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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...

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...

U.S. responses to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine have continued to antagonize tension within our country about who is at fault for ongoing violence.

Letter to the Editor: U.S. complicit in Israel-Palestine conflict

NANCY STREET, Contributor June 21, 2021

Where did the mainstream media report the major atrocities taking place in Israel and occupied Gaza? Of course, we heard about the bombing and destruction of the building housing Associated...

Not only should we see more representation of the AAPI community in film and media, but we should be learning about how to encourage and support representation for minorities in the correct way.

Accurate Asian American, Pacific Islander representation in film is vital

MEGHAN HENRY May 28, 2021

Representation of minority groups in media and film has often been a major topic in conversations about oppression and civil rights. After the horrifying and widely-covered attacks on Asians, Asian...

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