The Blue & Gold

Going Off On “Green Book”: Why It Didn’t Deserve Best Picture

Foster Cowan and Ashley Veazey

March 12, 2019

Despite differing opinions over border walls, Supreme Court nominations, and Gillette commercials, there’s one thing from 2018 every American can agree on: this past Oscar season was a complete disaster. Plagued by controvers...

What Not to Say to a Lefty

Sophie Maxwell, Staff writer

December 10, 2018

For some reason, when people notice that someone is left-handed, they feel the need to point it out. Why they do this, I cannot explain. It’s not like the person doesn’t already realize what hand they write with. But since...

Halloween Candy: Do’s and Don’ts

Matthew Welsh, Staff writer

October 30, 2018

  The Elite: Kit Kat Not only does this candy headline the top of this list, but it is by far the best candy money can buy. A perfect balance between rich and flaky, a Kit Kat is the simple answer to any sweet c...

The Hidden Poetry of Google Translate

Ethan Rotnem, Editor-in-chief

October 23, 2018

Most people might think that Google Translate has only one usage: to translate phrases from one language to another. And while that is arguably its most important function, there lies inside a more clandestine usage, one which ha...

8tracks is the Unsung Hero of Social Listening

Alice Bai, Editor-in-chief

October 17, 2018

Long gone are the days of having to download thousands of songs onto an iPod touch in order to listen to them. The new age of music lies in streaming: Spotify, Apple Music, Tidal, Amazon. For a monthly fee, we can listen to w...