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Su King

Undergraduate at Wellesley College

In Defense of Book Reviews

Reading is an extremely personal experience. A book can be a waste of time for one reader, yet the same book can have the power to change the course of someone else’s life. Why then should people spend precious time…

0 Comments / 134 View / December 7, 2014

This Is Why Young People Don’t Vote

Young people don’t vote. Historically, as noted by the U.S Census Bureau, people in the 18-24 and 25-44 age range have always held the lowest voting percentage. The 56th Presidential election in 2008 saw the largest youth turnout since 1972…

2 Comments / 835 View / September 14, 2014

Exploration of Madness in Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea

I hate this novel. This was my thought after I barely finished forty pages. Yet, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is one of my favorite classics, so I refused to give up. It’s a good thing I didn’t. The second…

2 Comments / 1581 View / July 22, 2014

White Privilege: High School Edition

White privilege is a term coined by Peggy McIntosh in her paper, “White Privilege and Male Privilege: A Personal Account of Coming to See Correspondences Through Work in Women’s Studies” (1988). It contains a list of examples of white privilege…

0 Comments / 157 View / June 11, 2014