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Battle of the Oscars

Battle of the Oscars

February 27, 2019

And the award for most correct Oscars predictions goes to...

Black Panther Will Win Best Picture

Black Panther Will Win Best Picture

February 19, 2019

It is also not an inconceivable notion that, after having so much controversy surrounding the Oscars’ fairness towards the race of nominees, it might just be a much-needed shot in the arm of the Academy if they let a film as black as “Black Panther” take home the biggest win of the night.

The Color-Changing Landscape of the Oscars

The Color-Changing Landscape of the Oscars

February 6, 2019

The Academy Awards have recognized films featuring people of color with more than 30 nominations, but is it enough?

Oscars Obsession: A Movie Marathon

February 28, 2018

Filed under Arts & Culture, Film

By PERI ROHL Contributing Writer As the 90th Academy Awards quickly approaches, movie buffs are flocking to theaters to see all the nominated flicks. This year’s Oscars will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, making him the second person to host the show consecutively since Billy Crystal in 1997 and 1998. The awards show will air o...

An Oscars That Was Worth the Wait

An Oscars That Was Worth the Wait

March 9, 2017

By MARYANNA ANTOLDI Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Another great year for cinema has come and ...

The Oscars: A Dilemma of Diversity

The Oscars: A Dilemma of Diversity

January 28, 2016

By TYLER BURDICK Opinions Co-Editor When it was announced that no actors of color were nominated for...

Broadway Mourns the Loss of Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 5, 2014

By TYLER MARTINS Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: February 5, 2014 Broadway dimmed its light...

The 86th Oscar Nominees Recap

January 18, 2014

By JOHN GUERIN  Contributing Writer Published: January 18, 2014 On Jan. 16, at 5:30 a.m. The Ac...

Was Seth MacFarlane the Best They Could Do?

February 25, 2013

Filed under Opinions, Pop Culture

By ALISSA FAJEK Asst. Opinions Editor Published: February 25, 2013 Despite having success with animated sitcom “Family Guy” and recent blockbuster “Ted,” Seth MacFarlane was a questionable choice to host the Oscars this year. Fart jokes are funny, but not exactly up to par with the Academy. Maybe MacFarlane coul...

Fashion Highlights and Let Downs at The Oscars Red Carpet

February 25, 2013

By KIMBERLY GALBRAITH Asst. Features Co-Editor Published: February 24, 2013 The Oscars are like ...

I’d Like to Thank the Academy: The Oscars are a Ceremony of Self-Congratulation

I’d Like to Thank the Academy: The Oscars are a Ceremony of Self-Congratulation

February 26, 2012

By NINA GUIDICE Contributing Writer Published: February 26, 2012 "I hope you enjoyed the go...

Oscars Nostalgia: Best Picture Nominees Rightly Embrace the Past

February 15, 2012

By SOGAND AFKARI Staff Writer Published: February 15, 2012 Michel Hazanavicius’ “The Artist”...