BY: CLAIRE KIM Humans are like seeds. Hard on the outside, yet soft and hollow on the inside. Hiding behind this smiling mask of confidence, many people hide their troubles from the world to make it seem as if they are completely fine for fear of being looked down upon. Many tend to avoid becoming… Continue reading Breaking out of our shells
BY: CLAIRE KIM According to a report by the New York Times, Nicole Black, mother of her black daughter Crystle Galloway, was unjustly treated by the city's medical staff by denying her the right to use an ambulance because they supposedly believed that she could not afford it. Although the staff could clearly see that… Continue reading Racism in medical services?
BY: CLAIRE KIM Life isn't always a smooth path. Hoping for unlimited happiness and no hardships are asking for the impossible. We inevitably come across days where we feel alone, tired, destroyed, humiliated, angered, and even lost, but eventually, life moves on. Though at the moment, it may seem like we are stuck in a… Continue reading The reality of life
BY: CLAIRE KIM Lately, I've been reading Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs and it has given me many important maxims to keep in mind. I really admire this book because it teaches me how to achieve success in our society that has become so competitive over the past few years. Learning to "Think Different" and… Continue reading The most humble, yet most successful business mindset
BY: CLAIRE KIM A couple of weeks ago during my trip to Korea, I came home one day with a feeling of sorrow and pity. That morning, I went to the most prestigious hospital in the country, Seoul National University Hospital, to watch over my grandma who was getting a surgery done there. Because there… Continue reading The wage gap is too extreme
BY: CLAIRE KIM The United States has always emphasized the idea of equality among individuals. Whether it's skin color, religious beliefs, gender identity, or other personal aspects, our country has been working to promote unity and peace to become closer as a nation. In recent years, the young generation has been especially active in welcoming… Continue reading LGBTQ has unintentionally split our country into two
BY: CLAIRE KIM In most states there are counties and within those counties there are cities. In every US city, there is at least one fire department and one police department always on standby to immediately take action whenever an incident occurs. It's important to have these stations set up in every city because emergencies… Continue reading Rural areas in the US cry for more medical attention
BY: CLAIRE KIM Just as I had predicted, rates of childbirth have significantly decreased in the US since the last survey conducted. Because society nowadays has shaped our lifestyle to be so fast-paced and stressful, there really isn't any time for us to contemplate whether we want a baby to begin. When we name our… Continue reading Why childbirth rates are decreasing
BY: CLAIRE KIM From receiving our driver's license to being able to drink, the line up of events that occur between the ages of 13-21 is undoubtedly a very critical time. The people we surround ourselves with, the community we live in, and especially the expectations we set for ourselves really dictate what path we… Continue reading How the changing world has changed adolescents
BY: CLAIRE KIM According to the official Dictionary, bullying is the "use of superior strength or influence to intimidate (someone), typically to force him or her to do what one wants." This topic of bullying has always been an important subject discussed in the classrooms to help inform children and young teens about the consequences… Continue reading Bullies in the hospital?