Madeline Kim

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  • 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](

    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
  • Impeachment of Korean president shows power of democracy

    After months of consistent protests, South Korea, as of March 9, 2017, has successfully impeached the former president Park Geun-Hye; since March 30, she has been under arrest. The world watc...

    Forum | April 17, 2017
  • No one should have to fight to vote in modern America

    For a country that boasts fair and free elections, the United States of America has an extensive history of hosting regulations preventing its citizens from participating in a democratic society. In 1870, the Fifteenth Amendment legally allowed black men to vote. In 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment prohibited gender from being a factor in letting a vote count. However, constitutional amendments only...

    Forum | April 17, 2017