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American Horror Story is a 10-season show with an incredibly inclusive and diverse cast. Nothing beats a show that evolves with current events.

‘American Horror Story’ is a superior show

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist July 23, 2021

Since the very first season of the hit show “American Horror Story,” creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk never hesitated to create a wide-ranging cast that excels at acting. The cast is full of...

For landlords and tenants alike, air conditioning does not seem to be a financial possibility. We need other ways to stay cool as the summer heat increases year to year.

Air conditioning too expensive for many, new ideas necessary to stay cool

MEGHAN HENRY July 19, 2021

For a week and a half in June I jumped from friends' apartments to other friends' houses — anything with an air conditioning — a portable fan in one hand and a water spritzer in the other. With...

As other major sports organizations loosen restrictions on marijuana use or do away with them altogether, it’s time for the Olympics to do the same.

End testing for cannabis in Olympics permanently

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 16, 2021

Sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson made headlines in late June at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Oregon, where she dominated the women’s 100-meter race. She was set to be one of the stars of...

A party game played among friends brings out the worst in them all, with hatred for each other and themselves laid out on the table in a way that makes you wonder what makes the movie worth watching.

Movie ‘The Boys in the Band’ is confusing mix of emotions

MEGHAN HENRY July 16, 2021

When I first watched the trailer for "The Boys in the Band," an adaptation of the 1968 play by Mart Crowley, I had high hopes. Seeing such beloved faces like Matt Bomer and Jim Parsons gave me the idea...

Pullman residents are coming together across the city to demand air conditioning units. No one should have to make do with fans in the boiling heat.

Satire: Recovered from heatwave, Pullman residents riot for change

MEGHAN HENRY July 12, 2021

Pullman has gone up in flames. And how ironic, because we are all finally recovering from the heat wave that just passed through. The young and old alike suffered through unrelenting heat and now from...

The Free Britney movement is even bigger than Britney. It is sparking conversations about mental health and women’s experiences in the music industry in a cultural shift like we have never seen before.

Britney Spears’ conservatorship has gone on for too long, borders on abuse

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 12, 2021

When Britney Spears suffered a very public mental breakdown in 2007, resulting in her running over the foot of a paparazzo with her car and shaving her head, mental health was still highly stigmatized....

If you are in search of a book with positive portrayals of mental illness, family and friendship, John Corey Whaley’s “Highly Illogical Behavior” is the novel for you.

Book Review: ‘Highly Illogical Behavior’ teaches all ages about LGBTQ+ youth, mental health, friendship

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 9, 2021

John Corey Whaley’s young adult novel “Highly Illogical Behavior” is a charming coming-of-age story that is an excellent introduction to many difficult issues for kids as young as middle school,...

Compared to the beloved film

Movie Review: Every American should watch ‘Finding ‘Ohana’

MEGHAN HENRY July 5, 2021

The movie "Finding ‘Ohana" is a recent addition to Netflix’s selection of films. It has been referred to as a modern take on the beloved movie "The Goonies" — and honestly, I think this quartet of...

Economic interests play too great a role in what Westerners read in the news. World news is important for the sake of knowledge and educating the public and should not be about profit.

Western media has long way to go in reporting non-Western news accurately

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 5, 2021

Americans are notorious for a lack of geographical knowledge.  It’s hard to say exactly how bad, but a quick Google search finds claims that as low as just 35 percent of Americans can name every state...

Films characterizing all colleges as party central set students up for a very different reality.

SATIRE: College movies create unrealistic expectations for students

GRACE LAPIERRE July 2, 2021

When I first came to college, fresh out of high school, I think I expected it to be largely the same but with somewhat more difficult work. Some people might expect it to be significantly harder; some...

Everyone should be wearing sunscreen no matter their race or gender.

Sunscreen should be more accessible

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist July 2, 2021

How often do you wear sunscreen?  When I asked senior zoology major Claire Simmons this question, I was surprised by her answer. “I wear a lightweight moisturizer with sunscreen for my face every...

Students work tirelessly in college to prepare themselves for future careers. Internships would help them reach that goal.

Students should apply for internships before graduating

MEGHAN HENRY June 28, 2021

College students are often lacking on-the-job experience many employers look for in applicants. With so much emphasis on building your resume and staying involved while in school, it can feel like there...

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