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Conflict in Wakanda

Gentrification sweeps the nation King T’Challa of Wakanda recently revealed that Wakanda is not a third-world country in Africa as has long been believed by the rest of the world. Many were shocked by the revelation. “The wise build bridges and the foolish build walls,”

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Last week, I had something happen to me that’s never happened to me before. My headlight went out. The experience I had was a humbling one. Ever since I have moved out and been “on my own”—whatever that means in college—I’ve been able to lean

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

There’s necessary discussion about the representation of women in Hollywood (and everywhere) right now, especially with the emergence of women actually having a say in how their stories are written. Shocking, I know. Female empowerment and recognition is important. These are two things I’m incredibly

Wakanda Forever | Ashley Kim

This is my first Marvel love letter. I don’t even know where to begin, Marvel. You did it. You showed everyone what accurate representation looks like and how much we need it. In 135 minutes, my entire existence was completely redefined. All I want to

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Last week, a 19-year-old terrorist shot rampantly through the halls and classrooms of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. He killed 17 people, including students and staff members. He killed daughters and sons with an AR-15 that was purchased legally. He reminded us that we are

Podcast solves Georgia’s biggest case file

Up and Vanished explores strange disappearance Tara Grinstead, a 30-year-old high school history teacher and former beauty pageant queen, disappeared unexpectedly on Oct. 23, 2005. Grinstead left behind a nearly flawless crime scene in her home in Ocilla, Georgia—a town with a population just shy of 3,200

Chloe Kim dominates X Games and the Olympics

17-year-old snowboarder proves why she’s the best Staying true to tradition, this year’s Winter X Games was held at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen at the end of January. Athletes competed in over 15 different categories, which included Snowboard Slopestyle, Ski and Snowboard SuperPipe, Snow BikeCross,

K-Pop makes a lasting impact in America

How a boy band is changing the game In the past, Korean pop artists (better known as “K-Pop”) and their corresponding labels have attempted to break through global boundaries, particularly into the American music scene. While some artists, such as popular boy band Big Bang,

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Jong Jin Kim left South Korea for America in 1982 hoping to find his version of the “American dream.” Kim quit his job as an engineer when his daughter was eight years old to support her snowboarding career after recognizing her talent and growing potential

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Between close scores and—my personal favorite—Tom Brady getting sacked, Super Bowl 52 was not a boring game, by any means. The Eagles put up a good fight and came out victorious with a much-deserved win, proving that sometimes the best way to be viewed is