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Diversity in the Academy

Diversity in the Academy

Jesse Castro,
Staff Writer
February 27, 2016
Filed under Blog

Last year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences received backlash for the lack of diversity among the Oscar nominees via the creation of the #OscarsSoWhite hashtag. The hashtag resurfaced, again, alongside outrage over this year’s nominations which prompted a swift response from the Academy. This y...

2016 Oscar nominees are #SoWhite

2016 Oscar nominees are #SoWhite

Briana Wharton,
Contributor
January 28, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the second year in a row, no African Americans were nominated in any of the top six Oscar categories by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Not surprisingly, there’s been an uproar of criticism at the lack of diversity being recognized in American film. It’s upsetting because ...

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Suicide Squad cast unveiled

Kris Stewart,
Online & Video Editor
December 2, 2014
Filed under Blog

It's official! Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto will be starring in Warner Bros. film, Suicide Squad. Based on the DC Comic, the story is about a bunch of supervillains who are given a chance to redeem themselves by working with the government. There's just one problem. The mis...

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