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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The Oscars have been shrouded in controversy for decades, but the rise of streaming platforms combined with their controversial history might finally push the show into total irrelevance.

OPINION: Awards shows need to change to stay relevant

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist April 12, 2022

As a movie lover, I always used to look forward to a dazzling night watching the Oscars. However, over the past several years it has become apparent that the Oscars are, simply put, going downhill. Academy...

How I Met Your Father is only one of many substandard reboots put forth by the television industry in recent years, representing an overall decline in good, original ideas.

TV Show Review: “How I Met Your Father” exemplifies lack of originality in TV industry

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist March 22, 2022

I was scrolling on Hulu and saw “How I Met Your Father” pop up on my screen one day. I will admit, my curiosity took over immediately.  HIMYF is based on the show “How I Met Your Mother,”...

Netflix committed a great act of hypocrisy in their attempt to comment on the dark realities of wealth and greed; only time will tell if it was worth it.

TV Show Review: “Inventing Anna” exposes realities of wealth, greed, corruption

MIA PUZZO, Evergreen columnist February 22, 2022

As a journalism major, I have always loved investigative TV shows, whether they are true stories or fiction-based. So when I saw “Inventing Anna” appear on my Netflix page, it is safe to say I was...

Misinformation is a touchy subject on the internet. Discussing how we handle it is even touchier.

OPINION: Censorship not a solution to misinformation

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor February 17, 2022

Joe Rogan, a podcast host on Spotify, and his spreading of misinformation surrounding COVID-19 is just one fragment of a difficult discussion in our society: how do we tackle misinformation on the internet? Misinformation...

Social media often aestheticizes hit shows, and in the process the important messages get lost.

TV Show Review: Glamorization of ‘Euphoria’ distracts from show quality

SYDNEY DOWNING, Evergreen columnist January 25, 2022

The hit HBO Max drama “Euphoria” is getting more attention every day. Throughout social media, specifically TikTok, the show has been going more viral than ever since its premiere in 2019.  “Euphoria”...

If you want to be more bored and depressed after watching a reality television show, watch ‘Hype House.’

TV Show Review: Fly on the wall more noteworthy than ‘Hype House’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist January 18, 2022

I was perusing Netflix the other day, as one does when they have nothing better to do. There, I stumbled across a reality television show titled “Hype House.” Now, I usually avoid any and all...

We allow the media to control our information — what if we as a society regained control of the news?

OPINION: Media must regain public trust

JUSTIN WASHINGTON, Evergreen research editor January 13, 2022

It is getting significantly harder to trust news sources. Yes, this is coming from someone who works in journalism. It is no surprise that most major outlets for news have begun to lose their credibility...

Attention on Jeffrey Epsteins life of crime and eventual death hang over Maxwells trial.

Fair trial for Ghislaine Maxwell impossible

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen columnist December 2, 2021

  *Editor's Note: All mentions of Ghislaine Maxwell's charges and alleged illegal actions have been changed to be preceded by "allegedly" or "alleged," as Maxwell's guilt has yet to be determined...

Advocating for Indigenous people is expecially important at WSU, considering we occupy their land.

Media contributes to injustices against Indigenous peoples

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor December 2, 2021

When a white woman goes missing, there is often a media frenzy surrounding the case. Some, such as the recent murder of van life influencer Gabby Petito, have captured the attention of the nation. The...

Watch two awful people fall in love with each other based on a foundation of lies and deceit.

Movie review: Swipe left on ‘Love Hard’

SAMANTHA RADCLIFFE, Evergreen columnist November 29, 2021

It is the middle of November, Netflix. So tell me, why are you releasing Christmas movies? Halloween candy is only a few weeks old, and Thanksgiving has just passed. Even if it were time for holiday movies,...

Our desire to find the truth in horrific tragedies can actuallu hurt the people involved. True crime fans have to be considerate of who their actions affect.

Reality check for true crime fans

KESTRA ENGSTROM, Evergreen Opinion Editor November 11, 2021

Throughout the last two months, news cycles were dominated by the case of Gabby Petito, a young Instagram travel influencer who went missing in August in the southwest of the United States. The mysterious...

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 research editor 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...

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