|The Argus, the oldest Campus English Newspaper in Korea established in 1954, pursues the highest standard of campus journalism and academic excellence. The Argus has undergone a transformation in 2006, from newspaper to magazine. The Argus is published monthly except the school holidays by and for students of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.
Where did Argus come from? The legend of the Argus originates from Greek mythology. We know Zeus as the king of Greek gods and goddesses and that he was an unstoppable flirt, even Casanova could have gotten sick of. Zeus' wife, Hera was very jealous and tried to find a way to stop his habitual affairs he was having with other women. That's when she called for Argus.
Argus is a name of a gigantic monster. We are not talking about a simple monster from fairy tales here. This big creature have 100 eyes dangling from it's head! And it leaves its 30-40 eyes open even when asleep! So there was no way Zeus could ever escape from Argus' eyes.
The name of our newspaper, The Argus, is from this legendary creature. The world we are living is hard to go through, but The Argus promises to keep its eyes wide open at all times. This may help us to be aware of what is really going on around us. With keen eyes like those of Argus', we will work for justice and give cutting criticism to accord with the minds of the people. The Argus will always be there as a spokesman of HUFSan.