Education

Opinion: Donald Trump: a fascist leader

Opinion: Donald Trump: a fascist leader

Fascism: “a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.” According to a Newsweek Op-Ed by Robert...

Opinion: How to fight anti-Asian racism

Opinion: How to fight anti-Asian racism

There is a long history of Asian American racism that many people are unaware of. Chinese miners in America were charged a Foreign Miners Tax and received hostility from the white miners during the 19th century. Later, the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882 forbade Chinese...

Opinion: Bring politics to the dinner table

Opinion: Bring politics to the dinner table

Growing up, you might have heard your family members remind each other not to bring politics to the dinner table, especially at gatherings with members of your distant family. In fact, in America, almost everyone knows the unspoken rule of “no politics at the dinner...

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Opinion: School grades are overrated

Educated people throughout history like Thomas Jefferson, Aristotle and many others were not given “grades” in school. Now, in a world where college acceptance rates are shrinking, good grades are more vital than ever. What used to be a major accomplishment is now a...

Column: ‘Mansplaining’ and gender in the classroom

Column: ‘Mansplaining’ and gender in the classroom

I was my first grade teacher’s favorite student. Every week, Ms. Holland gave a Milky Way candy bar to the most well-behaved student in class, and I won more than anyone. She told other students to behave like me — to raise their hands before speaking and to always...

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Opinion: Electronics are bad for children and teens

Your clock has just turned 9 p.m. You know your parents are going to come back home soon and you still have to do your homework, but this series is just so good and you really just want to finish this episode. You have been watching this series on your electronic...

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

The dark side of the K-pop Industry

Over the past few years, K-pop has become increasingly popular among people of all ages. Korean pop groups have been breaking records, covering music charts, emerging into the Western entertainment industry and winning the hearts of listeners all around the world....