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GRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE: Awkward Oscars

GRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE: Awkward Oscars

Elise Varhan April 16, 2021

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African-American students sport natural hair,  celebrate Natural Hair Movement this Black History Month

African-American students sport natural hair, celebrate Natural Hair Movement this Black History Month

Anushka Dasgupta and Riya Chinni February 21, 2020

When people ask senior Kiara Garcia if they can touch her hair, she’s never offended. Instead, she said she uses these situations as an opportunity to educate others about her natural hair texture. As...

American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

American audiences should consider foreign movies when choosing what to watch

Christian Ledbetter January 23, 2020

The Oscars will air on Feb. 9, and with the awards program comes the arguments of which films should win and lose. Critics have often accused the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, which votes...

Entertainment Briefs

Entertainment Briefs

Da-Hyun Hong, Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2018

No Longer White Gold. New Oscar nominations provide hope for less discrimination, more diversity.

No Longer White Gold. New Oscar nominations provide hope for less discrimination, more diversity.

Emily Worrell, Reporter February 23, 2017

With the 89th Academy Awards coming up in just three days, no one is more ecstatic than this movie junkie. Yet, last year’s incredibly small amount of racial diversity found among major nominees caused...

Surprises from the Oscar nominations

Surprises from the Oscar nominations

Janzen Greene, Reporter January 31, 2017

For my January blog, rather than reviewing a movie this month, I thought it would be more appropriate to write something on the Academy Award nominees for this year.  I’m doing this not only because...

The Diversity Debate

The Diversity Debate

Cory Steele and Amy Zhou January 27, 2017

Paint It White: Whitewashing in “The Great Wall” reflects a bigger problem in Hollywood January marked the beginning of the new year, but another New Year’s celebration is approaching fast; tomorrow,...

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

CHS students express opinions on the controversy behind historic film

Janzen Greene, Reporter October 13, 2016

"The birth of a nation” was released to thousands of theaters across the U.S. last Friday. The movie is based off a true story and is set in America during 1831. The film is about Nat Turner, the slave...

A look at nominees in several categories for upcoming Oscars

A look at nominees in several categories for upcoming Oscars

entertainment February 19, 2016

The 2016 Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, will take place on Feb. 28. This year’s nominees, announced on Jan. 14, will be judged for the golden trophy. Currently, there are 24 categories in...

Lights, Camera, Diversity?

Lights, Camera, Diversity?

perspectives February 19, 2016

#OscarsSoWhite. It’s the hashtag we have all seen at some point these past couple of weeks as the lack of diversity in this year’s Oscar nominees has been scrutinized by millions, including actors...

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