The Guilfordian

#OscarsSoWhite: we need a change in Hollywood

Carson Risser, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

In 88 years, 1,663 acting nominations. Only 99 of them people of color. In the history of the Academy Awards, nominees have been overwhelmingly white. When this year’s acting nominations were announced to be all-white for the second year in a row, there was an outcry. Something is wrong with the...

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...