Alicia Kang is the current Assistant Arts Editor for The Heights. You can contact her at [email protected]

For Reflection, Focus on Establishing Habits
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For Reflection, Focus on Establishing Habits

This column is a byproduct of my lack of motivation to complete a reflection assignment. Last week, I recorded a podcast for a group project in one of my classes and, sure enough, this week I was hit with the realization that, on top of the assignment itself, which required group coordination and several scheduled…

The Truth Still Matters in Journalism
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The Truth Still Matters in Journalism

In the first week of this semester, I had a perplexing conversation with one of my suitemates, in which she shared her belief that “the truth does not matter.” This seemed like a rather shocking claim to me, especially given the prolific amount of fake news in the United States right now, so I decided…

Both Humanities and STEM Majors are Necessary and Valid
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Both Humanities and STEM Majors are Necessary and Valid

As an English major, I know I’m not the first to experience the stigma surrounding the humanities. The age-old judgment seems to be that the humanities are simply easier than STEM. There’s just less work—not every question has one right answer, so many answers can be perceived to be correct. Even now, as I attend…

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