We can find them easily within the campus. They gaggle while playing games in computer room, and leave the library to do their business after reserving their seats.
"I went to Information & Culture Center computer room to write a report. But it was not a room for study, just a game room. Most of student gaggled while playing Cart Rider, a popular racing game. Someone asked them to be quite. The gagglers went silent instantaneously, after a while, though they started to gaggle," signed off by Kohakbeon, elder students.
"During exams I went to Manhae Hall. There were no seats because of the reserved-seat system. I glanced over the reading rooms, there were many vacant seats. But I couldn't use any of them because they were reserved."
Many Donggukians growl at the in selfish fellows via the web bulletin board, My Opinion.
These problems are not limited to just our campus. Several universities are taking strong measures against chronic selfishness. Sangji University and Seowon University set up a fingerprint-recognition machine at their libraries to prevent selfish reservation of seats in defiance of students' backlash. Other universities are considering the introduction of this machine.
Undergraduates are supposed to be intellectual, but are they? Larcenous acts on campus are becoming a social problem, too. Most students know what is good and bad behavior. However, students don't act like they know.
Above all, students should have consideration for others. If you don't return books; if you speak loudly in corridors; if you cheat. Just think what your selfishness is doing to others.
Society has to strengthen the education about community life. The present educational system focuses on university admissions. This leads to competition among students and enfeebles their public spirit.
The School Authorities (SA) should try to solve these problems among students and improve absurdly deficient equipment. This can be done by introducing the fingerprint machine and Closed Circuit Television (CCTV); but these are considered violations of human rights. The SA has to approach the problem carefully, but it must improve campus facilities.
University students are the nation's asset. We are not just students. We have the power to change the world. It is our duty to make a better society! Great achievements start from small steps.
Park Nu-ri email@example.com
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