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KIM: Encourage language study

October 16, 2014 • 0
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 • 0
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 • 0
Let’s face it: “Townie” doesn’t mean “New Haven local.”
Opinion

KIM: Reaffirm the ice bucket challenge

September 5, 2014 • 0
Critics of the ice bucket challenge may forget that ultimately, in evaluating the effectiveness of a charity effort, the beneficiary is far more important than the donor.
Opinion

KIM: Don’t judge finance

March 24, 2014 • 0
It seems like whenever someone tells me that they are going into consulting or hedge-fund work, they often add in the phrase “which I guess is pretty common” — as if they have to apologize for what they’re doing.
Opinion

KIM: Such inclusivity, much wow

February 10, 2014 • 1
Words have power and carry a message. And jests, even if intentionally light-hearted, have the capacity to send the wrong message.
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Opinion

KIM: Against athlete suites

January 24, 2014 • 0
The athlete suite phenomenon has created social divides.
City

Chapel street adds another pharmacy

November 21, 2013 • 0
In a David versus Goliath story, the new Chapel Street Pharmacy, which opened on Nov. 2, is attempting to carve out a place against larger chain pharmacies in the area. Chapel Street is home to The Hospital of St. Raphael, now part of Yale-New Haven Hospital, and several pharmacies, including a Walgreens, CVS and Rite »
Culture

Tragedy and comedy to converge on stage

November 20, 2013 • 0
A tale of love, a critique of social norms, a satire of human behavior — all are possible descriptions of the play opening Thursday at the Whitney Theater. The plot of Molière’s “The Misanthrope” follows the lives of four men courting a woman in 17th-century France. The production — a senior project for Gabriel DeLeon »
Opinion

KIM: Big city, big money

November 19, 2013 • 0
New Haven isn’t only “not bad.” It’s a place where the impossible happens, where the sons of senators and farmers alike can be seen sharing a Wenzel.
City

Yale Republicans plan next move

November 12, 2013 • 0
In the wake of the recent Ward 1 aldermanic loss, the Republican Party at Yale is regrouping and working to change their image on campus.
Opinion

KIM: Don’t forget the flyover states

October 18, 2013 • 0
Respecting different cultures and backgrounds means representing all cultures, not just some. And while places in Middle America like Indiana, with its country music, farms and corn — so much corn — may not seem cultivated in the “refined” sense, they still have culture nonetheless.