Ariana Kim

USC Junior: Communication and Technology Commercialization

Location icon United States of America

Hawaii girl now in Los Angeles, passionate about traveling, tech, and politics!

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Why You Probably Aren't 'Attractive' In South Korea

With the Hallyu Wave striking the world, it's understandable that there has been much interest in Korean culture - music, language, and the infamous Korean beauty industry. As a young Korean-American woman, I go back to Korea yearly during school vacations. Every year, I notice the barrage of make up and skincare stores at every street.

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Meet The First Ever Refugee Olympic Team

With Kyrie Irving injured, many NBA fans wrote off the Boston Celtics going deep in the playoffs. Now, here they are in the Eastern Finals going up against Lebron James and the Cavs now up 2-0. All with veteran players, role players, rookie and sophomore players. No Superstars at all.

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Does Being Asian Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Into A College?

Maybe you finished the semester a few weeks ago, or perhaps you still have a few more weeks left until finals week. Regardless, it's that time of year where your car is filled to the brim with your belongings once again: it's time for move out!

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Childhood Indoctrination: Being Born Into Religions

Did you attend church as a child? Do you remember praying before meals? Did you listen to sermons and sing hymns? Growing up, I did all of these things. Attending an all-girls Roman Catholic school followed by another all-girls Episcopalian school, I'm essentially the epitome of a girl who was born and raised into religion.