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The reality of ensuing dangers on our planet is something we should educate ourselves on. But should we let it consumer our lives?

Is media urgency worth our stress?

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

It is understandable that college students want to live the next few years carefree. If they do want to worry about anything, it is usually about something in the near future. I mirror the same sentiment...

Liberals and conservatives alike are unsure of how to navigate this new age of digital existence.

Satire: Parler becomes last viable social media platform

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2021

Last Thursday, Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal called for the end of “finsta” in a questioning of Facebook’s Head of Global Safety, Antigone Davis. Although Davis explained this was not possible...

This coming-of-age drama is packed with chemistry that will leave you
breathless. I promise that you will smile, laugh, cry and pain with the characters.

TV show review: ‘I Told Sunset About You’ is a masterpiece

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist October 11, 2021

The U.S. is severely lacking in quality television shows about relationships within the LGBTQ community. As a result, I had to turn to foreign television networks to find what I was looking...

The internet is dominating communication. But at what cost?

Social media takes ‘social’ out of everything

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

My biggest concern about social media is not how it might affect one’s self-esteem or one’s productivity. Rather, my biggest concern is how social media might alter how we view social interactions. People...

You know when students fail an assignment so miserably that the teacher makes the whole class redo it? Yeah, this is like that.

SATIRE: Second chance at Met Gala theme

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 20, 2021

The annual Met Gala, often thought of as the fashion event of the year, took place on Monday of last week. After being delayed for a year because of COVID-19, the elite of our country proved, with the...

Cringe-worthy writing, abominable directing and poor acting combine to create a humiliating film debut for influencer Addison Rae.

‘He’s All That’ is flop of a film

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 20, 2021

When I sat down to watch Netflix’s remake of the 1999 romantic comedy, “She’s All That,” my expectations were not high. But, wow.  If I hadn’t been watching “He’s All That” to review...

The reaction to Drake’s latest album is all over the board. Some love it and some hate it, but his consistent quality overshadows any changes to style he may make.

Drake is certified genius

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist September 16, 2021

Hit rap artist Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, released “Certified Lover Boy” on Sept. 3. The artist has become well known since his debut album, “Thank Me Later,” back in 2010....

Throughout her adolescent years, Rachel Dolezal slowly transitioned from white to Black, eventually obtaining a position within the NAACP.

Stop misusing term ‘transracial’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist September 16, 2021

Factually, the term transracial is used to describe parents who adopt a child of a different race, typically associated with white families adopting children of color. In recent years, though, people...

Poverty rates and annual deaths from natural disasters have decreased, creating a higher quality of life for all people.

Book review: ‘Factfulness’ inspires new hope

GAYATHRI KRISHNAMOORTHY, Evergreen columnist September 9, 2021

Does anyone else get instantly depressed when they hear negative news? Do you feel as though the world is not getting any better? As students in particular, do you ever feel like there is no hope for the...

The full 360-degree transformation of services like Netflix reflects one of the core values of capitalism: If it is still making money, do not change it!

Streaming services prove dreadfully disappointing

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen columnist September 9, 2021

Streaming services have come a long way since Netflix was mailing out rental DVDs in the early 2000s.  Nowadays, we have thousands of titles available across countless platforms, all online. Many services...

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....

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...

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