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Disney lessons still relevant as an adult

Disney lessons still relevant as an adult

Marissa Mararac | Evergreen life columnist

February 26, 2014


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Once upon a time we were all endowed with wise advice from the beloved Walt E. Disney. With his magical cartoon creations he taught us some of life’s simplest rules.Through subliminal messages we learned that a dream is a wish your heart makes, a spoonful of sugar can make the medicine go down, and...

Flat meals gain dimension with global pancake variety

Flat meals gain dimension with global pancake variety

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

February 25, 2014


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When your brain speed is slower than chilled sap, your stack of assigned reading rivals a tree for height and density, and you’re all out of tucker, then it’s time for pancakes.Pancakes are beloved the world round with regional variations available in almost every country and culture.The Spanish m...

More than just a scarlet letter

Abby Student | Evergreen sex and relationship columnist

February 20, 2014


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I recently received a comment on my last column that made me laugh. After reading my article on anal sex, a 30-something woman discerned that I was "cheap and easy" and actually posted the words, "I am ashamed for your parents," to our online edition.Naturally, her comment rolled off me like water on a d...

Nutty for granola

Nutty for granola

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen columnist

February 18, 2014


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People rarely consider what food sounds like.Taste and smell may be the main culinary senses, but don’t underestimate importance of hearing when seeking out a satisfying meal. The bubbling of a pot of stew, the tinkle of ice cubes in a glass, the sizzle of a steak – each of these contributes to your ...

Better than a lover, music proves stronger than significant other

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

February 14, 2014


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I have never felt about someone the way I feel about music. When I finally do, then I will know that they are special.I have yet to experience knee-buckling, chills running down my spine, take-a-bullet-for-him crazy love. I am turning 22 years old in a month.At this age, I know people who have committe...

Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled

Considering the taboo, exploring the road less traveled

Abby Student | Evergreen sex columnist

February 13, 2014


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When two roads diverged in a yellow wood, Robert Frost had a choice.He could take one of two paths: the first he described as dilapidated and trodden by many before him, and the other appeared grassy, wanting wear.Like any red-blooded man, Frost chose the latter because its novelty intrigued him. At the ...

Giving love a bad name

Giving love a bad name

Melissa Essig | Evergreen music columnist

February 11, 2014


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Love sucks; as does the lack of it. I, along with many of you, am just another member of the Lonely Hearts Club.Yesterday I provided you with some touching love songs to put you in the mood, but sometimes that just doesn’t cut it. Let’s face it, sometimes we just want to rage. This is for those of...

Chilly on the outside; chili on the inside

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

February 11, 2014


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Cold weather has inspired humans to make fire, sweaters and love. But for those times when your matches won’t strike, your sweater is in the wash, and nobody loves you, there’s always chili.Chili is one of the great dishes of the Americas, but its exact origins, spelling and definitive ingredients ...

All you need is love (songs)

All you need is love (songs)

Melissa Essig | Daily Evergreen music columnist

February 10, 2014


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It’s cute how so many people like to celebrate a day dedicated to love. Personally, I have yet to experience that inebriated yearning for another human being, but I am a girl. I have feelings, desires and crushes. There are times, mostly late at night, when I get an inkling to feel someone’s breat...

Mainstream and independent music industries deserve to exist in harmony

Mainstream and independent music industries deserve to exist in harmony

Melissa Essig | The Daily Evergreen

February 7, 2014


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Music has a heartbeat; for some, it is their heartbeat.I was raised by two people attended school in pursuit of a music degree: my mom went to sing, and my dad went to play the trumpet. My parents would often pull out their old records, trademarks of their past, and say: "When this album first came o...

Ladies need to take a stand, demand gentlemen show face

Abby Student | Daily Evergreen relationship columnist

February 6, 2014


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I recently attempted to be romantic. As my mother always said, “Nothing beats a try but a failure.” And I did just that. I failed.Last Friday I choreographed a romantic gesture that went down the tubes faster than a chubby kid on a water slide.Around 8 o’clock, I arrived at the door to pick up ...

Experimental oatmeal creates stir in kitchen

Experimental oatmeal creates stir in kitchen

Maxwell Reister | Evergreen food columnist

February 4, 2014


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Compared to the kaleidoscope of sugar frosted rainbows available in the breakfast aisle, oatmeal’s pale color and often gloppy texture and taste are difficult to get excited about.Oatmeal doesn’t initially inspire the kind of devotion other cereals enjoy. However, beneath its mild-mannered appearance,...

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