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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

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

I have learned how to do most things from YouTube. With one click and a little bit of effort, a “How to” video is always available to teach me a new skill set. And when I’m bad at something, a search for “fail” videos makes

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

There was an alarming amount of white women still wearing Pussyhats at the second annual Women’s March this past weekend. If you’re unfamiliar with this new and trendy “symbol of feminism,” it’s seriously okay. The Pussyhats are knitted pink beanies that have cat ears on

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

One of my favorite shows of all time is Gossip Girl. I’m currently four seasons into my fourth re-watch of the series. Gossip Girl is “your one and only source into the scandalous lives of Manhattan’s elite” (GG’s words, not mine). The show focuses on

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

Season two of Stranger Things was released a month ago. Naturally, I binge-watched it over the break. Its ubiquitous and awesome praise made it impossible to ignore—even if I tried. If you don’t know what Stranger Things is, I’m positive you’re lying. If you really

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

I recently attended a “Queer Faith Panel” hosted by CU Denver’s Women and Gender Center. The panel featured students and staff from the Auraria campus who identify with a queer identity and a faith identity—two things that are often autonomous of each other. Some students

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

“Shhh” you whisper to your screaming baby as you watch a stranger force a needle through its untouched, infant earlobes. “Shh,” you whisper again. “At least now no one will think you’re a boy.” You smile to yourself, satisfied by your work. Congratulations. You have

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

It’s been eight months since Jordan Peele’s Get Out was released and received outstanding reviews from critics and viewers—even scoring a nearly a perfect score (99 percent) on Rotten Tomatoes. Get Out was highly regarded as an eye-opening piece of mainstream media that exposed the

The Minority Report | Ashley Kim

In 2014, I attended over 30 Rockies games with a good friend. In that season, we had seen just about everything. Nolan Arenado hit his first Grand Slam. Michael Cuddyer hit for the Cycle. Todd Helton’s number, 17, was retired. We attended two double headers.