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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...

America complicit in Saudi political assassination

America complicit in Saudi political assassination

BY EMRY DINMAN | Evergreen columnist

January 28, 2016

Early this January, Saudi Arabia beheaded then crucified the corpse of Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent cleric who acted as spiritual leader for the autocratic kingdom’s unrepresented Shia minority, with a style of execution more commonly associated with the terror group ISIS.Though the Saudi government and ...

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

The US should lower the drinking age to 18

RUSSELL BEHRMANN | Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2015

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 of its kind, will likely fail due to the provisions of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 198...

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 as fans’ favorites from previous albums. The concert will take place in Beasley Coliseum, Saturday...

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