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John Lee

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The media needs to stop victim smearing

  When reporting a story, media sources have the responsibility of sharing the facts of the case. However, not all facts reported are relevant and...

Sympathy for North Koreans is heading south

Growing up as a Korean-American it was not uncommon for people to ask me, “Are you from North or South Korea?” I grew to expect...

Goodbye online privacy

Internet privacy is an ongoing issue as the world becomes more technologically intertwined. Anything and everything is done online, and steps need to be...

Defunding the arts is so passe

Art is invaluable to our society, because it provides an outlet for expression and gives opportunities to create something worth celebrating. With Donald Trump...

Ivanka Trump should not use the presidential platform for personal business

President Donald Trump’s Twitter account has almost 30 million followers, and the mass media coverage of the Executive Branch is unprecedented. The presidential platform...

Moonlight and Get Out provide more than entertainment

The films Moonlight and Get Out are phenomenal pieces of art; both contain depth in terms of storylines, character development and symbolism. They have...

The transgender community deserves protection

President Donald Trump rescinded bathroom protections for transgender and gender nonconforming students. With his decision, Trump has managed to lose the already doubtful trust...

The anti-vaccine movement is plaguing our country

Vaccinations are one of the most important medical breakthroughs in history. They have been credited with eradicating diseases such as smallpox, and have made...

Students should not be hooked on Hookah

The trendy, sophisticated image of smoking cigarettes has changed drastically from its peak during the 1950s and 1960s. Today, smoking is viewed as undesirable...

Don’t limit black history to a month

The words Black History Month usually bring a nostalgic image to my mind. It reminds me of elementary school, when I learned about the...