Columns

-

Success has not only been ingrained in me because I am a competitive and driven person, but it is also my duty because I am the daughter of an immigrant. Going away to a top university and being the first in my family to do so, was a pretty big deal at the time.

-

U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has received boundless accusations of disloyalty to the United States. The first round of fury can be attributed to her pro-Palestinian views, and callous comments on Israel that aligned with certain age-old, anti-Semitic conspiracy theories.

-

As the curtain falls on an era of unity and diplomacy, I am sure members of the British Parliament are asking themselves, “To be or not to be?” That is, should they be holding British society hostage to nationalistic policies that could send the global economy into a recession?

-

2018 and 2019 have thus far been milestone years for Asian Americans in the entertainment industry.

-

I rediscovered composer Johann Sebastian Bach’s cello suites this past fall during a period with lots of work and little motivation. I needed something to focus my mind on the tasks at hand. So, I turned to Bach to aid my quest for concentration.

-

Few topics get people riled up as much as political correctness. It rare to hear positive things about political correctness, because it is a term usually employed by its opponents.

-

Every morning, after numerous unsuccessful attempts to throw off my covers and get up, I make myself a bowl of oatmeal, discard the trash and then start my day.

-

We all do it. It’s not considered a surprise for most of us. But despite its commonality, it is still a uniquely individual experience — and an intimidating one at that.

-

We’re four months into the year now, a time by which the majority of people have shed the shackles of their New Year’s resolutions. One common resolution that’s probably been abandoned by now is losing weight, whether it’s five pounds or 50.

-

Recently, I took a road trip down to West Virginia to learn more about mountaintop removal coal mining and tour the remains of a retired mine on Kayford Mountain, located in a rural area outside of Charleston, W.V. Moun