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Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

Staff Editorial: Equality in the Oscars

March 16, 2018

For years, the public has criticized the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for the lack of diversity in the Academy Award nominees and winners. In 2016, as a response to this critique of the awards, the Academy made a goal to double the number of women and diverse members by the year 2020....

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Ask about more than nails, dresses and shoes

Brianna Parker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

Feminism deserves a place in all professions. Some jobs have made more strides in the way of equality than others, however. But in the film industry, women continue to be treated as lesser by reporters and paparazzi in a way many people might not consider — the quality of questions interviewers...

Film industry is to blame for lack of representation

Film industry is to blame for lack of representation

Annie Fullwood, Staff Writer

March 6, 2015

As the most prominent film award show and a cultural event, second only to the Superbowl, no one is questioning the impact of the Oscars. But, the nation is questioning why all the nominees this year were suspiciously lacking in one quality: diversity. This year, no minorities were nominated for any...