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Fall movie preview for college students

Fall movie preview for college students

George Johnston

August 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

The year's summer blockbuster season bombed. Most movies were either box office disappointments or bashed by critics for being outright terrible. There were some great films like "Captain America: Civil War" or movies that defied both critics and box office expectations, like "Suicide Squad," but it...

To boycott the Oscars or not – that is the question

To boycott the Oscars or not – that is the question

Jesse De Mercurio

February 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Showcase, Video

See video at end of story for student responses. It’s the biggest night of the year for Hollywood. A red carpet is rolled out. Press set up hours ahead of time. Stars we mere mortals can only dream about get decked out in the finest attire money can buy before making their way to the Dolby Theatr...

Love is color blind

Love is color blind

Brittany Mcclintock

February 16, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’ve dated my fair share of boys. However, I’ve maybe only dated one guy that was the same ethnicity as me. My friends always joke that I only date black guys, which isn’t necessarily true, but close enough. I do find myself in interracial relationships rather often. People tend to...

Entertainment lacks originality

Entertainment lacks originality

Jeff Guzman

February 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

If you look at the box office right now, a brief list of those based on a true story – or at least inspired by one - would include these movies: "The Revenant," "The Finest Hours," "13 Hours," "The Big Short," "Spotlight," "Joy," "Bridge of Spies" and "Concussion."The movie list above is just ...

#OscarsSoWhite

#OscarsSoWhite

January 31, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Within the 88 years that the Oscars has been around, the number of black actors and actresses nominated for awards is hardly noticeable. These last two years there were no black actors or actresses nominated for any acting award. Two years. Two years with all white nominees for acting categories.Now maybe it&...

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