to match the spring weather of Seoul. Sun Rui-jie (Department of Economics and Finance, Master’s Program) wore a navy t-shirt under cropped knitwear and topped it off with a dynamic orange cardigan tied around her shoulders. She wore comfortable oversized pants and sneakers to class and added a light eco bag with fun colored letters on it. Interested in fashion in general, explained her fashion style as, “I wear what I feel like that day!” Sun Rui-jie (Department of Economics and Finance, Master’s Program) posed naturally near the staircase that leads to the Amphitheater, showing off her fun colors in harmony with the blooming pink flowers. <ERICA Campus> Park Chae-rin (Department of Cultural Anthropology, 1st year) rocked a red plaid two-piece outfit, before having to attend a multi-day event which will require her to wear formal clothes. She pointed out that two-piece outfits are easier to style as they come with a top and a bottom, and yet they make it seem as if you put more effort into the look. Park Chae-rin (Department of Cultural Anthropology, 1st year) is posing in front of a vending machine near Education Building I, with her eye-catching red, two-piece outfit. Kwon Jun-young (Division of Business Administration, 4th year) visited Lion’s Lake on ERICA Campus with his girlfriend to take pictures, celebrating the perfect weather. He wore a lightweight, plaid spring jacket with light blue distressed jeans to give the overall look a more casual air. The photo gives off the vibe of a photo shoot from a magazine with the clean look that Kwon seeks, in perfect harmony with the special forest-like background only available at Lion’s Lake. Kwon Jun-young (Division of Business Administration, 4th year) is wearing a lightweight, plaid spring jacket with light blue distressed jeans at Lion’s Lake on ERICA Campus. Park Jin-kyung (Department of English Language and Culture, 4th year) dressed accordingly for the nice warm weather of spring, of which outdoor activities are a natural part. She chose a theme of using the color beige and matched her outfit with different shades of the same color. Considering the daily temperature range, she highlighted her look with a thin, patterned scarf. “Daringly trying out a new look helps me better find fashion styles that look good on me!” she said. Park Jin-kyung (Department of English Language and Culture, 4th year) likes to give a focal point to her outfit with a pop of color or an item with a unique texture or material. The bright fashion styles of Hanyang students reaffirm the end of the cold months and a transition to a warm season. With a new season meaning a new beginning, the best is always yet to come for all Hanyangians. So keep enjoying the weather with your own personal sense of style! Kim Hyun-soo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-05 06

[General]Cracking Codes with HUCC

‘einnd’. Any clue what this means? In one code, where the letters below represent the respective letters above, ‘einnm’ translates to ‘hello’. Only those who know the rule will be able to crack the code and know the meaning. This is called cryptography, the art of encrypting information, and it ensures that only authorized people can understand the content. While in the past, it was used mainly for war and political purposes, cryptograms today are used in more diverse ways. To promote cryptography research in Korea, the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) and the Korea Cryptography Forum began the University Cryptography Club Support Project. For 2019, the Hanyang University Crypto Club (HUCC) was selected as one of the nine supported clubs. The members of HUCC: (clockwise from top left) Hwang Seong-jin (Department of Mathematics, 4th year), Kwon Da-woon (Department of Applied Mathematics, Master's Program), Bae Yong-jun (Department of Mathematics, 2nd year), Joo Young-jin (Department of Applied Mathematics, Master's Program), Kim Jung-min (Department of Mathematics, 4th year), and Park Do-won (Department of Applied Mathematics, Master's Program). HUCC is a cryptography club, meeting in its fourth year with 10 members (four graduate students and six undergraduates). The club meets every Tuesday, and based on the week’s chosen topic, the members study various cryptograms, present research, and share feedback. Their hard work has paid off as the club has won multiple awards, receiving prizes in the National Cryptography Competition for the last four years. It has also been selected as a supported club of the University Cryptography Club Support Project four years in a row, making it one of only two clubs that has been selected four years in a row. HUCC was selected as a support club of the 2019 University Cryptography Club Support Project. They are one of only two clubs that have been selected four years in a row. (Photo courtesy of HUCC) The current club president Kim Jung-min (Department of Mathematics, 4th year) says cryptography is important because it secures a sense of confidentiality in our society, citing banking as an example. Each day, mountains of confidential financial records are transmitted and stored. Without cryptography, hackers would easily lay their hands on your bank account information. Use of cryptography ensures that this does not happen. Recently its role has been further emphasized as cryptography is crucial in the major fields of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, from artificial intelligence, the internet of things, to 3D printing. “So long as we use the internet, the importance of cryptography will not decrease,” predicted Kim. HUCC received the Excellence Award from the National Cryptography Competition in December 2018. It was their fourth time earning a prize in the competition. (Photo courtesy of HUCC) For this reason, one of HUCC’s primary goals is to let everyone know about the importance of cryptography. They have held open seminars and annual student competitions to raise awareness among students and the general public. In the future, they will continue to pursue their goal, planning an annual competition this year and even considering opening a website to explain cryptography to the public. "Moreover, I particularly hope that students in the Department of Mathematics become aware of the potential of the field. Many students restrict their careers to math teachers, but I hope they come to realize that cryptography is an open and promising field,” added Kim. "Cryptography is vastly needed, whereas not many people study it. We hope that more people become interested in the importance of cryptography." Lim Ji-woo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon

