Alina Kim

Arts Editor


Winter Is Coming: A Third-year’s Perspective on Musicianship and Academics

Third-year Eli Winter talks with The Maroon about his musical inspirations, debut album, and student-musician life.


May 3, 2019

"Endgame": Cinematic Lessons Hitherto Undreamt Of (Spoiler-Free)

The conclusion of the Avengers saga is an exhilarating success, but also teaches us lessons about our modern film industry and pop culture.


April 29, 2019

Mission Accomplished—SASA Performance a Bold Success

SASA celebrated the many cultures of the University’s South Asian community with an exciting night of music, dancing, and a hopeful message of acceptance, unity, and diversity.


April 11, 2019

Professor Austin Carson Spills Secrets About Spilling Blood

Professor Austin Carson explains the politics behind secrecy in covert operations, ultimately concluding that it is a strategy in a power-grab for escalation control.


March 15, 2019

The Hidden World Falls Short of a Happy Landing

As a moviegoer who loves character-driven stories, I feel like The Hidden World failed to improve upon the characters who have been so well thought out in the first two movies.


February 25, 2019

10 Letters a Day Keeps the President’s Headway

Author of “To Obama: With Love, Joy, Hate and Despair” Jeanne Marie Laskas gives talk at 57th Street Books.


February 21, 2019

Behind the Floating World, the Weight of Reality

Activist Michelle Hartney offers alternative tour audio highlighting the neglected histories of oppression behind the ukiyo-e paintings in a recently closed Art Institute exhibit.


February 7, 2019

"Photograph 51" Is Worth a Thousand Words

A Court Theatre production pays homage to the female scientist responsible for the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA.


January 21, 2019

Black String Ensemble Treads Line Between Ancient and Modern

The Korean music group blends sounds from old and new instruments, creating possibilities for cross-cultural harmonies.


January 17, 2019

Art Institute Soars With Paintings of the Floating World

Currently on display at the Art Institute is an exhibition exploring the evolution of Japanese beauty standards and cultural politics through 17th–19th century ukiyo-e paintings.


December 19, 2018