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Boycotting the Oscars?

Boycotting the Oscars?

BY BOGDAN (THEO) MYNKA | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2016

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 Oscar award ceremony will take place on Feb. 28, so any changes made to the nominee list should be impl...

The color of gold: #OscarsSOWhite and its racial reality

The color of gold: #OscarsSOWhite and its racial reality

BY SOPHIA STEPHENS | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2016

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 roles for two years in a row?I’ll explain how, why it is not good news and why it deserves t...

US should accept refugees with open arms

US should accept refugees with open arms

EMRY DINMAN | Evergreen columnist

December 3, 2015

America must not idly watch as the outstretched hand of the Statue of Liberty, which Mother of Exiles originally designed in the image of Arabian peasants, falls worthless into the mire of New York Harbor. Western nations must offer their own hands to the aid of those refugees fleeing war.Refugees are ...

Becoming bacteria-free

Becoming bacteria-free

BY HILARY TAYLOR | Evergreen contributor

February 24, 2015

Reducing food contamination and improving the safety and quality of food is what motivates one scientist at Washington State University.Shyam S. Sablani, a WSU associate professor, is currently working to make frozen red raspberries less susceptible to harmful bacteria by using Ultraviolet light-C or UV-C light.“We are try...

All you need is love (songs)

All you need is love (songs)

Melissa Essig | Daily Evergreen music columnist

February 10, 2014

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 and crushes. There are times, mostly late at night, when I get an inkling to feel someone’s breat...

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