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Boycotting the Oscars?

Boycotting the Oscars?

On Jan. 26, the board members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences met to discuss possible changes to this year’s Oscar nominees after a storm of social media attacks on the Academy.The...

Poll asking Americans views on diversity in the Oscars.

The color of gold: #OscarsSOWhite and its racial reality

As you can tell by the headline, I’m going to be talking about #OscarsSoWhite. So, I’m going to get straight to the point.How do you get all-white nominees in the 20 spots for lead and supporting actor...

To promote a healthier view of alcohol consumption, the US should follow Europe’s example of a younger drinking age. 

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

A proposed ballot initiative in California that would lower the state’s minimum drinking age to 18 has been cleared to collect signatures and could be voted on by April 2016.The initiative, like most...

Members of the military risk much more than their lives and should be remembered and thanked for their service. Fred Glover, 88, a veteran of the 9th Para Battalion, waits to watch a parachute jump just outside Rainville during D-Day commemorations on June 5, 2014 in Ranville, France.

Recognize the importance of Veterans Day

As you make plans for your Wednesday off, it is important to take a moment and observe why this day is set apart.Veterans Day, Nov. 11, formerly known as Armistice Day, takes place every year as “a celebration...

Incorporating people of various ages in a shared atmosphere is an alternative approach to both education and care for senior citizens.

Cross-generational integration

Amazing things happen when you put preschoolers inside a nursing home. Since the release of a video of preschoolers playing with elderly men and women in an “intergenerational learning center,” the...

Top trophy hunting countries in Africa based on proportion of hunters visiting. Regulating animal populations through trophy hunting is necessary for the well-being of human lives.

Kill or be Killed

Kill or be killed: that’s the reality for many families in villages in the African country of Botswana in the two years following the illegalization of trophy hunting.Animals such as lions and elephants...

The hijab is a symbol of cultural identity, the understanding of which starts at the individual level. Friends Nora Diab, left, and Marwa Atik, right, adjust a new hijab on friend Marwa Biltagi in the backyard of Atiks home in Fountain Valley, California. 

Feminism of the hijab

Sophia Stephens | Evergreen columnist September 23, 2015

The most hotly-contested piece of clothing in our modern society is not the thong, bikini, crop top or miniskirt – it is the hijab.In multiple European countries, there have been legal bans enacted against...

Sheryl Crow comes to Pullman

Stephen M. Dowell | MCT Campus April 10, 2015

Nine-time Grammy award winner Sheryl Crow will perform for Washington State University students and their mothers for Mom’s Weekend. Crow will sing songs from her new album "Feels Like Home," as well...

Harold Tom and Shirley Tucker in the wedding photo taken in 1945, left, and present day. Harold and Shirley are celebrating their 69th anniversary this month. The couple met at Cooks Roller Rink (now Pattisons) when Shirley was a 17-year-old high school student and Harold a 19-year-old sailor stationed at Farragut.

Waiting to say “I do”

According to a Pew Research Center (PRC) study last year, the Millennial generation is waiting to say their “I do's” longer than previous generations.Only 26 percent of our generation is married. When...

Two monarch butterflies feed on a Blazing Star plant at the USDA Forest Services Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie in Illinois, Friday, Sept. 1, 2006.

Tracking butterflies with convicts: A WSU research story

BY HALEY WATKINS | Evergreen reporter September 19, 2014

Max security prisoners located at the Washington State Penitentiary are setting butterflies free this week.David James, Ph.D., is an entomologist at Washington State University, has inmates volunteering...

No Valentines Day is complete without the proper soundtrack. Sites like Spotify and SoundCloud offer an easy solution to your music woes.

All you need is love (songs)

It’s cute how so many people like to celebrate a day dedicated to love. Personally, I have yet to experience that inebriated yearning for another human being, but I am a girl. I have feelings, desires...

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