2019-04 29

[General]Where Are the Smoking Areas on Campus?

Smoking has become controversial in today's society. In the past, smoking in public areas such as restaurants, washrooms, and even the lobby was quite prevalent in Korea. After much legislative revision over the years, South Korea now prohibits reckless smoking in public spaces where the floating population is high. One typical example is on a university campus. Since there is a large proportion of non-smoking students, Hanyang University has designated smoking areas. Lee Kyung-hee from the Property Management Team, which is responsible for updating the status of smoking areas, talked about the overall situation regarding smoking areas and smoking booths on Hanyang's campus. As her first task, Lee Kyung-hee from the Property Management Team conducted a survey regarding the existing smoking and non-smoking areas and whether they were being managed properly. Lee came to the Seoul campus of Hanyang University after she finished her duties at ERICA campus last year. The first task given to her was to reorganize the smoking areas on campus due to a request from the student council. Lee decided to conduct a survey on the matter of validity and effectiveness of the 27 current smoking areas, and then determine whether to close or continue servicing them. The survey was conducted with the help of an emergency measure committee to figure out the usage reality of the 27 smoking areas and the places where some people still smoke even though they are designated as non-smoking areas. Lee noted, “Out of 716 participants of the survey, 23 percent of them were smokers. They were asked about their awareness of smoking areas on campus. In fact, 66 percent of the smokers responded that they only smoke in the designated fields. Such a strong response shows that there is no need to add additional smoking areas or to change certain non-smoking areas into smoking ones.” However, there was some feedback that pointed out that the location of some smoking zones are unreasonable since many students must pass by them to get to their classes, thus forcing non-smoking students to smell the unpleasant scent of cigarettes. In particular, the pathway behind the School of Business building was the most controversial smoking zone. Reflecting on the students’ opinions, the Property Management Team abolished the existing smoking area and installed a new smoking booth in front of the building before the start of the semester. “Our first project was to make students aware of the 27 smoking areas by clearly showing where smoking is permitted and where it is prohibited," said Lee. The red dots are the officially designated smoking areas and the blue dots are non-smoking areas in which smoking is habitually committed. (Photo courtesy of Lee) The Property Management Team is planning a second project which is to make the smokers self-conscious about proper smoking etiquette. Lee mentioned, “The main point that we want to promote to students is that once smoking areas are designated, all other places automatically become non-smoking zones. Our team hopes this idea gets deeply embedded in their minds. In this sense, we are planning to make the smoking area a brighter space so that smokers can easily notice and be attracted to them.” To emphasize the point, Lee mentioned that the Property Management Team has made ashtrays in each smoking area engraved with a QR code that provides information of the environmental status surrounding that specific smoking area. Some students look into this information either because they are attracted to the QR code or are interested in the environment. The team plans to publish this information on the website in order to enhance the self-awareness of smoking students. The idea of using QR codes was derived from both smoking and non-smoking perspectives. In the survey, while smoking students insisted on the rearrangement of the existing smoking areas into more accessible places, most non-smoking students put emphasis on enforcing appropriate smoking manners. Taking these two stances into account, the team decided to designate smoking zones in each college with ashtrays equipped with a QR code. This way, the team can see the level of smokers’ manners and self-awareness by looking at the environment status. “We definitely need the cooperation of students. It’s our duty to clean and maintain the smoking areas, but it is no use if the smokers are ignorant about good manners,” Lee appealed. Each smoking area is equipped with an ashtray with a QR code. The QR code gives the information of the environment status surrounding that smoking area. (Photo courtesy of Lee) These signs indicate smoke-free areas and guidance on how to locate smoking areas (top left) and these are the signs applied around campus (top right). The lines clearly marking smoking areas (bottom left) are also applied to several smoking areas on campus (bottom right). (Photo courtesy of Lee) Some students have raised questions regarding the smoking booths on campus. Not all smoking zones have a booth, as there are only three smoking booths in total on campus. In fact, it was the government that tried to promote smoking booths in universities. Three were provided by the government with the installation of a small TV that continuously plays antismoking public advertisements. The Property Management Team expected a high utilization rate, but students refuse to use the encolsed booths since they have poor ventilation. Therefore, the team will no longer accept additional enclosed type smoking booths. On the other hand, students felt no sense of resistance to open type smoking booths like the one in front of the School of Business building. Lee says, “If the government provides our university with open booths, we are positive they will be utilized. Our team is planning to install these open booths near the buildings of Division of Materials Science and Engineering and ITBT. We have received a positive answer from the Facilities Team and have already approved the budget.” Three smoking booths were provided for free by the government. Every booth is installed with a small TV that continuously plays antismoking public advertisements. Lee believes that smokers do not have to hide to smoke. She thinks that it is her duty to make the smoking areas more prominent so that smoking students do not have to feel a sense of alienation. “Simply prohibiting the smoking of students is irrational and unreasonable. The Property Management Team should also provide pleasant places for smokers, but students’ cooperation is necessary as well. Our long-term goal is to improve the smokers’ self-awareness regarding proper smoking etiquette,” said Lee. Kim Min-jae Photos by Park Guen-hyung

