Kenneth Min Kim

Kenneth Min Kim

Kenneth Kim is the Opinion Editor of Brea Olinda High School's newspaper The Wildcat. Passionate about international relations, education policy, student voice, and mental health awareness, he can be found napping on a nearby couch or stressing out about college apps.
Opinion: The health of Hip-Hop

Opinion: The health of Hip-Hop

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years... 400 years? That sounds like a choice.” With those words, Kanye West blew up the internet in April, kickstarting several months of a wild political journey that included a visit to the White House, an outburst during an SNL...

Opinion: To Stand with Nike

Opinion: To Stand with Nike

Nike dropped a two minute ad for the 30th Anniversary of its “Just Do It” campaign online on September 3. The video features images of inspiration — a hijab-wearing female boxer, wheelchair-bound athletes, disabled wrestlers. But it’s the five seconds featuring former...

An interview with ‘Searching’s’ Michelle La

An interview with ‘Searching’s’ Michelle La

A dark screen. Completely black. Then, an anonymous Skype user flashes on the screen, with an equally anonymous username showing on screen. Seconds later, and the call is accepted, revealing a young, mild-mannered Korean woman sitting just one screen away from me. Her...

An interview with ‘Searching’s’ Michelle La

Opinion: The McCain problem

While the death of Senator John McCain on Aug. 25 begets a period of mourning, it should not immediately absolve him of his actions and statements. It’s easy to brush McCain off as a harmless “American hero” who hated Trump, but to do that would be to brush off the...

Opinion: The problem with the Oscars

Opinion: The problem with the Oscars

The Oscars would be incomplete without its constant controversies. On August 8, the Academy delivered yet again by announcing that a new category for ‘popular films’ would be added to the Oscars: "Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film." While this may seem at first...

Growing alongside the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Growing alongside the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The scene is set: It’s the summer of 2008 and I’m sitting inside Regal La Habra with my friends, about to witness the birth of a cinematic universe with one billionaire playboy in a suit of red and gold armor. I fell in love with Tony Stark and his missile-firing Iron...

A look back into Black Panther

A look back into Black Panther

There’s a lot to love about Black Panther. It’s the first superhero movie with a majority black cast and it contains a brilliant soundtrack by rap legend Kendrick Lamar. But more importantly, the movie’s core values reflect the culture of a generation characterized by...

A leftist’s opinion: Not ‘Not My President’

A leftist’s opinion: Not ‘Not My President’

President Donald Trump’s eighth month in the presidency is ending soon, marking eight months of an America more divided than ever. In our increasingly-PC world, there is less and less room for people to speak their minds lest they be slaughtered by others for not...