Opinion

KIM: The Bulldog Days are over

April 24, 2015
As Bulldog Days passed earlier this week, I saw, beyond the flocks of prefrosh, a reflection of myself.
Opinion

KIM: Speak up for Indiana

April 10, 2015
I want to urge University President Peter Salovey to publicly oppose Indiana’s RFRA, an act which represents discrimination and ignorance that is unacceptable in the 21st century
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KIM: Diversity at Spring Fling

March 27, 2015
The committee’s primary function is to give us a good concert.
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KIM: Promote dance at Yale

February 27, 2015
Dancing is different.
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KIM: Interrogate your ideas

February 16, 2015
Coming to Yale, I acknowledged that I was, more or less, pretty stupid.
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KIM: How to be offended

January 30, 2015
Don’t worry, this article isn’t about getting offended.
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KIM: In the face of criticism

January 16, 2015
Beyond the murk and the controversies and the reactionary sentiments surrounding the tragedy, one particular aspect of the Charlie Hebdo attacks stands out to me: the courage it takes to express one’s views, and the value of such courage.

KIM: Not the solution

November 20, 2014
Do I think that abandoning affirmative action — that “forgetting” about race in the application process — is the route colleges ought to take? In short, no.

KIM: Before voting

November 6, 2014
Voting is central to our democracy. But if you are not an informed citizen, then you should not vote.
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KIM: Encourage language study

October 16, 2014
We should make the option of continuing a second language more accessible. By eliminating Friday L4 language classes, we would give upper-level language courses a fighting chance.
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KIM: Give hip-hop its due

October 2, 2014
If we’re going to invite more uncontroversial artists such as Hoodie Allen, then we need to reevaluate what we call the artists we choose to invite. It would be a form of cultural insensitivity to keep on calling them, even in casual conversation, our “hip-hop” acts.
Opinion

KIM: End the word “townies”

September 18, 2014
Let’s face it: “Townie” doesn’t mean “New Haven local.”