2019-04 29

[General]The Exhibition of the 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center at the ITRC Forum 2019

43 research centers from 31 universities gathered at the Coex mall for the four days exhibition to display excellent research findings. Many young future leaders in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) enthusiastically participated to help lead ICT innovation in Korea. Among the attendees was the Hanyang University 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center (click to visit the website), who provided demonstrations of automatic driving and VR utilized contents at the ITRC Forum 2019, from April 24th to 27th, 2019. From April 24th to 27th, the 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center (ITRC) displayed demonstrations of automatic driving and VR utilized contents at the ITRC Forum 2019. The 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center Hanyang University 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center was established in June of 2017 with the support of the Institute of Information and Communications Technology Planning and Evaluation under the Ministry of Science and ICT. Professor Kim Sun-woo (Department of Electronic Engineering) is the director of the 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center, with 10 blue-chip professors excellent in their fields of research and 11 participating companies including Essys, SKT, and Renault Samsung Motors constituting the center. The 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center aims to develop the world’s best core original technology in the field of 5G communications technology, automatic driving technology, and next generation convergence services. Exhibition at the ITRC Forum 2019 This year was the 19th anniversary of the ITRC Forum and was the second time Hanyang University 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center participated in the exhibition. During their first participation in 2018, the center was chosen as a special exhibition center and received much attention and praise by displaying the flight of a swarm of drones, automatic driving, object recognition, and VR content. A participant is trying out the VR content of a chemistry experiment at the 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center exhibition. The research content is divided into five detailed sections, and six of their research findings were exhibited at the ITRC Forum 2019 in the name of the 5G∙Unmanned Vehicle Research Center. The first part of the exhibition was called “Cooperative Localization," which introduced the cooperative positioning system of unmanned mobile vehicle models and showed an automatic driving video. The second exhibition was a trial performance of tracking drones in real time with vision recognition based algorithms using cameras. The third on the exhibition list was titled “CHEMVRLIBRARY” and consisted of virtual reality chemistry experiments for university education. The fourth part was the cinematic VR <Confession> which utilized eye contact between an actor and the audience to create a cinematic VR. The fifth was a video demonstration of object recognition, and the last on the exhibition list was the Hybrid V2X terminal. The significance of joining the ITRC Forum 2019 While it is important to focus on creating displays to showcase their research, Kim emphasized the significance of organizing and updating the research findings, and exchanging information on their research processes and results with external research institutions and centers. This will bring about mutual development for both parties, but most importantly, it can be a step toward achieving the center’s objective of developing original technology in the field and fostering core manpower of the next generation. Eom Jae-won (Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering, Master’s program) is giving an insight into the vehicle recognition algorithm of the flight of the swarm of drones (군집비행). In addition, their participation in the ITRC Forum 2019 is expected to help the researchers at the center reflect current research process and introduce diverse perspectives and methods of research. This will act as a foothold to grow the researchers at the center into the much needed professionals of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The ITRC Forum 2019 was a valuable time to exchange information about research and technology trends with each and every ITRC center. It was also a great opportunity to introduce the research findings of the Hanyang University center to others. Most of all, the participation at the ITRC Forum was an invaluable chance to inspect the research processes ongoing at the center and promote growth of the participating researchers through exchange and cooperation, according to Kim. Kim Hyun-soo Photos by Lee Hyeon-seon