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Betul found that over time, she fell in love with her culture and was no longer ashamed.

‘I take pride in my culture’

KASSANDRA VOGEL April 15, 2021

Freshman chemical engineering major Zeynep Betul has learned to be proud of her culture. When Betul was about seven, her family moved from Los Angeles to Moscow, Idaho. She said she remembers living...

Aref began her blog in 2020 to give her something fun to do during the pandemic.

“When I started my blog, I started it on blind faith”

VICTORIA GIOMI March 11, 2021

Solen Aref always knew writing was her passion, but what inspired her to publish her writing came from her faith and culture. Aref, junior broadcast news major, was raised in a Kurdish household, where...

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My identity is incomplete without my roots

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief December 3, 2020

My roots run deep. They keep me grounded and remind me of my humble beginnings, the sacrifices my family has made, the challenges I have overcome and the opportunities God blessed me with.  Without...

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I am a cashew

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen reporter November 19, 2020

I am a cashew. Yep, that’s right. Based on a reputable personality quiz I took in sixth grade, I am the most forgettable of the mixed nuts. So sayeth the quiz: “You’re often the last person to...

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My father’s American Dream

DIANA RIOS November 12, 2020

For my father’s family, the American Dream meant leaving everything behind and starting over from scratch.  At 5 years old, my father and his family left Cherán, a beautiful city in Michoacán,...

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‘Painting is my meditation’

KASSANDRA VOGEL October 29, 2020

For my seventh birthday, my mom asked if I wanted to be enrolled in art classes, and I immediately said yes.  I was a little bit of a loner when I was younger, and I think my mom thought it would be...

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‘I have always been able to turn to music’

JOEY FRANKLIN October 22, 2020

I picked up the acoustic guitar after my freshman year of high school with the goal to start a band with a couple of friends. Although that did not happen, I have continued to play since then. I bought...

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Welcome to The Culture Brew

DAISY ZAVALA and JOEL KEMEGUE October 15, 2020

Journalism does not often get the chance to be personal. Sure, sometimes we cover topics personal to us, and every good journalist does their best to cover and represent the topic the best they can,...

Making a new home in America means more than just leaving your country.

Sakripisyo ng nanay ko: My mother’s sacrifice

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 15, 2020

I was 8 years old when I first experienced what it felt like to be on an airplane. I sat by the window, and my mom sat right next to me. I was doing OK until I felt the plane lift off. My stomach instantly...

Find the compromise — whether it's between science and writing, or your passions and your family's expectations.

‘I see the world through a science lens’

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen editor-in-chief October 15, 2020

Antifreeze, the sickly-sweet green liquid that prevents your car radiator from freezing or overheating, is toxic to humans and animals. As a first-grader, I wanted to know if it had similar toxic effects...

The experiences and knowledge journalists of color is too often brushed aside as bias, and that negatively affects how those communities are represented.

No cuestiones mi identidad, no puedes elegir por mi

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen managing editor October 15, 2020

Sometimes, I’ll close my eyes and remember seeing la bandera de México wavering high above my head as I took long strides in an attempt to keep up with hundreds of others calling for immigrant rights,...

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