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‘Moana’ navigates through Polynesian culture

OPINION

By Shelby Ford

“Moana” is everything you would expect from a new feature animated movie from Disney. There is a strong-willed Princess who goes on a great adventure with her animal sidekick and many musical intervals.
Although it’s not just the catchy lyrics, tear-jerking story or beautiful animation that sets “Moana” apart, but the unique attention to detail and cultural history that’s behind it.

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But, where do you get your protein?

OPINION

By Craig Gabrielson

I’ve heard a lot of different words used to describe me and my vegan diet; extremist, hippie, tree-hugger, naïve – the list goes on. Then add my military background, where red-blooded, steak-eating, beer-drinking masculinity is a point of pride for most. Believe me, I’ve heard my fair share of ridicule. There are other words, that I believe, and evidence shows are far more accurate: sustainable, healthy, and ethical. Continue reading But, where do you get your protein?


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‘La La Land’ lands seven Golden Globes

By Justin Busby

The 74th annual Golden Globes were held on Jan. 8 showcasing the best actors, directors, shows and films to have entertained and dazzled us during the rather dreary year of 2016. But at least it ended on a high note that is “La La Land,” a dramatic, romance musical from the mind of Damien Chazzelle, the director and screenwriter for one of 2014’s best films, “Whiplash.”

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Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret

By Katie Linton

Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn’s “Cowspiracy: the Sustainability Secret” is a game changer as well as a five out of five star documentary.

I went into it thinking it would be another one of those documentaries that try to scare you out of eating meat by showing you gruesome, cringe-worthy scenes of slaughter houses. Continue reading Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret


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