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Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and subscriptions manager

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The #MeToo movement came into light in 2017 and has taken the world by storm ever since. With the 2018 Oscars, which included many accused men being nominated for awards, the #MeToo hashtag blew up on Twitter, and women from all parts of the country came together to speak out against the men of Hollywoo...

Hostless Oscars create memorable night

Hostless Oscars create memorable night

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2019


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Online Exclusives

The Oscars was a night filled with talented musical performances, comical ad-libs and a lack of a host. The flow of this show, however, was what made it so exceptional: the ceremony felt special and smooth, and was very personable. The Oscars was held on Feb. 24th, with, according to Time Magazi...

Academy Awards presents unique twists

Academy Awards presents unique twists

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television, Top Stories

  And the winner of best picture goes to…   The 90th Academy Awards took place Sunday Mar. 4. While the near-four hour event could be viewed as just another awards show, it was really much more. Jimmy Kimmel, who is best known as the host of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, hosted the event....

Oscars Are Taking A Step in the Right Direction: More Work Still Needed to Increase Diversity in film

Oscars Are Taking A Step in the Right Direction: More Work Still Needed to Increase Diversity in film

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

After two years of disappointing and insensitive award shows, the Academy Awards has finally responded to the overwhelming criticism about the lack of diversity in their nominations. However, a full year after the #oscarsowhite campaign, representation in Hollywood still has a long way to go. 2016 was...

Oscars Receive Criticism over Lack of Diversity

Oscars Receive Criticism over Lack of Diversity

By Thomas Atkinson and Jasmine Baten

February 25, 2016


Filed under Arts, Movies and Television

I think my color TV is broken! For the second year in a row, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences has not nominated any actors of color for an Academy Award. In a time where we have a black president and numerous racial awareness movements, one would expect to see award shows depicting an accurate...

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