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Historically, The Academy Awards have struggled to recognize actors, directors, and writers of color. This year's Oscars, however, flipped the script, with nine of the twenty nominations going to people of color

Diversity and the 2021 Oscars

Emma Westermeier, Staff Writer May 4, 2021

On March 25, the 93rd Academy Awards took place at Union Station in Los Angeles. This year's new venue and covid safe precautions did not seem to deter from the usual showcase of Hollywood cringe. However,...

Students at MCHS celebrate more than just Christmas. Here are four students who use the holidays to celebrate in different ways.

More than Christmas

Stacy Correra, Copy Editor December 20, 2019

Not everyone celebrates Christmas this time of year. With all the diversity in MCHS, it’s important to highlight those students who have other merry traditions and the other holidays that make this time...

People who celebrate the Day of the Dead often create altars like this one in Oaxaca, which is decorated with candles, flowers, and the favorite foods and drinks of those who have passed.

LASO celebrates cultural diversity during Day of the Dead

Oliver Simpson, Staff Reporter October 30, 2019

The Latin American Student Association, also known as LASO, will celebrate the Day of the Dead by hosting a special showing of "The Book of Life" on November 1 from 7-9 p.m in the West Campus auditorium. Day...

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