hankyorehBy Seo Young-ji. “I reject a university where injustice is rampant.” It was the afternoon of May 7, and a university student was shouting at the main gate of Chung-Ang University in Seoul’s Heukseok neighborhood. The university has undergone rapid restructuring since it was acquired by the Doosan Group in 2008. Now it has begun making “incursions” into areas that have hitherto been up to the students themselves to decide. Students who have criticized the moves have reportedly been stigmatized and repressed. For Kim Chang-in, a 24-year-old third-year philosophy student, dropping out was a last-ditch show of resistance. More...