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Idea Industry: Black Friday and REI’s #OptOutside campaign

Emily Garcia and Zach Moss discuss how REI broke Black Friday trends by encouraging its employees to spend time with their families on one of the biggest days for sales during the year. This episode was produced by Franziska Monahan. Our music was written by Evan DuPell. Listen to the episode …

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The Idea Industry: How Nike took the Olympics

Emily Garcia and Zach Moss talk about how Nike because the unofficial-official sponser of the Olympics.

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Podcast: Sexual objectification in advertising

In the second episode of the Emerald Podcast Network’s series on the advertising industry, Zach Moss and Emily Garcia explore the topic of sexual objectification of men and women in advertising.

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Sexual objectification, Chick Fil-A and moral code: How the ad world is changing

Emerald opinion editor Zach Moss and senior designer Emily Garcia discuss the moral code and changing world of advertising.

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Political podcast: Terrorism talk

Emerald political columnists Zach Moss and Alec Cowan discuss Reza Aslan’s recent visit to the University of Oregon, terrorism and Donald Trump.

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Moss: Gun Control – Common Sense that Isn’t Common Knowledge

“A well-regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed” – U.S. Second Amendment  Ironically, most people who talk about the second amendment forget the first clause that emphasizes a “well-regulated” militia. What would you …

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Moss: Does Islam want a holy war?

Violence in the name of Islam is a topic of every commercial news outlet. Furthermore, groups like ISIS feed the idea that Islam supports violence through the last 90 terrorist attacks in 21 countries over the last year that have resulted in nearly 1,400 people killed. Although the talk of …

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Moss: U.S. workers in the meat industry suffer awful working conditions

“We value our team members and treat them with respect,” according to an e-mailed statement from Tyson. I doubt executives at Tyson can say they respect workers rights with a straight face. The disgusting realities of the meat industry usually come as no surprise; however, what may be shocking now …

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Moss: Media neutrality can go too far

Neutrality at all times is damaging because it starts to affect real policies for real problems.

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Moss: Do people really understand transgender bathroom rights?

“We must fight to keep our state straight,” said North Carolina Senator Buck Newton. The context of the speech was North Carolina’s refusal to allow transgender people the right to use the bathroom of their choice. From the perspective of the North Carolina Republican, I guess the harder we fight, …

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Podcast: Potty politics

Emerald political columnists Zach Moss and Alec Cowan discuss recent events regarding transgender rights, including North Carolina’s anti-trans bathroom bill, as well as the University of Oregon’s LGBT friendliness ranking.

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Moss: University students standing up against climate change and poor leadership

“Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.” – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change The individuals who argue that climate change isn’t happening from human involvement are like the individuals who argued that the world is flat, the facts don’t match their opinions and everyone will laugh at …

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Podcast: Trump’s Eugene visit

Emerald political columnists Zach Moss and Alec Cowan share their thoughts on Donald J. Drumpf’s recent rally in Eugene.

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Moss: Deaths from drones that we don’t know about

The U.S. launches drone strikes in countries its not at war with, which has resulted in the deaths of many innocent civilians.

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Podcast: the April 26 Primary

Emerald political columnists Zach Moss and Alec Cowan discuss the April 26 primary and their thoughts on what lies ahead for the candidates.

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Moss: Why we should stop torturing

Torture is proven not to work, and yet most Americans say it is justifiable.

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Moss: Mississippi governor supports discrimination

History is repeating itself and discrimination is legal again.

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