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Missed the show? These are the best and worst moments of the 93rd Oscars

By Ela Jalil and Olivia Yasharoff May 3, 2021

The 93rd Oscars was a night of bold fashion choices and historical firsts, with changes to the original way of doing things that left the audience confused and shocked. For those who missed out on watching...

The 2020 Grammys outfits of Billie Eilish (left) wearing a green glittery suit with a mesh mask, Arianna Grande (middle) wearing a puffy grey dress and long grey gloves, and Lil Nas X with a neon pink cropped suit with studs.

Grammy and Oscars: The award goes to…

By Nur Yavuz, Assistant Observations Editor March 5, 2020

The 92nd Oscars Academy Awards and the 62nd Grammy Awards: considerably two of the most important award shows of the year kicked off with many surprising, powerful and controversial moments.  Here...

The 2019 Oscars took place Feb. 24 and had no host for the first time in 30 years. They were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

Oscars receive backlash from #MeToo supporters

By Kathy Hu, Advertising and subscriptions manager April 11, 2019

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...

The Oscar is one of the most prestigious awards a movie or actor/actress can win.

Hostless Oscars create memorable night

By Jordyn Green, Assistant Online Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2019

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,...

This years Oscars were very unique and entertaining,

Academy Awards presents unique twists

By Ethan C. Miller, Staff Writer March 9, 2018

  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...

Octavia Spencer, Taraji P. Henson and Janelle Monae at a press confrence for “Hidden Figures.” The movie is the highest grossing film of 2016.

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

February 21, 2017

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...

Criticism of this year’s lack of diversity in Oscar nominations is not a new trend. Few awards have been given to actors of color since 2000.

Oscars Receive Criticism over Lack of Diversity

By Thomas Atkinson and Jasmine Baten February 25, 2016

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...

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