Articles by Greg Kim

Greg Kim

Greg Kim is the Chimes national and world news editor for the 2012-13 school year. He is majoring in History and International Relations. He was born in South Korea, grew up in Uganda, and went to school in Kenya.

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Michigan households caught in divide over federal food assistance funding

This week is “Hunger Action Week,” an effort hosted by various Grand Rapids organizations to tackle the problem of f...

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Senate’s #WeAreCalvin not representative of student opinions

From March 4 to March 10, the Calvin Student Senate put on the #WeAreCalvin project. The project was a way for students ...

Kenya set for first presidential elections since post-election violence in 2007-2008

Kenyan citizens and international observers are keenly reviewing activities of Kenyan political parties as presidential ...

Mike Kim seeks to raise awareness on North Korean refugee situation

My politics professor once told me that there was a journalist who was known for the extensive research she did before i...

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Korea joins other nations as its voters choose new president

On Dec. 30, 2011, Fareed Zakaria, a CNN foreign affairs journalist and writer, posited that if 2011 had been a year of ...

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Explosion in Beirut threatens Lebanon’s stability

A bomb went off last Friday in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, killing three people and injuring over a hundred bys...

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Russia expels USAID, debate over NGOs grows

Russian authorities have ordered USAID to close its offices and leave Russia by next Monday. This abrupt announcement ha...

Iraq's fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi gestures as he addresses the media in Ankara
Rise in sectarianism with Iraqi vice president death sentence

Tariq al-Hashemi, the Sunni vice president of Iraq, has been sentenced to death by Iraq’s Supreme Judicial Council. Th...

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Hurricane Isaac leaves mess

Thousands of residents in the Gulf Coast states are returning to flooded homes after Hurricane Isaac dumped up to 16 inc...