BY: CLAIRE KIM "But my voice also made me invisible. I was frequently interrupted and talked over, especially by men, and especially at work. I had to fight harder to make a point. Early in my professional life, I was sometimes simply squeezed into silence." (McBee) This is the reality that most women face day… Continue reading Women are like the underclassmen on a college campus
Month: August 2018
An opportunity to those who weren’t given a chance
BY: CLAIRE KIM Silicon Valley has a large working tech force, built upon thousands of employees who focus on STEM and engineering to succeed in the industry. Because this area is dense with tech-related work fields such as Google and Apple, many aspiring engineers crowd around here to look for a job that is open… Continue reading An opportunity to those who weren’t given a chance
The dark facet of the media
BY: CLAIRE KIM With one negative remark from the media, one's life or reputation can be ruined forever. Because the public easily gets swayed by rumors and news outlets who claim to provide only "unbiased" information, if anyone gets stuck in something controversial their future can drop in an instant. What makes the media so… Continue reading The dark facet of the media
When you try your best, but you don’t succeed
BY: CLAIRE KIM These days, it seems like everyone is so burned out due to the vigorous competition from high school to college. Because more and more people are eager to be accepted into the top schools in the US, unintentionally the fight to succeed has become a lot more challenging and mentally downgrading. With… Continue reading When you try your best, but you don’t succeed
Drive.ai takes a new approach
BY: CLAIRE KIM Back in 2016, when the excitement of driverless cars began, no one imagined when this feat would ever come true. Predicting that by 2020, we would start to see pops of these vehicles on the road, it seems like the time is coming sooner than we expected. With big-name companies like Uber,… Continue reading Drive.ai takes a new approach
Stereotypes are just harmful labels
BY: CLAIRE KIM People often refer to a list of stereotypes as a catalog that provides a basic description of a certain group or population of people. In a sense, stereotypes are like labels that generalize individuals based off of the opinions of the general public. They create this standard that everyone in the group… Continue reading Stereotypes are just harmful labels
The cheerleaders of our life
BY: CLAIRE KIM Friends are like batteries that recharge us when we feel down or depressed. Always staying by our side, they are truly an existence that cannot be replaced with anything else in the world. Listening to us when we need to rant, giving advice when we are lost, or even reassuring us that… Continue reading The cheerleaders of our life
Gender discrimination? YouTube?
BY: CLAIRE KIM In the past decade, YouTube has grown a massive following for its wide range of content that is accessible to the general public. Currently being one of the most active platforms for creators and their audience, the YouTube community has been flourishing with an increase in both content and engagement throughout their… Continue reading Gender discrimination? YouTube?