BY: CLAIRE KIM Equality has always been the basis of all our problems. From gender-based wage discrimination to distinct bathrooms for LBGT, it is almost impossible to satisfy everyone's demands and end with a balanced agreement for some of the most controversial issues present in our society. Because equality defines itself as fair for both… Continue reading The extinction of equality?
Month: June 2018
Amazon’s rise in the prescription-drug industry
BY: CLAIRE KIM Amazon has always seemed like a formidable opponent in the retail industry and they have just become even stronger. Selling a wide range of products from clothing to food to books and to CDs, in-store businesses such as supermarkets, shopping malls, and even book/gaming stores have erupted in distress. In a sense,… Continue reading Amazon’s rise in the prescription-drug industry
Don’t aim for the spotlight aim for the goal itself
BY: CLAIRE KIM Often times as an individual, we want to better ourselves and show our greatest potential. Whether it's in academics or extracurriculars or hobbies, we all have something we want to make the best out of. Although this mentality is great and strives us to push beyond our limits it can unintentionally lead… Continue reading Don’t aim for the spotlight aim for the goal itself
Stop separating migrant families from each other
BY: CLAIRE KIM In the US, a large number of migrant children have been stripped away from their parents at such a young age. With such a traumatic breakup, children develop serious mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety as they constantly remember the last moment they saw their parent's faces. In my opinion, it… Continue reading Stop separating migrant families from each other
Bedtime: a refrain from an unhealthy sleep cycle?
BY: CLAIRE KIM Based on a study done by the National Sleep Foundation, we can determine the appropriate amount of sleep that is recommended for us based on our age group. On average results show that most children should be getting approximately 9 to 11 hours of sleep, most teenagers should be getting approximately 8… Continue reading Bedtime: a refrain from an unhealthy sleep cycle?
Doctors need to change their motivation
BY: CLAIRE KIM For just one car accident rehabilitation, one muscle tear treatment, or one regular checkup, it costs an enormous amount of money and careful medication to get this job done. The medical industry is always looking to find ways doctors can treat patients efficiently and successfully without the hustle of making careless… Continue reading Doctors need to change their motivation
It’s Pride Month
BY: CLAIRE KIM June marks the official beginning of summer, no school, and appreciation for LGBTs. Lately, all over social media, people have been actively participating in this #pride celebration showing their support for LGBTs by wearing colors of the rainbow and attending events in their local cities. Pride month really helps to recognize the… Continue reading It’s Pride Month
You are competing against yourself
BY: CLAIRE KIM Nowadays to be successful in society, we have to exceed everyone's expectations and prove that we are the best. From school to work, the competition to be recognized is constantly in motion because we are so motivated to receive compliments and be reassured that we are in fact special. With such a… Continue reading You are competing against yourself
Migrant children want to feel like a normal child
BY: CLAIRE KIM The risk of leaving migrant children unexposed to their parents at such a young age is frightening and dangerous for their future. By separating them from their only supporter and confining them into a detention center, we are not protecting them but rather we are hurting them mentally. What a child wants… Continue reading Migrant children want to feel like a normal child
Depression can be linked to our sleep pattern
BY: CLAIRE KIM Depression has increasingly become a more common disorder as our society progresses. Higher levels of anxiety, feelings of isolation, and stress, in general, have elevated quite significantly in the past few years. With more than three million cases per year in the US, depression has blown up to an extreme in such… Continue reading Depression can be linked to our sleep pattern