Sam Weber

Sam Weber is a graduate student in the University of Montana’s Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism program and a reporter with the School of Journalism’s Korean reporting project.

Jung-ae Gwak, left, and her daughter, Hanbyeol Lee, right, get a ticket to ride the Seoul metro.

For North Korean Defectors, Escape is 'Like Jumping 50 Years Into the Future'

Negotiating Seoul’s subway system and living in the South can be a jarring leap into the modern world.

Won-kyu Kang works behind the front desk at I Want Resort, which was built in 2016 for Olympic visitors.

Here’s What Pyeongchang Looks Like Now

Three months after the end of the Olympics, the resort town is all but deserted.