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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,...

Up beat music, tacky costumes, and colorful scenery make 2001 film

Groovy Movies: Ears up, claws out

Kennedy Tetour, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 3, 2021

Josie and the Pussycats is a 2001 movie about an all-female rock band who are trying to make it big in the music industry. This movie is one of those movies that you can one thousand percent identify the...

Paramount Picture's 1954 movie

“White Christmas”

December 15, 2020

Considering the fact that "White Christmas" came out in 1954 and is absolutely a classic, I’m hoping that everyone has seen it by now. The movie is set just after the ending of World War II and tells...

Based on the 1970 children's novel by Roald Dahl's of the same name,

Groovy Movies: Because I’m a wild animal

Kennedy Tetour, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 26, 2020

"Fantastic Mr. Fox" is a star studded film that features huge names such as Bill Murray, George Clooney, Maryl Streep, and director Wes Anderson. And if Anderson's name isn’t a good enough reason to...

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