Madeline Kim

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  • Real communism only sounds ideal to those with privilege

    Privilege — a word we’ve all become acquaintanced with. We are constantly told to check how aspects of our lives, many of which are outside our control, give us societal advantages and blind us from potential hardships others face. White privilege, male privilege, class privilege... we have heard about those. It is important to keep this dialogue going and understand how our privilege can shape ou...

    Forum | September 18, 2017
  • CMU’s diversity indicates growth

    On August 27 at 8:51 AM, a man on a 61D bus allegedly photographed students riding the bus. One passenger asked if he was a photographer, to which the man replied that he “[didn’t] like what he [saw]” at Carnegie Mellon, which he claimed he attended in the 1960s. When other passengers intervened, the man claimed he would “s...

    Forum | September 11, 2017
  • Trump’s first 100 days bring half-truths, second-guessing

    Prior to the 2016 presidential election, then-presidential candidate Donald Trump released the "Donald Trump’s Contract with the American Voter." By doing so, he announced his "100-day action plan to Make America Great Again" for the first days in office. He packed his first 100 days to the brim with controversial p...

    Forum | May 1, 2017
  • Love Trumps Hate in an Unlikely State

    Alabama is a state many of us do not consider much in politics. However, its history has undeniably left a significant impact on our nation’s history. From Rosa Parks’ example of civil disobedience in Montgomery to marches at Selma that served as the catalyst for the enactment of the Voting Rights Amendment (VRA) to the Shelby County v. Holder court case that [weakened](https://www.oyez.org/cases/...

    Forum | April 24, 2017
  • March for Science shows importance of scientific advancement

    President Donald Trump’s plans have not been made without opposition. One of his controversial moves involves his budget plan. This new budget cuts funding for science research and ultimately shifts our research priorities away from environmental and climate programs. Programs, including but not limited to the...

    Forum | April 24, 2017