Stan Culture


Maisie Hwang and Jiyun Chung

K-Pop culture keeps growing and quickly influencing people all over the world. There is a particular culture to K-Pop fandom. “Stan” is what they call themselves and the term encompasses their ex excessively supportive behavior towards certain figures or idols. We wondered, do DIS students know what a “stan” is? Are there “stans” at DIS as well? Maisie and Jiyun bring you to the world of “stan” culture.