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The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

An episode of Netflix’s Master of None titled, “Ladies and Gentleman,” chronicles Dev’s (Aziz Ansari) denial in coming to terms with the discrepancies in the way men and women are treated in society. A scene in the episode shows Dev in a bar with male

Everyone will want an invite to The Wild Party

DCPA’S OFF-CENTER REDEFINES IMMERSIVE THEATER It is rare to come across a theater experience so unique that it changes the way stories are told and unravels audience expectations of an interactive show entirely. The Wild Party, presented by the Denver Center for Performing Arts’ Off-Center

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

A clip of New York Giants’ wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr., crying into a towel and being consoled by his teammate, punter Brad Wing, on the sideline of Sunday’s game against the Chargers quickly spread across the internet over the weekend. Subsequently, Beckham’s masculinity and

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

A terrorist opened fire on Sunday night in Las Vegas, killing 59 people and wounding 527. It has been named the “deadliest mass shooting” in modern American history. The Pulse Night Club shooting was called the same, and so was the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting,

The Minority Report | Ashley kim

When Tim Tebow famously took a knee to pray during football games, Americans applauded him for being brave and standing up for what he believes in, for being a devout and passionate Christian, and upholding American values. His pose quickly went viral, inspiring people to

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Birthdays are my favorite because it’s an opportunity to openly express our appreciation for another person’s existence something I feel we don’t do enough, and something I wish didn’t feel so exclusive to birthdays. Since we are publishing on my birthday, I only thought it

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Mainstream media is black and white. While there’s more accurate representation of minorities on the rise in media, these representations usually exist within the realm of black actors and actresses. When they fall outside of these lines, these representations remain written within the con nes

THE MINORITY REPORT | Ashley Kim

The date is Aug. 21. I’m lying in a field, and I’m looking up at the sky through solar filters. There’s a low chatter and frequent laughter that surrounds me, but all I’m thinking about is how I’m allergic to grass and I wish I

Rallies take a violent turn across the nation

STUDENTS REACT TO TRUMP’S RESPONSE A call to remove a confederate statue depicting Robert E. Lee ignited violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia in mid-August. White supremacists gathered for a “Unite the Right” protest, which resulted in three people dead, and many more injured. While the

Roxane Gay’s Hunger exposes heartbreaking truths

MEMOIR IS FILLED WITH NECESSARY HONESTY Roxane Gay is the author of five books that are all written with an unprecedented honesty. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, released on June 13, is the latest. Both heartbreaking and revolutionary, Gay’s honesty about her “unruly” body